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  1. 60 Great Internet Sites for Math, Reading, and Language Arts.

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    Treadwell, Mark

    This book rates 60 selected Web sites that focus on three core K-12 content areas--math, reading, and language arts. The introduction summarizes the quality criteria for the site ratings and selection, lists recommended software and plug-ins for viewing Web sites, provides tips on Internet navigation, and offers guidelines for Internet safety. The…

  2. Teaching Language Arts, Math, and Science to Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

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    Browder, Diane M., Ed.; Spooner, Fred, Ed.

    2006-01-01

    Under NCLB, students with severe disabilities are expected to make progress on state academic content standards in language arts, math, and science. But what material should educators teach from these three content areas, and how should they teach it? With this groundbreaking textbook, future educators will finally have the answers they need. The…

  3. Science, Math, Social Studies, and Language Arts Achievement of High School Students in Complete Programs of Agriscience Education

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    Todd Shultz; Dennis W. Duncan; John C. Ricketts; Ray V. Herren

    2007-01-01

    The purpose of this descriptive and comparative study was to describe the academic achievement of FFA members in a complete program of agriscience at Jackson County Comprehensive High School (JCCHS). A secondary purpose was to compare science, math, social studies and language arts achievement of senior agriscience students\\/FFA members to the achievement of all seniors at JCCHS. The findings indicate

  4. The "Arts" in Language Arts.

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    Froese, V.

    The ability to "image," or to conjure up verbal and nonverbal pictures, is fundamental to language arts activities. This paper lists eight imaging skills, which involve attention to details, sizes, multiple images, viewpoint, lighting, perspective, emotions, and structure, and suggests that each of these skills may be taught in conjunction with…

  5. LANGUAGE ARTS LABORATORY.

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    ROBERTS, HERMESE E.

    THE LANGUAGE ARTS LABORATORY WAS ESTABLISHED TO IMPROVE READING ABILITY AND OTHER LANGUAGE ARTS SKILLS AS AN AID IN THE PREVENTION OF DROPOUTS. THE LABORATORY WAS OPERATED ON A SUMMER SCHEDULE WITH A FLEXIBLE PROGRAM OF FROM 45 MINUTES TO 2 1/2 HOURS DAILY. ALL PUPILS WERE 14 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, AND EXPRESSED A DESIRE TO IMPROVE THEIR READING…

  6. SCHOLARSHIPS READING & LANGUAGE ARTS

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    Mather, Patrick T.

    SCHOLARSHIPS READING & LANGUAGE ARTS Margaret J. Early Graduate Scholarship This scholarship. Peter B. Mosenthal Graduate Scholarship This scholarship provides support for graduate students area, or a student dedicated to working with such populations. Blumin Family Scholarship

  7. Defining the Language Arts.

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    Barth, Patte, Ed.

    1994-01-01

    This issue of "Basic Education" presents articles that discuss, respectively, defining the language arts, an agenda for English, the benefits of two languages, a new teacher (presently teaching English in a foreign country) looking ahead, and the Shaker Fellowships awarded by the school district in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Articles in the journal…

  8. A Descriptive Analysis of the Impact of Co-Teaching on the Reading/Language Arts and Math Achievement of Selected Middle School Students in a Middle Tennessee School District

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    Maultsby-Springer, Barbara Michelle

    2009-01-01

    This research examined the impact of collaborative teaching (co-teaching) on the Reading/Language Arts and Math achievement of Middle Tennessee students in grades 5-8, as measured by the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement test. Within the context of this study, the co-teaching model of instruction is defined as the…

  9. ARTS & HUMANITIES Modern Languages, Culture

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    Autonoma de Madrid, Universidad

    ARTS & HUMANITIES Modern Languages, Culture and Communication (main language: ENGLISH) MODULES Languages, Culture and Communication provides solid knowledge of two languages and approaches the study of language, literature and culture from the perspective of multilingual communication. Students thus acquire

  10. READING & LANGUAGE ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS

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    Mather, Patrick T.

    READING & LANGUAGE ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS Learn more at http://soe.syr.edu Margaret J. Early Graduate Scholarship This scholarship provides financial assistance to a deserving graduate student or students honor to have the support of SU and the Education department. Receiving scholarship money allowed my

  11. Reading/Language Arts.

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    Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield.

    These seven projects comprise the reading and language arts section of a report on Elementary Secondary Education Act Title IV programs for the state of Illinois. Complete descriptions are furnished for the following: a multi-text, individualized reading skills program for grades four through eight; a reading program which stresses phonetic and…

  12. Chimera: Experiencing Language Arts.

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    Paul, Rebecca K.

    1991-01-01

    Describes the production of a dramatic musical, Chimera: A Journey to Redoubtia, at Chapman Elementary School in Anchor Point, Alaska. Student participation in the project, and students' rewards from participation, are detailed. Benefits of the integration of dramatics into the language arts curriculum are listed. (BB)

  13. Infusing the Arts into Literacy and Math

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    Principal, 2012

    2012-01-01

    Schools that are integrating the arts into literacy, math, and other core subjects are dispelling the notion that there's an either-or choice in education--either you focus on literacy and math or you provide a well-rounded curriculum in the arts and other subjects. Crayola grant-recipient schools are demonstrating that you can do both--and end up…

  14. books & arts Sacred MatheMaticS

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    Loss, Daniel

    books & arts On our bookshelf Sacred MatheMaticS: JapaneSe teMple GeOMetry by FukaGawa hidet of mathematics is more like art. In this wonderful new book, Fukagawa Hidetoshi and Tony Rothman take us back and related artwork from the Edo period. Sacred Mathematics can thus be enjoyed as an art book. It

  15. A descriptive analysis of the impact of co-teaching on the Reading\\/Language Arts and Math achievement of selected middle school students in a Middle Tennessee school district

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    Barbara Michelle Maultsby-Springer

    2009-01-01

    This research examined the impact of collaborative teaching (co-teaching) on the Reading\\/Language Arts and Math achievement of Middle Tennessee students in grades 5-8, as measured by the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) Achievement test. Within the context of this study, the co-teaching model of instruction is defined as the special and general educator, referred to as co-teachers, sharing equitably the

  16. LANGUAGE ARTS IN THE KINDERGARTEN.

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    ALLISON, GERTRUDE; AND OTHERS

    GOALS OF THE LANGUAGE ARTS CURRICULUM FOR KINDERGARTEN CHILDREN ARE--(1) TO DEVELOP A MEANINGFUL VOCABULARY OF BASIC WORDS, (2) TO TEACH THE CHILD TO LISTEN, (3) TO ENCOURAGE APPRECIATION OF THE WRITTEN WORD, DRAMATIC EXPERIENCES, AND STORIES, POEMS, AND MUSIC, AND (4) TO ENCOURAGE GOOD SPEECH HABITS. THE UNIT AREAS OF THE LANGUAGE ARTS COURSE ARE…

  17. Language as a Liberal Art.

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    Stein, Jack M.

    Language, considered as a liberal art, is examined in the light of other philosophical viewpoints concerning the nature of language in relation to second language instruction in this paper. Critical of an earlier mechanistic audio-lingual learning theory, translation approaches to language learning, vocabulary list-oriented courses, graduate…

  18. Partners: Math, Science, Social Studies, Language Arts. Ideas for the Art Part of the Interrelated Curriculum of the Elementary Classroom Teacher.

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    Summers, Kathleen Richards

    This resource book for elementary school teachers is designed to supply art projects which can be used alone or to reinforce lessons in other academic subjects. The 25 projects have been created, researched, adapted, and used in the Department of Education of The High Museum of Art (Georgia) since 1968. Descriptions of each project provide: (1)…

  19. AY 2012-2013 Math Progression Chart /SOC/Progression Chart -Math LibArts.doc October, 2012

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    Olsen, Stephen L.

    AY 2012-2013 Math Progression Chart /SOC/Progression Chart - Math LibArts.doc October, 2012 Placement Scores for Liberal Arts MATH Pre-Algebra Score 0 - 15 = DOE (Dept. of Education) 16 - 29 = MATH 1ABCD 30 - 46 = MATH 22 47 - 59 = MATH 24 60 - 100 = MATH 26 Algebra Score 0 - 49 = MATH 26 50 - 55

  20. Roadmap: Mathematics -Bachelor of Arts [AS-BA-MATH

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    Sheridan, Scott

    Roadmap: Mathematics - Bachelor of Arts [AS-BA-MATH] College of Arts and Sciences Department General Elective (lower division) 3 Recommended: MATH 11010 or 11022 if not placed into MATH 12002 (semester 3) Semester Three: [14-16 Credit Hours] MATH 12002 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 5 Fulfills

  1. Arts & Humanities Languages, Linguistics, & Literature

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    Arts & Humanities Languages, Linguistics, & Literature Natural Sciences Social Sciences University Linguistics BA MA PhD Marine Biology BS Mathematics BA, BS MA PhD Microbiology BA, BS MS PhD Music BA, BMus MA History Historic Preservation Museum Studies College of Languages, Linguistics, & Literature Robert Bley

  2. Differentiating Instruction with Menus Grades 3-5: Language Arts

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    Westphal, Laurie E.

    2007-01-01

    "Differentiating Instruction With Menus Grades 3-5" offers teachers everything they need to create a student-centered learning environment based on choice. Addressing the four main subject areas (language arts, math, science, and social studies) and the major concepts taught within these areas, these books provide a number of different types of…

  3. When Opportunity Knocks: Integrating Language Arts and the Daily Calendar

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    Biddle, Melissa

    2007-01-01

    With daily classroom schedules jammed with many concepts and skills to cover, integrating subjects whenever possible offers some relief. Primary classrooms can use their daily calendar time to integrate language arts and math. This teaching approach includes the use of word walls, interactive writing, journaling, and other effective teaching…

  4. Math Instruction for English Language Learners

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    Kristina Robertson

    2009-01-01

    In this article, Kristina Robertson, details the difficulties that English Language Learners (ELLs) may have in mathematics. She explains the importance of teaching math vocabulary, providing background knowledge, and using technology. She provides teaching suggestions and links to helpful resources. A related resource by Brenda Krick-Morales, Reading and Understanding Written Math Problems, is cataloged separately and linked from this article.

  5. K-6: Language Arts Resources

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    Miss B

    2011-11-16

    These are a list of links and activities about language arts. K-2 RESOURCES Starfall ABC s Interactives (UEN) Listening Interactives (UEN) Reading Interactives (UEN) Words Interactives (UEN) Writing Interactives (UEN) Dolch Sight Vocabulary Student Interactives (ReadWriteThink) 3-6 RESOURCES Language Arts (UEN) Student Interactives (ReadWriteThink) TEACHER/PARENT RESOURCES ReadWriteThink iwrite ONLINE REFERENCE Pioneer Library- This site is all about online information and it DOESN'T have ads!! World Book is an encyclopedia but it also has a dictionary and an atlas. Almanac (Fact Monster) Atlas (Fact Monster) Dictionary (Fact Monster) Encyclopedia (Fact Monster) Thesaurus (Fact Monster) Visual Thesaurus ...

  6. ESL Language Arts Activities

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    Mrs.Mikesell

    2008-09-15

    This is a collection of activities to help ESL students strengthen language skills. Play this game to practice the alphabet. Reading Games Click on the watermelon picture to play ABCD Watermelon Play these games to practice abc order. ABC Order game Whackamole Play these games for reading practice. Click here then . . . Click on the first lion picture and play "Fuzzy Lion Ears" to practice the first sounds ...

  7. Integrating Reading and Language Arts.

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    French, Michael P., Ed.; Elford, Shirley J., Ed.

    1986-01-01

    Integrating reading and language arts at all levels is the focus of this journal issue. The articles and their authors are as follows: "Reading and Writing: Close Relatives or Distant Cousins" (Kathryn A. Koch); "The Reading-Writing Relationship: Myths and Realities" (Timothy Shanahan); "The Classroom Teacher as an Action Researcher: Beginning…

  8. Integrating Art and Language Arts through Children's Literature.

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    Englebaugh, Debi

    Connecting art and language arts, this guide offers creative lessons for more than 140 favorite children's books, most of which have been published within the last 10 years. The lessons help teachers inspire students in grades K-5 to create art projects related to a book's story. In the first part of the book, the author explains more than 50 art

  9. Marilyn Burns on the Language of Math

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    Instructor, 2006

    2006-01-01

    Math can sometimes seem like a strange language from foreign land--one communicated in symbols, numbers, and geometric figures. When teachers talk about mathematical concepts, even familiar, garden variety words such as "parallel," "power," "even," "odd," "multiply," "difference," "product," "positive," and "negative" take on brand-new meanings.…

  10. Supporting English Language Learners in Math Class, Grades K-2

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    Bresser, Rusty; Melanese, Kathy; Sphar, Christine

    2009-01-01

    More than 10 percent of the students in our nation's public schools are English language learners, and this number grows each year. Many of these students are falling behind in math. "Supporting English Language Learners in Math Class, Grades K-2" outlines the challenges ELL students face when learning math and provides a wealth of specific…

  11. Into the Curriculum: Reading/Language Arts: Cinderella, Cinderella, Cinderella! [and] Reading/Language Arts: Fanny vs. Cinderella [and] Science: Animals of the Ocean [and] Science and Social Studies: Weather or Climate? [and] Social Studies/Science/Language Arts/Mathematics: Rivers in America [and] Social Studies/Foreign Language: Bon Voyage!

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    Lee, Betsey; Bailey, Annette; Rechkemmer, Rhonda; Hedrick, Judy; Stavarz, Jamie M.

    1998-01-01

    Provides lesson plans for grades two and four to five reading/language arts, grade two science, grades three to five science/social studies, grade five language arts/math/science/social studies, and grades five to seven social studies/French. Lists resources and discusses library skills, subject objectives, instructional roles, activities,…

  12. A Math Intervention for Third Grade Latino English Language Learners at Risk for Math Disabilities

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    Orosco, Michael J.

    2014-01-01

    Word problems for English language learners (ELLs) at risk for math disabilities are challenging in terms of the constant need to develop precise math language and comprehension knowledge. As a result of this, ELLs may not only need math support but also reading and linguistic support. The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a…

  13. Reading, Language Arts & Literacy. [SITE 2001 Section].

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    Matthew, Kathy, Ed.

    This document contains the following papers on reading, language arts, and literacy from the SITE (Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education) 2001 conference: (1) "Improving the Teaching of Reading, Language Arts and Literacy through WebCT: A Work in Progress" (Linda Akanbi); (2) "A Survey of Computer Software Available in the Current…

  14. Child Development and the Language Arts.

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    Russell, David H., Ed.; And Others

    This monograph presents research findings on child development and points out implications for the language arts program, examining both the learner and the learning process. Chapters include "Introduction: The Child Study Movement and the Language Arts Curriculum," which traces the development of child study research and lists five influences on…

  15. Language Arts Resource Guide K-12.

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    Pitman, John C.

    One of a series designed to help districts refine and upgrade their current curricular offerings, this resource guide deals with the development of a unified K-12 language arts curriculum that combines the four major language arts components of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Following a brief foreword and list of acknowledgments, the…

  16. Using the Outdoors To Teach Language Arts.

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    Staley, Rebecca R.; Staley, Frederick A.

    A framework for using the outdoors as a vehicle for providing meaningful language arts experiences is presented in this guide geared toward intermediate students but adaptable for other ages. The introduction outlines goals of language arts instruction and notes that activities conducted outdoors contribute to these goals because they are…

  17. The Effects of Adult Literacy and Demographics on Eighth Grade Mathematics and Language Arts Literacy Scores

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    Powell, David V.

    2004-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of environmental conditions of adult literacy and demographics prevalent during infancy and early childhood on mathematics and language arts literacy scores on eighth grade achievement tests. This study collected published scores for eighth grade math and language literacy from public schools…

  18. The integration of science process skills in elementary science, math, and language arts: A case study of the effect upon student science achievement

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    Tice, Craig John

    This study investigated the student science achievement results related to the infusion of an elementary process science program into a rural/suburban school district which had already implemented a process curricula in language arts and mathematics. It ascertained trends in student science content and process skill achievement during the four years following the curricular innovation. The investigative method employed a comprehensive quantitative analysis of the New York State Elementary Science Program Evaluation Test administered to all fourth-grade students every academic year. Four consecutive classes were treated as a cohort samples with each exposed to increasingly more multidisciplinary process instruction. A test for determining a school ability was administered to each cohort sample as a means to establish that each cohort sample was similar to each other with respect to school ability. This was essential as it had been previously determined that school ability was the greatest predictor of student attainment of the science process skills. Targeting a series of five research questions, this study demonstrated that there were significant increases in student science achievement scores from the onset to the conclusion of the study. Some evidence is presented to suggest that females were among those showing the greatest gains. In particular, the achievement scores of the content, inquiry skill and manipulative skill sub-tests over the course of the study demonstrated significant changes when student attainment of science mastery was examined. Utilizing the test to differentiate between student ability levels, it was also shown that students of low and moderate school ability significantly increased their performance on the manipulative skill portion of the test as compared to some higher ability students who demonstrated significant improvements in science content achievement. Additionally, this study determined that the students who were exposed to a process mathematics approach as opposed to a traditional mathematics program also collectively demonstrated improved performance in all sub-test areas. Finally, a series of multiple regression models confirmed much of the aforementioned matched-pair analyses by suggesting that the improved scores were best predicted by the school ability measures and the number of years the student was enrolled in the program.

  19. Dale Chihuly: An Inspiration in Art, Science, and Math!

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    Hubbert, Beth

    2009-01-01

    Connecting students to the arts in a concrete way can be an effective teaching tool. In this article, the author describes how Dale Chihuly's "Hart Window," which features hand-blown glass disks affixed to the framework of the window, can be an inspiration for interdisciplinary connections in art, science and math. (Contains 4 online resources.)

  20. The Arts, Language and the Schools.

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    Boyer, Ernest L.; Eisner, Elliot W.

    1987-01-01

    The human species excel in the exquisite use of symbols. The sending and receiving of sophisticated messages sets humans apart from all other creatures on planet earth. The arts are one of mankind's most visual and most essential forms of language; and if children are not educated in the symbol system called the arts, they will lose not only their…

  1. Teaching Language Arts in Second Life

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    Chen, Li-Ling

    2011-01-01

    Educators have been paying attention to the teaching potential of the 3D virtual world browsing program Second Life, and they have been using the tool to teach subjects such as arts and mathematics in the past few years. In this article, the author focuses on how to teach language arts in Second Life. Advantages and disadvantages of two Second…

  2. Curriculum Laboratory Language Arts Teaching Materials

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    Morris, Joy

    1 Curriculum Laboratory Language Arts Teaching Materials For further assistance using any LangArt Alta. Gr.7-12) Learning and Teaching Resources (Found Online under Program of Study Tab-1 and 10-2) Crossroads (10-1, 10-2) (Gage) 810.8 Cro Gr.10 Departures: Reflections in Poetry (10-2) (Nels

  3. Math = male, me = female, therefore math ? me

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    Brian A. Nosek; Mahzarin R. Banaji; Anthony G. Greenwald

    2002-01-01

    College students, especially women, demonstrated negativity toward math and science relative to arts and language on implicit measures. Group membership (being female), group identity (self female), and gender stereotypes (math male) were related to attitudes and identification with mathematics. Stronger implicit math male stereotypes corresponded with more negative implicit and explicit math attitudes for women but more positive attitudes for

  4. The Animals Around Us. Language Arts Theme Units: Cross-Curricular Activities for Primary Grades.

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    McAllister, Elizabeth A.; Hildebrand, Joan M.; Ericson, Joann H.

    This book is part of a series of books presenting ready-to-use instructional units on themes typically taught in the primary grades. The topics focus on science, math, social studies or literature, but use language arts skills consistently in each unit. Each book in the series also uses as many frames of mind or intelligences as possible. Within a…

  5. How People Live. Language Arts Theme Units: Cross-Curricular Activities for Primary Grades.

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    McAllister, Elizabeth A.; Hildebrand, Joan M.; Ericson, Joann H.

    This book is part of a series of books presenting ready-to-use instructional units on themes typically taught in the primary grades. The topics focus on science, math, social studies or literature, but use language arts skills consistently in each unit. Each book in the series also uses as many frames of mind or intelligences as possible. Within a…

  6. Critical Thinking Skills in Secondary Language Arts.

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    Brevard County School District, Rockledge, FL.

    Acknowledging that reasoning ability has been identified by the College Board as one of the six basic academic competencies, this guide is intended to help secondary school language arts teachers integrate critical thinking skills into their curriculum. The guide is divided into the following sections: (1) test-taking skills (summary of college…

  7. Whole-Class Inquiry: Language Arts

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    Kajder, Sara

    2005-01-01

    The language arts classroom is largely about leading students to become literate in their own voices and to see writing as a tool for thinking. I come to know my students through their writing and through class discussions about the texts we read and the texts we write. The challenge of good writing instruction is leading students to view their…

  8. Language Arts: The Literature of Ecology.

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    Douglass, Gloria; Annunziata, Joyce

    The course guide for a language arts unit within the Dade County Florida Quinmester Program lists performance objectives for the unit designed to give students a clearer understanding of the ecological problems that confront mankind. The viewpoint taken is that of the layman, not the scientist. Selections from state-adopted and other books are…

  9. Language Arts Guide, Grades Kindergarten-9.

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    Sycamore Community Schools, Cincinnati, OH.

    This curriculum guide provides a systematic sequence of experiences in the language arts for students in kindergarten trhough the ninth grade. The guide is organized in two main sections: (1) A Continuum of Skills, with divisions on decoding, critical skills in factual material and literature, handwriting, spelling, and grammar; and (2) Child…

  10. Practicing Language Arts Skills Using Drama.

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    Beutler, Suzanne A.

    This paper attempts to show a one-to-one relationship between the various activities involved in dramatic interpretation and specific language arts skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. The skills listed in this model reflect both the cognitive and the affective domains and include concentration, perception, factual recall,…

  11. Language of physics, language of math: Disciplinary culture and dynamic epistemology

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    Redish, Edward F

    2014-01-01

    Mathematics is a critical part of much scientific research. Physics in particular weaves math extensively into its instruction beginning in high school. Despite much research on the learning of both physics and math, the problem of how to effectively include math in physics in a way that reaches most students remains unsolved. In this paper, we suggest that a fundamental issue has received insufficient exploration: the fact that in science, we don't just use math, we make meaning with it in a different way than mathematicians do. In this reflective essay, we explore math as a language and consider the language of math in physics through the lens of cognitive linguistics. We begin by offering a number of examples that show how the use of math in physics differs from the use of math as typically found in math classes. We then explore basic concepts in cognitive semantics to show how humans make meaning with language in general. The critical elements are the roles of embodied cognition and interpretation in cont...

  12. Language of Physics, Language of Math: Disciplinary Culture and Dynamic Epistemology

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    Redish, Edward F.; Kuo, Eric

    2015-03-01

    Mathematics is a critical part of much scientific research. Physics in particular weaves math extensively into its instruction beginning in high school. Despite much research on the learning of both physics and math, the problem of how to effectively include math in physics in a way that reaches most students remains unsolved. In this paper, we suggest that a fundamental issue has received insufficient exploration: the fact that in science, we don't just use math, we make meaning with it in a different way than mathematicians do. In this reflective essay, we explore math as a language and consider the language of math in physics through the lens of cognitive linguistics. We begin by offering a number of examples that show how the use of math in physics differs from the use of math as typically found in math classes. We then explore basic concepts in cognitive semantics to show how humans make meaning with language in general. The critical elements are the roles of embodied cognition and interpretation in context. Then, we show how a theoretical framework commonly used in physics education research, resources, is coherent with and extends the ideas of cognitive semantics by connecting embodiment to phenomenological primitives and contextual interpretation to the dynamics of meaning-making with conceptual resources, epistemological resources, and affect. We present these ideas with illustrative case studies of students working on physics problems with math and demonstrate the dynamical nature of student reasoning with math in physics. We conclude with some thoughts about the implications for instruction.

  13. Supporting English Language Learners in Math Class, Grades 6-8

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    Melanese, Kathy; Chung, Luz; Forbes, Cheryl

    2011-01-01

    This new addition to Math Solutions "Supporting English Language Learners in Math Class series" offers a wealth of lessons and strategies for modifying grades 6-8 instruction. Section I presents an overview of teaching math to English learners: the research, the challenges, the linguistic demands of a math lesson, and specific strategies and…

  14. Rocking Your Writing Program: Integration of Visual Art, Language Arts, & Science

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    Poldberg, Monique M.,; Trainin, Guy; Andrzejczak, Nancy

    2013-01-01

    This paper explores the integration of art, literacy and science in a second grade classroom, showing how an integrative approach has a positive and lasting influence on student achievement in art, literacy, and science. Ways in which art, science, language arts, and cognition intersect are reviewed. Sample artifacts are presented along with their…

  15. Literacy through "Language Arts": Teaching and Learning in Context.

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    Murphy, Sharon, Ed.; Dudley-Marling, Curt, Ed.

    This book gathers 25 essays and 80 shorter excerpts from the past 25 years of the K-8 journal "Language Arts." Essays in the book begin with (1) "Introduction" (Sharon Murphy and Curt Dudley-Marling). Under Section I--Opening Contexts for Thinking about Teaching the Language Arts--are the following essays: (2) "How Children Learn or How Teachers…

  16. Teaching Elementary Language Arts: A Balanced Approach. Sixth Edition.

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    Rubin, Dorothy

    Emphasizing both the blend of theory and practice and especially the interrelatedness of the language arts, this book presents a practical approach to help teachers effectively implement a dynamic language arts program. New to this sixth edition: each chapter begins with objectives and is followed by a scenario that sets the stage for what is…

  17. Communication in Action: Teaching the Language Arts. Fifth Edition.

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    Hennings, Dorothy Grant

    By adopting a child-centered approach, this book provides a knowledge base and ideas for prospective language arts or combined language arts and reading teachers to engage children in actively thinking and communicating in the classroom. New in the fifth edition of this book are: thematic units that provide models for constructing lessons using…

  18. California Reading Language Arts Technology Institute Action Research Project.

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    Virgen-Heim, Veronica; Erlanger, Wendy; Crowe, Judith

    This paper describes the Reading Language Arts Technology Institute at California Lutheran University (CLU), a two-unit continuing education course to develop teacher content area knowledge in ways that effectively utilize technology in K-12 reading instruction. Goals included: to enhance the teaching of reading and language arts; to better…

  19. Using the Newspaper To Teach Secondary Language Arts.

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    Guenther, John E.; Bushman, John H.

    This handbook provides the secondary language arts teacher with a series of meaningful activity options which use the newspaper as the learning resource. The handbook discusses the purposes of language arts education, the advantages of using the newspaper as a resource, and the relationship between the two. Taken from numerous books, kits, guides,…

  20. Integrated Language Arts: A Study of the Achievement of Sixth Grade Students in an Integrated Language Arts Program.

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    Argo, Donna K. Sherrill

    A study investigated the achievement of sixth-grade students in an integrated language arts curriculum. Subjects, 228 students in two schools in Southwestern Kansas, were divided into a treatment group of 128 students (who were taught using an integrated approach to language arts instruction) and a control group of 100 students (who were taught…

  1. Even Math Requires Learning Academic Language

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    Barrow, Melissa A.

    2014-01-01

    ELLs need to practice using the language in their speech. Teachers can ask students to restate the definition in their own words and provide opportunities for students to use academic vocabulary in discussions. Chunking (instead of teaching inch in isolation, also teach foot, centimeter, and yard) helps students develop their schema and mentally…

  2. Math / FSU-Teach Department of Mathematics College of Arts and Sciences Florida State University

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    Bowers, Philip L.

    Math / FSU-Teach Department of Mathematics College of Arts and Sciences Florida State University mathematics. For those interested in teaching mathematics, FSU-Teach is an innovative approach to teacher and the knowledge, skill, and experience needed to be an effective science or math teacher. The program will pay

  3. Master of Arts in Education Math Program Report

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    Gering, Jon C.

