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Strong, Kelsey; Wolff, Meredith; Meier, Caroline; Bublitz, Stephaney; Geboy, Sarah; Myers, Sydney; Szczech Moser, Christy – Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools & Early Intervention, 2018
Occupational therapists have a long standing history of working side by side teachers to enhance the writing skills of children. More recently, therapists are now promoting literacy and sharing their expertise with fellow professionals. This review will highlight research and resources occupational therapists can utilize to facilitate the literacy…
Descriptors: Occupational Therapy, Literacy, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills
Lent, ReLeah Cossett – Corwin, 2016
Disciplinary Literacy is about to go from theory to game plan--taking students from superficial understanding to deep content expertise. And guess what? ReLeah Lent's big secret lies in highlighting each content area's "differences"--advancing a discipline-specific model in which literacy is used as a tool for strategic thinking,…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disciplines, Content Area Reading, Content Area Writing, Literacy
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Ruggieri, Sabrina; Bendixen, Mons; Gabriel, Ute; Alsaker, Françoise – International Journal of Developmental Science, 2013
Based on the notion that the history of victimization has an impact on the sensitivity to current victimization situations this study investigated whether victims of bullying show more pronounced responses to single episodes of social exclusion. We examined whether victimization experiences in school are associated with responses to ostracism in a…
Descriptors: Victims, Social Isolation, Rejection (Psychology), Video Games
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Baker-Doyle, Kira J. – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2018
This article is a commentary essay that uses the connected learning framework (Ito et al., 2013) as a lens to explore the relationship between making, coding, and critical literacy in the context of literacy teacher education. Critical literacy theorists have argued that it is important to understand the perspective and positionality of an author…
Descriptors: Coding, Programming, Computer Science Education, Reflection
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Williams-Pierce, Caro; Plaxco, David; Reimer, Paul N.; Simpson, Amber; Orrill, Chandra Hawley; Burke, James P.; Sinclair, Nathalie; Guyevskey, Victoria; Ellis, Amy B.; Dogan, Muhammed F. – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2019
Mathematical play has a fairly short history, with strong roots further back in time (e.g., Papert, Montessori), and understanding the role of mathematical play from early childhood to adulthood is, as yet. unmapped. This working group will build on the success of last year's working group and continue to provide a community space to explore and…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Play, Mathematics Activities, Age Differences
Yates, Kimberly Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Many children today spend little time outdoors exploring the natural world and a great deal of time inside viewing the television or playing video games. This new condition of childhood has many negative ramifications, such as poor social development, childhood obesity, and a lack of feeling connected to the environment. One instructional tool…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Gardening, Educational Facilities, Outdoor Education
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Jenny, Seth E.; Manning, R. Douglas; Keiper, Margaret C.; Olrich, Tracy W. – Quest, 2017
Electronic sports, cybersports, gaming, competitive computer gaming, and virtual sports are all synonyms for the term eSports. Regardless of the term used, eSports is now becoming more accepted as a "sport" and gamers are being identified as "athletes" within society today. eSports has even infiltrated higher education in the…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Athletes, Video Games, Competition
Chauncey, Caroline, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2005
"Harvard Education Letter" is published bimonthly at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. This issue of "Harvard Education Letter" contains the following articles: (1) Is History... History?: Standards, Accountability, and the Future of Our Nation's Past (Robert Rothman); (2) Curriculum Access for All: How Teachers Can Use Universal Design…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Video Games, Newsletters, Academic Standards
Rish, Ryan M. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This study investigates an elective English class, in which students in grades 10-12 collectively read and collaboratively wrote fantasy fiction in four groups. The purpose of the class was to have students consider the choices fantasy and science fictions writers, directors, and video game designers make when creating a fictional world. The…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Literacy, Elective Courses, Cartography
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Gresalfi, Melissa Sommerfeld – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2015
The purpose of this paper is to describe a trajectory of designing for particular forms of engagement with mathematics. The forms of engagement that were targeted through these design experiments involved making intentional choices about which procedures to leverage in order to support particular claims (what I call "critical…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Instructional Design, Teaching Methods, Statistics
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Ng, Konrad – Educational Perspectives, 2009
In this article, the author offers a brief history of the Academy for Creative Media (ACM)--the University of Hawai'i's primary academic program for the production and study of film, animation, and computer game design--and its mission to fulfill the Hawai'i state government's agenda to diversify the economy with creative media and high…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Film Production, Film Study, Creative Activities
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Kontour, Kyle – Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 2012
With the rise of the so-called military-entertainment complex, critical scholars note with alarm the integration of the political economies of entertainment companies and the military, in particular its potential influence on millions of young people who consume its concomitant films, toys and especially video games. Seen from a broad perspective,…
Descriptors: Video Games, Masculinity, Social Theories, War
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Sánchez, Inmaculada Arnedillo, Ed.; Isaías, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
These proceedings contain the papers and posters of the 13th International Conference on Mobile Learning 2017, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS), in Budapest, Hungary, April 10-12, 2017. The Mobile Learning 2017 Conference seeks to provide a forum for the presentation and…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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Giles, Rebecca McMahon – Childhood Education, 2006
Exposure to cell phones, DVD players, video games, computers, digital cameras, and iPods has made today's young people more technologically advanced than those of any previous generation. As a result, parents are now concerned that their children are spending too much time in front of the computer. In this article, the author focuses her…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Video Games, Educational Technology, Access to Computers
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Fichten, Catherine S.; Asuncion, Jennison; Scapin, Rafael – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2014
This article briefly reviews the history of assistive technologies in American and Canadian postsecondary education starting in the 1990s, discusses the accessibility of e-learning and information and communication technologies (ICTs) currently popular in postsecondary education, and highlights emerging trends. Increasing use of universal design…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Postsecondary Education, College Students, Disabilities
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