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Editorial: The Components of Authentic Learning
This editorial reports the results of a qualitative analysis of a selection of recent journal articles addressing authentic learning in different contexts, identifying overarching themes to guideExpand
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Elementary Students' Ideas Concerning Fossil Fuel Energy
Forty-two academically gifted and thirty-two average-achieving elementary students in grades one through six were interviewed to determine ideas concerning fossil fuel energy. There were noExpand
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Effects of Practical Life Materials on Kindergartners' Fine Motor Skills
A pretest-posttest control group design was used to measure the effect of practical life materials on public school kindergarten children's fine motor skill development over a 6-month period. TheExpand
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Using Humorous Cartoons to Teach Mineral and Rock Concepts in Sixth Grade Science Class
Humor in the classroom has been shown to have many positive effects on attention, attitude, and engagement in higher order thinking skills. This study examined the effect on motivation and scienceExpand
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Refinement of the Crystal Structure of A Monoclinic Ferroan Clinochlore
A monoclinic IIb-2 clinochlore from Washington, D.C., contrary to previous studies, is primarily a ferroan rather than a ferrian chlorite. Disorder of tetrahedral Si,Al cations is indicated becauseExpand
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Defining the Difference: Comparing Integrated and Traditional Single-Subject Lessons
Early childhood curricula should be authentic and child-centered, however, many teachers still rely on direct instruction lessons. To better define how an integrated curriculum meets the needs ofExpand
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Using a thinking skills system to guide discussions during a working conference on students with disabilities pursuing STEM fields
AbstractStudents with sensory or motor disabilities are often dissuaded from pursuing science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) careers. They are frequently underprepared to succeed inExpand
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The effect of writing with computers versus handwriting on the writing achievement of first-graders
The written work of 18 first-grade students of mixed ability was compared under two conditions: word processing with computer writing programs and writing by hand. Expand
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