    Content Coursework Credit Hours Content Coursework Credit Hours Calculus and Analytical Geometry 8 MATH 263: Analytic Geometry and Calculus II (5); MATH 264: Analytic Geometry and Calculus III (3) 8 Algebraic Structures 3 MATH 451: Algebraic Structures I (3) 3 Geometry 3 MATH 363: College Geometry (3) 3

  4. Cultivating Common Ground: Integrating Standards-Based Visual Arts, Math and Literacy in High-Poverty Urban Classrooms

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    Cunnington, Marisol; Kantrowitz, Andrea; Harnett, Susanne; Hill-Ries, Aline

    2014-01-01

    The "Framing Student Success: Connecting Rigorous Visual Arts, Math and Literacy Learning" experimental demonstration project was designed to develop and test an instructional program integrating high-quality, standards-based instruction in the visual arts, math, and literacy. Developed and implemented by arts-in-education organization…

  5. Commercial Language, Business Economics, and the Liberal Arts Curriculum.

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    Sell, John W.; And Others

    A program at the College of Wooster (Ohio) in commercial language and international business is described. The program was undertaken with private funds and within the context of a traditional liberal arts college. It has three main curricular goals: (1) additional training of language instructors for language courses that would include the…

  6. College of Arts and Sciences CHI Chinese Culture and Language

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    MacAdam, Keith

    College of Arts and Sciences CHI Chinese Culture and Language KEY: # = new course * = course CHINESE I. (4) A course in first semester Chinese language. CHI 102 BEGINNING CHINESE II. (4) A course in second semester Chinese language. Prereq: CHI 101 or equivalent. CHI 201 INTERMEDIATE CHINESE I. (4

  7. The Effects of Dynamic Strategic Math on English Language Learners' Word Problem Solving

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    Orosco, Michael J.; Swanson, H. Lee; O'Connor, Rollanda; Lussier, Cathy

    2013-01-01

    English language learners (ELLs) struggle with solving word problems for a number of reasons beyond math procedures or calculation challenges. As a result, ELLs may not only need math support but also reading and linguistic support. The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a math comprehension strategy called Dynamic Strategic…

  8. OKLAHOMA NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH LANGUAGE FAIR Poster Art on the Language Theme

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    OKLAHOMA NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH LANGUAGE FAIR Poster Art on the Language Theme Category Description artwork that may include Native American language. When creating your posters or instructing your students, and therefore will not be judged. · Words in the artwork must be in a Native American Language. Words

  9. Reflective Practices Among Language Arts Teachers: The Use of Weblogs

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    Beverly B. Ray; Gail A. Coulter

    2008-01-01

    Reflection is considered an important aspect of teacher practice. Researchers examined 21 teacher-created language arts blogs to determine whether randomly selected entries within the blogs demonstrated reflection on professional practice. In addition, entries were examined to determine the depth of reflective practice. The amount and depth of reflective practice was measured by a researcher-created rubric. Results indicated that all language

  10. Painting in Tongues: Faith-Based Languages of Formalist Art

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    Moore, Kevin Z.

    2007-01-01

    Cephalopods have a visual language that may be considered artful; they flash color-forms on their hides to communicate intents and emotions. Formalist inspired artists and their critic-expositors describe abstract pattern-painting as though it were a visual language equal to that of the cephalopod. In this article, the author argues that although…

  11. [Bilingual-Bicultural Curriculum for Language Arts: Grade 5.

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    Beauchamp, Laura; Butler, David L.

    Designed to assist bilingual teachers in providing a coordinated program of studies for students in the Connecticut Migratory Children's Program and others whose native language is Spanish, this language arts curriculum guide for fifth grade is one of a series for pre-school through fifth grade. The overall focus is on Puerto Rican history and…

  12. Exploring and Teaching the English Language Arts. Fourth Edition.

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    Tchudi, Stephen; Mitchell, Diane

    Presenting a consistent, integrated approach to the English/language arts, this book describes integrated, research-based principles for the teaching and learning of language, accompanied by numerous examples drawn from either the author's own experiences in the schools or from the professional literature. New and expanded features in this fourth…

  13. Language, Reading, and Math Learning Profiles in an Epidemiological Sample of School Age Children

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    Archibald, Lisa M. D.; Oram Cardy, Janis; Joanisse, Marc F.; Ansari, Daniel

    2013-01-01

    Dyscalculia, dyslexia, and specific language impairment (SLI) are relatively specific developmental learning disabilities in math, reading, and oral language, respectively, that occur in the context of average intellectual capacity and adequate environmental opportunities. Past research has been dominated by studies focused on single impairments despite the widespread recognition that overlapping and comorbid deficits are common. The present study took an epidemiological approach to study the learning profiles of a large school age sample in language, reading, and math. Both general learning profiles reflecting good or poor performance across measures and specific learning profiles involving either weak language, weak reading, weak math, or weak math and reading were observed. These latter four profiles characterized 70% of children with some evidence of a learning disability. Low scores in phonological short-term memory characterized clusters with a language-based weakness whereas low or variable phonological awareness was associated with the reading (but not language-based) weaknesses. The low math only group did not show these phonological deficits. These findings may suggest different etiologies for language-based deficits in language, reading, and math, reading-related impairments in reading and math, and isolated math disabilities. PMID:24155959

  14. Word Problem Strategy for Latino English Language Learners at Risk for Math Disabilities

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    Orosco, Michael J.

    2014-01-01

    "English Language Learners" (ELLs) at risk for "math disabilities" (MD) are challenged in solving word problems for numerous reasons such as (a) learning English as a second language, (b) limited experience using math vocabulary, and (c) lack of strategies to improve word-problem-solving skills. As a result of these…

  15. Integrated Visual Arts and Language Arts: Perceptions of Students and Teachers in a Middle School Classroom

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    Cornelius, Angela Merced

    2012-10-19

    The overarching problems to which this study responds are the inadequacies of a traditional language arts curriculum for underserved middle school students and the ways such curricula fall short in providing these students viable means to succeed...

  16. New Standards Draft Offers More Details: Disagreements over Language Arts Lead to Beefed-Up Expectations for "College and Career Readiness"

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    Cavanagh, Sean

    2009-01-01

    The latest draft of proposed common academic standards offers more-detailed expectations of what students should know and be able to do by the end of high school in math and language arts, but also notes that some decisions about curricula should be left to individual states and schools. The new version, released for public comment last week, is…

  17. Visual Arts and the Mandarin Chinese Language.

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    Wang, John B.

    1985-01-01

    The ways in which the Chinese have used the homophonic nature of their language to express abstractions in concrete terms, especially to express daily wishes, are described. In Chinese, a value is assigned to an object because the pronunciation of the word for the object brings that implied value to the mind of the listener; for instance, vase in…

  18. LAS Language Arts Supplement, Spanish. Revised Edition.

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    DeAvila, Edward A.; Duncan, Sharon E.

    Like its English counterpart, this is a collection of over 100 games and activities whose intent is to increase oral proficiency without requiring reading skills. The collection grew out of the desire to provide remedies for specific linguistic weaknesses in Spanish as identified by the Language Assessment Scales. Because tongue twisters, riddles,…

  19. LAS Language Arts Supplement, English. Revised Edition.

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    DeAvila, Edward A.; Duncan, Sharon E.

    This collection of over 100 games and activities is intended to increase oral proficiency among Spanish-speaking children without requiring reading skills. The collection grew out of the desire to provide remedies for specific linguistic weaknesses in English as identified by the Language Assessment Scales (LAS). Because tongue twisters, riddles…

  20. School Science and the Language Arts

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    Ediger, Marlow

    2014-01-01

    An integrated science curriculum assists pupils to retain learnings better than to separate academic disciplines. Too frequently, science teachers teach each academic discipline as separate entities. However, there is much correlating of science with language, for example which might well be implemented in teaching and learning situations. Thus,…

  1. Language Arts: Traveling the World in Words.

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    Meyer, Margaret

    1980-01-01

    Described is an activity center for independent study designed to create in students an awareness of the colorful background of the English language while increasing their vocabularies and enhancing their knowledge of other countries. Activities focus on six countries: Italy, France, Ireland, Holland, Spain, and England. (Author/KC)

  2. Reading, Language Arts and Literacy. [SITE 2002 Section].

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    Matthew, Kathy, Ed.

    This document contains the following papers on reading, language arts, and literacy from the SITE (Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education) 2002 conference: "PT3 Facilitates Technology Use in Preservice Teacher Reading Courses" (Dana Arrowood and Michele Maldonado); "PT3 Technology Enhanced Lesson Plans for the Elementary School"…

  3. Project Success Enrichment: Language Arts Manual. Literary Analysis Unit.

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    1996

    This manual focuses on literary analysis and is intended for use by teachers using the Project Success Enrichment (PSE) program to teach language arts to gifted and typical elementary school students. The literary analysis unit provides teachers with lessons keyed to a number of the Newbery Award winners from 1934-1995, along with a literary…

  4. Facilitating Digital Video Production in the Language Arts Curriculum

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    McKenney, Susan; Voogt, Joke

    2011-01-01

    Two studies were conducted to facilitate the development of feasible support for the process of integrating digital video making activities in the primary school language arts curriculum. The first study explored which teaching supports would be necessary to enable primary school children to create digital video as a means of fostering…

  5. Trends & Issues in Elementary Language Arts, 2000 Edition.

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    Graham, Bonny, Ed.

    This publication contains journal essays and book chapters (from publications of the National Council of Teachers of English) which address trends and issues in elementary language arts education. The following articles appear in the publication's first section, "Writing and a Move to New Literacies": (1) "Sacred Cows: Questioning Assumptions in…

  6. Eliot's "Cats" and a CATalog of Language Arts Activities.

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    Stoeberl, Susan M.

    Inspired by the Broadway musical "Cats" and by T. S. Eliot's collection of poems, "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats," this language arts teaching unit for seventh grade includes a variety of activities using the poems and musical as focal points. Activity types include the following: (1) reading, listening, and singing activities in which…

  7. Indiana's Academic Standards: 12th Grade English/Language Arts.

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    Indiana State Dept. of Education, Indianapolis.

    This booklet of academic standards spells out what students should know and be able to do in Grade 12 English/Language Arts. The booklet gives examples to help students understand what is required to meet the standards and provides parents with a list of 10 things they can do to help their child get a good education. It outlines the following…

  8. Indiana's Academic Standards: 9th Grade English/Language Arts.

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    Indiana State Dept. of Education, Indianapolis.

    This booklet of academic standards spells out what students should be able to do in Grade 9 English/Language Arts. The booklet gives examples to help students understand what is required to meet the standards and comes accompanied with a list of 10 things parents can do to help their child get a good education. It outlines the following seven…

  9. Indiana's Academic Standards: 10th Grade English/Language Arts.

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    Indiana State Dept. of Education, Indianapolis.

    This booklet of academic standards spells out what students should know and be able to do in Grade 10 English/Language Arts. The booklet gives examples to help students understand what is required to meet the standards and provides a list of 10 things parents can do to help their child get a good education. It outlines the following seven…

  10. Indiana's Academic Standards: 11th Grade English/Language Arts.

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    Indiana State Dept. of Education, Indianapolis.

    This booklet of academic standards spells out what students should know and be able to do in Grade 11 English/Language Arts. The booklet gives examples to help students understand what is required to meet the standards and provides a list of 10 things parents can do to help their child get a good education. It outlines the following seven…

  11. The Lively Arts of Language in the Elementary Schools.

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    Iverson, William J.

    Ways in which schools can develop the lively arts of language--listening, speaking, reading, and writing--through furnishing a learning ecology, is the focus of this paper. The establishment of a learning ecology is described as being based on the primacy of talk. In this context, teachers must personify the ways in which talk joins people. The…

  12. Educable Mentally Handicapped (EMH): Language Arts--Level IV.

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    Canfield, Susan; And Others

    The curriculum guide sets forth skills and learning activities in ungraded intermediate reading I for educable mentally handicapped students in junior and senior high school. Facilitating activities, suggested materials, and behavioral objectives are listed for 14 language arts skills: recognizing and reading words ending in silent 'e;'…

  13. Language Arts. Supplemental Exercises. Courses 201-204.

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    Barnes, Martha; And Others

    This book of supplemental exercises is one of a series of books designed to provide educational materials for students in addition to the instructional texts in the Adult Learning Skills Program. Exercises in this basic level book are for the language arts subject area. Course numbers and exercise topics are: 201 (sight words, long vowels, hard…

  14. EMH: Reading and Language Arts--Level V.

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    Canfield, Susan, Ed.; And Others

    The curriculum guide in language arts covers reading instruction activities for educable mentally handicapped secondary school students. Behavioral objectives are set forth, and activities and suggested materials are described for 18 skills: recognizing sight words; arranging words in alphabetical order; using guide words in the dictionary; using…

  15. Integrating the Language Arts and Mathematics in Teacher Education

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    Pamela Schram; Cheryl Rosaen

    1996-01-01

    Calls for reform in the teaching of mathematics emphasize the central role discourse plays in helping all students develop mathematical power. Similiar ideas about reform in English language arts include using reading, writing, speaking, and listening in a variety of contexts and as functional tools in contextualized and authentic learning tasks. Teacher educators need to support prospective teachers in learning

  16. Picturing German: Teaching Language and Literature through Visual Art

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    Knapp, Thyra E.

    2012-01-01

    This article examines the importance of visual culture with regard to its pedagogical applications in the German language classroom. I begin by outlining the benefits and concerns associated with making visual art a part of the curriculum. Next, practical ideas are presented for using paintings in beginning, intermediate, and advanced courses.…

  17. Instructional Software for Exceptional Students: Language Arts. Secondary Education.

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    Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Education for Exceptional Students.

    This comprehensive collection of information about software programs is intended to help secondary language arts teachers choose software to supplement their instruction of mildly handicapped students. The first section is a correlations matrix, which lists all software programs abstracted, indicates computer compatibility, and correlates each…

  18. Karen Smith: Language Arts Educator of the Year

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    Hudelson, Sarah

    2009-01-01

    This article honors Karen Smith, who has been given NCTE's Outstanding Educator in the English Language Arts award for 2009. Through the voices of many colleagues and former students, the article celebrates Karen as a teacher, learner, mentor, collaborator, scholar, storyteller, and visionary thinker and doer.

  19. 101 Environmental Education Activities. Booklet 2--Language Art Activities.

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    Whitney, Helen, Comp.

    This booklet containing 20 language arts activities is the second in the series "101 Environmental Education Activities" produced by the Upper Mississippi River ECO-Center. The description of each activity contains learning objectives, directions, and suggested student evaluation standards. Elementary and intermediate level students expand their…

  20. Integrated English Language Arts Curriculum, Grades K-12.

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    Chatel, Regina G.

    Based on the philosophy that a high school graduate is a young person who has become a fluent communicator and reflective thinker whose knowledge and skills meet the high standards necessary to interact in a rapidly changing world, this language arts curriculum is designed to foster the development of literacy abilities by providing experiences in…

  1. A Survey of Language Arts Mini-Courses.

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    Bushman, John H.; Guenther, John E.

    1980-01-01

    Presents data from a survey of the course offerings of 265 midwestern high schools that tend to support the belief that language arts minicourse programs still exist in spite of a trend toward a more traditional curriculum. Listed first in the data is the finding that every high school offered at least one minicourse in composition. (AEA)

  2. Language Arts Lingo: Glossaries and Flashcards for 200+ Terms.

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    Blount, R. Howard, Jr.

    Intended for teachers of grades 4-8, this book provides tools and resources to help students fall in love with literature. The book contains reproducible glossaries containing over 200 literary, genre, book content, and book construction terms, along with removable flashcards, to make reviewing language arts essentials easy, enjoyable, and fun.…

  3. Interview with a Wild Animal: Integrating Science and Language Arts.

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    Scarnati, James T.

    1994-01-01

    Using a unit on earthworms, this article shows how science and language arts can be successfully integrated in a middle school classroom through hands-on observation, interviewing, and writing exercises. The integration process engages students, uses class time more efficiently, encourages dialog, and improves outcomes and appreciation of the…

  4. A Matched-Pairs Study of Interactive Computer Laboratory Activities in a Liberal Arts Math Course

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    Butler, Frederick; Butler, Melanie

    2011-01-01

    This paper details the culmination of a large, multi-year study on the effects of an interactive computer laboratory component in a large liberal arts math course at a state university. After several semesters of piloting these laboratory activities in the course, one of two sections, taught by the same senior instructor, was randomly selected to…

  5. E. F. Redish 1 DTS Proposal Learning the Language of Science: Advanced Math for Concrete Thinkers

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    E. F. Redish 1 DTS Proposal Learning the Language of Science: Advanced Math for Concrete Thinkers, differential equations, and Fourier transforms, many concrete thinkers find these topics to be insurmount- able to teach abstract math to concrete thinkers could have a broad impact beyond physics. Many fields

  6. ESL Students in the English/Language Arts Classroom. An Annotated Bibliography for the Regular English/Language Arts Teachers.

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    Soter, Anna O.; Yodzis, Linda

    This bibliography lists 43 citations of articles, reports, books, and chapters of interest to English and language arts teachers who teach both native and non-native speakers of English. The works cited include information on writing instruction, peer tutoring, student labeling and tracking, instructional materials, mismatch between home and…

  7. Combining Graphic Arts, Hollywood and the Internet to Improve Distance Learning in Science and Math

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    Tso-Varela, S.; Friedberg, R.; Lipnick, D.

    We on the Navajo Reservation face the daunting problem of trying to educate a widely scattered student population over a landmass (25,000+ sq. miles) larger than all the New England states combined. Compounding this problem is the fact that English is a second language for many students and that many of our students lack basic foundation skills. One of the obvious answers is Distance Learning Programs. But, in the past Distance Learning Programs have been notably ineffective on the Navajo Reservation. An experimental Internet Astronomy that we taught last summer showed conclusively that we must specifically tailor our Distance Learning courses to a Navajo audience. As with many college level science courses, our experimental course was English intensive and there lies the crux of the problem. With the help of our colleague institutions, Los Alamos National Laboratory, University of California at Berkeley, University of New Mexico, Kennesaw State University, and New Mexico Highlands University, we undertook to replace 90% of the traditional verbiage with art, an idiom much accepted on the Navajo Reservation. We used the Walt Disney Studios as a model. Specifically, we studied the Pvt. Snafu cartoons used by the War Department in World War II. We tried to emulate their style and techniques. We developed our own cartoon characters, Astroboy, Professor Tso and Roxanne. We combined high quality graphic art, animation, cartooning, Navajo cultural elements, Internet hyperlinks and voiceovers to tell the story of Astronomy 101 Lab. In addition we have added remedial math resources and other helpful resources to our web site. We plan to test initial efforts in an experimental Internet course this summer.

  8. The Gorilla Did It!: Integration of Art Therapy and Language Arts in the Public Schools.

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    Dunn-Snow, Peggy

    1997-01-01

    Responds to a study that found that group art therapy, bibliotherapy, and whole language instruction provide a good match for interdisciplinary learning for special needs students. Reviews and analyzes published literature in these areas, as well as in interdisciplinary instruction. Looks at program procedures and strengths and weaknesses. (RJM)

  9. Asking or Telling: An Art-bBased Language Arts Lesson.

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    Stephens, Pamela Geiger; Paschall, Beth Lawrence

    2000-01-01

    Describes an interdisciplinary activity combining visual and language arts. First grade students explore the meaning of "Starry Crown" by John Biggers through the use of student-generated interrogative and demonstrative sentences. Lists the materials needed and provides information about John Biggers and the "Starry Crown." (CMK)

  10. Investigating the Influence of the Open Court Language Arts Curriculum on Standardized Test Scores

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    Eastman, Denise Nicole

    2012-01-01

    Language Arts is one of the most important subjects for students to learn. Encompassing reading, writing, and comprehension, skills learned through Language Arts instruction influence student ability to reach levels of academic achievement in all subjects. Additionally, Language Arts skills reach far past the classroom and into the workplace. In…

  11. Literature circles book club for science and language arts

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    Bombard, Britain

    Students from an urban middle school participated in a Science Book Club for one semester using the literature circles format. These students voluntarily attended twice weekly lunch meetings, reading books that followed their Grade 7 science classes. Groups of three to six participants read the same text, each performing rotating jobs to improve group discussions during meetings. When a group completed a book, participants created a presentation to share what they learned with the other groups in the club and the researcher/teacher. This research measured gains in science content knowledge and language arts skills focusing on reading comprehension, and literary response and analysis. Gains were measured using pre-existing district benchmarks. An ANCOVA showed that while no gains were found in science content knowledge, there were gains in language arts in the areas of reading comprehension and literary response and analysis.

  12. Language and Math Requirements for Academic Majors These majors require two years (six courses) of college-level study in a second

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    Language and Math Requirements for Academic Majors Key Language These majors require two years (six academic credit. Math These majors require a minimum of one college-level math course and many of them require up to one year of college-level math or the equivalent. Either These majors allow you to choose

  13. Charcoal Clouds and Weather Writing: Inviting Science to a Middle School Language Arts Classroom.

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    Franks, Leslie

    2001-01-01

    Brings science and art into the language arts classroom as a means of exploring cross-curricular connections without losing sight of the priority of writing. Notes that keeping a pseudo science journal in language arts as well as painting and drawing helped students learn more and see more about themselves as learners, both in science and in…

  14. The Influence of Classroom Drama on English Learners' Academic Language Use during English Language Arts Lessons

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    Anderson, Alida; Loughlin, Sandra M.

    2014-01-01

    Teacher and student academic discourse was examined in an urban arts-integrated school to better understand facilitation of students' English language learning. Participants' discourse was compared across English language arts (ELA) lessons with and without classroom drama in a third-grade classroom of English learning (EL) students (N =…

  15. Using Art to Enhance the Learning of Math and Science: Developing an Educational Art-Science Kit about Fractal Patterns in Nature

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    Rao, Deepa

    This study documents the development of an educational art-science kit about natural fractals, whose aim is to unite artistic and scientific inquiry in the informal learning of science and math. Throughout this research, I argue that having an arts-integrated approach can enhance the learner of science and math concepts. A guiding metaphor in this thesis is the Enlightenment-era cabinet of curiosities that represents a time when art and science were unified in the process of inquiry about the natural world. Over time, increased specialization in the practice of arts and science led to a growing divergence between the disciplines in the educational system. Recently, initiatives like STEAM are underway at the national level to integrate "Arts and Design" into the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) formal education agenda. Learning artifacts like science kits present an opportunity to unite artistic and scientific inquiry in informal settings. Although science kits have been introduced to promote informal learning, presently, many science kits have a gap in their design, whereby the activities consist of recipe-like instructions that do not encourage further inquiry-based learning. In the spirit of the cabinet of curiosities, this study seeks to unify visual arts and science in the process of inquiry. Drawing from educational theories of Dewey, Piaget, and Papert, I developed a novel, prototype "art-science kit" that promotes experiential, hands-on, and active learning, and encourages inquiry, exploration, creativity, and reflection through a series of art-based activities to help users learn science and math concepts. In this study, I provide an overview of the design and development process of the arts-based educational activities. Furthermore, I present the results of a pilot usability study (n=10) conducted to receive user feedback on the designed materials for use in improving future iterations of the art-science fractal kit. The fractal kit booklet that I designed can be found in the supplemental materials to this thesis.

  16. BA in VISUAL ARTS: Photography Emphasis (488044) Map Sheet Department of Visual Arts

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    Olsen Jr., Dan R.

    BA in VISUAL ARTS: Photography Emphasis (488044) Map Sheet Department of Visual Arts For students of Learning (Math or Language) Arts, Letters, and Sciences Civilization 1 and 2 Arts Letters Scientific-Dimensional Design 3.0 I I VAPho 116 Intro to Photography & Digital WF 3.0 I I Obtain acceptance into the photography

  17. Roadmap: American Sign Language -Bachelor of Arts [AS-BA-ASL

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    Sheridan, Scott

    Roadmap: American Sign Language - Bachelor of Arts [AS-BA-ASL] College of Arts and Sciences Major GPA Important Notes Semester One: [14 Credit Hours] ASL 19201 Elementary American Sign Language I] ASL 19202 Elementary American Sign Language II 4 See note 1 on page 2; fulfills College General

  18. Supporting the Language Development of Limited English Proficient Students through Arts Integration in the Primary Grades

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    Liane Brouillette

    2012-01-01

    This article looks at how arts integration can boost the language development of limited English proficient students in kindergarten through second grade. I first review existing research on how young children learn and describe the special challenges faced by children who must learn in an unfamiliar language. I then identify arts-based mechanisms that boost the language development of limited English

  19. Bilingual Language Arts Survival Training: Project BLAST, 1987-88. OREA Evaluation Report.

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    Berney, Tomi D.; Alvarez, Rosalyn

    Project Bilingual Language Arts Survival Training (BLAST) served 254 Spanish-speaking 9th- through 12th-graders at Walton High School in the Bronx in its fifth year of funding. The program's aim was to supplement the school's bilingual program by providing instruction in English as a Second Language (ESL), native language arts (NLA) and culture,…

  20. Teaching Children How to Use Language to Solve Maths Problems

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    Neil Mercer; Claire Sams

    2006-01-01

    It is often claimed that working and talking with partners while carrying out maths activities is beneficial to students’ learning and the development of their mathematical understanding. However, observational research has shown that primary school children often do not work productively in group-based classroom activities, with the implication that they lack the necessary skills to manage their joint activity. The

  1. Block Scheduling: Students' Perceptions of Readiness for College Math, Science, and Foreign Language.

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    Salvaterra, Mary; Lare, Douglas; Gnall, John; Adams, Don

    1999-01-01

    To garner student perceptions, a questionnaire listing questions for math, science, and foreign language was sent to the 1997, 1996, and 1995 graduates of two Pennsylvania high schools that had implemented the 4X4 semester-block-scheduling model. Overall, students felt their block-scheduled high school prepared them adequately for college. (MLH)

  2. xkcd: a webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language. MATH 1131Q -Calculus 1.

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    Lozano-Robledo, Alvaro

    - Calculus 1 15 / 38 #12;Exponential Growth: Examples Example (Reproduction in Prokaryotes) Álvaro Lozano in Prokaryotes) Álvaro Lozano-Robledo (UConn) MATH 1131Q - Calculus 1 17 / 38 #12;Exponential Growth: Examples Example (Reproduction in Prokaryotes) Growth is proportional to the current population. #12;Exponential

  3. Teaching Middle School Language Arts: Incorporating Twenty-First Century Literacies

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    Small Roseboro, Anna J.

    2010-01-01

    "Teaching Middle School Language Arts" is the first book on teaching middle school language arts for multiple intelligences and related twenty-first-century literacies in technologically and ethnically diverse communities. More than 670,000 middle school teachers (grades six through eight) are responsible for educating nearly 13 million students…

  4. The Relationship between Mathematics and Reading/Language Arts TCAP Scores Among Third Grade Males

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    Kariuki, Patrick; Shelton, Whitney

    2009-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between mathematics and reading/language arts Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) scores at a selected elementary school. The sample consisted of 12 randomly selected males in a third grade classroom. Data were collected for this study using the overall reading/language arts subtest…

  5. Supporting the Language Development of Limited English Proficient Students through Arts Integration in the Primary Grades

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    Brouillette, Liane

    2012-01-01

    This article looks at how arts integration can boost the language development of limited English proficient students in kindergarten through second grade. I first review existing research on how young children learn and describe the special challenges faced by children who must learn in an unfamiliar language. I then identify arts-based mechanisms…

  6. Exploring potential uses of ICT in Chinese language arts instruction: eight teachers' perspectives

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    Janet Mei-chuen Lin; Greg C. Lee; Hsiu-yen Chen

    2004-01-01

    Eight experienced Chinese language arts teachers from a typical junior high school in Taiwan partici- pated in this study to discuss the potential uses of information and communications technologies (ICT) in Chinese language arts instruction. After meeting for 12 roundtable sessions and using a web forum as a supplement for exchanging ideas, they proposed a list of instructional activities which

  7. Roadmap: Teaching English as a Second Language Bachelor of Arts [AS-BA-TESL

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    Sheridan, Scott

    Fundamental English Grammar 3 Foreign Language (Intermediate I) 3-5 Fulfills College General RequirementRoadmap: Teaching English as a Second Language ­ Bachelor of Arts [AS-BA-TESL] College of Arts and Sciences Department of English Catalog Year: 2013-2014 Page 1 of 3 | Last Updated: 17-Apr-13/LNHD

  8. Roadmap: Teaching English as a Second Language Bachelor of Arts [AS-BA-TESL

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    Sheridan, Scott

    Fundamental English Grammar 3 Foreign Language (Intermediate I) 3-5 Fulfills College General RequirementRoadmap: Teaching English as a Second Language ­ Bachelor of Arts [AS-BA-TESL] College of Arts and Sciences Department of English Catalog Year: 2012­2013 Page 1 of 3 | Last Updated: 20-Apr-2012/LNHD

  9. Language Arts Teachers' Resistance to Teaching LGBT Literature and Issues

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    Thein, Amanda Haertling

    2013-01-01

    In recent years, scholars and other educators have encouraged language arts teachers to include LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) issues and texts in their classrooms. Despite these efforts, scholars have pointed out that LGBT perspectives are seldom included in language arts pedagogy. Studies of teacher attitudes toward addressing LGBT…

  10. TEACHER EDUCATION (Grades PreK-12) Art, Music, Physical Education, and Foreign Language

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    TEACHER EDUCATION (Grades PreK-12) Art, Music, Physical Education, and Foreign Language The field to teach in the areas of art, music, physical education, and foreign language. Candidates who complete one Grade 12 teacher education programs at Wichita State University prepare highly qualified teachers

  11. Wiki as a Collaborative Learning Tool in a Language Arts Methods Class

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    Matthew, Kathryn I.; Felvegi, Emese; Callaway, Rebecca A.

