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Bingham, Andrea J. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2019
In this case study, learn how creation and use of modules, mastery-based grading, immediate feedback and consistent data use, and the reimagining of the school schedule allowed teachers to engage in personalization of the curriculum.
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Mastery Learning, Grading, Feedback (Response)
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Ashworth Cain, Amelia – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2018
Use the practical suggestions offered here to ease the transition when a newcomer emergent bilingual student comes to your school.
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Immigrants, English Language Learners, Elementary Schools
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Peterson-Ahmad, Maria B.; Pemberton, Jane; Hovey, Katrina A. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2018
The authors provide information and research on virtual learning environments and how they can support teacher preparation programs.
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teacher Education Programs, Computer Simulation
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Zelenka, Valerie – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2017
This article describes effective classroom intervention strategies for students experiencing symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), regardless of the severity and whether the student has a diagnosis of ADHD. These suggestions incorporate the universal design for learning (UDL) framework. This framework does not limit…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Intervention, Teaching Methods, Classroom Techniques
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Ernst-Slavit, Gisela; Wenger, Kerri J. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2016
The authors explore the importance of talk and interaction for learning, particularly in relation to new K-12 standards and the prominent role of academic language in today's educational contexts. The article concludes with a detailed example of a Grade 6 teacher's use of content and language objectives to address the needs and strengths of all…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Academic Standards, Language Role
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Pickett, Brent L.; Kleinsasser, Audrey M. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2016
Responding to the increasing sophistication in the arts of deception in the public realm, the authors turn to Goodlad's ideal of democratic citizenship nurtured through human conversation in the classroom and development of critical skills to evaluate the accuracy of arguments.
Descriptors: Democratic Values, Citizenship Education, Citizenship, Persuasive Discourse
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Birnie, Billie F. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2016
Teachers are responsible for what happens in their classrooms, and promoting civil discourse should be among their top priorities. Not only should they model civil speech and behavior, but they also should establish clear boundaries for students, create a climate that nourishes courteous exchange, and help students build vocabularies that enable…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Discourse Communities, Teaching Methods
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Crawford-Ferre, Heather Glynn; Wiest, Lynda R.; Vega, Stephanie – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2016
Because financial literacy is an important skill for middle-grades students, this article suggests numerous personal financial literacy tasks for use in the mathematics classroom. Also provided are specifics for implementing one of these tasks to address mathematical content.
Descriptors: Money Management, Middle School Students, Secondary School Mathematics, Task Analysis
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Rieger, Alicja; McGrail, Ewa – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2015
Given the power of children's literature to communicate authentic representations of disability and the potential of humor for nurturing social acceptance, teachers should know how to discuss this literature in the inclusive classroom. The authors analyze authentic children's literature with elements of humor and provide strategies in…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Childrens Literature, Humor, Inclusion
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Alderman, M. Kay; MacDonald, Suzanne – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2015
Development of motivation and self-regulated learning skills can take classroom management beyond the role of maintaining order in the classroom to empower students and teachers for lifetime learning. The authors describe self-regulated learning, student strategies, and the classroom structure that supports motivation and self-regulation.
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Learning Motivation, Student Motivation, Self Management
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Lelli, Colleen – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2014
After children have witnessed domestic violence, the lingering trauma can undermine their ability to learn and succeed in school. With the right classroom strategies, however, teachers can help students relieve stress, reengage in the curriculum, stay focused and organized, attend to tasks, and reestablish relationships.
Descriptors: Trauma, Family Violence, Classroom Techniques, Stress Variables
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Deaton, Cynthia C. Minchew; Deaton, Benjamin E. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2013
As each school year starts, teachers are faced with teaching and building relationships with students from diverse backgrounds. To effectively teach students, science teachers (and teachers in general) must develop an understanding of students' culture, background, and language. Knowing these factors, as well as students' learning needs,…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, English Language Learners, Classroom Techniques, Student Diversity
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Kaufman, Kristina J. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2013
The push for 21st century skills (TFCS) is not a new concept. Setting a diversified goal of education with aims of honing in on student needs and reflecting a better, more relevant education is something that has evolved throughout history. The world today reflects global influence and increased competitiveness in every way. Teaching TFCS is a…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Educational Needs, Program Implementation, Class Activities
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Webb, Carolyn Lorraine – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2013
As the number of students with cell phones has steadily increased over the past decade, these technological advances have caused trepidation among educators over behavioral issues, from off-task activities to cheating (Prensky, 2005). On the other hand, mobile learning, as well as some tools to use with cell phones, are easy to set up, easy to…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Classroom Environment, Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices
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McFadden, Lauren Bosworth – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2012
The purpose of this study was to examine how the infusion of theatre arts into the language arts and social studies curricula in grades 4 and 5 impacted the cognitive and prosocial development of special populations, as well as the students' attitudes toward learning. An experimental/control group design was employed. Various instruments were used…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Language Arts
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