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Lux, Donald G., Ed. – Theory Into Practice, 1992
Recognizing the potential pitfalls resulting from a lack of human foresight lies at the heart of the science-technology-society (STS) movement. This issue of "Theory Into Practice" is the second part of a two-part series that examines the educational opportunities arising as educators attempt to develop student understanding of STS. In the first…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation, Higher Education, Integrated Curriculum
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Lux, Donald G., Ed. – Theory Into Practice, 1991
The science-technology-society (STS) movement is emerging at the collegiate level. In elementary and secondary school science, social studies, and industrial arts classes, there is a growing awareness of the need for students to learn about technology and the methods by which it can be directed, made more appropriate, and controlled. This issue of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Approach, Higher Education
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DeFord, Diane E., Ed. – Theory Into Practice, 1980
The 12 articles in this journal issue focus on writing as an expression of language. Specific topics discussed in the articles are: (1) What can be learned from writing research, (2) young children and writing (3) translating meaning from spoken to written language, (4) assumptions about writing instruction, (5) first grade writers, (6) learning…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Editing, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education
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Theory into Practice, 1994
This document consists of the two issues of this newsletter published during 1994. Issues contain articles and employment notices of interest to Montessori teachers and school administrators. Feature articles include: (1) "Meaningful In-Service Comes from Within Our Own School" (Anne Blickenstaff and Nancy Hildick), which discusses one…
Descriptors: Botany, Child Development, Elementary Education, Employment Opportunities
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Huck, Charlotte S., Ed.; And Others – Theory into Practice, 1982
The articles in this special journal issue focusing on children's literature were drawn from papers presented at the Conference on Children's Literature held in 1982 at The Ohio State University. The first section contains articles that address the question "What makes a good children's book?" The question is approached from a historical…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Authors, Childhood Attitudes, Childrens Literature
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Pinnell, Gay Su, Ed.; King, Martha L., Ed. – Theory into Practice, 1984
Designed to explore the ways language functions to help children gain access to meaning as they progress through the educational system, this journal issue views communication as a social, interactive process in which speakers and writers attempt to link into what listeners and readers know, want to know, or need to know. The 12 articles in the…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Cognitive Processes, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Policy
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Donmoyer, Robert, Ed.; Merryfield, Merry M., Ed. – Theory into Practice, 1995
This theme issue highlights the diversity of reform initiatives in order to provide a deep understanding of the complexities associated with educational reform in general and the reform of science education in particular. Systemic reform initiatives at the national and state levels along with locally-inspired efforts at reform are outlined.…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Science Curriculum, Science Education
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Theory into Practice, 1982
Two children's book editors, an author, and the director of a children's book research center briefly state their views about what constitutes a "good" book for children. Activities of the Cooperative Children's Book Center in Wisconsin, where librarians, teachers, students, and University of Wisconsin faculty discuss new children's…
Descriptors: Books, Childhood Interests, Childrens Literature, Discussion Groups