    2009-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to determine how contributing to a class wiki affected the learning of preservice teachers enrolled in a language arts methods class. Participants included 37 preservice teachers enrolled in three sections of a field-based language arts methods class during two semesters. Data collection included online observations…

  12. SCDC Spanish Curricula Units. Language Arts, Unit 5, Grade 2, Teacher's Guide.

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    Spanish Curricula Development Center, Miami Beach, FL.

    Language arts instructional and assessment activities for second graders are presented in the unit five language arts strand. Two readers, "Vamos de Viaje" and "Aventuras para Todos", are used to help the student in reading for details, comprehension, story analysis, and work with grammatical elements. Most of the reading is silent on an…

  13. yup'ik lAnguAge AnD culture College of Liberal Arts

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    Hartman, Chris

    yup'ik lAnguAge AnD culture College of Liberal Arts Department of Alaska Native Languages 907 Requirements for Degree: 120 credits The Yup'ik language and culture, or Yupiit Nakmiin Qaneryaraat Piciryaraat-llu, program strives to reinforce a Yup'ik identity that is cen- trally dependent on the language and culture

  14. AlAskA nAtive lAnguAges College of Liberal Arts

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    Hartman, Chris

    AlAskA nAtive lAnguAges College of Liberal Arts Alaska Native Languages Program 907-474-7874 www.uaf.edu/anlc/ Minor only The Alaska Native Languages program offers courses in Eskimo, Aleut and Indian languages spoken in the state. Major and minor curricula are offered in Central Yup'ik Eskimo, the largest Alaska

  15. Into the Curriculum: Art/Social Studies: The Arts and Native Americans [and] Reading/Language Arts/Social Studies: Haiku Poetry [and] Reading/Language Arts: Let's Make a Book [and] Science: The Microscope [and] Social Studies: Native American Life [and] Social Studies/Foreign Languages: Pasta Perfect.

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    Wheeler, Kathleen; Lane, Patricia J.; Yates, Marci Fletcher; Bikhazi, Cristi; Davis, Shirley; Cook, Sybilla A.

    1998-01-01

    Provides lesson plans for grades one to three science, grades two to six social studies/Italian, grade three reading/language arts, grade four and five reading/language arts/social studies, grade five art/social studies, and grades five and six social studies. Lists print and nonprint resources and discusses library media skills and subject area…

  16. Accommodations for English Language Learner Students: The Effect of Linguistic Modification of Math Test Item Sets. Final Report. NCEE 2009-4079

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    Sato, Edynn; Rabinowitz, Stanley; Gallagher, Carole; Huang, Chun-Wei

    2010-01-01

    This study examined the effect of linguistic modification on middle school students' ability to show what they know and can do on math assessments. REL West's study on middle school math assessment accommodations found that simplifying the language--or linguistic modification--on standardized math test items made it easier for English Language

  17. An analysis of integrated science and language arts themes in software at the elementary school level

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    Libidinsky, Lisa Jill

    2002-09-01

    There are many demands on the elementary classroom teacher today, such that teachers often do not have the time and resources to instruct in a meaningful manner that would produce effective, real instruction. Subjects are often disjointed and not significant. When teachers instruct using an integrated approach, students learn more efficiently as they see connections in the subjects. Science and language arts, when combined to produce an integrated approach, show positive associations that can enable students to learn real-life connections. In addition, with the onset of technology and the increased usage of technological programs in the schools, teachers can use technology to support an integrated curriculum. When teachers use a combined instructional focus of science, language arts, and technology to produce lessons, students are able to gain knowledge of concepts and skills necessary for appropriate academic growth and development. Given that there are many software programs available to teachers for classroom use, it is imperative that quality software is used for instruction. Using criteria based upon an intensive literature review of integrated instruction in the areas of science and language arts, this study examines science and language arts software programs to determine whether there are science and language arts integrated themes in the software analyzed. Also, this study examines whether more science and language arts integrated themes are present in science or language arts software programs. Overall, this study finds a significant difference between language arts software and science software when looking at integrated themes. This study shows that science software shows integrated themes with language arts more often than does language arts software with science. The findings in this study can serve as a reference point for educators when selecting software that is meaningful and effective in the elementary classroom. Based on this study, it is apparent that there is a need to evaluate software for appropriate use in the classroom in order to promote effective education.

  18. Teaching English Language Arts to Francophone Program Students, Grades 3 to 9: Bridging the Francais and English Language Arts (ELA) Programs of Study.

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    Alberta Learning, Edmonton. Direction de l'education francaise.

    This document is the first in a 3-part collection titled "Teaching English Language Arts (ELA) to Francophone Program Students" to be used primarily by ELA teachers in their efforts to ensure that francophone program students build on their established French language skills when learning English. It is designed to show that a strong correlation…

  19. Art Integration and Cognitive Development

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    Baker, Dawn

    2013-01-01

    The arts have long been valued for their aesthetic contributions to education, and studies have been conducted to demonstrate their contribution to academic performance in an attempt to justify their inclusion in the curriculum. Art integration involves learning core content subjects (math, reading, language, science, social studies) through the…

  20. Re-Framing Literacy: Teaching and Learning in English and the Language Arts. Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

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    Andrews, Richard

    2010-01-01

    Imaginative and attractive, cutting edge in its conception, this text explicates a model for the integration of language arts and literacy education based on the notion of framing. The act of framing--not frames in themselves--provides a creative and critical approach to English as a subject. "Re-framing Literacy" breaks new ground in the language

  1. 2001 Notable Children's Books in the Language Arts.

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    Language Arts, 2002

    2002-01-01

    Presents annotations of 30 exemplary books selected from every genre. Notes that the titles--diverse in genre, content, and style--are notable for their potential to enhance language awareness for K-8 children. Considers how these books focus on: expressive language; language that informs; playing with language; language and culture; rhythm of…

  2. Math Munch

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    Anna Weltman

    2013-01-01

    Three math teachers publish this weekly digest, each issue featuring three engaging Internet mathematical resources, intended to expand and enrich students' interaction with mathematics beyond the curriculum. The site includes a page of math games, a collection of math-art tools, links to math videos and downloadable math software, and a page for teachers. They explain their motivation in a TEDx Talk, linked from the home page.

  3. Learning Languages: The Journal of the National Network for Early Language Learning, 1999-2000.

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    Rosenbusch, Marcia H., Ed.

    2000-01-01

    This document, comprising volume 5, issues 1-3 of Learning Languages: The Journal of the National Network for Early Language Learning (NNELL), includes the following articles: "Poverty, Race, and Foreign Language Immersion: Predictors of Math and English Language Arts Performance" (Stephen J. Caldas, Nicole Boudreaux); "Meet a Foreign Language

  4. Reading, Living, and Writing Bilingual Poetry as ScholARTistry in the Language Arts Classroom

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    Cahnmann, Melisa

    2006-01-01

    Language arts educators who teach Latino English language learners know that part of their job is to help students learn to distinguish between the vernacular varieties of Spanish (or Mandarin, or Portuguese, or Swahili), English they use at home, and the school varieties of language expected in the classroom and in other professional and…

  5. The University of Texas at Austin -College of Liberal Arts Asian Cultures & Languages (Sanskrit) Degree Plan

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    Texas at Austin, University of

    The University of Texas at Austin - College of Liberal Arts Asian Cultures & Languages (Sanskrit to or above completion of the fourth semester in Sanskrit (usually 506 + 507 + 312K + 312L) Language's office General Culture Major: Asian Cultures & Languages - SANSKRIT: 24 hours (including 21 upper

  6. Working for and with Latino\\/Latina Immigrant Newcomers in the English Language Arts Classroom

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    Bernadette Musetti; Spencer Salas; Theresa Perez

    2009-01-01

    The article discusses how the English language arts practitioners work with the Latin immigrants who are newcomers in learning English language in middle and high school in the U.S. Accordingly, practitioners provide more instructional time to contextualized learning and literacy on first and second language and advocate them to attain a high level of literacy. Moreover, it states that the

  7. Florida Atlantic University Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters GERMAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE MINOR

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    Fernandez, Eduardo

    AND CULTURE MINOR Students need to declare German minor and seek advising at Language, Linguistics. and Culture 2 Prerequisite: GER 1120 4 Students, who CLEP/AP 8 credits of German language, need to startFlorida Atlantic University Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters GERMAN LANGUAGE

  8. Examining the Literacy Component of Science Literacy: 25 Years of Language Arts and Science Research.

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    Yore, Larry D.; Bisanz, Gay L.; Hand, Brian M.

    2003-01-01

    Reviews literature in the theoretical views of language arts; perceived roles of language in science education; and research approaches used to investigate oral and written language in science, science teaching, and learning. Suggests future research directions in critical listening and reading of various sources, multi-media presentations,…

  9. Integrating Mathematics, Science, and Language Arts Instruction Using the World Wide Web.

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    Clark, Kenneth; Hosticka, Alice; Kent, Judi; Browne, Ron

    1998-01-01

    Addresses issues of access to World Wide Web sites, mathematics and science content-resources available on the Web, and methods for integrating mathematics, science, and language arts instruction. (Author/ASK)

  10. "Help Our Earth!"--A Flexible, Multimedia Software Program for Language Arts and Science.

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    Fleury, Bruce

    1992-01-01

    Describes "Help Our Earth!"--a flexible, multimedia software program for language arts and science, which presents the topic using color, sound, graphics, good literature, and an inspiring video. (SR)

  11. Marble-a-Maze: An Amazing Extension into Language Arts and Writing.

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    Fitzgerald, Mike

    2003-01-01

    This activity to meet the basic literacy goals of sixth-grade students shows how to incorporate language arts into the classroom while introducing the principles of technology. Includes a design brief with evaluation rubric. (JOW)

  12. Math Cats' Math Crafts

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    2011-01-01

    This page contains 16 projects that use paper, string and other media to make or build math related items, such as symmetrical butterflies and string art. Written directions are accompanied by numerous illustrations.

  13. Graphic Narratives: Cognitive and Pedagogical Choices for Implementation in the English Language Arts Classroom

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    Dulaney, Margaret Anne

    2012-01-01

    There is little empirical research that investigates the implementation of graphic narratives into the English language arts classroom, subsequently leading to misperceptions and misconceptions about their educative uses. Despite sequential arts' long history, graphic narratives continue to experience a marginalized existence within the…

  14. A Phenomenological Exploration of Novice Texas English/Language Arts Teachers' Experiences with Media Literacy

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    Huie, Allison Martin

    2012-10-19

    A PHENOMENOLOGICAL EXPLORATION OF NOVICE TEXAS ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS TEACHERS’ EXPERIENCES WITH MEDIA LITERACY A Dissertation by ALLISON MARTIN HUIE Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University... Teachers’ Experiences with Media Literacy Copyright 2011 Allison Martin Huie A PHENOMENOLOGICAL EXPLORATION OF NOVICE TEXAS ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS TEACHERS’ EXPERIENCES WITH MEDIA LITERACY A Dissertation by ALLISON MARTIN HUIE Submitted...

  15. FACULTY OF ARTS & SCIENCE 2012/13 SLAVIC LANGUAGES AND

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    Toronto, University of

    , Polish, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, and Ukrainian. HONOURS BACHELOR OF ARTS PROGRAMS Croatian and Serbian careers as diplomacy, work in NGOs, and other business and humanitarian organizations in these regions Affairs Specialist Immigration Officer Customs Officer International Development Political Aid Community

  16. Into the Curriculum. Art/Reading/Language Arts: Children's Book Illustrator Project; Reading/Language Arts: Curious George; Social Studies: Snowplows, Trucks, and Other Vehicles that Move Snow; Social Studies: Who Lives in Afghanistan?; Social Studies: VIPs of Ancient Greece.

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    Zacher-Bucko, Mary Beth; Riggi, Donn; Vidor, Constance

    2002-01-01

    Presents five fully developed library media activities that are designed for use with specific curriculum units in art, reading, language arts, and social studies. Library media skills, curriculum objectives, grade levels, resources, instructional role, procedures, evaluation, and follow-up are describes for each activity. (LRW)

  17. Into the Curriculum. Art/Reading/Language Arts: Tricky Trolls; Physical Education/Social Studies: Winter Olympics; Reading/Language Arts: Something's Fishy; Science: Ichthyology in Your State; Social Studies: Weapons.

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    School Library Media Activities Monthly, 2002

    2002-01-01

    Provides five fully developed library media activities that are designed for use with specific curriculum units in art, reading, language arts, physical education, social studies, and science. Library media skills, curriculum objectives, grade levels, resources, instructional roles, procedures, evaluation, and follow-up are described for each…

  18. Europe: Language Arts around the World, Volume I. Cross Curricular Activities for Grades 4-6.

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    Fuchs, Lucy

    Suggesting that students in the intermediate grades can explore the world around them and practice valuable skills in spelling, reading, writing, communication, and language, this book presents cross-curricular units designed to integrate language-arts activities into the study of European cultures. The units in the book reach diverse needs by…

  19. Oral communication in the English language arts curriculum: A national perspective

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    Belle Ruth Witkin; Mae L. Lovern; Sara W. Lundsteen

    1996-01-01

    This comprehensive study of the place of oral communication in the English language arts curriculum of K?72 schools was based on a telephone survey of all 50 states and an examination of the curriculum frameworks of the 38 states that publish them. We analyzed the major conceptual bases and organizational patterns, integration of listening and speaking with the other language

  20. Language Arts Achievement of Fourth Grade Students with Regard to Gender, Ethnicity, and Socioeconomic Status

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    Davis, Paula Coldwell

    2013-01-01

    This study was conducted to see if a difference exists in the language arts proficiency levels of 2,080 fourth grade students with regard to gender, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status from 2010 through 2012 on the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program. Specifically, this study considered the possibility that a difference existed in language

  1. Teacher Epistemology and Practice: Enactments in the Elementary Language Arts Classroom.

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    Grisham, Dana L.

    A study investigated how literature-based reading/language arts materials were being used in two "exemplary" third/fourth grade combination classes, the influence of teacher epistemology on classroom instruction, and whether teachers were enacting the whole language emphasis mandated by the state. One of the two participating teachers had over 20…

  2. Teaching English Language Arts to Francophone Program Students: Grades 3 to 9: Pedagogical Considerations

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    Online Submission, 2004

    2004-01-01

    This document provides a new perspective on teaching English language arts in a francophone school, a perspective that takes into account the aspirations of the francophone community within the following contexts: the federal and provincial legal provisions governing French first-language education in Alberta, the linguistic reality of Alberta's…

  3. Converting Narrative into Drama: Using the Composing Process to Integrate the Language Arts.

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    Blake, Robert W.

    Having students adapt a play from a strongly dramatic short story through the composing process is a natural and powerful way to integrate the language arts. Using dramatic activities in the classroom naturally leads to two kinds of language activities: receptive (listening and observing), and active (discussing, reading, writing, and presenting).…

  4. Increasing Engagement and Oral Language Skills of ELLs through the Arts in the Primary Grades

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    Brouillette, Liane; Childress-Evans, Karen; Hinga, Briana; Farkas, George

    2014-01-01

    In this article, we look at the impact of an arts integration program offered at five large urban elementary schools on the daily attendance and oral language skills of children in kindergarten through second grade. Many of the children attending these schools spoke a language other than English at home. Teaching artists visited each class weekly…

  5. The Common Core Math Standards

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    Wurman, Ze'ev; Wilson, W. Stephen

    2012-01-01

    More than 40 states have now signed onto the Common Core standards in English language arts and math, which have been both celebrated as a tremendous advance and criticized as misguided and for bearing the heavy thumbprint of the federal government. This article presents an interview with Ze'ev Wurman and W. Stephen Wilson. Wurman, who was a U.S.…

  6. Spanish Language Arts. A Handbook for the Primary Teachers = Las artes del lenguaje espanol. Un manual para maestros de nivel primario.

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    Chicago Board of Education, IL. Dept. of Curriculum.

    A teaching guide for teachers of language arts for native Spanish-speaking primary school students in the Chicago public schools consists of four sections and appendices. Part I introduces the concepts of the language arts program, its behavioral objectives, suggestions for teachers, and notes on the characteristics of students of this age group.…

  7. Walton High School Bilingual Language Arts Survival Training, 1983-1984. O.E.A. Evaluation Report.

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    New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Educational Evaluation.

    This evaluation report summarizes results of the Bilingual Language Arts Program (BLAST), Walton High School, Bronx, New York, 1983-1984. BLAST was designed as a transitional program emphasizing student integration into society. The program provided instruction in English as a second language and native language arts, as well as bilingual…

  8. The Write Site: An Interactive Language Arts and Journalism Project for Middle Schools

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    1997-01-01

    Provided by Greater Dayton (Ohio) Public Television, this site is a powerful aid to middle school language arts teaching. It provides information on teaching and learning the basic skills of journalism. Features include the history of journalism and famous journalists, style tips, and pointers to relevant reference sites. Teachers can refer to the well-organized instructional guide, a guide that includes graphic organizers, task cards, and checklists (the last three available in Adobe Acrobat [.pdf] format only). Though designed for middle schoolers in Ohio, there is a great deal of useful information at this site for any middle school language arts class.

  9. Kusema. An Instructional Unit for Language Arts, K-7.

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    Miller, Shirley A.

    This teaching guide (entitled "Kusema,""to speak") presents a multi-sensory approach to teaching language-oriented activities on Africa to students in kindergarten through grade seven. This approach encourages students to verbalize and interpret verbalizations about Africa by employing multiple senses including auditory (records, tapes, verbal…

  10. "Green" Hangtag Project Combines Design and Language Arts

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    Lazaros, Edward J.; Shackelford, Ray

    2010-01-01

    Reducing water consumption and pollution are important concerns for all people. This article describes an activity--production of water conservation hangtags for hotel rooms--that provides students with information about water conservation, in addition to excellent practice with graphic communication and language skills. The activity gives…

  11. WORLD LANGUAGES MASTER'S OF ARTS WITH SECONDARY LICENSURE

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    Simons, Jack

    hours) Field: 16 hours LING 6816 Instructional Design & Materials Development (3 hours) LING 6818 or ECS. COURSE OF STUDY PRE-REQUISITES (6 credit hours) LING 1200 Intro to the Study of Language (no graduate Classrooms (3 hours) MA CORE & LICENSURE COURSES (12 credit hours) LING 5810 or LANG 5410 L2 Methodology

  12. updated 1/14 WORLD LANGUAGES MASTER'S OF ARTS

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    Tipple, Brett

    hours) Field: 16 hours LING 6816 Instructional Design & Materials Development (3 hours) LING 6818 or ECS. COURSE OF STUDY PRE-REQUISITES (6 credit hours) LING 1200 Intro to the Study of Language (no graduate Classrooms (3 hours) MA CORE & LICENSURE COURSES (12 credit hours) LING 5810 or LANG 5410 L2 Methodology

  13. Approaches to Teaching Language Arts in a Bilingual Multicultural Setting.

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    Gordon, Richard K.; Serrano, Ana M.

    A study of whole language teaching in urban heterogeneous classrooms was undertaken to identify teacher student classroom discourse patterns. Using the Gutierrez Index of Coding Schema researchers identified three discourse scripts in the 14 bilingual and multicultural classrooms in Southern California under investigation. These were: the…

  14. Language Arts Quinmester Course of Study: Critical Thinking.

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    Mathews, Sharleen; Sipe, Bonnie

    A course designed to sensitize the student to both verbal and non-verbal clues to the levels of meaning from written and non-written communication is presented. Course objectives include the following: (1) Students recognize examples of emotionally toned language; (2) Students determine attitudes from demonstrations of various body gestures,…

  15. Freedom Fighters: Affective Teaching of the Language Arts. Second Edition.

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    Cecil, Nancy Lee

    Designed to help teachers create an affective, whole-language program, this book appeals for teachers to arm their students with the power to communicate freely and unselfconsciously by offering to students the joy that comes from knowing how to express themselves. The book charges that caring teachers are "the real freedom fighters"--freeing…

  16. Reaching Across the Hemispheres with Science, Language, Arts and Technology

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    Sparrow, E. B.; Zicus, S.; Miller, A.; Baird, A.; Page, G.

    2009-12-01

    Twelve Alaskan elementary and middle school classes (grades 3-8) partnered with twelve Australian middle school classes, with each pair using web-based strategies to develop a collaborative ice-mystery fictional book incorporating authentic polar science. Three professional development workshops were held, bringing together educators and polar scientists in two IPY education outreach projects. The Alaska workshop provided an opportunity to bring together the North American teachers for lessons on arctic and antarctic science and an earth system science program Seasons and Biomes measurement protocols, as well as methods in collaborative e-writing and art in Ice e-Mysteries: Global Student Polar e-books project. Teachers worked with University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) and Australian scientists to become familiar with Arctic science research, science artifacts and resources available at UAF and the University of Alaska Museum of the North. In Australia, teachers received a similar project training through the Tasmania Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) Center for Learning and Discovery on Antarctic science and the University of Tasmania. The long-distance collaboration was accomplished through Skype, emails and a TMAG supported website. A year later, Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere teacher partners met in a joint workshop in Tasmania, to share their experiences, do project assessments and propose activities for future collaborations. The Australian teachers received training on Seasons and Biomes scientific measurements and the Alaskan teachers, on Tasmanian vegetation, fauna and indigenous culture, Antarctic and Southern ocean studies. This innovative project produced twelve e-polar books written and illustrated by students; heightened scientific literacy about the polar regions and the earth system; increased awareness of the environment and indigenous cultures; stronger connections to the scientific community; and lasting friendships. It also resulted in an effective integration of science across the curriculum. The teacher partners are continuing their collaboration across the hemispheres.

  17. Using the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts with Gifted and Advanced Learners

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    VanTassel-Baska, Joyce

    2012-01-01

    "Using the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts With Gifted and Advanced Learners" provides teachers and administrators examples and strategies to implement the new Common Core State Standards (CCSS) with advanced learners at all stages of development in K-12 schools. The book describes--and demonstrates with specific examples…

  18. Small Schools Student Learning Objectives, K-3: Reading, Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies.

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    Hartl, David, Ed.; And Others

    Developed by primary teachers and elementary principals from small districts in Snohomish and Island counties in Washington, this handbook contains sequenced student learning objectives for grades K-3 in the curriculum areas of reading, language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. Each student learning objective is correlated to the…

  19. How to Read a Film: The Art, Technology, Language, History and Theory of Film and Media.

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    Monaco, James

    This book discusses film as a narrative technique directly comparable to expression in prose narrative, in painting, and in music; it presents an overview of film as technology, the language of film and television, the history of film in America, Europe, and Asia, and the growth of film criticism. Chapters include "Film As an Art,""Technology:…

  20. Careers Communications: Middle Grades, 1999-2000. Issue 3. Language Arts. Ohio's Career Development Program.

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    Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Career Education.

    This packet consists of 10 learning activities related to the communications area of language arts career skills. Each activity is self-contained and provides all necessary material or information. The activities include a communication skills table; career acrostics; a questionnaire for use in an informal interview with an employed person; a…

  1. Structuring a Differentiated Language Arts Program for the Highly Able Reader in the Middle School.

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    Cornette, James H.; Bartelo, Dennise M.

    A frequent concern of language arts teachers is how to provide a quality differentiated program for the highly able readers in their classrooms. In order to implement such a program, one must look first at the uniqueness of the individual school and then explore a variety of organizational patterns that meet the needs of the students. One…

  2. Uses of Digital Tools and Literacies in the English Language Arts Classroom

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    Beach, Richard

    2012-01-01

    This article reviews research on English language arts teachers' use of digital tools in the classroom to remediate print literacies. Specifically, this review focuses on the affordances of digital tools to foster uses of digital literacies of informational/accessibility, collaboration knowledge construction, multimodal communication, gaming…

  3. Multimodal Instruction as a Means to Scaffold Literary Interpretation in a Secondary English Language Arts Classroom

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    Oldakowski, Timothy J.

    2011-01-01

    This descriptive study investigates what happens when an English Language Arts teacher implements multimodal instruction in his senior-level World Literature course. The study is grounded in theories of transmediation and New Literacy Studies and examines the following research questions: (1) What does multimodal instruction enable students to do…

  4. Getting To Know You: Profiles of Children's Authors Featured in "Language Arts" 1985-90.

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    Kiefer, Barbara, Comp.

    This book is a selection of profiles of children's authors featured in the journal "Language Arts" over the years. The book's 12 individual profiles highlight some of the real people who contribute to children's book publishing, provide a sample of a few of the many genres of books available for children, and give an insight into the unique…

  5. Guide to Commercially Prepared English Language Arts Inventories for Illinois Educators, Schools and Districts.

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    Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.

    This guide lists 64 commercially prepared English language arts inventories to assist educators in attaining results as stated in the Illinois Right to Read Initiative Best Practice #2: Assessment to Inform Instruction. The inventories in this guide are offered as another resource and are not meant to take the place of ongoing classroom assessment…

  6. On the Richness of Grammar as an Analytical Lens in the Integrated Language Arts

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    Massey, Lance

    2011-01-01

    As a teacher of Bowling Green State University's English 3810, Grammar and Writing, the author is charged with teaching future language arts teachers how to teach grammar so that it actually helps their students become better writers and communicators. Because such teaching rejects the ineffective but time-honored drill-it-and-kill-it approach, in…

  7. Teach the Way They Learn: 62 Easy, Engaging, & Effective Language Arts Activities

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    Hines, Joanne I; Vincent, Pamela J.

    2005-01-01

    This book focuses on quick and easy language arts activities to inspire and motivate students in kindergarten to sixth grades. Ingenious ideas appeal to children's enthusiasm for games, parades, race cars, their own names, and much more. The activities cost little or nothing. They engage young learners, and they work! This book is perfect for a…

  8. Characteristics of Effective Pedagogy of Third Grade English Learners in Language Arts: An Exploratory Case Study

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    Merwin, Gregory J.

    2012-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to identify pedagogical and non-pedagogical factors that affect the academic achievement of English Learner (EL) students in the area of language arts at Dr. Albert Schweitzer Elementary School in Anaheim, California. The researcher conducted an exploratory multiple case study to develop a comprehensive, contextual…

  9. Should the U.S. Have a National Reading/Language Arts Curriculum?

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    Sullivan, Jane

    Since the United States has National Goals for Education, National Assessment of Educational Progress, a National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, a "National Initiative" in reading and the language arts, a National Commission on Excellence in Education, why not have a National Curriculum? Two questions arise: (1) does the United States…

  10. [The Corbett Report on Non-Graded Language Arts, Functional Mathematics Option, and Introductory Physical Science.

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    Blaser, John W.

    In order to meet the needs of the students in a small rural school (Corbett High School in Oregon), 3 projects have been instituted which are geared to individual student interest, vocational choice, and ability. The first project, a non-graded language arts program, was developed by existing staff. Students in grades 9 through 12 are grouped by…

  11. Performance-Based Curriculum for Language Arts: From Knowing to Showing.

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    Burz, Helen L.; Marshall, Kit

    This book is intended to be used as a guide to develop a performance-based curriculum based on language arts standards recommended by the National Council of Teachers of English and the International Reading Association. The book helps teachers take their students beyond knowledge and basic skills by teaching them to be accountable for showing…

  12. Applications of Videodisc Technology to Language Arts, Grades K-12: A Review of the Literature.

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    Lewis, Martina E.

    This monograph traces the history of videodisc technology, describes the videodisc and its functions, reviews classroom applications and limitations, and discusses the future use of videodisc technology in elementary and secondary language arts classes. Two videodisc formats are discussed--constant linear velocity (CLV), and constant angular…

  13. Grade 9 English Language Arts Achievement Test. Part B: Reading (Multiple Choice). Readings Booklet. 1986 Edition.

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    Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.

    Intended for students taking the Grade 9 English Language Arts Achievement Test in Alberta, Canada, this reading test (to be administered along with the questions booklet) contains eight short reading selections taken from fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, including the following: "Thieving Raffles" (Eric Nicol); "Flight of the Roller Coaster"…

  14. Infusing Alcohol and Drug Prevention with Existing Classroom Study Units: Language Arts.

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    Valencia Community Coll., Orlando, FL.

    This curriculum module, one of seven in Infusion Project, offers information and lessons on drug use prevention for integration into an existing seventh-grade middle school language arts curriculum. The module, based on a type of interactive learning called infusion learning, contains 18 lessons each providing objectives, a list of resource…

  15. Integrating the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards into Physical Education

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    James, Alisa R.; Bullock, Kerri

    2015-01-01

    Physical education teachers are expected to implement the English language arts (ELA) Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in their instruction. This has proved to be challenging for many physical educators. The purpose of this article is to provide developmentally appropriate examples of how to incorporate the ELA CCSS into physical education,…

  16. Graphic Novels in Advanced English/Language Arts Classrooms: A Phenomenological Case Study

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    Gillenwater, Cary

    2012-01-01

    This dissertation is a phenomenological case study of two 12th grade English/language arts (ELA) classrooms where teachers used graphic novels with their advanced students. The primary purpose of this case study was to gain insight into the phenomenon of using graphic novels with these students--a research area that is currently limited.…

  17. Survey of the State of the Art in Human Language Technology

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    Ron Cole; Joseph Mariani; Hans Uszkoreit; Giovanni Batista Varile; Annie Zaenen; Antonio Zampolli; Victor W. Zue

    1997-01-01

    This book surveys the state of the art of human language technology. The goal of the survey is to provide an interested reader with an overview of the field---the main areas of work, the capabilities and limitations of current technology, and the technical challenges that must be overcome to realize the vision of graceful human computer interaction using natural communication

  18. Language Arts Achievement Level, Attitude Survey Format, and Adolescents' Attitudes toward Reading.

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    Ryan, Bazy E. B.; Smith, Lyle R.

