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Rosemond, Marie Michelle; Owens, Delila – Education, 2018
Emerging adulthood is defined as age-based (18-29 years of age). This age range is central to traditional age collegians who are a very diverse group (i.e., relative to race/ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, relationship status, and educational attainment). In an effort to explore the career development process of college students this…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Exploration, College Students, Adult Students
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Ediger, Marlow – Education, 2018
Students have much to benefit from courses pertaining to the history of the teaching profession. History of education, as a course to be taken in teacher education, has been greatly minimized in the ensuing years. Approximately six per cent of colleges/universities require a course in this area for prospective teachers. When being a student in the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Educational History, College Students
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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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Ediger, Marlow – Education, 2018
There are vital topics in science teaching and learning which are mentioned frequently in the literature. Specialists advocate their importance in the curriculum as well as science teachers stress their saliency. Inservice education might well assist new and veteran teachers in knowledge and skills. The very best science lessons and units of…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Science Curriculum, Science Achievement, Curriculum 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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Snell, Joel – Education, 2018
There are significant boundary problems when comparing spurious with more accurate science. Numerous variables impact on creating a product (like a medication) or service (a special education strategy) that is valid and reliable. Thus, the author has tried to design a paradigm that when one is researching a new area as an example, the individual…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Drug Therapy, Court Litigation, Case Studies
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Hunter, Jeffrey C.; Behrendt, M. E.; Breithaupt, B. H.; Scotchmoor, J. G. – Education, 2018
The use of fossils as a tool in the classroom provide the medium in which students enthusiastically and directly engage in scientific exploration and thinking, enhancing their interest in future science curricula, and provide an avenue to develop scientific literacy. The National Research Council stated that students should have authentic…
Descriptors: Paleontology, Learner Engagement, Student Interests, Student Participation
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Bluiett, Tarsha E. – Education, 2018
Preschoolers construct culturally sanctioned messages regarding which gender-related behaviors are and are not acceptable (Scott, 2000). While play can bridge differences among children, it can also emphasize them. When opportunities to explore gender themes in an open-ended way are provided, children are afforded access to optimal play settings…
Descriptors: Sex Role, Sex Stereotypes, Dramatic Play, Play
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Lester, Robin Rawlings; Allanson, Patricia Bolton; Notar, Charles E. – Education, 2017
Classroom management is the key to learning. Routines are the foundation of classroom management. Students require structure in their lives. Routines provide that in all of their life from the time they awake until the time they go to bed. Routines in a school and in the classroom provide the environment for learning to take place. The paper is…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Behavior Patterns, Repetition, Classroom Environment
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Akcay, Hakan – Education, 2017
The purpose of this article is to provide an example of using real world issues as tools for science teaching and learning. Using real world issues provides students with experiences in learning in problem-based environments and encourages them to apply their content knowledge to solving current and local problems.
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Science Instruction, Relevance (Education), Problem Based Learning
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Ediger, Marlow – Education, 2017
Care must be given to align curricular goal and instructional methods, materials, and assessments. Student effort, student interest in science and pupil perseverance are key factors that impact the learning process. Educators must be aware of the interactions among these critical concepts to assist students in attaining desired outcomes.
Descriptors: Science Curriculum, Science Process Skills, Skill Development, Alignment (Education)
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Roberson, Sam – Education, 2017
Thinking and learning are corresponding and interdependent processes in every classroom. To improve learning, teachers must be open to new ideas, particularly ideas that locate conditions for maximum learning. This paper presents four overlooked but critical ideas that identify a common area, a GAP experience within which maximum learning is…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Problem Solving, Ability, Cognitive Development
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Hatchimonji, Danielle R.; Linsky, Arielle V.; Elias, Maurice J. – Education, 2017
In urban schools overwhelmed by increasing demands to raise test scores, exclusive focus on increasing academic competencies has proven ineffective. School-wide, comprehensive social-emotional and character development (SECD), focused on the cultivation of Noble Purpose, provides an alternative pathway toward life, college, and career success. We…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Middle Schools, Educational Change, Values Education
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Ward, John K.; Ward, Martin J. – Education, 2017
The one-room school house was synonymous with education in Nebraska for over a century. In 1901, most of the state's 6,773 schools were identified as one-room schools. While the national movement away from the one-room school house was also occurring in Nebraska, its 385 one-room schools were the most of any state in 1986 (McKee, 2013). The…
Descriptors: One Teacher Schools, Educational History, United States History, Rural Schools
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Brewer, Steven L., Jr. – Education, 2017
Bullying and a hostile school culture interfere with students' academic performance. This article will examine how factors such as high-stakes testing and bullying victimization may affect the health and well-being of youth in schools. Next, the article will provide an overview of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model, and…
Descriptors: Bullying, High Stakes Tests, Victims, Well Being
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