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2010-03-25 14:46:23

Scholars from the University of Granada, Spain, and the National University of Comahue, Argentina, designed an educational intervention program that achieved the integration of 100% of gypsy students in their Secondary School Centre, in the province of Granada. The program ran for two academic years and was proven to be successful in improving gypsy students' school performance and in attaining full integration with their schoolmates. The research was conducted by Prof. Sonia Cristina Iguacel...

2010-01-25 06:00:00

CLINTON, Iowa, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- To prepare university students for the challenges of online learning, academic scholars from Ashford University developed and wrote, "The R-Model for Learning Online and Achieving Lifelong Goals." (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100125/LA42599) The new book walks students through all facets of the online education experience. Following are the basic principles to achieving online learning success: Relevance - Flex your thinking and...

2009-10-28 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inquiry is a research-based teaching approach that gives students significant, contextual reasons for learning. Because adolescents often need additional motivation and "reasons" to learn, Inquiry is the ideal foundation for Glencoe Literature: Texas Treasures, a comprehensive collection of engaging literature and non-fiction with integrated skill development and targeted differentiated instruction for Texas students in Grades 6-12. Glencoe...

2009-05-27 14:47:00

Experiments based on recommendations from National Research Council BEAVERTON, Ore., May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Helping students in high school and college think critically about chemistry experiments, while providing educators with easy-to-use labs, was the goal of authors Donald L. Volz and Ray Smola in Vernier Software & Technology's new 'Investigating Chemistry through Inquiry' lab book. The book takes a unique approach by providing direction for both open inquiry and guided...

2008-10-07 18:00:29

Educational publisher ETA/Cuisenaire announces that two of its flagship products, VersaTiles(R) Math and VersaTiles(R) Literacy, have been reviewed and recommended by the U.S. Department of Education in a new Consumer's Guide to Afterschool Math and Literacy. The guide is a joint publication produced by the U.S. Department of Education's National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning at SEDL (formerly the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory) and PEAR (Program in Education,...

2008-10-01 03:00:08

By Melber, Leah M Brown, Kayla D Abstract: For many reasons, students with disabilities are not as thoroughly represented in science careers as are their nondisabled peers. In this case study, the authors explore the effects an informal education program focused on environmental science and delivered to college-bound students with disabilities had on comfort level with science and interest in science careers. Results indicate that the informal nature of the program was well-received and...

2008-09-13 03:00:25

By Warash, Bobbie Curtis, Reagan; Hursh, Dan; Tucci, Vicci Abstract. We focus on integrating developmentally appropriate practices, the project approach of Reggio Emilia, and a behavior analytic model to support a quality preschool environment. While the above practices often are considered incompatible, we have found substantial overlap and room for integration of these perspectives in practical application. With the growing number of children with disabilities and challenging behaviors in...

2008-09-13 00:00:12

Internet-based education generally is effective and compared favorably to traditional instructional methods, U.S. researchers said. Lead author Dr. David Cook, who practices general internal medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., worked with researchers from Mayo and McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, to review more than 200 studies concerning Internet-based instruction for healthcare professionals. "Our findings suggest that Internet-based instruction is an effective way to...

2008-09-10 12:00:40

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The High School for Global Citizenship (HSGC) -- Global Kids' innovative high school in Brooklyn -- has appointed Stephen Rau as its new principal. He becomes the second principal of HSGC, which began its fifth year last week. Mr. Rau had been the Assistant Principal at the High School for Arts, Imagination, and Inquiry in New York City. The High School for Global Citizenship, with 440 students, has won praise as one of New York City's leading...

2008-09-09 03:00:23

By Landry, Jeffrey P Saulnier, Bruce M; Wagner, Teresa A; Longenecker, Herbert E Jr ABSTRACT This paper builds on the concept of the learner- centered paradigm described in the previous paper, by discussing its importance and relevance to postsecondary information systems education. Five key trends and issues for information systems educators are discussed in relation to the learner-centered paradigm. From these issues, seven propositions are presented for stimulating thought among IS...