    Numerous studies have focused on attitudes toward reading and how to measure such attitudes. The present study examined the effects of both the survey format and the reading abilities of 82 sixth graders at a middle school in McDuffie County, Georgia. Since all of the students had taken the Iowa Tests of Basic Skills, the language arts composite…

  19. Schools in an Aging Society: Language Arts Classroom Activities for Secondary Schools.

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    Connecticut State Dept. on Aging, Hartford.

    Presenting lesson plans for secondary teachers of language arts, this booklet is intended to help students develop healthy attitudes toward their own aging, realize the lifelong importance of decisions they make as adults, and understand the interdependence of all age groups. The activities suggested in the booklet are designed to address existing…

  20. Grade 9 English Language Arts, Student Achievement Testing Program, 1985-86 School Year.

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    Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.

    Intended for both teachers and students, this bulletin presents specific information about the design, parts, and scoring of the Grade 9 English Language Arts Achievement Test for the 1985-86 school year in Alberta, Canada. General information is presented regarding the (1) purpose and nature of the Achievement Testing Program (ATP), (2) students…

  1. Selecting Texts for English Language Arts Classrooms: When Assessment Is Not Enough

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    Friese, Elizabeth E. G.; Alvermann, Donna E.; Parkes, Adam; Rezak, Achariya T.

    2008-01-01

    This exploratory analysis examines the text selection practices of four pairs of pre-service and in-service teachers during a course on content area reading instruction in English language arts. Each pair independently negotiated responsibilities for selecting the texts used in a series of four lessons. Results of this analysis identify several…

  2. Teacher Education for Middle Grades English Language Arts: Challenges and Possibilities.

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    Finders, Margaret J.; Bush, Jonathan

    2003-01-01

    Discusses a recent national survey of English language arts educators regarding middle school English. Learns that many respondents to the survey lacked knowledge about middle schools as sites for literacy learning. Notes that few English educators felt they had the necessary resources available to them for developing courses and field experiences…

  3. The Effects of English/Language Arts Academic Vocabulary Alignment on Elementary Student Vocabulary Knowledge

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    Elkins, Stacey Michelle

    2012-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to provide professional development in vocabulary instructional practices and analyze the impact on student achievement. This quasi-experimental study utilized the PLC to curriculum map English/Language Arts state academic vocabulary words in K-4 into each of the four nine-weeks. The first through fourth grade…

  4. Integrating Science and Language Arts: A Sourcebook for K-6 Teachers.

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    Shaw, Donna Gail; Dybdahl, Claudia S.

    The purpose of this sourcebook is to provide elementary classroom teachers with meaningful ideas and activities for supplementing their science and language arts programs. Five general topics encompassing the earth, life, and physical science have been selected as units and further subdivided into chapters. Each chapter contains a multitude of…

  5. A Theoretical Model for Integrating Language Arts and Locomotor Movement Skills.

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    Kurth, R. J.; Palmer, R. M.

    Body movement can be successfully integrated with language arts skills through the following six-step model: (1) begin with the auditory channel (chant the poem to the child and emphasize the sounds); (2) add rhythm (clap the beat, stressing the accents); (3) add movement (watch the execution); (4) add meaning (discuss each phrase, and use imagery…

  6. Language Arts & Environmental Awareness: 100+ Integrated Books and Activities for Children.

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    Roberts, Patricia L.

    This multi-purpose book is for teachers, librarians, and parents who want to develop children's awareness of environmental matters while building and refining their language arts skills. In response to the challenge for school districts to integrate environmental education into the curriculum, this book presents environmental awareness topics to…

  7. In the Right Direction: High School English Language Arts. Planning and Unit Samples.

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    North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Instructional Services.

    The 1999 version of the "North Carolina English Language Arts Standard Course of Study" (SCoS) specifies grade-by-grade standards for students in grades K-12. As a complement to the SCoS, "In the Right Direction" is intended to help teachers understand and implement the SCoS. While not comprehensive or prescriptive, this document should help…

  8. In the Right Direction: High School English Language Arts. Activity Plans.

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    North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Instructional Services.

    The 1999 version of the "North Carolina English Language Arts Standard Course of Study" (SCoS) specifies grade-by-grade standards for students in grades K-12. As a complement to SCoS, "In the Right Direction" is intended to help teachers take the next steps. While not comprehensive or prescriptive, this document should help teachers make…

  9. Galaxy Classroom Project Evaluation, Language Arts, Grades 3-5. Final Report.

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    Guth, Gloria J. A.; Block, Clifford

    The GALAXY Language Arts Demonstration Program is a package of integrated curricular and instructional approaches that features the organization of instruction around themes presented through television broadcasts, children's literature, classroom activities, and the use of interactive technology. During the GALAXY Project demonstration phase for…

  10. Literature-Based Workshops for Language Arts: Ideas for Active Learning Grades K-2.

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    Morrison, Kathy; Dittrich, Tina

    This book is intended for teachers who want to integrate high-quality children's literature into the language arts curriculum. The illustrated book provides a host of small-group workshops for children in kindergarten through second grade, planned around storybooks they love. Each workshop suggested in the book is geared to specific High/Scope…

  11. Language Arts QCC (Quality Core Curriculum) Scope and Sequence--Written Communication: Reference-Study.

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    Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta.

    This paper presents a matrix that represents the scope and sequence of the written communication portion of the Georgia Quality Core Curriculum language arts component. It lists 50 key skills in written communication (such as uses dictionaries, locates information using reference sources, uses various sources for information, develops a simple…

  12. Considering science and language arts connections: A study of teacher cognition

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    Baker, Linda; Saul, Wendy

    The Elementary Science Integration Project (ESIP) brought together teachers knowledgeable about, and committed to, whole-language instruction with their science-oriented counterparts to explore connections between the disciplines and build from teachers' strengths. By recognizing commonalities, that both hands-on science and whole language center on inquiry and focus on children's learning processes, ESIP was designed to reveal the issues both groups of teachers see as important as they go about making classroom decisions. The ultimate goal of the project was to promote science as central to cross-curricular study, thus increasing the comfort level of teachers, the amount of time devoted to science in the classroom, and an interest in inquiry. This article described the project and identified the considerations teachers used to evaluate science-language-arts connections. Twenty expert and 7 novice teachers worked together over a 2-year period to construct and elaborate their own understandings of curricular integrátion, designing action research projects to explore their newfound understandings. Teachers kept journals and participated in extensive group discussions and interviews that provided the data sources for this article. Results revealed the influence of teachers' scholarly and pedagogical orientations on the way they think about science-language-arts connections and the influence of personal experiences in convincing teachers that science-language-arts connections are worth fostering in the classroom.

  13. The Integrated Language Arts: Curriculum Enactments in Whole Language and Traditional Fourth Grade Classrooms.

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    Grisham, Dana L.

    A study examined how teachers' attitudes and beliefs affect their enactment of literature-based curriculum materials, whether student attitudes differ in accordance with the teacher's orientation, and whether student achievement in reading and writing differ in whole language and traditional classrooms. Two "whole language" and two "traditional"…

  14. Math Cats

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    Wendy Petti

    2007-12-12

    This site has interactive math activities, games, and projects dealing with tessellations, symmetry, polygons, polyhedrea, conversions, number stories, multiplication, estimation, probability, money, number riddles, magic squares, and fractions. Students can submit art work to the Math Cats Art Gallery and they can email drawings, story problems, ideas, and questions. Teachers and parents can sign up for Math Cats News, a free twice monthly e-mail newsletter that features Math Cat updates, annotated listings of other math sites which promote creative explorations, suggestions for family math activities and classroom activities, and good ideas from other educators. An idea bank of activities and resources that have been suggested by teachers and an archive of past questions and answers from the Magic Chalkboard can be found.

  15. Reading comprehension and mathematical concept acquisition through the use of math stories with bilingual children

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    Chan-Ho Chae

    2004-01-01

    Math storybooks are picture books in which the understanding of mathematical concepts is central to the comprehension of the story. Math stories have provided useful opportunities for children to expand their skills in the language arts area and to talk about mathematical factors that are related to their real lives. The purpose of this study was to examine bilingual children's

  16. Intelligent computer-aided assessment in math classrooms: state-of-the-art and perspectives

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Wolfgang Müller; Christine Bescherer

    Research in math education emphasises - since TIMSS and PISA - on extended problem solving skills and mathematical processes. But, to solve complex and real life problems students also need to be proficient in the \\

  17. Math Birds

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    Swope, Darcy M.

    2008-01-01

    Times change in education, and the recent focus on math enrichment has led to the development of new ideas that integrated math with art. This article describes a "hands-on" activity where the concept of fractions is made more "real" to first-grade students. (Contains 1 online resource.)

  18. Art: Studio Bachelor of Arts

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    Latiolais, M. Paul

    Art: Studio Bachelor of Arts 2014-15 Degree Map First Year Fall Winter Spring Notes & Milestones Course Credit Course Credit Course Credit Milestones: Complete all 100-level Art courses (by spring term Foreign Language 103 4 ART 115 4 ART 117 4 ART 182 4 ART 131 4 ART 119 4 ARH 204 or 205 4 Total Credits 17

  19. Teaching Strategies from the Arizona Comprehensive/Integrated Arts Program.

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    Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.

    These 28 interdisciplinary learning activities for elementary children are designed to provide perceptual, cognitive, and personal-social growth experiences. Subject areas included are art, dance, language arts, math, music, science, career education, health, physical education, reading, and social studies. The teaching strategies, which provide…

  20. Art Practices Bachelor of Fine Arts

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    Latiolais, M. Paul

    Art Practices Bachelor of Fine Arts 2014-15 Degree Map First Year Fall Winter Spring Notes of spring term). Freshman Inquiry 5 Freshman Inquiry 5 Freshman Inquiry 5 ART 115 4 ART 117 4 ART 182 4 ART 131 4 ART 119 4 ART 230 4 Foreign Language 101 4 Foreign Language 102 4 Foreign Language 103 4 Total

  1. Teaching English Language Arts to Francophone Students, Grades 3 to 9: A Guide to Transfers and Interference.

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    Alberta Learning, Edmonton. Direction de l'education francaise.

    This guide provides an extensive but not conclusive list of points of transfer and interference between the French and English languages. It is designed to help English language arts teachers of Francophone students understand that French language skills can be usefully transferred to English. Apart from a brief introduction, this document…

  2. The Art, Language, and Culture of Flamenco (LIGN 187GS -4 Units) John Moore, Professor, Department of Linguistics, UCSD

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    The Art, Language, and Culture of Flamenco (LIGN 187GS - 4 Units) Syllabus John Moore, Professor-division standing This course will introduce the structure, history, language and culture of flamenco - a highly global seminar on Spanish dialectology. Flamenco is integrally tied with the language and culture

  3. Oral Language and Reading: Papers Collected from the 1967 Spring Institutes on the Elementary Language Arts.

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    Walden, James, Ed.

    This book deals with the topics of how oral language is related to reading and how the English teacher can effectively exploit this relationship. The contents of the book are papers from the 1967 NCTE spring institutes for elementary teachers and supervisors. Walter J. Moore examines the role of the reading teacher and points out the value of this…

  4. The Magical Quality of Aesthetics: Art Education's "objet a" (and the New Math)

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    Tavin, Kevin

    2008-01-01

    Why is there so much anxiety around the possible loss or the "striking through of aesthetics" in art education (Kamhi, 2007; Lankford, 2007)? And, why have some scholars (Duncum, 2008) gone to great lengths to argue that there is no concept of more import to the field of art education than aesthetics? While precise answers to these questions are…

  5. Into the Curriculum. Art: The Z Was Zapped [and] Art: Friendly Plastic [and] Music: American Composers [and] Reading/Language Arts: Chocolate Day [and] Science: Moose [and] Social Studies: Women's History Project.

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    Rossi, Marie; And Others

    1995-01-01

    A group of six articles describes activities for art, music, reading/language arts, science, and social studies. Each article includes library media skills objectives, curriculum objectives, grade levels, resources, instructional roles, activity and procedures for completion, evaluation, and follow-up. (AEF)

  6. Into the Curriculum. Art: Elements of Art: Vincent Van Gogh [and] Health/Reading/Language Arts: What Makes Goosebumps [and] Reading/Language Arts: African Folktales: An Interdisciplinary Project [and] Science: What's in our Skulls? [and] Science: Hidden Animals in a World of Camouflage [and] Social Studies: Early Primates and Prehistoric Man [and] Social Studies: Native Americans.

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    School Library Media Activities Monthly, 1996

    1996-01-01

    Provides seven library media activities that are designed for use with specific curriculum units in art, health, reading and language arts, science, and social studies. Library media skills, objectives, grade levels, instructional roles, procedures, evaluations, and follow-up are described for each activity. (LRW)

  7. WWC Review of the Report "Accommodations for English Language Learner Students: The Effect of Linguistic Modification of Math Test Item Sets"

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    What Works Clearinghouse, 2012

    2012-01-01

    The research described in this report is a randomized controlled trial in which seventh- and eighth-grade students were randomly assigned to complete a set of 25 math questions delivered with either standard language or language that had undergone "linguistic modification" by the research team. The purpose of the study was to assess the effects of…

  8. Using S’COOL and MY NASA DATA to Support Language Arts Instruction: Overview and Analysis

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    Moore, S. W.; Rogerson, T. M.; Chambers, L. H.; Fischer, J. D.; Oots, P. C.; Lewis, P. M.

    2009-12-01

    Science can serve as an authentic motivational and instructional vehicle for instruction in language arts. Two NASA educational outreach programs provide ample opportunity for strengthening vocabulary, reading comprehension, and writing skills, through the integration of authentic activities and scenarios in the context of a real-time NASA mission. The NASA CERES Students’ Cloud Observation On-Line (S’COOL) project is a hands-on project that supports NASA research on the Earth’s climate. Students are engaged in identifying cloud-types and levels and sending that information to NASA. If the students’ observations are within +/-15 minutes of the CERES satellite-based instrument passing over their location, this is designated as a “match”. The participating teacher is sent an e-mail asking the student-observers to consider the various aspects of the match, including the interpretation of a graphical aid, using the correct terminology to express level of agreement, and writing comments to describe their “matches”, all of which contribute to strengthening skills in language arts. To further integrate the language arts, the S’COOL website provides several teacher-authored on-line lessons that integrate reading skills, vocabulary, and composition. The Mentoring and inquiry using NASA Data on Atmospheric and earth science for Teachers and Amateurs (MY NASA DATA) project is a project to enable K-12 teaches and students, as well as citizen scientists, to explore the large volumes of data that NASA collects about the Earth from space. Opportunity for addressing literacy is integrated into several teacher-authored on-line lessons. Scenarios present students with a problem requiring the reading and comprehension of the scenario, understanding of terminology, the ability to read and understand a written technical procedure, and composition of related conclusions. In addition, students are provided opportunities to analyze a data-set and/or data plot, then choose correct terminology and compose hypotheses about possible patterns and anomalies. This paper will provide an overview and analysis of the use of S’COOL and MY NASA DATA to support language arts instruction.

  9. Hope Is the Thing with Metaphors: De-Situating Literacies and Learning in English Language Arts Classrooms

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    Enright, Kerry Anne; Torres-Torretti, Daniela; Carreon, Orlando

    2012-01-01

    In this article, we examine the relationship between classroom talk, teacher-student roles and paradigms for literacy and learning in two ninth-grade English Language Arts classes. Our goal was to understand how these roles and practices socialized students into norms for academic language and literacy as they read and wrote poetry in preparation…

  10. Literacy Development of Urban At-Risk Children through Literature-based Reading/Language Arts Instruction.

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    Gipe, Joan P.; And Others

    A longitudinal study described the language and literacy abilities of urban at-risk children at several points over a 3-year period; provided the children with small-group literature-based reading/language arts instruction; and compared these children's progress in literacy achievement to other similar groups. Participants in the study were…

  11. Asia and Australia: Language Arts around the World, Volume III. Cross Curricular Activities for Grades 4-6.

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    Fuchs, Lucy

    Suggesting that students in the intermediate grades can explore the world around them and practice valuable skills in spelling, reading, writing, communication, and language, this book presents cross-curricular units designed to integrate language-arts activities into the study of Asian and Australian cultures. The units in the book reach diverse…

  12. Ecology and the Environment. Language Arts around the World, Volume V. Cross-Curricular Activities for Grades 4-6.

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    McAllister, Elizabeth A.; Hildebrand, Joan M.; Ericson, Joann H.

    Suggesting that students in the intermediate grades can explore the world around them and practice valuable skills in spelling, reading, writing, communication, and language, this book presents cross-curricular units designed to integrate language-arts activities into the study of ecology and the environment. The units in the book reach diverse…

  13. Critical Literacies: Negotiating Powerful and Pleasurable Curricula--How Do We Foster Critical Literacy through English Language Arts?

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    Comber, Barbara

    All over the world educators work towards social justice in a variety of classroom projects. How might teachers of English language arts be informed by this variety of projects--all of which involve young people and their teachers exploring relationships between language and power? Theoretically, protagonists of critical literacies have many…

  14. Central and South America: Language Arts around the World, Volume II. Cross Curricular Activities for Grades 4-6.

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    Fuchs, Lucy

    Suggesting that students in the intermediate grades can explore the world around them and practice valuable skills in spelling, reading, writing, communication, and language, this book presents cross-curricular units designed to integrate language-arts activities into the study of Central and South American cultures. The units in the book reach…

  15. Handbook for English Language Arts, Grades 5-12: Speech and Composition. Curriculum Bulletin, 1969-70 Series, No. 21.

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    New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Bureau of Curriculum Development.

    This publication is one in a series being developed for the English language arts curriculum, prekindergarten through the twelfth grade. The series is in five strands: reading, literature, speech, composition, and language. Although treated separately for purposes of clear and systematic development, in classroom practice the strands are…

  16. Design and Construction of Computer-Assisted Instructional Material: A Handbook for Reading/Language Arts Teachers.

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    Balajthy, Ernest

    Intended for reading and language arts teachers at all educational levels, this guide presents information to be used by teachers in constructing their own computer assisted educational software using the BASIC programming language and Apple computers. Part 1 provides an overview of the components of traditional tutorial and drill-and-practice…

  17. Math Learning Disabilities

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    Kate Garnett

    1998-01-01

    In this article Dr. Kate Garnett defines five areas of math learning disabilities and provides suggestions on how adequate differentiated instruction and modifications can help students overcome these obstacles. The five areas are: Mastering Basic Number Facts, Arithmetic Weakness/Math Talent, The Written Symbol and Concrete Materials, The Language of Math, and Visual-Spatial Aspects of Math.

  18. Curriculum Guide for Spanish Language Arts, Intermediate Level J = Guia para la ensenanza de las artes del lenguaje espanol, nivel elemental intermedio J. Grade 4.

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    Chicago Board of Education, IL. Dept. of Curriculum.

    The curriculum guide for teachers of Spanish language arts for native Spanish-speaking students in the Chicago public schools' bilingual education program is introduced by a section defining the areas to be emphasized in the program: word attack, comprehension skills, study skills, and literature appreciation. Sections follow for each of the areas…

  19. Curriculum Guide for Spanish Language Arts, Primary Level A = Guia para la ensenanza de las artes del lenguaje espanol, primaria, nivel A.

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    Chicago Board of Education, IL. Dept. of Curriculum.

    The curriculum guide for teachers of Spanish language arts for native Spanish-speaking primary students in the Chicago public schools' bilingual education program is introduced by a section on preparing instructional material for this group and a section defining the areas to be emphasized in the program: word attack, comprehension skills, study…

  20. Curriculum Guide for Spanish Language Arts, Intermediate Level K = Guia para la ensenanza de las artes del lenguaje espanol, nivel elemental intermedio K. Grade 5

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    Chicago Board of Education, IL. Dept. of Curriculum.

    The curriculum guide for teachers of Spanish language arts for native Spanish-speaking students in the Chicago public schools' bilingual education program is introduced by a section defining the areas to be emphasized in the program: word attack, comprehension skills, study skills, and literature appreciation. Sections follow for each of the areas…

  1. Curriculum Guide for Spanish Language Arts, Primary Level C = Guia para la ensenanza de las artes del lenguaje espanol, primaria, nivel C. (Grade 1).

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    Chicago Board of Education, IL. Dept. of Curriculum.

    The curriculum guide for teachers of Spanish language arts for native Spanish-speaking primary students in the Chicago public schools' bilingual education program is introduced by a section defining the areas to be emphasized in the program: word attack, comprehension skills, study skills, literature appreciation, and writing skills. Sections…

  2. Curriculum Guide for Spanish Language Arts, Level D. Working Draft = Guia para la ensenanza de las artes del lenguaje espanol, nivel D. Edicion experimental.

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    Chicago Board of Education, IL. Dept. of Curriculum.

    The curriculum guide for teachers of Spanish language arts for native Spanish-speaking primary students in the Chicago public schools' bilingual education program is introduced by a section outlining the program and defining the areas to be emphasized in the program: word attack, comprehension skills, study skills, and literature appreciation.…

  3. Curriculum Guide for Spanish Language Arts, Elementary Level F. Field Test = Guia para la ensenanza de las artes del lenguaje espanol, nivel elemental primario F. Edicion experimental.

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    Chicago Board of Education, IL. Dept. of Curriculum.

    The curriculum guide for teachers of Spanish language arts for native Spanish-speaking primary students in the Chicago public schools' bilingual education program is introduced by a section outlining the program and defining the areas to be emphasized in the program: word attack, comprehension skills, study skills, and literature appreciation.…

  4. Curriculum Guide for Spanish Language Arts, Primary Level B = Guia para la ensenanza de las artes del lenguaje espanol, primaria, nivel B.

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    Chicago Board of Education, IL. Dept. of Curriculum.

    The curriculum guide for teachers of Spanish language arts for native Spanish-speaking primary students in the Chicago public schools' bilingual education program is introduced by a section on preparing instructional material for this group and a section defining the areas to be emphasized in the program: word attack, comprehension skills, study…

  5. Curriculum Guide for Spanish Language Arts, Level E. Working Draft = Guia para la ensenanza de las artes del lenguaje espanol, nivel E. Edicion experimental.

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    Chicago Board of Education, IL. Dept. of Curriculum.

    The curriculum guide for teachers of Spanish language arts for native Spanish-speaking primary students in the Chicago public schools' bilingual education program is introduced by a section outlining the program and defining the areas to be emphasized in the program: word attack, comprehension skills, study skills, and literature appreciation.…

  6. Across the Curriculum: Ready to Write. Math in Action. The Art Lesson. Hands-on Science.

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    O'Connor, Mary; And Others

    1993-01-01

    Presents four articles for elementary teachers. The first shows how teachers can guide students to write stories from personal experiences. The second offers suggestions for mathematics instruction, focusing on primary level geometry and intermediate level problem solving. The third focuses on folk-art barn paintings. The fourth uses pumpkins to…

  7. Examining the literacy component of science literacy: 25 years of language arts and science research

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    Yore, Larry D.; Bisanz, Gay L.; Hand, Brian M.

    2003-06-01

    This review, written to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the International Journal of Science Education, revealed a period of changes in the theoretical views of the language arts, the perceived roles of language in science education, and the research approaches used to investigate oral and written language in science, science teaching, and learning. The early years were dominated by behavioralist and logico-mathematical interpretations of human learning and by reductionist research approaches, while the later years reflected an applied cognitive science and constructivist interpretations of learning and a wider array of research approaches that recognizes the holistic nature of teaching and learning. The early years focus on coding oral language into categories reflecting source of speech, functional purpose, level of question and response, reading research focused on the readability of textbooks using formulae and the reader's decoding skills, and writing research was not well documented since the advocates for writing in service of learning were grass roots practitioners and many science teachers were using writing as an evaluation technique. The advent of applied cognitive science and the constructivist perspectives ushered in interactive-constructive models of discourse, reading and writing that more clearly revealed the role of language in science and in science teaching and learning. A review of recent research revealed that the quantity and quality of oral interactions were low and unfocused in science classrooms; reading has expanded to consider comprehension strategies, metacognition, sources other than textbooks, and the design of inquiry environments for classrooms; and writing-to-learn science has focused on sequential writing tasks requiring transformation of ideas to enhance science learning. Several promising trends and future research directions flow from the synthesis of this 25-year period of examining the literacy component of science literacy - among them are critical listening and reading of various sources, multi-media presentations and representations, effective debate and argument, quality explanation and the role of information and communication technologies/environments.

  8. Linking Science and Language Arts: A Review of the Literature Which Compares Integrated Versus Non-integrated Approaches

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Bradbury, Leslie U.

    2014-06-01

    The purpose of this paper is to review the literature published during the last 20 years that investigates the impact of approaches that describe themselves as integrating science and language arts on student learning and/or attitude at the elementary level. The majority of papers report that integrated approaches led to greater student achievement in science and language arts across elementary grade levels. Additionally, integrated approaches facilitate improved attitudes toward both science and reading. The second section of the findings provides an overview of the types of pedagogical approaches used in the classrooms described in the studies. At all grade levels, teachers linked a variety of strategies including read-alouds, independent reading, at home reading, and writing in various genres that connected hands-on science activities to language arts skills.

  9. Differentiating Instruction with Menus Grades 3-5: Math

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    Westphal, Laurie E.

    2007-01-01

    "Differentiating Instruction With Menus Grades 3-5" offers teachers everything they need to create a student-centered learning environment based on choice. Addressing the four main subject areas (language arts, math, science, and social studies) and the major concepts taught within these areas, these books provide a number of different types of…

  10. English Reading\\/Language Arts Instruction in First-Grade Classrooms Serving English Language Learners: A Cross-Analysis of Instructional Practices and Student Engagement

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    Maribel G. Mora Harder

    2009-01-01

    This study was designed to provide information on the reading instructional practices of 36 first grade teachers in nine schools that serve predominantly Spanish-speaking and ELL students in a southeastern U.S. school district. The purpose of this investigation was to describe teaching practices employed during English language arts instruction and to examine their use in relation to instructional grouping strategies,

  11. iLEAP Assessment Guide-Revised. Grade 3: English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies

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    Louisiana Department of Education, 2012

    2012-01-01

    "Louisiana Believes" embraces the principle that all children can achieve at high levels, as evidenced in Louisiana's recent adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). "Louisiana Believes" also promotes the idea that Louisiana's educators should be empowered to make decisions to support the success of their students. In keeping with these…

  12. iLEAP Assessment Guide-Revised Grade 7: English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies

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    Louisiana Department of Education, 2012

    2012-01-01

    "Louisiana Believes" embraces the principle that all children can achieve at high levels, as evidenced in Louisiana's recent adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). "Louisiana Believes" also promotes the idea that Louisiana's educators should be empowered to make decisions to support the success of their students. In keeping with these…

  13. iLEAP Assessment Guide-Revised, Grade 5: English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies

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    Louisiana Department of Education, 2012

    2012-01-01

    "Louisiana Believes" embraces the principle that all children can achieve at high levels, as evidenced in Louisiana's recent adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). "Louisiana Believes" also promotes the idea that Louisiana's educators should be empowered to make decisions to support the success of their students. In keeping with these…

  14. iLEAP Assessment Guide-Revised. Grade 6: English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies

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    Louisiana Department of Education, 2012

    2012-01-01

    "Louisiana Believes" embraces the principle that all children can achieve at high levels, as evidenced in Louisiana's recent adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). "Louisiana Believes" also promotes the idea that Louisiana's educators should be empowered to make decisions to support the success of their students. In keeping with these…

  15. "Two of my most influential teachers taught seventh grade math and language arts. Later

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    Kasman, Alex

    . That was teaching." Meta Van Sickle | department chair | 843.953.2003 | vansicklem@cofc.edu | go mathematical concepts. It teaches you the most effective means of instruction for social studies and science

  16. The Nature of Relationships between Mental Rotation, Math, and Language in Deaf Signers

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    Halper, Elizabeth Blaisdell

    2009-01-01

    Three mental rotation tasks, the Card Rotation Task (CRT), the Vandenberg Mental Rotation Test (VMRT), and the Money Road-Map of Direction Sense (MRM), were administered to 60 deaf students from Gallaudet University to determine if mental rotation was predictive of scores on the ACT English or Math subtests. Other predictor variables, such as…

  17. Into the Curriculum: Reading/Language Arts/Art: Using Amelia Bedelia Books to Teach Figurative and Literal Meanings [and] Reading/Language Arts/Mathematics: Create an Internet Pizza Cafe that Serves Pizza, Poetry, Technology, and More! [and] Reading/Language Arts: Finding Secret Words: Beginning Dictionary Skills [and] Science: What Big Teeth You Have! Alligators All Around [and] Science: Rube Goldberg and Simple Machines [and] Social Studies: Folklore--An Integrated Unit.

