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Hajra, Sayonita Ghosh; Kofman, Victoria – Education, 2018
We describe three activities that help undergraduates (pre-service teachers) to develop scientific vocabulary on measurable attributes and units of measurement. Measurable attributes are important features in understanding a word problem and solving the problem. These activities help students comprehend word problems better by identifying…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Preservice Teacher Education, Undergraduate Students, Vocabulary Development
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Bittner, Gina L.; McCauley, Laura – Education, 2018
Students love games, so why not couple games and mathematics learning in a meaningful way? The authors will help you do just that by taking an existing game and teaching you how to take any topic from your classroom to make the math work.
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Educational Games, Mathematics Skills
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Akcay, Hakan – Education, 2017
The purpose of this activity is to demonstrate science teaching and assessing what is learned via using concept maps. Concept mapping is a technique for visually representing the structure of information. Concept mapping allows students to understand the relationships between concepts of science by creating a visual map of the connections. Concept…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Science Education, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts
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Ediger, Marlow – Education, 2013
A knowledgeable teacher may fail in teaching due to inability to work effectively with pupils. Thus, pupils may be entertaining each other during class time, talking aloud incessantly, walking around aimlessly in the classroom, and bothering others, among other annoyances. When supervising university student teachers in the public schools, the…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Responsibility, Discipline
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Karaduz, Adnan – Education, 2010
Utterances made by teachers to meet various educational aims in the classroom have a certain effect on student learning. The quality of teachers' linguistic acts influences efficiency in all aspects of the methods, techniques and strategies used in the instructional process. This study has been conducted to reveal the verbal behaviors that…
Descriptors: Verbal Stimuli, Linguistics, Teaching Methods, Influences
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Cavaliere, Frank J.; Mulvaney, Toni P.; Swerdlow, Marleen R. – Education, 2010
Our country is faced with a financial crisis of mammoth proportions: a crisis rooted in ethics, or rather, the lack of ethics. Critics are increasingly complaining that business schools focus too much teaching effort on maximizing shareholder value, with only a limited understanding of ethical and social aspects of business leadership. Business…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Ethics, Business Administration Education, College Instruction
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Feldt, Ronald C.; Hensley, Robert – Education, 2009
We analyzed descriptions found in 12 introductory psychology textbooks on the recommended use of SQ3R for improving reading in order to determine whether such descriptions reflect issues and concerns found in the SQ3R literature. We classified sample questions to determine the types of questions that are suggested to guide use of SQ3R. A majority…
Descriptors: Psychology, Learning Strategies, Introductory Courses, Textbook Research
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Okoye, N. S. – Education, 2009
The study examined the effects of gender, socio-economic status and school location, on Nigerian students performance in Integrated Science. The method used for the study was a three variable analysis of variance experimental design consisting of three independent variables at two levels each and one dependent variable. Six hundred junior…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Sex, School Location, Science Achievement
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Roby, Douglas E. – Education, 2009
This study involved 107 teachers assessing their apprehension in communicating within group settings, one-to-one, in meetings, and in large public speaking circumstances. Those involved in the study were teachers pursuing graduate degrees in teacher leadership. School administrator's acknowledging the talents and gifts of teaching faculty, and…
Descriptors: Public Speaking, Leadership Qualities, Speech Skills, Teacher Leadership
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Ozan, Mukadder Boydak – Education, 2009
The study population included the 1482 teachers who were working at the 98 schools affiliated to the Ministry of National Education and Culture in Lefkosa, Girne, Gazimagusa and Guzelyurt during the 2007-2008 academic year. The sample comprised 196 teachers from 14 of these schools which were selected randomly. Data was collected by using the (1)…
Descriptors: Fatigue (Biology), Marital Status, Teacher Burnout, Foreign Countries
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Kocabas, Ibrahim – Education, 2009
This study, in which a descriptive scanning model is used, aims to determine the effects of motivational sources on teachers' motivation levels. The population sample for this study consists of teachers working in the Elazig city center in 2006-2007 academic year. A sample of 225 teachers was randomly selected from this population. Data obtained…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Motivation, Questionnaires, Teacher Attitudes
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Iyamu, Ede O. S.; Iseguan, Andrew I. – Education, 2009
This study was motivated by the continuous quest to explore ways of enhancing students' learning and achievement in social studies in Nigerian secondary schools. The focus of this investigation was the assessment of the communication proficiency of social studies teachers, believing that the teachers' proficiency is a strong factor in effective…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Pronunciation, Grammar, Foreign Countries
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Nagel, Paul – Education, 2008
Coke (2005) argues that vertical cooperative learning is needed between elementary and secondary school teachers. While this would help with the transition between grades and subjects, it is dependent upon school principals to implement these cooperative learning meetings. Drawing upon prior experience, the author advocates that pre-service social…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Cooperative Learning, Secondary School Teachers, Principals
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Birch, Tobeylynn; Greenfield, Louise; Janke, Karen; Schaeffer, Deborah; Woods, Ada – Education, 2008
As colleges of education prepare to meet NCATE standards they will find technically savvy allies and willing partners at their campus libraries. The information literacy and technology targets in the standards of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) parallel the information literacy standards developed by the…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Academic Standards, Information Literacy, Technology
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Lei, Simon A. – Education, 2008
Variation in assessment techniques was examined among instructors based on their status (full-time vs. part-time) and educational level (doctorate vs. nondoctorate). To facilitate this study, a survey instrument was developed and distributed to 400 randomly selected faculty members employed at the two largest institutions, Community Colleges X and…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Evaluation, Course Objectives, Cooperative Learning
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