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2011-02-15 00:02:57

Effective instruction in physics, chemistry and math utilizing an engaging virtual classroom Effingham, IL (PRWEB) February 14, 2011 21st century students learn differently. Matthew Poston, also known as "Mr. Science Teacher", has announced online classes are available to students who want to learn science in a virtual classroom environment. With over 20 years of teaching experience, Matthew Poston is licensed by the Illinois State Board of Education to teach physics, chemistry and math,...

2010-11-05 00:00:37

Jubaâ“ž¢, an online whole-brain learning adventure for children ages 3"“6, immerses children in a multi-sensory experience of imagination and discovery, nurturing their natural desire to explore, create, share, and learn. Charlestown, MA (PRWEB) November 4, 2010 Six Red Marbles announces program upgrades to Jubaâ“ž¢, an online whole-brain learning adventure for children ages 3"“6. Jubaâ“ž¢...

2008-10-10 03:00:26

By Hovland, Michelle Chandler, Cynthia Find out what preservice and beginning teachers see and learn when they observe classrooms through one-way mirrors. No one is born knowing how to teach. Classroom instruction is one of the most complex intellectual and emotional tasks that any professional undertakes in our society; and the journey toward expertise is a lifetime's work. Successful journeys begin with skilled counsel and guidance (Lipton, Wellman, and Humbard 2001, 65). Teachers...

2008-10-07 21:00:22

By Madhu Krishnamurthy mkrishnamurthy@@dailyherald.com When he saw the tray of red apples coming his way, Daniel Morvaji knew the moment he had been secretly hoping for had come true. Exclaiming "Wow!" and "Thank you," Morvaji stood atop his classroom cabinets unable to contain his excitement. The Lake Zurich Middle School North sixth-grade social studies teacher was surprised to learn Wednesday he was a recipient of the Golden Apple Award. "Who wants an apple?" a beaming Morvaji...

2008-08-29 03:00:44

By Okoye, Nnamid S Momoh, Solomon O; Aigbomian, Daniel O; Okecha, Rita Ebele The study examined the instruction between two independent variables of Teacher Quality and Instructional Strategy on Students Performance in Secondary School Science. In trying to examine the problem of this study, three null hypotheses were generated for testing at 0.05 level of significance Factorial Analysis of variance design with one dependent variable and two independent variables at two levels. The t-test...

2008-08-06 12:00:48

As the rates of autism continue to rise, many parents and educators are facing difficulties implementing effective teaching methods for their children and students. With this challenge in mind, a South Carolina-based software developer has launched the Activity Trainer (AT), a video modeling software program designed to improve learning for individuals with autism and other learning disorders. "We're excited about the Activity Trainer launch," says Karl Smith, founder of Accelerations...

2008-07-28 09:01:26

By Lori Higgins, Detroit Free Press Jul. 28--The math teacher walked back and forth in the middle of the U-shaped group of tables, often leaning down to talk to students who needed help or sending students to the front of the room to demonstrate their work for others. "Fractions are one of the most important parts of math that can help you do well in middle school and high school," Deborah Loewenberg Ball told the two dozen students seated before her as they embarked on a lesson about...

2008-07-02 06:00:00

By Heitzmann, Ray The author argues that case study instruction should be a central component to teacher preparation programs. It is a pedagogy that offers many opportunities and strategies for perspective teachers to gain insight into events that occur within the school and classroom. This paper describes the significance and research findings that support case study methodology and its advantages for future educators. The author offers strategies to incorporate this teaching method into a...

2008-07-01 00:14:18

Oldway Primary School has been trialling teaching maths - Japanese style. Teachers at the school have taken part in a project, funded by the National Centre of Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics, showing an innovative way of teaching maths. Japanese Lesson Study is an ongoing professional development process started in Japan. Many teachers in this country are now trialling the teaching method after great results achieved by Japanese students. Oldway Primary School is one of...

2008-06-25 03:02:43

By West-Olatunji, Cirecie A Behar-Horenstein, Linda; Rant, Jeffrey; Cohen-Phillips, Lakechia N Researchers investigated if early childhood teachers could become reflective practitioners when they studied culturally specific constructs within a digital collegial environment. Three female African American early childhood teachers within three different settings (a faith-based primary school, a home school, and a government-funded pre-school agency) developed mini-research projects using a...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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