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Flores, Roseanne L.; Curby, Timothy W.; Coleman, Hardin; Melo, Kristan – Theory Into Practice, 2016
Today with the rise in the number of 3- to 6-year-old children enrolled in center-based early childhood programs, and a focus on program quality, it becomes imperative for educators to have a better understanding of the role research plays in establishing high-quality programs as these programs provide much of the foundation that supports early…
Descriptors: Young Children, Educational Research, Educational Quality, Child Development
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Newman, Richard S. – Theory into Practice, 2002
Adaptive help seeking is a unique strategy of self-regulated learning that involves social interaction with others. This paper discusses ways in which teachers can satisfy students' self-system needs and contribute to their competencies and motivational resources required for adaptive help seeking. It also discusses how peers, within the classroom…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Higher Education, Learning Problems, Learning Strategies
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Kiewra, Kenneth A. – Theory into Practice, 2002
Offers a model of study skills instruction embedded within high school and college level classrooms, discussing strategies appropriate for four learning components: notetaking, organizing, relating, and monitoring (NORM). The article asserts that NORM is not the norm for most college students, who are never taught to learn, addressing each NORM…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Learning Strategies, Notetaking, Relevance (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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Sorgman, Margo I.; Sorensen, Marilou – Theory into Practice, 1984
Ageism is a relevant topic of study because of its inevitability for all humankind. Student attitudes toward the elderly are generally negative and often follow stereotyped views found in books. An outline for use in developing a curriculum on aging is provided. (DF)
Descriptors: Age Discrimination, Aging Education, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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DeCosta, Sandra B. – Theory into Practice, 1984
Teachers need to be prepared to teach children who are culturally different and socially or economically disadvantaged. Personal assessment of attitudes toward student differences and data collection to provide information on individual students will help the teacher prepare an accepting classroom environment. Suggested activities for teacher use…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Cultural Differences, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education
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Hunt, David E.; Gow, Jane – Theory into Practice, 1984
A practice-to-theory approach of matching models helps teachers increase self-knowledge and awareness of their students. Participants discuss personal teaching style, students, expected learning outcomes, teaching approaches, matching models, and then restate their teaching style. A teacher's response to these exercises is presented as an example.…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Educational Objectives, Evaluation Methods, Psychological Patterns
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Denton, Jon J.; And Others – Theory into Practice, 1980
A framework based on a series of "instructional events" is presented for planning instruction. (JD)
Descriptors: Educational Media, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Feedback
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Hyman, Ronald T. – Theory into Practice, 1980
Methods for encouraging student questions and replying to them are discussed. (JD)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Inquiry, Questioning Techniques, Student Behavior
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Marker, Gerald W. – Theory into Practice, 1992
Discusses whether science-technology-society (STS) belongs in the elementary and secondary social studies curriculum, presenting strategies for integration. The article suggests social studies already contains topics that can help students grasp concepts about STS, noting the infusion of an STS perspective is important given society's dependence…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Innovation
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Freeman, Robert E. – Theory into Practice, 1993
Explains how collaboration and global perspectives in education are integrally linked, playing a critical role in developing student teachers' knowledge and skills, strengthening relations between schools and universities, and teaching global perspectives to K-12 students. Collaboration links schools, universities, and communities to support…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Collegiality, Cooperative Learning, Elementary Secondary Education
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Ennis, Robert H. – Theory into Practice, 1993
Suggests that critical thinking assessment is difficult to do well, but it is possible. Notes that difficulties and possibilities vary with the purpose of the assessment and the format used. After examining published critical thinking tests, the paper explains how to create customized tests. (SM)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Student Evaluation
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Crawford-Lange, Linda M.; Lange, Dale L. – Theory into Practice, 1987
A rationale and an eight-step process for the integration of language and culture in the second-language classroom is presented. Frequently asked questions are answered and suggestions for implementation of this integrative language/culture learning process are made. (MT)
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Second Language Instruction
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Morgan, Norah; Saxton, Juliana – Theory into Practice, 1985
The significance of drama as an expressive form of thinking and feeling lies in its concern with the process of personal engagement with the objective world. A Taxonomy of Personal Engagement is offered and strategies and techniques to engage students are suggested. (MT)
Descriptors: Dramatic Play, Elementary Secondary Education, Teaching Methods
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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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