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Bringing Reading Back to the Classroom - EDTPA
Author(s):Hein, Brie N.; Hein, Brie N.
Teaching the Teachers: Summer School at the University of Wyoming 1905-1950
Author(s):Thompson, Christi L.; Thompson, Christi L.
This paper is a historical case study that examines the teacher education opportunities presented via the University of Wyoming Summer School from 1905 to 1950 and how the state's teacher population was affected by these ...
Denver Student Teaching Practicum
Author(s):Whiting, Kayla; Whiting, Kayla
During my research semester, I have had the opportunity to work with a group of thirty, third-grade students to improve and grow in my teaching before I have my own classroom. My practicum experience was in the heart of ...
edTPA: The three Keys to a Successful Classroom
Author(s):Baker, Katie; Baker, Katie
My presentation will discuss the three keys to teaching in elementary and secondary classroom settings. From my personal experiences as a student teacher, learning how to teach within the no-risk confines of a college ...
Development and validation of the online student connectedness survey (OSCS)
Author(s):Bolliger, Doris; Inan, Fethi A.; Bolliger, Doris; Inan, Fethi A.
With the growth of online courses and programs in higher education, considerable concerns emerge about student feelings of isolation and disconnectedness in the online learning environment. A research study was conducted ...
New capitalism, risk, and subjectification in an early childhood classroom
Author(s):Bialostok, Steve (Steven); Kamberelis, George; Bialostok, Steve (Steven); Kamberelis, George
New capitalism' has been characterized as an economic period in which insecurity, flux, and uncertainty exist in the workplace. Capitalism attempts to tame that uncertainty through risk taking. Taking risks has become what ...
Improving Introductory Astronomy Education in American Colleges and Universities: A Review of Recent Progress
Author(s):Waller, William H.; Slater, Timothy; Waller, William H.; Slater, Timothy
Over the past 15 years, professional astronomers, their societies, and associated funding agencies have collaborated to improve astronomy teaching and learning at the introductory undergraduate level. Many nonscience majors ...
Mammoth Hot Springs
Author(s):Houseal, Ana K.; Fouke, Bruce W.; Sanford, Robert; Fuhrmann, Robert; Petrick, Ellen; Houseal, Ana K.; Fouke, Bruce W.; Sanford, Robert; Fuhrmann, Robert; Petrick, Ellen
While change is evident in geothermal features throughout Yellowstone, one of the most rapidly and dramatically changing sites in the park is at Mammoth Hot Springs. Visitors to the springs never see the same scenery twice. ...
Power in Place-Based Education: Why a critical pedagogy of place needs to be revived and how narratives or collective biographies support its practice
Author(s):Wakeman, Heather; Wakeman, Heather
David Greenwood introduced a critical pedagogy of place in the literature on environmental and place-based education over ten years ago. A critical pedagogy of place aims to engage place-based educators with critical ...
Effective Science Journalism: Theory and Practice
Author(s):Reinertsen, Charlie; Reinertsen, Charlie
Science communication is the interface between the general public and the scientific community. When science communication is effective, it allows the public to understand and engage with scientific discussions. If science ...