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    Wood, Eve; Maggi, Barbara Hall; Napier, Marion; Troisi, Andrea; Heiser, Pam; Rinehart, Sharon

    1998-01-01

    Provides six fully developed library media activities that are designed for use with specific curriculum units in reading and language arts, art, mathematics, science, and social studies. Library media skills, objectives, grade levels, instructional roles, evaluation, and follow-up are described for each activity. (LRW)

  18. Math 108, Math 130, Math 147, Math 148, Math 314, Math 371

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    Suzuki, Masatsugu

    Math 108, Math 130, Math 147, Math 148, Math 314, Math 371 Tutoring, Spring 2014 Room: LN-2408B:00 JM JM JB = Jonas Braun (Math 147) JB1 = John Brown (Math 148) MB = Mauricio Bustamante (Math 371) AS = Ashley Culpepper (Math 130) JD = Junyi Dong (Math 148) MF = Mike Fink (Math 314) LG = Laura Gray (Math

  19. Into the Curriculum. Dramatics/Reading/Language Arts: Jellyfish Jiggle and More; Reading/Language Arts: Birthstone Folklore; Science: Jellyfish FAQ; Science: Minerals in Caves; Social Studies: Mapping the Oceans.

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    School Library Media Activities Monthly, 2003

    2003-01-01

    Provides five fully developed library media activities that are designed for use with specific curriculum units in dramatics, reading, language arts, science, and social studies. Library media skills, curriculum objectives, grade levels, resources, instructional roles, activities and procedures, evaluation, and follow-up are describes for each…

  20. Into the Curriculum. Reading/Language Arts: Exploring Story Settings in Multicultural Literature [and] Reading/Language Arts: Descriptive Story Writing [and] Science: Aquariums [and] Social Studies: John Wesley Powell vs. the Mighty Colorado [and] Social Studies: A Wilder Month.

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    Denton, Julia; And Others

    1996-01-01

    Presents five curriculum guides for reading/language arts, science, and social studies. Includes library media skills objectives, curriculum objectives, grade levels, resources, instructional roles, activities and procedures for completion, one-sentence descriptions of the activities, and suggestions for follow-up activities. (AEF)

  1. Combining Graphic Arts, Hollywood and the Internet to Improve Distance Learning in Science and Math

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    S. Tso-Varela; R. Friedberg; D. Lipnick

    2002-01-01

    We on the Navajo Reservation face the daunting problem of trying to educate a widely scattered student population over a landmass (25,000+ sq. miles) larger than all the New England states combined. Compounding this problem is the fact that English is a second language for many students and that many of our students lack basic foundation skills. One of the

  2. An Analysis of High School Math, Science, Social Studies, English, and Foreign Language Teachers' Implementation of One-to-One Computing and Their Pedagogical Practices

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    Inserra, Albert; Short, Thomas

    2013-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to compare high school Math, Science, Social Studies, English, and Foreign Language teachers' implementation of teaching practices in terms of their pedagogical dimensions in a one-to-one computing environment. A survey was developed to measure high school teachers' implementation of teaching practices associated with…

  3. A Classroom Teacher's Guide to Reading Improvement in Middle School Language Arts. Revised Edition. Resource Monograph No. 18.

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    Guttinger, Hellen I., Ed.

    The reading improvement activities in this handbook are intended for use by middle school language arts teachers. Focusing on study skills, vocabulary development, and comprehension development, the activities include (1) surveying literary materials, (2) outlining, (3) spelling, (4) syllabication, (5) word recognition, (6) using synonyms, (7)…

  4. Literature of the 1940s: A Decade of Change. A Language Arts Unit for Grades 7-9.

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    Moody, Connie; And Others

    This language arts unit of study for high-ability junior-high students looks at the historical events and social issues of the 1940s through the literature of the decade, including novels, short stories, poetry, essays, letters, and newspapers. Numerous opportunities for reading, writing, listening, and speaking are incorporated into the unit.…

  5. ''History of Theatre'' Web Sites: A Brief History of the Writing Process in a High School ESL Language Arts Class

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    Parks, Susan; Huot, Diane; Hamers, Josiane; Lemonnier, France H.

    2005-01-01

    This article reports on how Quebec Francophone high school students, enrolled in a program which featured an environment rich in information and communication technologies (ICTs), appropriated the writing process over a four-year period (Grades 7-10) in the context of their ESL language arts courses. Data for the study were obtained using…

  6. School-to-Work Transition in Language Arts Classrooms: School-Based Learning Approaches and Practices. ERIC Digest.

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    Ngeow, Karen Yeok-Hwa

    This Digest discusses School-to-Work (STW) programs, which are aimed at developing an integrated secondary school curriculum that facilitates students' transition from school to the workplace. It addresses school-based learning in STW programs, especially the practices that language arts teachers can use in classrooms to meet STW goals. The Digest…

  7. An Action Research on the Effects of Extrinsic Rewards on Motivation of Eighth Grade Language Arts Students.

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    Rejholec, Tod

    Data were collected for this action research to determine the value of an extrinsic reward as a self-management tool for motivating eighth grade language arts students. The sample was drawn from students at a school in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. The school was one of two middle schools in the city. This convenience sample…

  8. The Development of an Inservice for Instructional Grouping in an Integrated Language Arts Classroom. Human Resource Development.

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    Ceaser, Lisbeth

    A developmental project was designed to improve the course of study for Reading Specialist Credential candidates at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly). The project is an example of action research that systematically developed an inservice presentation for improvement of classroom instruction in language arts.…

  9. Linking Science and Language Arts: A Review of the Literature Which Compares Integrated versus Non-Integrated Approaches

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    Bradbury, Leslie U.

    2014-01-01

    The purpose of this paper is to review the literature published during the last 20 years that investigates the impact of approaches that describe themselves as integrating science and language arts on student learning and/or attitude at the elementary level. The majority of papers report that integrated approaches led to greater student…

  10. How Is No Child Left Behind Affecting Proficient and Advanced Students on the California STAR Test in English Language Arts

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    Levine, Susan

    2012-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to ascertain whether students who enter high school in ninth grade and score proficient or advanced on their CST in English Language Arts remain proficient or advanced 2 years later in 11th grade. The effects of NCLB will be considered as a contributing factor to the difference in student scores. This study was…

  11. In the Curriculum. Health: Mental Agility and Memory; Reading/Language Arts: The Writer/Reader Connection; Science: Stars.

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    Robinson, Alice A.

    2003-01-01

    Provides six library media activities that are designed for use with specific curriculum units in health, science, language arts, and social studies. Each activity identifies library media skills and curriculum objectives, grade levels, resources, instructional roles, procedures, evaluation guidelines, and follow-up activities. (AEF)

  12. The Right Time and Place? Middle School Language Arts Teachers Talk about Not Talking about Sexual Orientation

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    Laurel Puchner; Nicole Aydt Klein

    2011-01-01

    In this article we report results of a qualitative interview study focusing on middle school Language Arts teachers’ perceptions, attitudes, and reported practices related to LGBQ topics. The study found that virtually all of the teacher participants recognized that the topic of same-sex sexuality was important for their students, yet the teachers used a variety of strategies to avoid or

  13. Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects

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    Common Core State Standards Initiative, 2010

    2010-01-01

    The Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects ("the Standards") are the culmination of an extended, broad-based effort to fulfill the charge issued by the states to create the next generation of K-12 standards in order to help ensure that all students are college and…

  14. Letting the Text Take Center Stage: How the Common Core State Standards Will Transform English Language Arts Instruction

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    Shanahan, Timothy

    2013-01-01

    With the Common Core State Standards, instruction in English language arts will dramatically change. Unlike prior state standards, these new standards place a greater emphasis on reading challenging texts. To that end, teachers will need to support students in paying closer attention to such texts. Instead of focusing on pre-reading activities…

  15. Evansville: A City on the Ohio River. An Interdisciplinary Unit for Grade 3: Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies.

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    Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corp., IN.

    This grade 3 interdisciplinary resource unit uses Evansville, Indiana and the Ohio River as its focus for social studies, language arts, mathematics, and science lessons. Text, pictures, and maps are provided to teach social studies lessons in history, geography, and map skills, and the student exercises include tests on vocabulary words and map…

  16. IBM Directory of Educational Objectives and Networkable Software for Grades K-8 in Language Arts, Reading, and Mathematics.

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    IBM Corp., Atlanta, GA. Educational Systems.

    Intended as an easy-to-use quick reference tool for finding good software packages to meet specific educational objectives in language arts, reading, and mathematics, this directory focuses on highly rated software designed to teach basic learning and thinking skills. Software listed in the directory is available from International Business…

  17. Comparing the Effectiveness of Scripted and Non-Scripted Language Arts Programs in Low-Performing Schools

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    Lyons, Michael Tyrone

    2009-01-01

    The goals of this research are two-fold: (1) to survey the literature comparing the effectiveness (as measured by student achievement on state tests) of scripted language arts/reading programs in low-performing schools, and (2) to compare middle school teachers' attitudes (measured in questionnaires, interviews and surveys) on implementation and…

  18. Middle School Language Arts Teacher Decision-Making Compared to the Reading Next Report's Instructional Elements

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    Wood, Geralee

    2012-01-01

    This mixed-methods, collective case study approach explored how one district's forty-four language arts teachers in grades 6, 7, and 8 used their core literacy programs to incorporate the nine instructional elements recommended by the Reading Next report (Biancarosa & Snow, 2006) into the district's literacy program. Acknowledging…

  19. Language Arts Achievement and Reading Instructional Strategies in Indiana Elementary Schools with High Percentages of Increasing and Declining Enrollments

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    McMahon, Maryanne B.

    2010-01-01

    The focus of this quantitative study was to identify third grade ISTEP+ data from the top 10 increasing and declining enrollment public school districts in the state of Indiana to determine if communities experiencing high percentages of increasing or declining enrollments have significantly different achievement in language arts. This data was…

  20. The English Language Arts (ELA) Exam and Academic Achievement: Is There a Relationship? Predictive Validity of Statewide Measures

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    Mazza, Lynn

    2010-01-01

    The No Child Left Behind Act is a mandate from the federal government for education to increase student performance and school accountability. As a result of this mandate, many states have issued the use of high-stakes standardized tests as a means of monitoring schools' accountability. New York State administers the English Language Arts (ELA)…

  1. The Use and Effectiveness of a Question Exploration Routine in Secondary-Level English Language Arts Classrooms

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    Bulgren, Janis A.; Marquis, Janet G.; Deshler, Donald D.; Lenz, B. Keith; Schumaker, Jean B.

    2013-01-01

    This purpose of the study was to determine the effects of teachers using the Question Exploration Routine (QER) in regularly scheduled secondary-level English Language Arts classes to help students answer questions about the development and use of main ideas in Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet." Questions were posed in both…

  2. Threads of Change in 19th Century American Literature: A Language Arts Unit for Grades 7-9.

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    Crossett, Becky F.; And Others

    This unit of study for junior-high level high-ability language arts students explores five themes in 19th century American history through literature of the times: romanticism, transcendentalism, abolitionism, industrialism, and feminism. Each of the five "isms" has its own "literature box" that contains appropriate documents to serve as a…

  3. Growing Capacity with the Vocabulary of English Language Arts Programs: Vocabulary Megaclusters. Reading Research Report. #11.02

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    Hiebert, Elfrieda H.

    2011-01-01

    The typical approach to teaching vocabulary in English/Language Arts programs has been to focus on six to eight words per text. Even though these words may add meaning to a particular story, the target words are often rare and their generalizability is limited. The Vocabulary Megaclusters provides a framework for selecting and teaching words…

  4. The Diffusion of Innovations in Education: A Study of Secondary English Language Arts Teachers' Classroom Technology Integration

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    Thayer, Kelly Keener

    2013-01-01

    This study explored secondary English Language Arts teachers' experiences using digital technologies in their classrooms, as presented in two key journals in the English Education field: the "Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy" ("JAAL"), sponsored by the International Reading Association, and "English…

  5. The Relation of Grammatical Errors in Protocols of the Rotter Incomplete Sentences Blank: High School Form and Grades in Language Arts of Junior High School Students.

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    Eno, Lawrence; Woehlke, Paula

    1982-01-01

    School psychologist estimates of language arts grades through clinical inspection of Rotter protocols and the grammatical errors found on the test were correlated with actual semester grades earned in language arts. Most types of errors correlated significantly with semester grades, but clinical inspection yielded the highest correlation (.54)…

  6. Automatic Item Generation via Frame Semantics: Natural Language Generation of Math Word Problems.

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    Deane, Paul; Sheehan, Kathleen

    This paper is an exploration of the conceptual issues that have arisen in the course of building a natural language generation (NLG) system for automatic test item generation. While natural language processing techniques are applicable to general verbal items, mathematics word problems are particularly tractable targets for natural language

  7. Math Education Practices for Students with Disabilities and Other Struggling Learners: Case Studies of Six Schools in Two Northeast and Islands Region States. Issues & Answers. REL 2008-No. 053

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    Louie, Josephine; Brodesky, Amy; Brett, Jessica; Yang, Li-Ming; Tan, Yvette

    2008-01-01

    The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001 requires states to ensure that all students make adequate yearly progress in achieving proficiency in English language arts and math. This study examines how six diverse schools have responded to the challenge of educating their students in math, particularly students with disabilities and other…

  8. Ecobehavioral Assessment of Instructional Contexts in Bilingual Special Education Programs for English-Language Learners at Risk for Developmental Disabilities.

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    Arreaga-Mayer, Carmen; Utley, Cheryl A.; Perdomo-Rivera, Claudia; Greenwood, Charles R.

    2003-01-01

    Thirty-six English language learners at-risk for developmental disabilities were observed for six days within 4 elementary schools and 26 classrooms. The most frequently taught subjects were math, reading, and language arts. English was the most frequently used language of instruction and students engaged in academic behaviors 44% of the time.…

  9. Math Appeal

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    Greg Tang

    2013-01-08

    This interactive and animated Flash book by Greg Tang offers 16 additional mind-stretching math riddles to engage and educate students in the art of problem solving. For younger students, the riddles reinforce important grouping strategies that make adding faster, easier and more efficient. For older students, it helps them transition from adding to multiplying while providing practice with the basic times tables.

  10. Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There: Reconciling science and art through parallel language, physical attributes, and methods

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    Walker, C. G.; Walker, C. C.

    2013-12-01

    Children's literature has often featured an understanding of our world through imaginative means: Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland both display this quality. As Wonderland was a manifestation of Alice's own imagination, her journey to understand Wonderland was actually a quest to understand the phenomena that comprised her 'real' world. It was author Lewis Carroll's way of showing that human beings must use multiple intelligences to understand the complicated mystery that is the world and all things in it. The specific way in which we each interpret the facts presented determine if we become an 'artist' or 'scientist.' But does the label matter? Albert Einstein himself once said, 'Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.' Inherently, discovery---the finding of something new---demands that one must imagine something that is heretofore unknown. Researchers in both science and the arts use the same basic principles to examine different fields of study. These principles will be discussed via examples such as comparative analysis of scientific vs. historical research methods; how scientific language compares to arts language and why they often mean the same thing; and how study of a subject matter could often be improved through a mutual understanding of both science and art. Because of the apparent difference in subject matter, a schism between the two sides of human understanding has grown to the point where they are thought to be two different and unrelated schools of thought. Here we present several examples of the integration of science and art, and show how 'different' actually means the 'same,' in terms of scientific and artistic processes. We argue that 'science' and 'art' are not mutually exclusive; they are often the same practice and can be taught as such. Simple changes in language prove that methods of inquiry in science are the same as those in the arts. In order to support the mission of STEAM, this interplay must be presented to the public in new and innovative ways via formal and informal education (which should spread from art, history, to science museums). Examples will include the similarity of the study of craquelure in oil paintings and geophysical fracture mechanics and civil engineering fatigue failure; historic depictions of natural phenomena prior to developed notions of observational sciences; fact-gathering to recreate arts history versus the scientific method; and the study of the simple changes in language that give connotation to either arts or science fields - yet mean the same thing.

  11. Integrating Academic Language into Content Methodology: Supporting Math and Science Teacher Candidates to Meet Students' Language Needs

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    Freking, Frederick; Park, Jaime; Francois, Annamarie

    2015-01-01

    This article describes how a teacher-education program (TEP), whose mission is to improve schooling for linguistically diverse students, develops its' teacher candidate's critical dispositions and pedagogy related to academic-language (AL) development and how candidate performance on PACT can help TEPs better assess and improve how AL…

  12. Art History (Art Practices) Bachelor of Science

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    Latiolais, M. Paul

    Art History (Art Practices) Bachelor of Science 2014-15 Degree Map First Year Fall Winter Spring of these courses if focusing on Asian art. Milestone: Complete ARH 206 (by end of spring term). Freshman Inquiry 5 Freshman Inquiry 5 Freshman Inquiry 5 ARH 2041 4 ARH 2051 4 ARH 2061 4 Math/Statistics Elective ART 115 4

  13. Into the Curriculum. Industrial Arts/Social Studies: African American Inventors [and] Mathematics/Science: How Do Bears Measure Up? [and] Reading/Language Arts: Information Power: Using the Illustrations [and] Reading/Language Arts: African American History [and] Social Studies: Appalachian Trail [and] Social Studies: Trailblazers of the Early American Wilderness.

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    Fleischer, Barbara; Warner, Richard L.; Haas, Lisa S.; Sommers, Kathy

    1998-01-01

    Presents curriculum guides for elementary instruction in the areas of industrial arts, social studies, mathematics, science, and reading/language arts. Each lesson plan describes library media skills objectives; curriculum objectives; grade levels; resources; instructional roles; activity and procedures for completion; evaluation; and follow-up…

  14. Public Art Education in Brunei Darussalam: The Cultural Language of Community Murals

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    Ho, Kong

    2014-01-01

    Two mural projects in Brunei offer insight into the specific and universal aspects of public art education and community art making. This article describes how the author used his initiative and experience as a muralist to plan and implement two community art research projects in Bandar Seri Begwan, the capital of Brunei Darussalam. A premise of…

  15. Art

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    2010-04-27

    There are many different ways to make art. We will explore the art of film making. As a class we will use vote on which book we have read this year to use for our storyline. Then each of you will write about a different chapter in the book, explaining the basic things that went on. We will put all of the chapter writings together and I will write a script with a part for each of you to play . Just a warning! With all of you writing about different chapters, this film will turn out VERY WACKY !! This group of web links are about filming and special effects. As a class we will make a simple film with ideas and a script written by all of us! It may turn out a little wacky, but isn't some art that way? . Preproduction, production, and postproduction . [R:5414021 Special Effects Ghosts Narration and Background Music . royalty free music sound effects ...

  16. English Language Arts and Science Courses in a Virtual School: A Comparative Case Study

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    Tustin, Rachel Sarah

    Virtual K-12 schools have rapidly become a popular choice for parents and students in the last decade. However, little research has been done on the instructional practices used in virtual courses. As reflected in the central research question, the purpose of this study was to explore how teachers provided instruction for Grade 7-10 students in both English language arts and science courses in a virtual school in a southern state. The conceptual framework was based on Piaget's theory of cognitive development and Garrison, Anderson, and Siemens' research on instructional design. The units of analysis in this qualitative, comparative case study were four virtual courses; the data were collected from teacher and student questionnaires, threaded student discussions, student work samples, and archival records. The first level of data analysis involved coding and categorization using the constant comparative method, and the second level involved examining the data for patterns, themes, and relationships to determine key findings. Results indicated that a standardized virtual course design supported teacher use of direct instruction and summative assessments and some individualized instruction to deliver course content, including adjusting the course pace, conducting individual telephone conferences, and providing small group instruction using Blackboard Elluminate. Opportunities for student interaction and inquiry learning were limited. This study is expected to contribute to positive social change by providing educators and policymakers with an awareness of the critical need for further study of research-based instructional practices in K-12 virtual courses that would improve student learning.

  17. Modeles de rendement langagier. French Language Arts-- 1re annee-3e annee. Francais langue seconde--immersion (Language Production Models. French Language Arts-- Grades 1-3. French as a Second Language--Immersion).

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    Alberta Learning, Edmonton. Direction de l'education francaise.

    The materials in this document present the results of a study of French second language immersion testing in Alberta (Canada) public schools for grades 1-3 based on the curriculum instituted in 1998. As a result of the study, this collection was developed for grades 1-3 students who need to be taught French as a second language. A separate section…

  18. Los Cambios en el Programa de Estudios de la Lengua: Folleto para los Padres de Familia (The Changing Language Arts Curriculum: A Booklet for Parents).

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    California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Div.

    This Spanish-language version of a booklet intended for parents offers information about how reading instruction is changing and is now only one part of an integrated language arts curriculum. The booklet urges parents and educators to work together to help meet students' needs. Section titles include: Important Facts About Integrated Language

  19. “History of Theatre” Web sites: A brief history of the writing process in a high school ESL language arts class

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    Susan Parks; Diane Huot; Josiane Hamers; France H.-Lemonnier

    2005-01-01

    This article reports on how Quebec Francophone high school students, enrolled in a program which featured an environment rich in information and communication technologies (ICTs), appropriated the writing process over a four-year period (Grades 7–10) in the context of their ESL language arts courses. Data for the study were obtained using qualitative research methods, including in-class observation (field notes), videotaping,

  20. Into the Curriculum. Music/Art/Reading/Language Arts: Can You Guess the Animal? [and] Science: The Ocean [and] Science: Biome and Animal Unit [and] Social Studies: How Many Forms of Transportation Can You Find?

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    Ritz-Salminen, Dianne; Ely, Patricia; Asire, Marty

    2000-01-01

    Presents four fully developed library media activities that are designed for use with specific curriculum units in music and art, reading and language arts, science, and social studies. Each activity identifies library media skills objectives, curriculum objectives, grade levels, resources, librarian and teacher instructional roles, procedures,…

  1. Into the Curriculum. Art: Color and Paul Klee [and] Reading/Language Arts: Dynamite Dinosaurs [and] Science: Wildflowers [and] Science: Amphibians [and] Social Studies: Atlas Magic [and] Social Studies: Water Transportation in the Early 19th Century.

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    Kuhn, Jennifer; And Others

    1996-01-01

    Presents six curriculum guides for art, reading/language arts, science, and social studies. Each guide identifies library media skills objectives, curriculum objectives, grade levels, print and nonprint resources, instructional roles, activities and procedures for completion, evaluation, and follow-up. (AEF)

  2. Into the Curriculum. Art/Social Studies: What Costume Can You Make?; Mathematics: Roman Numerals; Reading/Language Arts: The "Rumplestiltskin Problem" and Other Adapted Tales; Social Studies: What's the Truth about Gladiators?

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    Barwick, Martha

    2002-01-01

    Provides four fully developed library media activities that are designed for use with specific curriculum units in art, social studies, reading, and language arts. Library media skills, curriculum objectives, grade levels, resources, instructional roles, procedures, evaluation, and follow-up are described for each activity. (LRW)

  3. Maths Week Ireland Activities and Puzzles

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    2013-01-01

    This set of recreational math activities for students of all ages is hosted by Maths Week Ireland, the annual gathering and competition of math students from all over Ireland. Here you will find puzzles, art, magic tricks and resources for holding math events.

  4. The Language of Civilization: The Vital Role of the Arts in Education.

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    Williams, Harold M.

    The arts and humanities convey the very essence of what it means to be a human being. The arts are a basic and central medium of human communication and understanding. As such, they should occupy a central place in education. In the wake of a "back to basics" movement in the schools, the artistic heritage and opportunities to contribute…

  5. "Doing the Math": Maternal Beliefs about Early Mathematics versus Language Learning

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    Cannon, Joanna; Ginsburg, Herbert P.

    2008-01-01

    Research Findings: Little is known about how parents approach preschoolers' mathematics learning and how this aligns with early mathematics education research and policy. This study examined these questions by contrasting parents' approaches to early mathematics and language and by exploring key themes in parents' talk about mathematics learning…

  6. Increasing the Power of Instruction: Integration of Language, Literacy, and Math Across to Preschool Day

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    Schickedanz, Judith A.

    2008-01-01

    With many learning goals to be met, preschool teachers may wonder how to accomplish all of them. This book is intended to show teachers how to maximize the scope and power of instruction through integration across content domains and learning contexts. Focusing on language, literacy, and mathematics, the author introduces strategies to bolster…

  7. In Their Shoes: Teachers Experience the Needs of English Language Learners through a Math Simulation

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    de Oliveira, Luciana C.

    2011-01-01

    Given the increase in the number of culturally and linguistically diverse students in American schools, it is vital for teacher education programs to address the needs of English Language Learners (ELLs) in their courses. Mainstream, general education teachers who did not previously experience this student population in their classes are now…

  8. A Natural Fusion: Math and Science Across the Curriculum : Northwest Teacher, volume 4 number 1

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    Amy Sutton

    2002-01-01

    Articles in this issue of Northwest Teacher focus on integrating math and science across the curriculum. Teachers create learning experiences for students, of all grade levels, that transcend the power of any one of them taught in isolation. With todays national spotlight on improving students reading and math skills, the potential for cross-disciplinary teaching of these subjects may be readily apparent. But science, too often nudged to the hinterlands of the curriculum when state standards and testing dont mandate it, is a particularly rich territory for applying math and language arts.

  9. Broadening the Scope: Examining the Effects of CSCOPE and Prescribed Curriculum on Experienced English Language Arts Teachers--A Qualitative Study

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    Tyrrell, Susan Michelle

    2011-10-21

    This study examines the effects of the CSCOPE prescribed curriculum on four English language arts teachers. CSCOPE, created for implementation in Texas public schools, is directly aligned with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS...

  10. No Child Left Behind...Except in Geography? GeoMath in Arizona Answers a Need

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    Hinde, Elizabeth R.; Ekiss, Gale Olp

    2005-01-01

    It is no secret that language arts and math are the dominant features of the elementary curriculum. This is especially the case in Kindergarten through third grades. In many states, the thrust of the curriculum in the primary grades is on learning to read. After that, it is thought that students will then be able to read to learn. With that…

  11. "A Scholar Diplomat`s Legacy : William Woodville Rockhill and his Chinese Language Books at the Freer Gallery of Art Library"

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    Mathis, Wayne N.

    at the Freer Gallery of Art Library" -- Appendices -- Appendix 1. List of Books Donated to the Smithsonian at the Smithsonian Institution archives, and searching for books with a book plate, "Freer Gallery of Art Library"A Scholar Diplomat`s Legacy : William Woodville Rockhill and his Chinese Language Books

  12. The Art of Math

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    Kim, Una; Stabley, Angela

    2010-01-01

    In the movie "A Beautiful Mind" there is a scene where future Nobel prize winner John Nash is captivated by a fellow student's tie. When asked about his behavior Nash quips, "There has to be a mathematical explanation for how bad that tie is." (Grazer & Howard, 2000) In this light moment, director Ron Howard attempts to show us that the mind of a…

  13. "I Never Really Knew the History behind African American Language": Critical Language Pedagogy in an Advanced Placement English Language Arts Class

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    Baker-Bell, April

    2013-01-01

    This article responds to two long-standing dilemmas that limit the effectiveness of language education for students who speak and write in African American Language (AAL): (1) the gap between theory and research on AAL and classroom practice, and (2) the need for critical language pedagogies. This article presents the effectiveness of a critical…

  14. MATH 21 CEE 130 FRESH. SOPH. JUNIOR SENIOR

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    Prinz, Friedrich B.

    MATH 19 MATH 20 MATH 21 CEE 130 CEE 110 ENGR 60 PHY 21 or 41 ART HIST 3 CEE 156 CEE 137B CEE 136 CEE 100 MATH/SCI ELECT. TIS CEE 139 ENGR FUND CEE 101A CEE 134B CEE 31 (Q) MATH/SCI ELECT. MATH/SCI ELECT. MATH/SCI ELECT. DEPTH ELECT DEPTH ELECT DEPTH ELECT ENGR 14 STATS DEPTH ELECT FRESH. SOPH. JUNIOR

  15. Chinese Language Study in American Higher Education: State of the Art. Language in Education: Theory and Practice. No. 30.

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    Eddy, Peter A.; And Others

    A study was undertaken in order to provide current data and comprehensive information about Chinese language instruction in United States higher education. This report is based on the responses to a survey in 1979. In addition to the discussion of the survey responses, an examination of changes that have taken place since a previous report in 1969…

  16. Adult ESL in Higher Education: Balancing Academic Learning, Speech Science and English Language Arts.

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    Buttaro, Lucia

    2004-01-01

    Replicating earlier studies, 66 English as a second language speech students at a community college undertook content-based second language learning in psychology, sociology, and history. End-of-semester assessments showed they had improved second-language confidence and learned academic subject matter; most agreed sheltered courses were a useful…

  17. Oudeyer, P-Y. (2011) Curiosity and Languages, in Catalogue of the Exhibition "Mathematics: A Beautiful Elsewhere", Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris, France.

