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Johnson, Katelyn Lea – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Preparing students to be successful in high school AP courses and exams begins at the middle school level. SpringBoard is a program created by the CollegeBoard to bridge content expected in high school with the current middle school curriculum. SpringBoard was introduced and piloted in the Colonial School District during the 2014-2015 school year…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Focus Groups, Feedback (Response), Correlation
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Parks, Melissa – Science and Children, 2017
This article describes how one preschool teacher turned a luau celebrating moving on to elementary school as a springboard for a lesson on pollution. Over the course of one hour, this teacher introduced and provided a whole group lesson on pollution, and the responsibilities people share to protect the environment.
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Teaching Methods, Preschool Children, Play
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Kenna, Joshua L.; Waters, Stewart – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2017
Geography is a fun and exciting discipline involving the interrogation of place and space. Film is a powerful and meaningful tool, which also transmits perceptions of place and space. Therefore, this article builds a rationale for utilizing film in the teaching of geography, particularly animated film. Next, it discusses two classroom-tested…
Descriptors: Geography, Films, Social Studies, Teaching Methods
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Bolognese, Chris A. – Mathematics Teacher, 2013
"How Much Can You Bench?" appears in the "Mathematical Lens" section of "Mathematics Teacher." "Mathematical Lens" uses photographs as a springboard for mathematical inquiry and appears in every issue of "Mathematics Teacher." This month the mathematics behind the photograph includes finding areas…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Photography, Inquiry
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Bradley, Barbara A. – Science and Children, 2017
Children enjoy water play, and kindergarten children can learn about the water cycle. Teachers are already introducing elements of the water cycle when discussing weather and bodies of water. The water cycle also can be a springboard for teaching children about plants and animals and the importance of water for sustaining life and shaping our…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Preschool Teachers, Water, Earth Science
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Turton, Roger – Mathematics Teacher, 2016
"Mathematical Lens" uses photographs as a springboard for mathematical inquiry and appears in every issue of "Mathematics Teacher." Recently while dismantling an old wooden post-and-rail fence, Roger Turton noticed something very interesting when he piled up the posts and rails together in the shape of a prism. The total number…
Descriptors: Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Photography
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Allen, Jennifer K. – i.e.: inquiry in education, 2016
This article discusses a study that utilized a practitioner research approach to professional learning (Cochran-Smith & Lytle, 2009) that used student-created digital photo stories combined with focused teacher conversations guided by the NOT-ICE Teacher Discussion Protocol (Author, 2016) to explore why classroom teachers sometimes fail to…
Descriptors: Professional Education, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Collaboration, Learning Experience
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Cardany, Audrey Berger – General Music Today, 2011
The Listening Walk by Paul Showers and illustrated by Aliki, and "It's My City: A Singing Map" by April Pulley Sayre with pictures by Denis Roche, provide two examples of texts that aid in building children's phonological awareness for reading and music. The author describes each narrative and discusses its function as a springboard to composition…
Descriptors: Music Education, Singing, Phonology, Phonological Awareness
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Zisk, Daniel S.; Owyar-Hosseini, Marion M.; DuBose, Philip B. – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2015
Companies face many challenges as they staff managerial positions in overseas operations, including decisions on whether to staff using expatriates, host-country nationals, or third-country nationals. We developed an exercise--designed to help students understand the differences between these three groups of employees--that requires students to…
Descriptors: Corporations, Personnel Selection, Problem Based Learning, International Trade
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Leal, Priscila – Reading in a Foreign Language, 2015
This article investigates the potential benefits of using children's literature in adult second language (L2) classrooms. A short-term, intensive university course for English reading and writing was designed incorporating children's literature into the curriculum. The author describes the course and discusses how children's literature can be used…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Educational Benefits
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Lischka, Alyson E.; Gerstenschlager, Natasha E.; Stephens, D. Christopher; Strayer, Jeremy F.; Barlow, Angela T. – Mathematics Teacher, 2018
Mistakes can be a source of frustration for teachers and students in mathematics classrooms because they reveal potential misunderstandings or a lack of learning. However, increasing evidence shows that making mistakes creates productive pathways for learning new ideas and building new concepts (Boaler 2016; Borasi 1996). Learning through…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Error Patterns, Teaching Methods, Homework
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Broome, Jeffrey; Pereira, Adriane; Anderson, Tom – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2018
Recent educational initiatives have emphasised the importance of fostering critical thinking skills in today's students in order to provide strategies for becoming successful problem solvers throughout life. Other scholars advocate the use of critical thinking skills on the grounds that such tools can be used effectively when considering social…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Teaching Methods, Art, Thinking Skills
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Wu, Huiping; Clarke, Anthony – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2018
The intent of this paper is to make sense of and share with a broader community of teachers and teacher educators a professional development phenomenon that is peculiar to the Chinese elementary and secondary school context. This practice, known as the Open Class, has at least three forms: intra-school, inter-school, and competitive. These forms…
Descriptors: Educational History, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators
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Daire, Sandra Arguelles – Mathematics Teacher, 2009
This article uses photographs as a springboard for mathematical inquiry to encourage readers to see patterns and relationships that they can think about and extend in a mathematically playful way. Herein, two photographs are presented along with a discussion of the meaning of slopes and their relationship to gradient and pitch. (Contains 6…
Descriptors: Photography, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Teaching Methods
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Russell, William B., III – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2012
Teaching with film is a powerful and meaningful instructional strategy. This article discusses five classroom-tested methods for teaching with film: (1) film as a visual textbook, (2) film as a depicter of atmosphere, (3) film as an analogy, (4) film as a historiography, and (5) film as a springboard. Each of the methods discussed includes…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Historiography, Films, Social Studies
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