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Furman, Cara Elizabeth – Curriculum Inquiry, 2017
Early childhood writing curriculums typically focus on skills and encouraging interest. What children are asked to write is rarely closely examined. Through a self-study of my first and second grade classroom, in this paper I look at the implications of genre when teaching young children. I first identify some of the problems of a popular personal…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Early Childhood Education, Writing Skills, Elementary School Students
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Meccawy, Maram – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
Teaching computer coding to children from a young age provides with them a competitive advantage for the future in a continually changing workplace. Programming strengthens logical and critical thinking as well as problem-solving skills, which lead to creative solutions for today's problems. The Little Programmer is an application for mobile…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Science Education, Programming, Handheld Devices
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Dorfman, Aviva B. – Networks: An Online Journal for Teacher Research, 2018
One goal of early childhood teacher educators is to teach in ways that model teaching young children. What better way to study curriculum than to design it? This article describes a graduate early childhood curriculum course in which the students participate in the process of designing the syllabus. They receive a syllabus empty of topics,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Graduate Students, Curriculum Design
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McCormick, Kelly K.; Twitchell, Guinevere – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2017
Young children thrive in classrooms that allow them to explore and discover their environment and interests and also support them in this learning. Because children learn best when they are interested and excited, early-childhood educators should offer children play-based, integrated mathematical experiences (NRC 2009). In this article, the…
Descriptors: Investigations, Active Learning, Student Projects, Preschool Children
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Dass, Tina K.; Kisamore, April N.; Vladescu, Jason C.; Reeve, Kenneth F.; Reeve, Sharon A.; Taylor-Santa, Catherine – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2018
Research on tact acquisition by children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has often focused on teaching participants to tact visual stimuli. It is important to evaluate procedures for teaching tacts of nonvisual stimuli (e.g., olfactory, tactile). The purpose of the current study was to extend the literature on secondary target instruction and…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Olfactory Perception, Prompting
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Akmanoglu, Nurgul; Tekin-Iftar, Elif – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2011
A multiple probe design was used to assess the combined effects of video modeling, graduated guidance and community-based instruction for teaching children with autism how to protect themselves from the lures of strangers. Parental opinions were also assessed in the study. Three children with autism (aged 6 to 11 years) participated in the study.…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Autism, Guidance, Community Based Instruction (Disabilities)
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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
Dunn, Rita; Blake, Brett Elizabeth – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2008
This book provides educators, parents and caretakers with a variety of instructional strategies for engaging K-8 students. These approaches are designed to enable all students to read easily and enjoyably by utilizing different styles and approaches. The techniques are not generally found in conventional classrooms, but are specifically targeted…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Young Children, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction
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Yoon, Haeny S. – Multicultural Education Review, 2016
Writing is used for various purposes: to accomplish political agendas, build relationships, assert identities, positioning texts as meaningful beyond printed letters on a page. Therefore, teaching children to write is a cultural practice, an invitation to enter into a larger community where identities are created, practiced, and re-imagined using…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Literacy, Case Studies, Kindergarten
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Dause, Emily – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2014
Fourth graders in Miss Dause's and Mrs. Hicks's mathematics classes at South Mountain Elementary School in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, worked with the data from the Inauagural Address problem that was previously published published in the February 2013 issue of "Teaching Children Mathematics". This activity allowed students to showcase…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Teaching Methods, Grade 4
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Bao, Shimin; Sweatt, Kristin T.; Lechago, Sarah A.; Antal, Sarah – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2017
Many Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention (EIBI) curricula recommend teaching receptive responding before targeting expressive responding (Leaf & McEachin, 1999; Lovaas, 2003). However, a small literature base suggests that teaching expressive responses first may be more efficient when teaching children with ASD and other developmental…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intellectual Disability, Early Intervention
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Shillingsburg, M. Alice; Valentino, Amber L.; Bowen, Crystal N.; Bradley, Danielle; Zavatkay, Dana – Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 2011
Question asking behavior, or requesting information, is often deficient in children with autism and can prove challenging to teach. Currently, there exists a paucity of research regarding the types of teaching strategies that are effective in teaching children with autism this crucial skill. The purpose of the present study was to examine…
Descriptors: Topography, Autism, Teaching Methods, Children
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Neely, Leslie; Rispoli, Mandy; Gerow, Stephanie; Hong, Ee Rea – Journal of Behavioral Education, 2016
Telepractice has emerged as a potentially effective means of preparing parents and educators as interventionists for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The purpose of this study was to evaluate the use of telepractice to train interventionists to implement incidental teaching with preschool children with ASD. Three interventionists were…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Skjaeveland, Yngve – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2017
This article discusses the teaching of history in early childhood education and care centres and children's understanding of history. Based on interviews with eight Norwegian early childhood education and care teachers and on interpretative phenomenological analysis, the article shows how the early childhood education and care centres teach…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History Instruction, Early Childhood Education, Teaching Methods
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Clark, Margaret M. – FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, 2017
Languages differ in the way that speech and meaning are represented in written form: in English, the correspondences are variable. Thus, in learning to read in English there is need for an approach that combines alphabetic decoding and a mastery of sight vocabulary. Teaching children to read should develop from an analysis of the skills and…
Descriptors: Literacy, Written Language, Speech Communication, Phoneme Grapheme Correspondence
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