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    Boyer, Edmond

    Oudeyer, P-Y. (2011) Curiosity and Languages, in Catalogue of the Exhibition "Mathematics: A Beautiful Elsewhere", Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris, France. Curiosity and Languages: they are endowed with artificial curiosity. They experiment physically with the objects around them, toys

  18. A Comparative Analysis of the Effectiveness of Language Arts Instruction with Special Emphasis on Aesthetic Values for Selected Kindergarten, First, and Second Grade Children.

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    Mathison, Dorothy Elaine

    A study was conducted to determine the effect of language arts instruction that emphasized aesthetics on the attitude, self-concept, and IQ of primary school students. The subjects, 129 kindergarten through grade two students in a large urban school, were divided into an experimental and a control group. The experimental group received language

  19. Math Olympiad

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    2008-09-10

    Math resources for discrete math, probability, and various math concepts. Use these math sites to support and develop students skills in all branches of math: multicultural A Game from West Africa, math resource dr math, discrete math level 3 and 4 Fastball or Curveball?,The Take Away Game ...

  20. Selected Materials for Elementary and Secondary Less-Commonly Taught Languages: Language Arts and Content Areas. Arabic, Cambodian, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hmong, Indochinese, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Lao, Latin, Pilipino, Russian, Urkrainian, Vietnamese. CLEAR Annotated Bibliography Series.

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    Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. Center for Language Education and Research.

    This 65-item annotated bibliography is composed of materials for teaching language arts and the content area materials in the less commonly taught languages (including Arabic, Cambodian, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hmong, Indochinese, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Lao, Latin, Pilipino, Russian, Urkrainian, Vietnamese) at the elementary or secondary…

  1. Computer Based Technology and the Language/Liberal Arts: Stepping into the Electronic Universe.

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    Adams, Dennis M.

    The need for the liberal arts curriculum to incorporate new technology in order for education to reach its potential is examined in this paper, which also looks at the potential for computer-based telecommunications to extend continued education for professionals. A survey of applications of computer-based telecommunications in reading and writing…

  2. Man and His Environment: To Perceive and to React: Language Arts. 5111.13.

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    Bermudez, Lynne L.

    A course which is an investigation and appraisal of prose, poetry, fine arts, and music which reflects the environment's effect on man or man's effect on his environment is presented. Performance objectives include the following: (1) Students will formulate a definition of what constitutes man's environment; (2) Students will examine the reactions…

  3. Finding the Science in Art

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    Alyce Jordan

    2001-11-01

    In the interdisciplinary, team-taught course described here, the authors use the subjects of art and art history to bridge to math and chemistry. Specifically, the course investigates ways in which chemical and mathematical concepts inform artistic techni

  4. Finding a voice: arts-based creativity in the community languages classroom

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    Jim Anderson; Yu-Chiao Chung

    2011-01-01

    There have been moves in a number of countries in recent years to develop appropriate pedagogies for the teaching of community\\/heritage languages, distinct from foreign language and mother tongue models. At the same time there has been a growing interest in ways of developing learners’ creative abilities and there are grounds for believing that an approach which gives priority to

  5. Finding a voice: arts-based creativity in the community languages classroom

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Jim Anderson; Yu-Chiao Chung

    2010-01-01

    There have been moves in a number of countries in recent years to develop appropriate pedagogies for the teaching of community\\/heritage languages, distinct from foreign language and mother tongue models. At the same time there has been a growing interest in ways of developing learners' creative abilities and there are grounds for believing that an approach which gives priority to

  6. Turned on to Language Arts: Computer Literacy in the Primary Grades.

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    Guthrie, Larry F.; Richardson, Susan

    1995-01-01

    Describes Apple Computer's Early Language Connections (ELC) program. Designed for K-2 grades, ELC integrates Macintosh computers, children's literature, instructional software, and other curriculum materials, including sample lessons constructed around thematic units. The literature-based product uses a whole-language approach (with phonics…

  7. Arts throughout the Curriculum.

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    Manner, Jane Carol

    2002-01-01

    Describes how curriculum integration can help art enhance learning during times when the arts may be considered dispensable and removed from education, presenting examples of how classroom teachers have examined art as a link to expanded understanding of history, science, math, reading, current events, geography, cultural studies, emotions,…

  8. Merging Perspectives: Art History & Mathematics

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    Leoni, Deann

    Created by art historian Mary Wills and mathematician Deann Leoni of Edmonds Community College, this course explores the connection between art history and mathematics through architectural design. Here, visitors will find a detailed Course/Project Description, Art History and Math Bibliography, grading rubric, student evaluation form, as well as four projects, a homework assignment, and samples of completed student projects. This is an excellent resource for educators looking to combine math and art history in an accessible and adaptable way.

  9. Roadmap: Special Education Mild/Moderate Language Arts and Reading Bachelor of Science in Education

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    Sheridan, Scott

    Fundamentals of English Grammar or ENG 31003 Linguistics 3 Kent Core Requirement 3 See Kent Core Summary's Literature 3 ENG 25002 Literature in English II 3 SPA 34104 Speech and Language Development 3 C Kent Core

  10. SUGGESTED THREE-YEAR GRADUATION PLAN Special Education Mild/Moderate Language Arts and Reading

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    Sheridan, Scott

    of English Grammar or ENG 31003 Linguistics 3 US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1 Introduction to Women's Literature 3 ENG 25002 Literature in English II 3 SPA 34104 Speech and Language

  11. Roadmap: Special Education Mild/Moderate Language Arts and Reading Bachelor of Science in Education

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    Sheridan, Scott

    of English grammar or ENG 31003 Linguistics 3 Kent Core Requirement 3 See Kent Core Summary on page 2 Kent 25002 Literature in English II 3 SPA 34104 Speech and Language Development 3 C Kent Core Requirement 2

  12. The Artful Universe Expanded

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    Barrow, John D.

    2005-07-01

    Our love of art, writes John Barrow, is the end product of millions of years of evolution. How we react to a beautiful painting or symphony draws upon instincts laid down long before humans existed. Now, in this enhanced edition of the highly popular The Artful Universe , Barrow further explores the close ties between our aesthetic appreciation and the basic nature of the Universe. Barrow argues that the laws of the Universe have imprinted themselves upon our thoughts and actions in subtle and unexpected ways. Why do we like certain types of art or music? What games and puzzles do we find challenging? Why do so many myths and legends have common elements? In this eclectic and entertaining survey, Barrow answers these questions and more as he explains how the landscape of the Universe has influenced the development of philosophy and mythology, and how millions of years of evolutionary history have fashioned our attraction to certain patterns of sound and color. Barrow casts the story of human creativity and thought in a fascinating light, considering such diverse topics as our instinct for language, the origins and uses of color in nature, why we divide time into intervals as we do, the sources of our appreciation of landscape painting, and whether computer-generated fractal art is really art. Drawing on a wide variety of examples, from the theological questions raised by St. Augustine and C.S. Lewis to the relationship between the pure math of Pythagoras and the music of the Beatles, The Artful Universe Expanded covers new ground and enters a wide-ranging debate about the meaning and significance of the links between art and science.

  13. Science and Language for English Language Learners in Relation to Next Generation Science Standards and with Implications for Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics

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    Lee, Okhee; Quinn, Helen; Valdes, Guadalupe

    2013-01-01

    The National Research Council (2011) released "A Framework for K-12 Science Education" that is guiding the development of the Next Generation Science Standards, which are expected to be finalized in early 2013. This article addresses language demands and opportunities that are embedded in the science and engineering practices delineated in the…

  14. Into the Curriculum. Art: There's More than One Way to Create a Picture [and] Reading/Language Arts: Sad Stories Always Make Me Cry [and] Science: Coming Soon...Meteors and Meteorites! [and] Social Studies: Young Pilgrims [and] Social Studies: Family History Mysteries Solved: Significant Seniors' Biographies [and] Social Studies: Following the Trail of Tears [and] Social Studies: Getting the Truth in News Reports.

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    Ramsell, Michelle McMorrow; And Others

    1995-01-01

    Presents seven curriculum guides for art, reading/language arts, science, and social studies. Includes library media skills objectives, curriculum (subject area) objectives, grade levels, resources, instructional role, activities and procedures for completion, evaluations, and follow-ups. (AEF)

  15. Bringing Language to Life: Quest's TheatreBridge Enhances Learning in Class

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    McCarty, Tim; Delk, Linda

    2012-01-01

    In math, students and teachers toss tennis balls. In science, students become rain, hail, sleet, and snow. In language arts, students maneuver their bodies into related positions and hold into a frieze they call "tableau." The students and teachers are part of TheatreBridge, a four-year model demonstration and dissemination program lead by Quest…

  16. Trends and Issues in Postsecondary English Studies. Trends and Issues in English Language Arts, 1999.

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    National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.

    This publication contains journal essays and book chapters from publications of the National Council of Teachers of English. The publication's first section, "Diverse Students, Diverse Teachers," contains the following articles: (1) "Dispositions toward Language: Teacher Constructs of Knowledge and the Ann Arbor Black English Case" (Arnetha Ball…

  17. The Use of "Balanced Instruction" in Language Arts Curriculum. ERIC Topical Bibliography and Commentary.

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    Smith, Carl B., Ed.

    During the 1970s direct phonics instruction was the preferred method of reading instruction. In the 1980s the whole language concept caught on and phonics instruction was considered defunct. In the 1990s the pendulum, in the process of swinging back, was intercepted before it went to the extreme of "all phonics," by a balanced approach to reading…

  18. A Student-Centered Language Arts Curriculum, Grades K-13: A Handbook for Teachers.

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    Moffett, James

    The main thesis of this book which describes a pupil-centered curriculum is that students should use language more than they customarily do. The curriculum is based on a "naturalistic" approach "whereby students learn essentially by doing and receiving feedback." Consequently, most of the book is devoted to guiding the student from a posture of…

  19. Grammar Tiles: An Opportunity for Manipulatives in the Language Arts Classroom (Middle Ground).

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    Atlee, Marilyn; Hardin, Linda Friddle

    1995-01-01

    Presents 2 articles concentrating on middle-school teaching: 1 that describes how a teacher, using 12 zip-lock sandwich bags and 300 small ceramic tiles, may create "grammar tiles," a method for teaching the parts of speech; and another that describes several innovative ways in which students have learned to work with language while manipulating…

  20. People Around Us. Language Arts Theme Units, Volume V. Cross Curricular Activities for Primary Grades.

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    McAllister, Elizabeth A.; Hildebrand, Joan M.; Ericson, Joann H.

    Suggesting that students in the primary grades can explore the world around them and practice valuable skills in spelling, reading, writing, communication, and language, this book presents cross-curricular units on "people around us" that reach diverse needs by working through emotional memory, deductive reasoning, and multiple intelligences.…

  1. Intriguing Animals. Language Arts Theme Units, Volume IV. Cross Curricular Activities for Primary Grades.

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    McAllister, Elizabeth A.; Hildebrand, Joan M.; Ericson, Joann H.

    Suggesting that students in the primary grades can explore the world around them and practice valuable skills in spelling, reading, writing, communication, and language, this book presents cross-curricular units on intriguing animals that reach diverse needs by working through emotional memory, deductive reasoning, and multiple intelligences.…

  2. Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts. Second Edition.

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    Flood, James, Ed.; Lapp, Diane, Ed.; Squire, James R., Ed.; Jensen, Julie M., Ed.

    This updated second edition reflects developments in educational research and new information within the areas of language learning and instruction since the publication of the first edition in 1991. Its 75 essays assess the significance of research, evaluates new developments, and examines current conflicts, controversies, and issues, while…

  3. Our Environment. Language Arts Theme Units, Volume I. Cross Curricular Activities for Primary Grades.

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    McAllister, Elizabeth A.; Hildebrand, Joan M.; Ericson, Joann H.

    Suggesting that students in the primary grades can explore the world around them and practice valuable skills in spelling, reading, writing, communication, and language, this book presents cross-curricular units on the environment that reach diverse needs by working through emotional memory, deductive reasoning, and multiple intelligences.…

  4. Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters The Department of Languages, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature

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    Fernandez, Eduardo

    of political confrontation in contemporary Spanish political discourse, as well as the language used to portray About the Crisis? Metaphors and the financial crisis in Spanish parliamentary debate and the media by Dr. Jaume Gelabert Director of the Arcadia University Center for Catalan, Spanish, and Mediterranean Studies

  5. Language Arts Handbook for Primary Teachers in Multi-Graded Classrooms. South-Central Region.

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    Manitoba Dept. of Education, Winnipeg.

    This handbook presents materials designed to assist teachers in meeting the needs of primary school children in multi-graded classrooms. The handbook is divided into two parts. The first part consists of the following sections: (1) the multi-graded school; (2) strategies for multi-graded classrooms; (3) oracy--listening and speaking; (4) language

  6. An End to Foreign Languages, an End to the Liberal Arts

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    Corral, Will H.; Patai, Daphne

    2008-01-01

    Is foreign-language teaching at the college level simply a numbers game? Put another way, should administrators follow the feet of students as they make their wishes known by the courses they choose? Sure, if universities conceive of themselves as trade schools preparing their students for employment. If that is really the aim, administrators…

  7. A State of the Art Report: An Update on Second Language Pronunciation Learning and Teaching.

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    Giauque, Gerald S.

    An annotated bibliography presents 53 citations of dissertations, articles, and other works focusing on practical rather than theoretical aspects of the teaching and learning of second language pronunciation. Listed according to author, the subjects of the citations include: the need to teach pronunciation, teaching techniques, the use of reading…

  8. Working for and with Latino/Latina Immigrant Newcomers in the English Language Arts Classroom

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    Musetti, Bernadette; Salas, Spencer; Perez, Theresa

    2009-01-01

    "Newcomers" are English learners who are new to the United States and arrive with limited or interrupted formal schooling. These students have below-grade-level literacy skills in their home language and do not speak English. Newcomers' arrivals to the middle school and high school classrooms often present a formidable "what to do" for classroom…

  9. We [Heart] Art!

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    Castellanos, Dalina

    2011-01-01

    The passage of the No Child Left Behind law in 2001, which measures student achievement based on English and math scores, has pressured schools to cut the arts. A 2006 survey by the Center on Education Policy found that 44 percent of school districts had increased time for English and math while cutting time for other subjects. And a follow-up…

  10. Curriculum Guide for Spanish Language Arts, Elementary Level L. Field Test, Working Draft = Guia para la ensenanza de las artes del lenguaje espanol, nivel elemental intermedio L. Edicion experimental.

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    Chicago Board of Education, IL. Dept. of Curriculum.

    The curriculum guide for teachers of Spanish language arts for native Spanish-speaking students in the Chicago public schools' bilingual education program is introduced by a section outlining the program and defining the areas to be emphasized in the program: word attack, comprehension skills, study skills, and literature appreciation. Sections…

  11. Curriculum Guide for Spanish Language Arts, Elementary Level H. Field Test, Working Draft = Guia para la ensenanza de las artes del lenguaje espanol, nivel elemental primario H. Edicion experimental.

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    Chicago Board of Education, IL. Dept. of Curriculum.

    The curriculum guide for teachers of Spanish language arts for native Spanish-speaking primary students in the Chicago public schools' bilingual education program is introduced by a section outlining the program and defining the areas to be emphasized in the program: word attack, comprehension skills, study skills, and literature appreciation.…

  12. Curriculum Guide for Spanish Language Arts, Elementary Level N. Field Test, Working Draft = Guia para la ensenanza de las artes del lenguaje espanol, nivel elemental adelantado N. Edicion experimental.

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    Chicago Board of Education, IL. Dept. of Curriculum.

    The curriculum guide for teachers of Spanish language arts for native Spanish-speaking students in the Chicago public schools' bilingual education program is introduced by a section outlining the program and defining the areas to be emphasized in the program: word attack, comprehension skills, study skills, and literature appreciation. Sections…

  13. Curriculum Guide for Spanish Language Arts, Elementary Level M. Field Test, Working Draft = Guia para la ensenanza de las artes del lenguaje espanol, nivel elemental adelantado M. Edicion experimental.

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    Chicago Board of Education, IL. Dept. of Curriculum.

    The curriculum guide for teachers of Spanish language arts for native Spanish-speaking students in the Chicago public schools' bilingual education program is introduced by a section outlining the program and defining the areas to be emphasized in the program: word attack, comprehension skills, study skills, and literature appreciation. Sections…

  14. Curriculum Guide for Spanish Language Arts, Elementary Level G. Field Test, Working Draft = Guia para la ensenanza de las artes del lenguaje expanol, nivel elemental primario G. Edicion experimental.

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    Chicago Board of Education, IL. Dept. of Curriculum.

    The curriculum guide for teachers of Spanish language arts for native Spanish-speaking primary students in the Chicago public schools' bilingual education program is introduced by a section outlining the program and defining the areas to be emphasized in the program: word attack, comprehension skills, study skills, and literature appreciation.…

  15. Into the Curriculum. Reading/Language Arts: I Need a Hero/Heroine [and] Reading/Language Arts: Is It Real? Or Did I Make It Up? Comparing and Contrasting Nonfictional and Fantasy Creatures [and] Science/Language Arts: "Jumanji" in the Solar System [and] Science: A Change of Seasons [and] Social Studies: Women Who Changed America: 1800s [and] Social Studies: Discovering the "Titanic."

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    Hall, Jill; And Others

    1997-01-01

    Presents six curriculum guides for reading, language arts, science, and social studies. Each activity identifies library media skills objectives, curriculum objectives, grade levels, resources, librarian and teacher instructional roles, activity and procedures for completion, activity samples, guidelines for evaluating finished activities, and…

  16. Natural language processing: state of the art and prospects for significant progress, a workshop sponsored by the National Library of Medicine.

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    Friedman, Carol; Rindflesch, Thomas C; Corn, Milton

    2013-10-01

    Natural language processing (NLP) is crucial for advancing healthcare because it is needed to transform relevant information locked in text into structured data that can be used by computer processes aimed at improving patient care and advancing medicine. In light of the importance of NLP to health, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) recently sponsored a workshop to review the state of the art in NLP focusing on text in English, both in biomedicine and in the general language domain. Specific goals of the NLM-sponsored workshop were to identify the current state of the art, grand challenges and specific roadblocks, and to identify effective use and best practices. This paper reports on the main outcomes of the workshop, including an overview of the state of the art, strategies for advancing the field, and obstacles that need to be addressed, resulting in recommendations for a research agenda intended to advance the field. PMID:23810857

  17. Effects of a Treatment Package to Facilitate English/Language Arts Learning for Middle School Students with Moderate to Severe Disabilities

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    Mims, Pamela J.; Lee, Angel; Browder, Diane M.; Zakas, Tracie-Lynn; Flynn, Susan

    2012-01-01

    This pilot study sought to develop and evaluate the use of a treatment package that included systematic and direct instruction on acquisition of literacy skills aligned with middle school English/Language Arts standards for students with moderate to severe disabilities, including autism. Participants included five teachers and 15 middle school…

  18. The Value of NJ School District Demographic Data in Explaining School District NJ ASK Grade 3 Language Arts and Mathematics Scores

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    Turnamian, Peter G.

    2012-01-01

    This study examined the strength and direction of the relationship between 2009 NJ ASK 3 Language Arts and Mathematics scores and district social and demographic data (i.e., lone-parent household, level of parental education, and household income levels) found in the extant literature to influence student achievement on high-stakes standardized…

  19. Theoretical Soundness, Proven Effectiveness, and Implementation Fidelity of the HOSTS Language Arts Program among Children Identified as At-Risk in Urban Elementary Schools

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    Senesac, Barbara V.; Burns, Matthew K.

    2008-01-01

    In order to fully evaluate the quality of evidence for any educational innovation, research is needed regarding consistency with theory, demonstrated effectiveness, and consistent implementation. The Help One Student to Succeed (HOSTS) Language Arts program was specifically mentioned in the "No Child Left Behind" act as a program that incorporates…

  20. The Effects of the Compasslearning Odyssey Spiral-Up Program on Discovery Education Scores of Sixth-Grade Gifted and High-Performing Language Arts Students

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    Kelsey, Carmen Freeman

    2012-01-01

    The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between the implementation of the Response to Intervention (RTI) model CompassLearning Odyssey and the performance of middle school language arts students on the Discovery Education Test B and Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (TCAP) along with examining teacher perceptions of high…

  1. Language Arts Activities to Supplement COAST Learning Experiences. A Learning Experience for Coastal and Oceanic Awareness Studies, No. 5. [Project COAST].

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    Delaware Univ., Newark. Coll. of Education.

    Included in this teacher's guide are: (1) a list of language arts activities to supplement COAST learning experiences; (2) additional activities for grades 3-5 emphasizing vocabulary development and developing scrapbooks; and (3) eight activities for using children's books about the marine environment in the classroom in grades 1-6. The appendix…

  2. The Influence of Typewriting on Selected Language Arts Skills and Motor Development of the Educable Mentally Handicapped, Volume II. Final Report.

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    Gladis, Sister Mary Paulette

    The second of two volumes, the document contains the appendixes to a study which investigated the influence of typewriting on selected language arts skills and motor development of educable mentally retarded students. The academic achievement of such students in reading, vocabulary, spelling, and in motor skill development, after completing…

  3. The Influence of Typewriting on Selected Language Arts Skills and Motor Development of the Educable Mentally Handicapped, Volume I. Final Report.

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    Gladis, Sister Mary Paulette

    To determine the influence of typewriting on selected language arts skills and motor development of the educable mentally retarded (EMR), the study investigated the academic achievement of such students in reading, vocabulary, spelling, and in motor skill development resulting from the use of the typewriter and specially prepared typewriting…

  4. Using Differential Item Functioning to Investigate the Impact of Testing Accommodations on an English-Language Arts Assessment for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

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    Stone, Elizabeth; Cook, Linda; Cahalan-Laitusis, Cara; Cline, Frederick

    2010-01-01

    This validity study examined differential item functioning (DIF) results on large-scale state standards-based English-language arts assessments at grades 4 and 8 for students without disabilities taking the test under standard conditions and students who are blind or visually impaired taking the test with either a large print or braille form.…

  5. The Efficiency of Diagnostic, Readiness, and Achievement Instruments as Predictors of Language Arts Achievement: A Longitudinal Study from Kindergarten Through Second Grade.

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    Baker, Georgia Ann Pitcher

    The broad purpose of this study was to investigate some ways of predicting the language arts achievement of kindergarten children in order that their academic needs more nearly may be met. The Metropolitan Readiness Test (given to 16 subjects at the end of kindergarten) and the Metropolitan Achievement Test, Primary I, the Purdue Perceptual Motor…

  6. Improving Reading and Language Arts Skills of At-Risk First Graders through Direct Instruction of Print Awareness, Phoneme Awareness, and Phonological Processing.

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    Bump, Sandra K.; Swedberg, Trina L.; Yates, Carol R.

    This report describes a program to improve reading and language arts skills. The targeted population consisted of students in 2 first grade classrooms (average class size 25) from a midwestern elementary school in a predominantly white, middle to upper-middle class neighborhood. Data documenting the problem was obtained from the previous year's…

  7. A "Common" Vision of Instruction? An Analysis of English/Language Arts Professional Development Materials Related to the Common Core State Standards

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    Hodge, Emily; Benko, Susanna L.

    2014-01-01

    The purpose of this article is to describe the stances put forward by a selection of professional development resources interpreting the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts (ELA) teachers, and to analyse where these resources stand in relation to research in ELA. Specifically, we analyse resources written by English educators…

  8. English Language Arts Skills and Instruction: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through June 1984, (Vol. 44 Nos. 7 through 12).

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    ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.

    This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The seven titles deal with the following topics: (1) the effect of training college students in listening and notetaking skills on learning from lecture, (2) an enriched language arts curriculum for gifted primary school students,…

  9. ABRACADABRA in the Hands of Teachers: The Effectiveness of a Web-Based Literacy Intervention in Grade 1 Language Arts Programs

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    Savage, Robert S.; Erten, Ozlem; Abrami, Philip; Hipps, Geoffrey; Comaskey, Erin; van Lierop, Dea

    2010-01-01

    This study explored how teacher variations in use of a web-technology of known effectiveness, affected growth in literacy. Teachers used ABRACADABRA (ABRA) (http://grover.concordia.ca/abra/version1/abracadabra.html), in Grade 1 Language Arts classes. Children (N = 60) across three classrooms were exposed to ABRA activities and a control class…

  10. Reading Images: The Phenomenon of Intertextuality and How It May Contribute to Developing Visual Literacy with Advanced Placement English/Language Arts Students

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    Gillenwater, Cary

    2014-01-01

    This phenomenological case study attempts to understand the phenomenon of intertextuality of traditional novels and graphic novels, and how it may or may not contribute to transference of one mode of literacy to another. The study's sample was seven Grade 12 Advanced Placement English/language arts students and their teacher. I conducted my…

  11. Adapting Language Arts, Social Studies, and Science Materials for the Inclusive Classroom. Volume 3: Grades Six through Eight. ERIC/OSEP Mini-Library.

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    Schumaker, Jean; Lenz, Keith

    This book offers teachers guidelines and suggestions for adapting and/or selecting materials for use with students with disabilities in general language arts, social studies, and science classrooms (grades 6 through 8). Following an introduction, chapter 1 offers a nine-step procedure for adapting materials from first, creating a plan for adapting…

  12. The Effect of Differentiated Instruction and Universally Designed Reading Curriculum on English Language Arts Achievement Scores of At-Risk Students

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    Roberts, Jocylinn A.

    2012-01-01

    This quantitative study explored the academic progress of at-risk students in English language arts (ELA) when they were given differentiated instruction (DI) and universally designed curriculum (UDC) to address their academic needs. The purpose of the study was to determine if there was a significant change in passing rates on the California…

  13. "Do They Even Know That They Do It?": Exploring Awareness of Spanish-English Code-Switching in a Sixth-Grade English Language Arts Classroom

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    Martínez, Ramón Antonio

    2014-01-01

    This article draws on scholarship in educational and linguistic anthropology to explore awareness of Spanish-English code-switching among bilingual Chicana/o and Latina/o students in a sixth-grade English Language Arts classroom. Analysis of qualitative data gathered via participant observation, video/audio recording, and semistructured interviews…

  14. math science technolog ngineering math scien

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    Kulp, Mark

    math science technolog ngineering math scien echnology engineering math science technolog ngineering math scien echnology ngineering math science echnology ngineering math science technolog. Displays and presentations should consist of any aspect of science, technology, engineering, and/or math

  15. Awake surgery between art and science. Part II: language and cognitive mapping.

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    Talacchi, Andrea; Santini, Barbara; Casartelli, Marilena; Monti, Alessia; Capasso, Rita; Miceli, Gabriele

    2013-01-01

    Direct cortical and subcortical stimulation has been claimed to be the gold standard for exploring brain function. In this field, efforts are now being made to move from intraoperative naming-assisted surgical resection towards the use of other language and cognitive tasks. However, before relying on new protocols and new techniques, we need a multi-staged system of evidence (low and high) relating to each step of functional mapping and its clinical validity. In this article we examine the possibilities and limits of brain mapping with the aid of a visual object naming task and various other tasks used to date. The methodological aspects of intraoperative brain mapping, as well as the clinical and operative settings, were discussed in Part I of this review. PMID:24139658

  16. Mars Rover Curriculum: Teacher Self Reporting of Increased Frequency and Confidence in their Science and Language Arts Instruction

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    Bering, E. A.; Carlson, C.; Nieser, K.; Slagle, E.

    2013-12-01

    The University of Houston is in the process of developing a flexible program that offers children an in-depth educational experience culminating in the design and construction of their own model Mars rover. The program is called the Mars Rover Model Celebration (MRC). It focuses on students, teachers and parents in grades 3-8. Students design and build a model of a Mars rover to carry out a student selected science mission on the surface of Mars. A total of 65 Mars Rover teachers from the 2012-2013 cohort were invited to complete the Mars Rover Teacher Evaluation Survey. The survey was administered online and could be taken at the convenience of the participant. In total, 29 teachers participated in the survey. Teachers were asked to rate their current level of confidence in their ability to teach specific topics within the Earth and Life Science realms, as well as their confidence in their ability to implement teaching strategies with their students. In addition, they were asked to rate the degree to which they felt their confidence increased in the past year as a result of their participation in the MRC program. The majority of teachers (81-90%) felt somewhat to very confident in their ability to effectively teach concepts related to earth and life sciences to their students. In addition, many of the teachers felt that their confidence in teaching these concepts increased somewhat to quite a bit as a result of their participation in the MRC program (54-88%). The most striking increase in this area was the reported 48% of teachers who felt their confidence in teaching 'Earth and the solar system and universe' increased 'Quite a bit' as a result of their participation in the MRC program. The vast majority of teachers (86-100%) felt somewhat to very confident in their ability to effectively implement all of the listed teaching strategies. In addition, the vast majority reported believing that their confidence increased somewhat to quite a bit as a result of their participation in the MRC program (81-96%). The most striking increases were the percentage of teachers who felt their confidence increased 'Quite a bit' as a result of their participation in the MRC program in the following areas: 'Getting students interested in and curious about science' (63%); 'Teaching science as a co-inquirer with students' (56%); and 'Continually find better ways to teach science' (59%). The areas where teachers reported the least amount of increase were those related to: Fostering student reading comprehension skills during science instruction and learning and integrating reading language arts into my science teaching. This outcome, however, is not surprising as many teachers reported not implementing the language arts, comprehension and vocabulary aspects of the program. The program training for last year did not explicitly cover the language arts components in detail or with support.

