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Copying Right And Copying Wrong With Web 2.0 Tools In The Teacher Education And Communications Classrooms, Ewa McGrail, J. Patrick McGrail 2010 Georgia State University

Copying Right And Copying Wrong With Web 2.0 Tools In The Teacher Education And Communications Classrooms, Ewa Mcgrail, J. Patrick Mcgrail

Middle and Secondary Education Faculty Publications

Understanding the tenets of copyright in general, and in particular, in online communication and publishing with Web 2.0 tools, has become an important part of literacy in today’s Information Age, as well as a cornerstone of free speech and responsible citizenship for the future. Young content creators must be educated about copyright law, their own rights as content creators, and their responsibilities as producers and publishers of content derived from the intellectual property of others. As educators, we want to prepare them for responsible and ethical participation in new forms of creative expression in the Information Age. The ...


A Case Study: The Evaluation Of The Graduate Middle School Education Program At A Southeastern University, Abbigail Armstrong 2010 Gardner-Webb University

A Case Study: The Evaluation Of The Graduate Middle School Education Program At A Southeastern University, Abbigail Armstrong

Education Dissertations and Projects

This dissertation was designed to determine reasons graduate students do not complete requirements for a Master's in Middle Level Education degree at the southeastern university. Since the program's initial on-campus cohort (2000) the graduation rate has decreased from 80% to 62.96% with the fourth on-campus cohort (2005). The current cohort currently has five students enrolled which will yield a 29% graduation rate depending on student choice. Program faculty is concerned about the increasing difference between the number of applicants and number of those completing the program.

The researcher conducted a program evaluation, using Guba and Lincoln's ...


Complicating Students’ Historical Thinking Through Primary Source Reinvention, John Bickford 2010 Eastern Illinois University

Complicating Students’ Historical Thinking Through Primary Source Reinvention, John Bickford

Faculty Research and Creative Activity

To best challenge students’ thinking, researchers and educators must locate or create innovative ways to spark enthusiasm and facilitate criticality. This paper investigates how middle school students analyzed various primary and secondary historical documents to construct original political cartoons. Students articulated newly generated understandings about the complex historical event within these original political cartoons. Students then examined and discussed peers’ original political cartoons. This approach was novel because the research literature indicated students rarely are asked to construct original political cartoons to express opinions and understandings. Political cartoons mostly are used as tools for interpretation and usually only with gifted ...


Grade 7 Native Americans, Bryan Fierson 2010 Pace University

Grade 7 Native Americans, Bryan Fierson

Social Studies

This lesson on Native American life will be a three-day lesson that includes, among other differentiated elements, a hook sparking the students' imagination through fantasy, a direct instruction session, two anchor activities, a group reading activity, a creative writing exercise, and performance tasks to measure student comprehension and learning.


Grades 6-8 Ecology, Jessica Williams 2010 Pace University

Grades 6-8 Ecology, Jessica Williams

Science

This is a lesson for 6th-8th grade students on Ecology. This culminating activity has students creating a brochure or presentation on a National Park of their choice based on differentiated guidelines and rubrics. Through this lesson students will have an understanding of how their knowledge of ecology can be applied to the National Parks through collaborative group work.


Grade 6-8 Living Things, Theresa Gomez 2010 Pace University

Grade 6-8 Living Things, Theresa Gomez

Science

Abstract: This unit explores the characteristics of living things. Students must evaluate and classify various specimens to determine if they meet agreed upon criteria for life. The unit emphasizes the ways in which different organisms perform the same life functions, and reveals that non-living things may appear to perform some functions but do not perform all functions. The unit culminates in the relation that all living things are made of cells.


Integrating Multimedia Into Moodle: Resources, Antoinette P. Bruciati 2010 Sacred Heart University

Integrating Multimedia Into Moodle: Resources, Antoinette P. Bruciati

Education Faculty Publications

Create and share multimedia learning materials in your Moodle courses. This presentation introduces methods for embedding multimedia into Moodle for instruction, discussion, and assessment. An overview of free Web 2.0 applications that enable K-12 teachers and their students to produce multimedia files is also included.


Well-Prepared Middle School Teachers: Common Ground Or Subtle Divide Between Practitioners And University Faculty In The State Of Oregon, United States, Linda L. Samek, Younghee M. Kim, Jay Casbon, Micki M. Caskey, William L. Greene, Patricia Maureen Musser 2010 George Fox University

Well-Prepared Middle School Teachers: Common Ground Or Subtle Divide Between Practitioners And University Faculty In The State Of Oregon, United States, Linda L. Samek, Younghee M. Kim, Jay Casbon, Micki M. Caskey, William L. Greene, Patricia Maureen Musser

Curriculum and Instruction Faculty Publications and Presentations

This qualitative study followed a survey study that investigated university faculty, classroom teachers, and principals' perceptions of well-prepared middle school teachers in the state of Oregon in the United States. A qualitative approach allowed the researchers to explore and interpret the participants' views (Denzin & Lincoln, 1998). In spite of many similarities, a number of differences in emphasis or priority were found among the groups, including views on assessment, curriculum development, and the importance of family and community connections for beginning classroom teachers. This study provides a foundation for deeper analysis and discussion among university faculty and practitioners concerning the "what ...