  17. Fostering Ecological Literacy: A Case Study of the Saint John Harbour in Two High School English Language Arts Classrooms

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    Douglas, Velta

    Integrating environmental education into curriculum in a way that tackles the holistic and complicated nature of multi-dimensional issues continues to be a challenge for educators and administrators. There is potential in using ecological literacy to introduce local environmental case studies into English Language Arts high school classrooms. This research examines the experiences of two ELA classrooms in one Saint John, NB, high school with a two-week unit based on stakeholder relationships within the Saint John Harbour. Through presentations by guest speakers and research sourced from local community groups, students learned about the highly complex environmental issues that inform management decisions for the Harbour. Using these materials as background, students participated in a mock stakeholders meeting. Case study methodology was used to explore student learning in both a higher-level and a lower-level grade 10 ELA class. Data for the analysis included: cognitive mapping exercises; oral and written classroom assignments and activities; a videotape of the mock stakeholder meetings; a focus group interview with selected students; and researcher field notes. Data demonstrated significant student learning about environmental issues including increased sophistication in describing links between and among environmental issues affecting the harbour, and much more complex understandings of the positions and roles of the various stakeholder groups. Some important areas of resistance to new learning were also evident. Implications for practice and policy and recommendations for future research are discussed.

  18. Math 220, Math 221 and Math 222 Tutoring, Spring 2014

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    Suzuki, Masatsugu

    Math 220, Math 221 and Math 222 Tutoring, Spring 2014 Room: LN-2408 Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday:30 - 5:00 QD QL, YZ NB = Nan Bi (Math 221) QD = Qinggang Diao (Math 222) DD = Ding Ding (Math 222, 371) WD = Wenyu Du (Math 222) RF = Raymond Fryc (Math 221) MF = Melissa Fuentes (Math 221) SJ = Simon

  19. The Rhythm of Language: Fostering Oral and Listening Skills in Singapore Pre-School Children through an Integrated Music and Language Arts Program.

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    Gan, Linda; Chong, Sylvia

    1998-01-01

    Examined the effectiveness of a year-long integrated language and music program (the Expressive Language and Music Project) to enhance Singaporean kindergartners' English oral-language competency. Found that the natural communicative setting and creative use of resources and activities based on the Orff and Kodaly approaches facilitated language

  20. Art in Story: Teaching Art History to Elementary School Children.

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    Saccardi, Marianne

    Integrated art history and language arts activities are presented in this curriculum guide. The art history content is chronologically organized by units: (1) "Art of the Ancient World"; (2) "Arts of the East and Africa"; (3) "Art of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance"; (4) "Five European Masters"; (5) "Impressionism and Post-Impressionism"; (6)…

  1. Reading Coaching for Math Word Problems

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    Edwards, Sharon A.; Maloy, Robert W.; Anderson, Gordon

    2009-01-01

    "Math is language, too," Phyllis and David Whitin (2000) remind everyone in their informative book about reading and writing in the mathematics classroom. This means that students in elementary school math classes are learning two distinct, yet related languages--one of numbers, the other of words. These languages of numbers and words are combined…

  2. **Phys 1408 **Math 1452

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    Gelfond, Michael

    CE 2301 **Phys 1408 **Math 1452 +ME 2322 or ++IE 3301 +*Math 2450 ++*Math 1452 Math 2350 *Math 1352 Math 3350 * Math 2350 CE 3305 *CE 2301 Statistics (b) *Math 2450 Pols 1301 +Phys 2401 or ++ ECE 3301 +*Phys 1408 +**Math 1452 ++*Math 1452 CONE 2302 *Math 1321 or equiv. CE 3303 *CE 2301 CE 2101 **CE 1305

  3. Into the Curriculum. Reading/Language Arts: Three Little Kittens and the Lost Mittens; Reading/Language Arts: A Caldecott Archaeological Dig; Science: Discovering the Periodic Table of Elements; Science: The Red-Eyed Tree Frog Jumps into Nonfiction; Social Studies: Our Nation's Beginnings-Jamestown and Plymouth Settlements.

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    Cherry, Carolyn; Louk, Cathy; Barwick, Martha; Kidd, Gentry E.

    2001-01-01

    Provides five fully developed school library media activities that are designed for use with specific curriculum units in reading/language arts, science, and social studies. Library media skills objectives, curriculum (subject area) objectives, grade levels, resources, instructional roles, activity and procedures for completion, evaluation, and…

  4. Into the Curriculum. Science: Thematic Science Fairs with an Integrated Flair [and] Science/Language Arts: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs [and] Science/Language Arts: Extra, Extra! Write All about It! [and] Social Studies: Voyages Around the World: Women Pioneers [and] Social Studies: Women's History Month.

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    Baum, Elizabeth T.; Kraft, Kellee; Kebetz, Lori L.; DiPasquale, Renee H.; Fleischer, Barbara

    2000-01-01

    Provides five fully developed library media activities that are designed for use with specific curriculum units in science, language arts, and social studies. Library media skills, curriculum objectives, grade levels, resources, instructional roles, procedures, evaluation, and follow-up are described for each activity. (LRW)

  5. Using Art to Teach the Abstract

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    Barton, Sara

    2007-01-01

    Most students in America can graduate from high school without ever analyzing a piece of art. Perhaps these students will take an art history or an art appreciation course in college that may incorporate a few references to literature and history. Math or science connections will most likely remain entirely absent. Why do we treat art analysis…

  6. Science in Foreign Language Education: A Response to MLA Reports from a Liberal Arts College Spanish Program Perspective

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    Domcekova, Barbara

    2010-01-01

    According to the author, the Modern Language Association's (MLA's) recent publication of the reports "Foreign Languages and Higher Education: New Structures for a Changed World" and "Report to the Teagle Foundation on the Undergraduate Major in Language and Literature" concerning foreign language education has caused many of them to reexamine the…

  7. Linking Art and Books.

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    McCoubrey, Sharon, Ed.

    1993-01-01

    This serial issue examines the theme of picture books as resources for art production and art response; gives specific project descriptions; and looks at the relationship between words and pictures, and the creative connection between art and language. Articles are: (1) "Editor's View" (Sharon McCoubrey); (2) "The Creative Connection: Art and…

  8. Flight Software Math Library

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    McComas, David

    2013-01-01

    The flight software (FSW) math library is a collection of reusable math components that provides typical math utilities required by spacecraft flight software. These utilities are intended to increase flight software quality reusability and maintainability by providing a set of consistent, well-documented, and tested math utilities. This library only has dependencies on ANSI C, so it is easily ported. Prior to this library, each mission typically created its own math utilities using ideas/code from previous missions. Part of the reason for this is that math libraries can be written with different strategies in areas like error handling, parameters orders, naming conventions, etc. Changing the utilities for each mission introduces risks and costs. The obvious risks and costs are that the utilities must be coded and revalidated. The hidden risks and costs arise in miscommunication between engineers. These utilities must be understood by both the flight software engineers and other subsystem engineers (primarily guidance navigation and control). The FSW math library is part of a larger goal to produce a library of reusable Guidance Navigation and Control (GN&C) FSW components. A GN&C FSW library cannot be created unless a standardized math basis is created. This library solves the standardization problem by defining a common feature set and establishing policies for the library s design. This allows the libraries to be maintained with the same strategy used in its initial development, which supports a library of reusable GN&C FSW components. The FSW math library is written for an embedded software environment in C. This places restrictions on the language features that can be used by the library. Another advantage of the FSW math library is that it can be used in the FSW as well as other environments like the GN&C analyst s simulators. This helps communication between the teams because they can use the same utilities with the same feature set and syntax.

  9. Activities Linking Science With Math, K-4

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    John Eichinger

    2009-05-15

    Available April 2009. Science does not exist in a vacuum and, therefore, shouldn't be taught that way. In that spirit, Activities Linking Science with Mathematics, K-4 is a hands-on guide for preservice and inservice elementary school teachers who want to connect science instruction with other areas of study--including visual arts, social sciences, language arts, and especially math. The 20 discovery-based and academically rigorous activities provided in this volume enrich students' awareness of the world around them, encourage their natural curiosity, and promote the development of their problem-solving skills. The lessons--such as Digging Into Soil, Exploring the Mysteries of Fingerprints, and What Makes a Boat Float?--are teacher friendly, too, requiring no advanced expertise in any subject area and using only inexpensive and easily accessible materials. Each includes a list of needed materials, a step-by-step procedure, discussion questions, and assessment techniques. Activities align with the latest national standards for both science and math and cover topics from all scientific disciplines.

  10. Medication Math

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    Joey

    2008-10-16

    Medication calculation needs to be completed accurately for proper patient treatment. In this section you will need to review and improve your medication math. Understanding math: Math and Culture Refresher: Take the amount of fluid in the bottle and times that by the dose ordered. Then divide this number by the amount of drug in the bottle. This will give you the volume of the drug that you need to administer. Diagram of formulas Math Formulas Math ...

  11. Roadmap: Mathematics -Bachelor of Science [AS-BS-MATH

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    Sheridan, Scott

    Roadmap: Mathematics - Bachelor of Science [AS-BS-MATH] College of Arts and Science Department-4 MATH 12002 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 5 Fulfills Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning US Credit Hours] MATH 12003 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II 5 PHY 23101 General University Physics I 5

  12. FINE ART, IMAGINATION, AND LITERACY

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Catherine Read

    Participation in various parallel forms of expression that integrate art, imagination, and language create a solid foundation for excellence in literacy. Fine art is a language and a means of expression in itself, and many parallels exist between the developmental processes of creating art and writing. Participation in the arts can provide students with the opportunity to exercise and expand

  13. Math Education: A Creative Approach Veronika Irvine

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    Tory, Melanie

    , there is no significant difference in the Math Literacy test scores of females versus males [3] and yet women make up only, BC, Canada. ACM 978-1-4503-0268-5/11/05. Abstract In our increasingly technology dependent society of Math through Art be given increased attention. Major advancements in computer graphics and direct manip

  14. Art & Culture in a Course for Elementary Teachers. The Artistic Languages and Art Research--Research as an Educational Process in the Elementary Teacher's Training.

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    Borges, Rose Mary Aguiar; Serrao, Joao Henrique Verly

    A study surveyed 99 teacher education students from the Instituto de Educacao de Nova Friburgo (Brazil) by asking open-ended and private questions to know the number and/or the access of students to existing artistic and cultural languages. The research was divided into two stages: (1) an investigation about the information brought by the students…

  15. Mateas, M. and Montfort, N. A Box, Darkly: Obfuscation, Weird Languages, and Code Aesthetics. In Digital Arts and Culture: Digital Experience: Design, Aesthetics, Practice (DAC 2005), Copenhagen, Denmark, 2005.

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    Mateas, Michael

    Mateas, M. and Montfort, N. A Box, Darkly: Obfuscation, Weird Languages, and Code Aesthetics. In Digital Arts and Culture: Digital Experience: Design, Aesthetics, Practice (DAC 2005), Copenhagen, Denmark, 2005. A Box, Darkly: Obfuscation, Weird Languages, and Code Aesthetics Michael Mateas Georgia Institute

  16. Montessori and Jerome W. Berryman: Work, Play, Religious Education and the Art of Using the Christian Language System

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    Hyde, Brendan

    2011-01-01

    For more than 30 years, the thinking and writing of Jerome W. Berryman has made a significant and unique contribution to the religious education of children and adults in faith-based contexts. Claiming to be influenced primarily by the work of Maria Montessori, his writings reveal the purpose of religious education to be teaching children the art

  17. An Investigation into the Process of Transference, through the Integration of Art with Science and Math Curricula, in a California Community College: A Case Study

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    Rachford, Maryann Kvietkauskas

    2011-01-01

    The transference of learning from one discipline to another creates new knowledge between subjects. Students can connect and apply what they learn in one subject to previously existing knowledge. Art expression is an integral part of human nature and has been a means of communication throughout history. Through the integration of art with science…

  18. Singapore Math

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    What Works Clearinghouse, 2009

    2009-01-01

    "Singapore Math" is a collection of math curricula originally developed by Singapore's Ministry of Education and private textbook publishers for use in Singapore schools. "Singapore Math" curricula were developed under a national framework centered on problem solving that emphasizes computational skills as well as conceptual and strategic thinking…

  19. communities ARTS & SCIENCE

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    Saskatchewan, University of

    WITHIN THE COLLEGES OF: Arts & Science AB01 Agriculture 111 - Biology 120 - Economics 111 AB02 Animal Bioscience 110 - Chemistry 112 - Biology 120 KI01 Biology 120 - Kinesiology 122 - Math 104 KI02 Biology 120 advisor at aslc@usask.ca AR01 Biology 120 - Chemistry 112 - English 110 AR02 Native Studies 107

  20. Math Activity Themes: Pumpkin Math

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    Terry Kawas

    2010-01-01

    This webpage contains pumpkin themed math activities that cover a variety of topics. Some of the topics covered include addition, measurement, symmetry, glyphs, graphing and problem solving. Also included are several suggested books for a math-literature connection.

  1. IR, NLP, AI and UFOS: or IRrelevance, natural language problems, artful intelligence and user-friendly online systems

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Tamas E. Doszkocs

    1986-01-01

    User Friendly Online Searching is examined in the context of Natural Language Processing in Information Retrieval and Artificial Intelligence. Opportunities for synergetic R & D are identified as the basis for Intelligent Information Retrieval and Artificial Retrieval Intelligence.

  2. Literacy in the Arts.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Albers, Peggy

    2001-01-01

    Discusses five guiding principles (from scholars' work in semiotics) for helping teachers explore the arts and literacy instruction, intended as a framework for understanding representation of meaning, in whatever sign system or art form. Discusses why understanding semiotic systems is important to language arts instruction that represents meaning…

  3. Radical Math

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    2006-01-01

    Radical Math aims to integrate issues of economic and social justice into the mathematics curriculum. The examples of Social Justice Math topics listed include: prisons, poverty, war, public health, educational funding, immigration, high-cost loans, and filing taxes. Its over 700 entries, ranging from articles to blogs to lessons, can also be searched by math topic. For teachers wanting to integrate social justice into math class, there is a 7-step guide, including a list of the benefits and pitfalls of teaching math from this culturally relevant perspective.

  4. Space Math: Hinode Math

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    Sten Odenwald

    2008-01-01

    This booklet is a collection of 15 problems that incorporate data from the Hinode solar observatory. These problems cover topics in sunspot structure, spectroscopy, solar rotation, magnetic fields, density and temperature of hot gases, and solar flares. The math skills covered include finding the scale of an image to determine actual physical sizes in images, time calculations, volumes of cylinders, graph analysis, and scientific notation.

  5. Math and Science. IDRA Focus.

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    IDRA Newsletter, 1995

    1995-01-01

    This theme issue contains six articles on improving math and science education for minority group students, particularly language-minority students. "Accelerating Content Area Gains for English Language Learners" (Laura Chris Green) describes the Young Scientists Acquiring English project, which seeks to improve the content-area achievement of…

  6. K-5 Math Teaching Resources

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    2012-01-01

    This site provides an extensive collection of free resources, math games, and hands-on math activities aligned with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Resources are organized by topic (Number, Geometry, Measurement/ Data) and then by grade leve or grade bands, within the topic. Resources are suitable for use in math centers, small group or whole class settings. Instructions for each activity are presented in large print on a task card in child-friendly language to enable students to work on tasks independently after a brief introduction to the task. All files are in PDF format and can be accessed using Adobe Reader.

  7. SAMPLE PROGRAM (First Math Course MATH 198)

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    Gering, Jon C.

    MATH SAMPLE PROGRAM (First Math Course MATH 198) This sample program suggests one way to navigate equivalent patterns are possible. Fall ­ Semester 1 Spring ­ Semester 2 MATH 198: Analytic Geometry with Calculus I MATH 263: Analytic Geometry with Calculus II MATH 101: Freshman Seminar CS 170: Intro

  8. Not without the Art!! the Importance of Teacher Artistry When Applying Drama as Pedagogy for Additional Language Learning

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    Dunn, Julie; Stinson, Madonna

    2011-01-01

    For more than 30 years drama has been promoted as a valuable teaching tool for language learning. Recent research results have reinforced this position. However, these and other earlier studies reveal that the overall success of the work is dependent, at least in part, upon the artistry of the teacher and the quality of the pretext materials used…

  9. Language Arts for Beginners. Teacher's Guide & Final Report. July 1, 1982 - June 30, 1983. A 310 Adult Education Project.

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    Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13, Lancaster, PA.

    This teacher's guide is designed for use in helping adult basic education (ABE) students to develop beginning language skills. Addressed in the individual units of the guide are the following topics: occupational knowledge, consumer economics, health and safety, government and law, and community resources. Each unit contains some or all of the…

  10. State-of-the-Art Article: The Role and Importance of Lower-Level Processes in Second Language Reading

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    Nassaji, Hossein

    2014-01-01

    This article examines current research on the role and importance of lower-level processes in second language (L2) reading. The focus is on word recognition and its subcomponent processes, including various phonological and orthographic processes. Issues related to syntactic and semantic processes and their relationship with word recognition are…

  11. Art and Art History 93 Art and Art History

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    Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

    Art and Art History 93 Art and Art History The School of Humanities Chair Hamid Naficy Professors in art history, the latter with concentrations in the Western tradition of European and American art. Courses include listings in studio art, film, and photography (ARTS), history of art listings in both art

  12. Art and Art History 83 Art and Art History

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    Lewis, Robert Michael

    Art and Art History · 83 Art and Art History PROFESSORS Levesque (Chair), Barnes, Jack (Emeritus of Art and Art History offers two programs: Studio Art and Art History. The Studio Art program offers to an informed and specific artistic voice. The Art History program offers courses and scholarly experiences

  13. Math 304, Math 323, Math 327 Tutoring, Spring 2014

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    Suzuki, Masatsugu

    Math 304, Math 323, Math 327 Tutoring, Spring 2014 Room: LN-2408A Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday:30 - 4:00 XD*, GS PC BH BH, PC 4:00 - 4:30 PC GS BH, PC 4:30 - 5:00 PC GS BH, PC DB = David Biddle (Math 323) PC = Pat Carney (Math 304) XD = Xiaojie Du (Math 327) JH = Jeremy Hauze (Math 304) BH = Binbin

  14. DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS & STATISTICS FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCE

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    Abolmaesumi, Purang

    ) 84.0 MAPH-P BSH Mathematical Physics -- Specialization (Science) 93.0 MATH-M BSH Mathematics -- Major (Science) 60.0 STAT-M BSH Statistics -- Major (Science) 60.0 MATH????-A BAH Mathematics -- Medial (Arts) 2×42.0 STAT????-A BAH Statistics -- Medial (Arts) 2×42.0 MATH-Z BSH Mathematics -- Minor (Science) 48.0 STAT

  15. Foreign Languages and Cultures

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    Collins, Gary S.

    Foreign Languages and Cultures College of Arts and Sciences Degree Options Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Languages and Cultures Spanish French Chinese Culture Spanish Teaching French Teaching Beginning fall 2014, Foreign Languages and Cultures will offer professional majors in French, German, and Spanish

  16. Math Apprentice

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    MathApprentice.com

    2009-01-01

    This flash interactive designed for students in grades 4 and above, invites students to play the role of an intern at one of eight businesses that use math. Students are given an overview of the math by an animated, virtual employee (restaurant owner, bicycle designer, video game programmer, robot scientist, computer animator, artist, building contractor and roller coaster engineer). They may then choose to freely explore math concepts or solve a specific problem.

  17. Figurative Language

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    Mrs. Devitry

    2010-03-12

    Writers use figurative language to create images in the minds of readers. Explore the following information and complete the activities to master the art of figurative language! Figurative Language contains images created by comparing unlike items to make things clear to the reader or listener. It is not meant to be taken literally. If I say my pillow is a fluffy cloud, I'm comparing my pillow to a cloud, but it's ...

  18. Using Caldecotts across the Curriculum: Reading and Writing Mini-Lessons, Math and Science Spin-Offs, Unique Art Activities, and More.

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    Novelli, Joan

    Intended for teachers of grades K-2, this book aims to inspire students with the award-winning art and stories found in Caldecott books. The book uses Caldecott winners as springboards to provide lively, literature-based learning experiences--from projects that encourage children's own artistic expression to fun and creative activities that…

  19. Milken Math: Mike's Math Club

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Mike's Math Club, sponsored by the Milken Family Foundation, is "a curriculum enrichment program that shows elementary school students that math can be useful and entertaining." Visitors to the website are introduced to the Math Club Team through short personal descriptions and photos. The team of full-time teacher-mentors visit children in public schools in California and communicate via mail with students in Michigan. Through "secret codes" and an online decoding program, individual students in the United States, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and the Caribbean islands of Grenada, Trinidad, and St. Vincent also join Mike's Math Club and and correspond with each other. Various math games and activities are available in the "Do The Math" section of the website. A key theme is to engage students in learning how to use logic and deductive reasoning to create strategies and solve problems.

  20. 2010 Found Math Gallery

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    The good folks at the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) are always on the lookout for mathematical principles in the least likely of places, and this gallery of "found math" is a tribute to their perspicacity. The exhibition includes prizewinners from the Joint Mathematics Meetings Exhibition of Mathematical Art and a weekly "found math" object. Visitors can make their way through items like simplex lamp shades over a bar in Venice and a butterfly in South American that appears to have an "88" on its wing. A number of the objects have more extensive explanations of their various mathematical nuances, and a few of the more recent additions lead to posters that can be downloaded for use in the classroom.

  1. Math's Double Standard. Math Works

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    Achieve, Inc., 2013

    2013-01-01

    Far too many students in the U.S. give up on math early because it does not come easy and they believe only students with innate ability can really be "good" at mathematics, a notion that is all too often reinforced by adults who believe the same thing. There is a serious gap between how Americans value math generally and how they value math for…

  2. Our Community -- Today and Yesterday. Book One. Language Arts Supplement (Nihil Hahoodzodoo -- Diijiidi doo Adaadaa. Naaltsoos T'aala'i Gone Yits'iligii). Fourth Grade Navajo Bilingual-Bicultural Curriculum.

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    Fasthorse, Lydia; And Others

    Designed to supplement book 1 of the Rough Rock fourth grade Navajo social studies program, the language arts supplement parallels the social studies lessons for each chapter of the student text. The lessons presented stress creative writing skills allowing the students to use their imagination and freely express ideas and feelings, creating a…

  3. Parrot Math.

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    O'Brien, Thomas C.

    1999-01-01

    Parrot math (memorization) seeks to control children through external rewards and punishments, rather than harness their intelligence and curiosity. Recent standardized test results document parrot math's failure. Activities-based approaches, supported by a constructivist philosophy (involving classifying, inferring, generalizing, and…

  4. Math Games

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    Lorenzi, Natalie

    2012-01-01

    Math games bring out kids' natural love of numbers. Yet in the waning days of school, students can't wait for that final bell to ring. Each summer, most students lose about two months of mathematical computation skills. So how do teachers keep their students focused on math up till the end? Before sending them off for the summer, get them hooked…

  5. 27 Credits in ART Name: __________________________________Student ID # ___________________

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    Vonessen, Nikolaus

    27 Credits in ART Name: __________________________________Student ID # ___________________ E-Mail/Phone: _________________________________________________________ 9 credits in Studio Art Fundamentals Grade Semester ARTZ 105A Visual Language: Drawing 3 Credits formerly Art 101A ARTZ 108A Visual Language: 3-D Design 3 Credits formerly Art 103A ARTZ 106A Visual

  6. Activities Linking Science With Math, 5-8

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    John Eichinger

    2009-05-30

    Available May 2009. Science does not exist in a vacuum and, therefore, shouldn't be taught that way. In that spirit, Activities Linking Science with Mathematics, 5-8 is a hands-on guide for preservice and inservice elementary and middle school teachers who want to connect science instruction with other areas of study--including visual arts, social sciences, language arts, and especially math. The 20 discovery-based and academically rigorous activities provided in this volume enrich students' awareness of the world around them, encourage their natural curiosity, and promote the development of their problem-solving skills. The lessons--such as Studies in Symmetry, The Tower Challenge, and Determining the Size and Shape of the Blind Spot--are teacher friendly, too, requiring no advanced expertise in any subject area and using only inexpensive and easily accessible materials. Each includes a list of needed materials, a step-by-step procedure, discussion questions, and assessment techniques. Activities align with the latest national standards for both science and math and cover topics from all scientific disciplines.

  7. Speech Communication and Math

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    Amick, Patty

    Patty Amick, Cheryl Hawkins, and Lori Trumbo of Greenville Technical College created this resource to connect the art of public speaking with the task of demographic data collection. This course will help students create and interpret charts and graphs using mean, median, mode, and percentages. It will also allow students to recognize flawed surveys and design their own in order to produce valid data, all while writing a persuasive speech to incorporate their findings. This is a great website for educators looking to combine speech communication and math in a very hands-on way.

  8. Math & Stats Learning Centre Math Counselling

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    Kronzucker, Herbert J.

    Math & Stats Learning Centre Math Counselling Program Location: AC312 Hours: check MSLC website for Help Sessions Schedule Shahad & Simon . . . tarting from the week of September 29th , Math & Stats who are acquiring extra time to work on their MATH. Shahad & Simon will be the Math Helpers

  9. EXAMPLE OF GENETICS MAJOR CURRICULUM PRE-MEDICAL EMPHASIS with JOINT TRANSFER/AP credit in ENGL 1101, MATH 1113, MATH 2250, HIST 2111 (13

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    Arnold, Jonathan

    1101, MATH 1113, MATH 2250, HIST 2111 (13 hours), and foreign language I (waived) 1st YEAR Fall (15 hrs): Spring (15 hrs): ENGL 1102M (3) [I] MATH 2260 (4) [VI] CHEM 1211-1211L (4) [II] CHEM 1212-1212L (4) [VI for ENGL 1101, MATH 1113, BIOL 1107 (10 hours) and foreign language I waived 1st YEAR Fall (15 hrs): Spring

  10. Arts Journal: The Daily Digest of Arts & Cultural Journalism

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    Edited by Douglas McLennan, formerly an arts columnist and arts reporter with the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and the Seattle Weekly, Arts Journal is a daily digest of some of the best online arts and cultural journalism. Each weekday beginning at 5AM PST, McLennan examines and posts stories from over 180 English-language newspapers, magazines, and publications featuring writing about arts and culture. These are grouped under eight categories: Top Stories, Dance, Art Issues, Media, Music, Arts People, Publishing, Theater, and Visual Arts. Each Monday, the site also posts a weekly Arts Beat column, an annotated summary of the week's best stories. Users can subscribe to receive Arts Beat for free by email. This amazing resource for current news of the arts will appeal to a broad range of users and quickly find a prominent spot in their collection of daily news bookmarks.

  11. Roadmap: Mathematics -Actuarial Mathematics -Bachelor of Science AS-BS-MATH-AMAT

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    Khan, Javed I.

    Roadmap: Mathematics - Actuarial Mathematics - Bachelor of Science AS-BS-MATH-AMAT College of Arts: Mathematics - Actuarial Mathematics - Bachelor of Science AS-BS-MATH-AMAT College of Arts and Sciences and Sciences Department of Mathematical Sciences Catalog year: 2014-2015 Page 1 of 2 | Last Updated: 30-Mar-14

  12. Roadmap: Mathematics Actuarial Mathematics -Bachelor of Science [AS-BS-MATH-AMAT

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    Khan, Javed I.

    Roadmap: Mathematics ­ Actuarial Mathematics - Bachelor of Science [AS-BS-MATH-AMAT] College;Roadmap: Mathematics ­ Actuarial Mathematics - Bachelor of Science [AS-BS-MATH-AMAT] College of Arts of Arts and Sciences Department of Mathematical Sciences Catalog Year: 2013-2014 Page 1 of 3 | Last

  13. Problem Solving and the Use of Math in Physics Courses

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    Redish, Edward F.