Middle School Teachers' Implementation Of Differentiated Instruction : The Complexity, Tonya Rae Vitense Keefer 2010 University of Northern Iowa

Middle School Teachers' Implementation Of Differentiated Instruction : The Complexity, Tonya Rae Vitense Keefer

Dissertations and Theses @ UNI

The needs of students in American schools are increasingly more varied as the school population becomes more diverse. Ensuring that all students receive access to an appropriate education becomes vital to our future. Differentiated instruction has been suggested as one way to provide that access. Differentiated instruction does this by using planning that explicitly addresses students' diverse interests, learning preferences, and abilities. There is plentiful information on what differentiated instruction is and what it looks like in the classroom, but there is little research on the process of teachers implementing differentiated instruction.

Over a seven-month period, this research sought to ...


Ua100/2/3 Training School/College High Memorabilia Collection, WKU Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Ua100/2/3 Training School/College High Memorabilia Collection, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Memorabilia related to Training School & College High School.


Ua100/2/6 Training School/College High Student Organizations, WKU Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Ua100/2/6 Training School/College High Student Organizations, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records documenting the extracurricular activities of classes and student organizations.


Commentary On Gee’S “Science, Video Games, And Literacy: Situated Learning., Katherine R. Bruna 2010 Iowa State University

Commentary On Gee’S “Science, Video Games, And Literacy: Situated Learning., Katherine R. Bruna

Education Publications

A Mother and Multicultural Teacher Educator's Reflection


Principal Instructional Leadership Behavior As Perceived By Teachers And Principals At New York State Recognized And Non-Recognized Middle Schools, Brendan J. Lyons 2010 Seton Hall University

Principal Instructional Leadership Behavior As Perceived By Teachers And Principals At New York State Recognized And Non-Recognized Middle Schools, Brendan J. Lyons

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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Inquiry Based Mathematics Instruction Versus Traditional Mathematics Instruction: The Effect On Student Understanding And Comprehension In An Eighth Grade Pre-Algebra Classroom, Kyle Ferguson 2010 Cedarville University

Inquiry Based Mathematics Instruction Versus Traditional Mathematics Instruction: The Effect On Student Understanding And Comprehension In An Eighth Grade Pre-Algebra Classroom, Kyle Ferguson

Master of Education Research Theses

This quantitative study provides information obtained through the use of inquiry-based mathematics instruction verses traditional mathematics instruction. The use of each curriculum was implemented into two classrooms of eighth grade pre-algebra students. The study was based on data collected before and after each of the two units of study. Fifty-two suburban eighth grade students represented the sample population. Results of the SPSS analysis showed that both classes made improvement from their pre-test to their post-test for both units but students receiving instruction through inquiry-based instruction showed significantly more improvement on the second unit. These results can be useful for educators ...


Ua100/2/1 Training School/College High Administration, WKU University Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Ua100/2/1 Training School/College High Administration, Wku University Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by administrators of the school. Records include accreditation reports, attendance data, curriculum guides, textbook reports, letterhead, student teacher evaluations and commencement programs.


Ua94/7/2 Training School/College High - Alumni Personal Papers, Small Collections, WKU Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Ua94/7/2 Training School/College High - Alumni Personal Papers, Small Collections, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Small collections of items regarding students/alumni of the Training Schools. Some items have been digitized and made available online through TopScholar in Student/Alumni Personal Papers.


The Impact Of Coteaching On Regular Education Eighth Grade Student Achievement On A Basic Skills Algebra Assessment, Misty B. Rigdon 2010 Walden University

The Impact Of Coteaching On Regular Education Eighth Grade Student Achievement On A Basic Skills Algebra Assessment, Misty B. Rigdon

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

Coteaching strategies have been implemented in many of the inclusion math classrooms in an attempt to improve the achievement of students. Math achievement continues to be a concern as reported by the National Mathematics Advisory Council in 2007. Educators and previous research reported that coteaching does not improve student achievement. The purpose of this study and the research question was designed to investigate, determine, and examine if coteaching has an impact on regular education students' achievement on an algebra assessment in the eighth grade. This concurrent mixed methods design used test data from a convenience sample of 70 eighth grade ...


The Effect Of Learning Styles Strategies On Benchmark Eighth Grade Middle School Mathematics Achievement, Jean Ferrara 2010 Walden University

The Effect Of Learning Styles Strategies On Benchmark Eighth Grade Middle School Mathematics Achievement, Jean Ferrara

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

Low standardized mathematics scores resulted in a suburban middle school not reaching adequate yearly progress (AYP) for the 2 previous years. There were many possible factors contributing to this problem, among them the design of instruction. The purpose of this study was to identify learning styles of students and implement differentiated instructional strategies that address the learners' needs. The study was based on the Silver and Hanson's theory of learning style instruction and Gardner's multiple intelligences as a model for differentiating instruction. This sequential mixed methods quasi-experimental causal comparative design study investigated the effect of classroom intervention based ...


Ua100/2/2 Training School/College High Departments, WKU Archives 2010 Western Kentucky University

Ua100/2/2 Training School/College High Departments, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about Training School / College High departments. Athletics Classes - includes grades and class lists English Library Music Theatre


The Influence Of An Interactive Reading Program On Adolescent Students In Middle School, Bernadette L. Casey 2010 Seton Hall University

The Influence Of An Interactive Reading Program On Adolescent Students In Middle School, Bernadette L. Casey

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

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