    2006-01-01

    Mathematics is an essential element of physics problem solving, but experts often fail to appreciate exactly how they use it. Math may be the language of science, but math-in-physics is a distinct dialect of that language. Physicists tend to blend conceptual physics with mathematical symbolism in a way that profoundly affects the way equations are…

  14. Art History (Art Practices) Bachelor of Arts

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    Latiolais, M. Paul

    Art History (Art Practices) Bachelor of Arts 2014-15 Degree Map First Year Fall Winter Spring Notes if focusing on Asian art. Milestone: Complete ARH 206 (by end of spring term). Freshman Inquiry 5 Freshman 4 ARH 2051 4 ARH 2061 4 ART 115 4 ART 131 4 Total Credits 13 Total Credits 17 Total Credits 17

  15. Art and Art History 261 Visual Arts

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    Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

    Art and Art History 261 Visual Arts The School of Humanities Chair Karin Broker Professors Karin Offered: B.A., B.F.A. Department of Visual Arts majors are students who declare a major in the studio arts, scholarships and internships, career goals or options, etc. Degree Requirements for B.A. in Visual Arts

  16. Literacy Specialists in Math Class! Closing the Achievement Gap on State Math Assessments

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    DiGisi, Lori L.; Fleming, Dianne

    2005-01-01

    Sixth and eighth grade students who are English language learners must be able to read and interpret 39 math word problems in order to successfully calculate the answers on the Massachusetts state math assessment (MCAS). The first year that MCAS was administered, many ELL students read the questions, found them confusing, and left them blank,…

  17. ADVICE for FALL 2014 MATH CLASSES FOR PROSPECTIVE MATH MINORS WHO HAVE TAKEN MATH 212 or Math 222

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    Cochran, Tim

    ADVICE for FALL 2014 MATH CLASSES FOR PROSPECTIVE MATH MINORS WHO HAVE TAKEN MATH 212 or Math 222 These are the opinions of Professor Cochran, not official opinions of the Math Dept.. see here or the general announcements for the requirements for a MATH minor: http://math.rice.edu/undergrad-math-degree/Math

  18. U.S. Arts Education Requirements

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    Tutt, Kevin

    2014-01-01

    Federal education legislation over the past ten years has increasingly focused on high-stakes testing in the areas of science, technology, English, and math. The resultant decrease in time and funding for the arts has caused administrators to reconsider the role of the arts in education. Although a great deal of literature has been written about…

  19. Political Science College of Arts and Sciences

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    Collins, Gary S.

    for the POL S 101, 102, and 103 courses. Upper-division political science classes Math Requirement Any UCOREPolitical Science College of Arts and Sciences Degree Options Bachelor of Arts in Political Science General Political Science Global Politics Political Science Pre-Law Minors Political Science Program

  20. What English Language Arts, Math, and Science Instructional Materials Have Districts in the Mid-Atlantic Region States Adopted? Summary. Issues & Answers. REL 2010-No. 096

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    Burzichelli, Claudia; Morrill, William; Bausmith, Jennifer; Mackey, Philip E.; Magarelli, Christopher

    2010-01-01

    Despite increasing accountability requirements and a national call for transparency in public policy, Mid-Atlantic Region state education agencies indicate that they have little information about what instructional materials districts adopt. This report describes first-year results of an ongoing project to generate and share information on core…

  1. What English Language Arts, Math, and Science Instructional Materials Have Districts in the Mid-Atlantic Region States Adopted? Issues & Answers. REL 2010-No. 096

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    Burzichelli, Claudia; Morrill, William; Bausmith, Jennifer; Mackey, Philip E.; Magarelli, Christopher

    2010-01-01

    Despite increasing accountability requirements and a national call for transparency in public policy, Mid-Atlantic Region state education agencies indicate that they have little information about what instructional materials districts adopt. This report describes first-year results of an ongoing project to generate and share information on core…

  2. PIALA 2000: Libraries and Archives--Where Information and Language Literacy Begin [and] Engaged Readers and Writers in Multicultural Island Communities. Selected Papers from the 10th Pacific Islands Association of Libraries and Archives Conference Joint with the 13th Annual Regional Language Arts Conference (Tumon, Guam, November 9-11, 2000)

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    Cohen, Arlene, Ed.; Quan, Clarisa G., Ed.

    2004-01-01

    This proceedings combines presentations from the jointly held 10th Annual PIALA 2000 Conference and the 13th Annual Regional Language Arts Conference. The volume begins with the welcoming remarks of Mary L. Silk, Christine Ku Scott-Smith, Antonio R. Umpingco, Delia Munoz Rosal, Lawrence Kasperbauer, Rosie Tainatongo, Richard S. Tom, Mary L.…

  3. Math Review

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    Ms. Sellers

    2007-03-28

    Here are some fun games to help you review the math concepts we have learned in class. Choose a game to help you practice what we have being learning in math. Robot Guy Help Robot Guy get the aliens and flying saucers. Use the j and l keys to move him side to side. Use the space bar to shoot the flying saucers down. Lemonade Larry Help Larry satisfy ...

  4. Bedtime Math

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    Laura Bilodeau Overdeck

    2012-01-01

    The stated mission of this blog is "To make the nightly math problem as common as the bedtime story." Each day Laura Bilodeau Overdeck and her husband John post an interesting fact or scenario about everyday life and related math problems at three readiness levels. They include a page of suggestions for how to use these problems with children. This is a good source of problems for teachers and parents, as well as a model for adapting problems to meet different needs.

  5. Math Challenge

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    Miss Jones

    2005-10-24

    Students will have the opportunity to use the web to do math problems related to combinations, finding possibilities, and counting. Students: Your job is to complete these two assignments, write out your answers on a sheet of paper, and submit them in class when finished. 1. Find out which combination is best by doing the Pumpkin Patch Challenge: Math Challenge 2. Answer questions 1 and 2 of \\"Let Me Count ...

  6. Magnetic Math

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    This is a booklet containing 37 space science mathematical problems, several of which use authentic science data. The problems involve math skills such as unit conversions, geometry, trigonometry, algebra, graph analysis, vectors, scientific notation, and many others. Learners will use mathematics to explore science topics related to Earth's magnetic field, space weather, the Sun, and other related concepts. This booklet can be found on the Space Math@NASA website.

  7. Why Art Education? Academic Implications of Art in Elementary School.

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    Lopez, David F.; Takiff, Hilary; Kernan, Thomas; Stone, Renee

    A study investigated the relationship between arts education and academic achievement. Of specific interest was whether teaching the arts for their own sake influenced academic achievement in language arts and mathematics. It was hypothesized that it would influence children's self-efficacy. The sample consisted of 328 children from grades 2-5.…

  8. LANGUAGE IN THOUGHT AND ACTION.

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    HAYAKAWA, S.I.

    A SEMANTIC DISCUSSION OF LANGUAGE IN GENERAL AND OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN PARTICULAR, THIS VOLUME IS DIVIDED INTO TWO BOOKS--"THE FUNCTIONS OF LANGUAGE" AND "LANGUAGE AND THOUGHT." BOOK 1 DISCUSSES LANGUAGE AND SURVIVAL, SYMBOLS, REPORTS, INFERENCES, JUDGMENTS, CONTEXTS, INFORMATIVE AND AFFECTIVE CONNOTATION, ART AND TENSION, AND THE "LANGUAGES"…

  9. A Contrarian View of Teaching Mathematics and Art Helmer Aslaksen

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    Aslaksen, Helmer

    , and read many books on mathematics and art. It has made me aware of several problems when designing coursesA Contrarian View of Teaching Mathematics and Art Helmer Aslaksen Department of Mathematics.math.nus.edu.sg/aslaksen/ Abstract Many universities offer courses on mathematics and art, but how successful are they? In this paper

  10. Byrne Seminar Learn To Do Art With Software That Turns

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    fields of study: art, math, computer science, dance, linguistics, psychology, physics, chemistryByrne Seminar Learn To Do Art With Software That Turns Equations Into Colorful Images FIVE SESSIONS, their visualizations and connections with art, to learn the role of computer algorithms in polynomiography and how

  11. Math, Literacy, & Common Standards

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    Education Week, 2012

    2012-01-01

    Nearly every state has signed on to use the Common Core State Standards as a framework for teaching English/language arts and mathematics to students. Translating them for the classroom, however, requires schools, teachers, and students to change the way they approach teaching and learning. This report examines the progress some states have made…

  12. 1 Art Therapy ART THERAPY

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    Vertes, Akos

    1 Art Therapy ART THERAPY Art Therapy Graduate Program trains exceptionally skilled therapists whose professional practice is grounded in a broad understanding of the most current clinical art unique art therapist identity. GRADUATE Master's programs · Master of Arts in the field of art therapy

  13. ASSOCIATE OF ARTS / LOUISIANA TRANSFER DEGREE (AALT) AY 20102011 FINE ARTS MAJOR (BFA): Communication Design, Photography, Studio

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    Selmic, Sandra

    ASSOCIATE OF ARTS / LOUISIANA TRANSFER DEGREE (AALT) AY 20102011 FINE ARTS MAJOR (BFA): Communication Design, Photography, Studio Louisiana Tech University COLLEGE ENGL 101(3) ENGL 102(3) MATH 100(3) 9 hrs. in a minimum of 2 disciplines ART 266(3) and 267(3) See above Program Admission Requirements

  14. Art and Art History 263 Visual Arts

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    Richards-Kortum, Rebecca

    Art and Art History 263 Visual Arts The School of Humanities CHAIR Karin Broker PROFESSORS Karin John Sparagana ARTIST TEACHER Paul Hester VISITING LECTURER Gary Feuge Single Major in Visual Arts (12 Advanced Drawing ARTV 365 Sculpture I Six (6) courses in studio arts (ARTV) and theater design (THEA 300

  15. Math Cats

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    Patti, Wendy

    It is at times very difficult to get children excited about math, but Math Cats (designed by Wendy Patti, a teacher) is an online archive of fun and informative activities that will help young people learn about a number of math topics, including geometry, arithmetic, and other topics. As one might expect, much of this is achieved by a number of virtual cats who explain various features of the site, and the different math concepts that are explored within. The site is divided up into a number of sections, including one that is particularly well-thought out, MicroWorlds. Here visitors may download a number of interactive projects, such as Coin Flipper (a way to learn about probability) and Multiply It, which allows users to learn about multiplication. The Math Crafts section is also quite ingenious, providing plans for different fun projects, such as the Number City and a Polygon Airport. Finally, visitors may sign up to receive an electronic newsletter and learn about the various accolades that the site has received.

  16. Writing in the Language Arts.

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    Ediger, Marlow

    Pupils should participate in numerous forms and kinds of writing activities involving poetry and should hear, read, and write different forms and kinds of prose. Types of poetry that pupils can write include couplets, triplets, quatrains, limericks, free verse, haiku, and diamante. The ingredients that all types of poetry might have include…

  17. Math Machines

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    The mission of the Math Machines organization is to "improve the quality of mathematical education, enhance the transfer of mathematical thinking into other classes, and increase students' ability to apply rigorous mathematics outside the classroom." Their website supports a National Science Foundation ATE grant-supported project designed to improve teaching in the areas of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at the high school and college levels. This improved learning results from using math, science, and technology principles to build and control various machines such as pointers and robots or "math machines", which are simple devices that provide an immediate, physical, dynamic expression to abstract mathematical equations. The website provides information links on Educational Theory, Classroom Activities, Project Workshops, Calculators & Programs, and Machine Construction Instructions for Building: Closed Circuits, Servo Motors, Controllers, Robot Boards and more. There is also contact information, an FAQ section, as well as upcoming events.

  18. Math Interactives

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    2012-03-09

    Math Interactives is part of a larger site, called LearnAlberta.ca, which is "designed and developed to assist kindergarten to Grade 12 teachers in Alberta locate and utilize digital learning and teaching resources. The design of the site is reflective of how teachers think and work in an online environment." Visitors interested in multiple ways to learn math will love the print and video math activities available on the site. There are four categories from which visitors can choose, on the left hand side of the homepage: Number, Pattern and Relations, Shape and Space and Statistics and Probability. Each section contains a video and an interactive that encourages students to explore the concept in question. For example, students may learn about linear equations through a video about the costs of feeding animals at the Calgary Zoo, and later come up with their own linear equations to predict the costs, accounting for price of food, amount needed, and delivery fees.

  19. Math Lessons

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    Glosser, Gisele

    The creator of this site is one Gisele Glosser, who happens to be the "Mrs. Glosser" referenced throughout the site. She is also an experienced math teacher who has worked in New York and New Jersey. In an effort to assist her fellow educators, she has created this delightful collection of math lessons. Visitors will want to look over the lessons, which are listed in full here. While some of the materials require a fee, there are a number of lessons offered completely free of charge. In total, there are thirty free lessons here, and they cover such topics as probability, symbolic logic, understanding percent, and number theory.

  20. Math Wars

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    Schoenfeld, Alan H.

    In this article, Alan Schoenfeld presents his insightful commentary on a â??productive, middle-groundâ?ť theory in opposition to the extremist views of the math wars. Schoenfeld reviews the history of Mathematics education in the U.S. and how economic and political difficulties affected the education of Americaâ??s youth. He details the â??reformâ?ť of mathematics from standards-based to new math, and the downfall of that reform. It is a smart, interesting article that offers a tangible solution to a problem that has been looming in American school systems since the days of Sputnik.

  1. Math Pickle

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    Gordon Hamilton

    2012-01-01

    This professional development web site for K-12 mathematics teachers offers a number of video-based math challenges for students at all grade levels (K-12) to stimulate student problem-solving skills in students in the classroom. The math activities are divided into five categories: K-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-9 and 10-12. Many activities include video implementation suggestions for the teacher, student handouts (pdf) and class presentations of the videos in PowerPoint and Keynote formats.

  2. Math Magic

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    Math Forum (formerly from Swarthmore College, discussed in the October 20, 1995 issue of The Scout Report) hosts this website of materials from the MathMagic K-12 telecommunications project developed in El Paso, Texas by Alan A. Hodson. The project aims to "provide motivation for students to use computer technology while increasing problem-solving strategies and communications skills." Materials are posted by grade level (K-3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12). Each grade section includes over 20 documents with sample problems and games to try out.

  3. Hinode Math

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    2012-08-03

    This is a booklet containing 15 problems that incorporate data and information from the Hinode solar observatory. The problems involve math skills such as finding the scale of an image to determine actual physical sizes in images, time calculations, volumes of cylinders, graph analysis, and scientific notation. Learners will use mathematics to explore solar science topics such as sunspot structure, spectroscopy, solar rotation, magnetic fields, density and temperature of hot gases, and solar flares. This booklet can be found on the Space Math@NASA website.

  4. Intercultural and Media Education on Art Classes

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    Borges, Maria José; Chaves, Anabela; Costa, Manuela; Pereira, Emília Sá

    2009-01-01

    Visual art, music and literature, are part of the culture. Thus Art shows the interactions between different cultures. The aim of the article is to present some activities to include intercultural issues in Art and Mother Language classes. Art classes also give the opportunity to do Media Education.

  5. Art in Basic Education. Two Papers.

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    Barzun, Jacques; Saunders, Robert J.

    Two essays present a rationale for teaching and learning in the arts and consider the place of the arts in basic education. The first essay, "Art and Educational Inflation," by Jacques Barzun was the keynote address at the National Art Education Association Conference in 1978. Barzun attacks what he calls the inflationary language presently used…

  6. Art Books for Early Childhood Classroom Communication

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    Pitri, Eliza

    2007-01-01

    The purpose of this article is to explore the relationships among art, language, and communication through the use of children's art books in early childhood teaching. By children's art books, meaning books for children that serve as contexts for reproductions of artworks, are stunning works of art themselves, engage the curiosity and thinking of…

  7. Focus on Math

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    Carollee Norris

    2013-01-01

    Canadian math educator and blogger Carollee Norris writes about a variety of elementary math topics. Her posts include ideas for lessons, games, and activities to use with students, discussions of pedagogy, and notices of math education conferences and websites.

  8. Language Awareness in Language Learning and Teaching: A Research Agenda

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    Svalberg, Agneta M.-L.

    2012-01-01

    Following on from my state-of-the-art article on "Language Awareness and language learning" (Svalberg 2007), in this paper I will discuss specific research tasks which are centrally concerned with different aspects of language awareness (LA): "explicit knowledge about language, and conscious perception and sensitivity in language learning,…

  9. Third Grade Math: A Complete Lesson

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    2011-01-01

    In this 27-minute video third grade teacher Jen Saul demonstrates her use of daily routines and activities to maximize learning time, to create a positive, productive classroom culture, and to help students develop fluency with number skills. She discusses scheduling issues, the role of song and movement, development of math language, mental math strategies, and problem solving. Supporting documents include Choose Three Ways Worksheet (doc), Jen's class schedule, a sample of her planner, lyrics to the class song (pdfs), and a link to information on mental math strategies. Some excerpts from this comprehensive video are cataloged separately (see Related Resources).

  10. Math Problem

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    Oguntoyinbo, Lekan

    2012-01-01

    Many experts give the nation's schools a poor grade for their approach to teaching mathematics and for their preparation of mathematics teachers. While many policymakers make much of data that suggest children in the United States lag behind many other advanced countries in math, many experts call for a change in mathematics education,…

  11. Math Monster

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    carissa curran

    2012-07-01

    The students will distinguish between defining attributes (e.g., triangles are closed and three-sided) versus non-defining attributes (e.g., color, orientation, overall size); build and draw shapes to possess defining attributes by creating new composite shapes in the form of a math monster or creature of some sort.

  12. Talking Maths

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    Murray, Jenny

    2006-01-01

    Discussion in maths lessons has always been something encouraged by ATM but can be difficult to initiate for non-specialist and inexperienced teachers who may feel they need material in books to get them going. In this article, the author describes resources aimed at encouraging discussion among primary mathematicians. These resources include: (1)…

  13. Marble Math

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    Artgig, LLC

    2013-09-15

    This customizable iOS app ($) provides practice with a variety of mental math skills. Users roll or drag marbles through a maze collecting numbers that satisfy given challenges. Each of the three levels of difficulty offers a range of skills that may be selected. The game rewards accuracy and includes obstacles and bonuses that increase the motivational value.

  14. Math Potatoes

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    Greg Tang

    2013-06-25

    This interactive Flash book, one in Greg Tang's series that combines math with poems and pictures, challenge learners to calculate how many objects are in each scene by thinking quickly in groups rather than counting. This more advanced book focuses on smart grouping strategies that make computations faster, easier and more accurate by looking for patterns, symmetries and rearrangements.

  15. Carousel Math

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    Math Forum

    2003-01-01

    Carousels are as reliant on the laws of motion as roller coasters. Take a ride on the new Bear Mountain Carousel at Bear Mountain State Park in New York. After enjoying the ride, take the data that has been collected and use the applet to explore the math behind this amusement park ride.

  16. Stepping Up to Science and Math: Exploring the Natural Connections

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    2004-01-01

    Stepping Up to Science and Math invites you to step back and rethink the way you teach both of these essential subjects. Then it illustrates how you can step up the pace with Standards-based activities that make learning more effective and efficient. (You can even step outside the ordinary with new lessons featuring gummy worms, school buses, or the planet Mars.) Compiled from Science and Children , NSTA's award-winning elementary school journal, Stepping Up gathers 21 articles that provide interdisciplinary options for linking inquiry-based activities to mathematics as well as other K-6 curriculum areas, such as language arts and social studies. The book is organized into three broad content areas based on subject matter or skills: ? Making connections among the basic process skills--such as linear measurement, data collection, estimation, and graphing--that underpin both science and math. Chapter titles include "Say Yes to Metric," "Gummy Worms Measurement," and "Weighing Dinosaurs." ? Using scientific concepts as the core for authentic investigations that link to other disciplines. Titles cover "Crossing the Curriculum with Frogs," "Real Earthquakes, Real Learning," and "Mission to Mars." ? Finding contemporary applications for scientific inquiry and experimentation to develop more advanced integrated process skills. Among the titles: "The Scoop on Science Data," "Thinking Engineering," and "Building Structures."

  17. FINE ARTS (SCHOOL OF ART) ART HISTORY

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    Major, Arkady

    traditional and contemporary art in Africa, China, Japan and India. We have specialized areas://umanitoba.ca/schools/art/media/WS_Art_History_Gener al_2013Feb22.pdf Honours Program To transfer to the Art History Honours program, a student must

  18. California Community College Intermediate Algebra/Remedial English Articulation COMMUNITY COLLEGE CSUF MATH 30A CSUF MATH 30B CSUF MATH 40 CSUF ENGL 99

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    de Lijser, Peter

    CSUF MATH 30A CSUF MATH 30B CSUF MATH 40 CSUF ENGL 99 08|2009 Allan Hancock College MATH 331 Antelope Valley College MATH 102A MATH 102B MATH 102 Bakersfield College MATH BD Barstow College MATH 55 Cerritos College MATH 80A MATH 80B MATH 80 ENGL 52 Cerro Coso College MATH C055 Chaffey College MATH 420

  19. Everyday and Mathematical Language in Children's Argumentation about Proof.

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    Zack, Vicki

    1999-01-01

    Examines whether "everyday" and scientific concepts about math are dichotomous. Discusses culture and the role of language in math meaning making. Provides a transcript of math talk in an elementary classroom to illustrate how formal and informal learning can be connected. (SK)

  20. The final version of this paper appeared in Math. Struct. in Comp. Science 14(4):527-586, 2004 Towards a Quantum Programming Language

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    Selinger, Peter

    , revised 7 Jul 2003 We propose the design of a programming language for quantum computing. Traditionally, quantum algorithms are frequently expressed at the hardware level, for instance in terms of the quantum computation is traditionally studied at the hardware level: either in terms of gates and circuits, or in terms

  1. The final version of this paper appeared in Math. Struct. in Comp. Science 14(4):527586, 2004 Towards a Quantum Programming Language

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    Selinger, Peter

    , revised 7 Jul 2003 We propose the design of a programming language for quantum computing. Traditionally, quantum algorithms are frequently expressed at the hardware level, for instance in terms of the quantum computation is traditionally studied at the hardware level: either in terms of gates and circuits, or in terms

  2. Math Department Administration Room Department Head-Acting Math 109

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    Zakharov, Vladimir

    Math Department Administration Room Department Head-Acting Math 109 Associate Head - Entry Level Math 205 Associate Head - Graduate Programs Math 204 Associate Head - Undergraduate Programs Math 219 Associate Head - Instruction Math East 249A Robert Indik (621-4599) Academic Program Coordinator Math 209

  3. Math Remediation for the College Bound Workbook: Homework, Sample Tests, and Answer Keys

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    Khatri, Daryao

    2011-01-01

    Algebra is the language that must be mastered for any course that uses math because it is the gateway for entry into any science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) discipline. "Math Remediation for the College Bound" fosters mastery of critical math and algebraic concepts and skills essential to all of the STEM disciplines and some…

  4. Math Lessons for Math Teachers

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    Math Forum

    2003-01-01

    Lessons Picciotto has used to help middle- and high-school teachers develop more depth of understanding of pre-college math. Most are based on ideas that are accessible to students, though not at the same depth. Included are concept analysis (function diagrams, iterating linear functions); problem analysis (staircases, pattern block trains); and formal development (abstract algebra, geometry of linear graphs).

  5. Faculty of Arts and Humanities Postgraduate Courses

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    Joshi, Manoj

    and Museum Studies 10 MA History of Art 10 MA Museum Studies 11 MA The Arts of Africa, Oceania and Intercultural Communication (MALIC) 22 MA Communication and Language Studies (MACLS) 23 MA Conflict and Conflict

  6. Perspectives from Latin America: International Lessons for U.S. English Language Learners

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    Roane, Warren

    2008-01-01

    The purpose of the study was to examine four questions concerning English Language Learners (ELLs). First, does English Language Learner status impact math scores? Second, does immigrant status favorably contribute to math achievement? Third, what math achievement is possible in other countries where there is multilingualism or high immigrant…

  7. Math Mania

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    Mrs. Dailey

    2007-11-05

    Compute and solve problems involving addition and subtraction of 3- and 4- digit numbers and basic facts of multiplication and division. Click on the following link and practice your addition and subtraction skills. Math Baseball You need to click the addition box, then select the difficulty level of Hard. You need to bat 15 times before you can move on to subtraction. To get subtraction problems, you need to go back to ...

  8. Math Fun

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    Mr. Richard Rust

    2005-12-02

    Learning Math Can Be A Lot Of FUN! HOMEWORK!? How is this going to be Fun!? First: Try one of these games on for size at Mathematical Games, Toys, and Puzzles INSTRUCTIONS: Once you are at the website, click on \\"Visit this site: http://compgeom.cs.uiuc.edu/~jeffe/mathgames.html.\\" Then click on \\"Actual games\\" under \\"Contents.\\" Now click on \\"Clever Games for Clever People.\\" Try at least one ...

  9. Math Games

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    2013-01-01

    In this 7.5 minute video educator Ian Byrd proposes three pencil and paper math games that are simple to learn and that develop students' ability to abstract their strategies. Game of 100 and Heaps, both Nim-type games, also develop facility in adding and subtracting whole numbers, while Cram strengthens spatial reasoning. All three games can be adapted, encouraging students to generalize their strategies into algorithms. Byrd includes links to Wikipedia articles on the games.

  10. Family Math Night: Math Standards in Action

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    Taylor-Cox, Jennifer

    2005-01-01

    Why should your school have a Family Math Night?: (1) Help students learn essential math concepts; (2) Give parents a chance to serve as models of motivation, persistence and competence; and (3) Promote math success in a supportive setting. With its step-by-step directions and suggestions for both teachers and parents, this book takes the worry…

  11. Applied Math. Course Materials: Math 111, 112, 113. Seattle Tech Prep Applied Academics Project.

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    South Seattle Community Coll., Washington.

    This publication contains materials for three courses in Applied Math in the Applied Academics program at South Seattle Community College. It begins with the article, "Community College Applied Academics: The State of the Art?" (George B. Neff), which describes the characteristics, model, courses, and coordination activity that make up this…

  12. Arts Leading Learning Model (ALLM)

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    2006-06-18

    This brief article describes how one elementary school uses visual arts, dance, drama, or music to teach other subjects like mathematics, social studies, language arts, and science. Students learn geometry kinesthetically with flexible bands called “stretchies.” The integrated activities not only help students retain knowledge but also teach them to work together cooperatively. Guided by ASU Public Events and the Peoria Unified School District Arts Education Department, this model was adapted from the Changing Education Through the Arts (CETA) model developed by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. and Partners in Education Department.

  13. MATH: What's the Problem?

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    Most agree that math smarts are essential to the country’s future. Yet, U.S. students’ math scores rank below those of many other countries. Why do so many people struggle with math? Why is math so important, anyway? This site contains videos of discussions with educators and researchers addressing these questions.

  14. MATHEMATICS (AS) {MATH}

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    Carpick, Robert W.

    MATHEMATICS (AS) {MATH} CALCULUS: MATH 104, the first calculus course, assumes that students have should take MATH 103, which provides an introduction to calculus. There are two second-semester calculus requirements. In general, Math 114 is taken by students in the natural sciences, engineering and economics

  15. The Art of Learning: A Guide to Outstanding North Carolina Arts in Education Programs.

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    Herman, Miriam L.

    The Arts in Education programs delineated in this guide complement the rigorous arts curriculum taught by arts specialists in North Carolina schools and enable students to experience the joy of the creative process while reinforcing learning in other curricula: language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, and physical education. Programs…

  16. Space Math: Black Hole Math

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    Sten Odenwald

    2008-01-01

    This booklet includes 11 problems of increasing difficulty that explore the properties of black holes. Students learn about the relationship between black hole size and mass, time dilation, energy extraction, accretion disks, and what’s inside a black hole by working with a series of math problems that feature simple algebra, scientific notation, exponential functions, and the Pythagorean Theorem. (8.5 x11, 28 pages, 11 color images, PDF file)

  17. Shifting the Role of the Arts in Education.

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    Goldberg, Merryl; Bossenmeyer, Melinda

    1998-01-01

    SUAVE (Socios Unidos para Artes Via Educacion--United Community for Arts in Education) is an arts-integrated approach to teaching in multicultural and multilingual settings. A unique professional development project for San Diego-area teachers, SUAVE helps teachers develop ways to integrate the arts into mathematics, science, language arts, and…

  18. The Developmental Relationship between Language and Low Early Numeracy Skills throughout Kindergarten

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    Toll, Sylke W. M.; Van Luit, Johannes E. H.

    2014-01-01

    The relationship between basic oral language and early numeracy has been studied extensively, but results hardly include kindergartners' math language, which might mediate this relationship. The aim of this study was to investigate the development of basic language skills--specifically, math language and low early numeracy. Dutch children…

  19. Gourdeous Art

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    Coy, Mary

    2007-01-01

    In this article, the author describes a gourd art project for her art club. Prior to students actually working on the gourds, the author and her art volunteer did a joint demonstration on the process students would go through to create their project. The volunteer brought in and explained her gourd art and shared information about the drying and…

  20. FAMILY AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN MATH Math Partnerships =Student Success

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    Connor, Ed

    SAMPLER FAMILY AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN MATH Math Partnerships =Student Success Math to help families understand the math curriculum for their child's grade level, and how math is taught to their children. With clear information, more families will be confident about how to discuss math at home