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  1. Teach English to Non-English Speakers: Early Years Children as a test case

    06 Jan 2021 | Contributor(s): Dana Nicole Ruggiero, James Daniel Lehman

    Teaching English as a Second Language is a worthy endeavor, but it is not for everyone. If you're thinking of entering the field, you should make sure that it's a good fit for your academic and professional needs.Unlike lots of languages, English has uppercase and lowercase...

  2. BOLOGNA PROCESS AND REALITY ON THE GROUND IN ETHIOPIAN HIGHER EDUCATION

    20 Apr 2020

    The main intent of this study was to investigate the extent to which Ethiopian universities consider local/national reality while implementing Bologna process. Six universities were selected of which postgraduate students, senior academic staffs and university leaders were included. The study is...

  3. KS1 History Resources

    14 Feb 2020 | Contributor(s): Dana Nicole Ruggiero, James Daniel Lehman

    KS1 and Years 1-2 history, children will learn about a number of subjects over a wide time frame. This includes changes in recent memory to national life or events that are beyond memory. Topics include The Gunpower Plot, First and Second World Wars and The Battle Of Hastings. Plus, you will...

  4. KS1 Maths Resources

    11 Feb 2020 | Contributor(s): Dana Nicole Ruggiero, James Daniel Lehman

    Twinkl Stage 1 Maths resources are linked to the National Curriculum and contain support materials for Year 1 & Year 2 SATs maths revision. Download KS1 numeracy worksheets to develop fluency, reasoning and problem-solving, play fun and engaging KS1 maths games on number bonds and have a...

  5. Conference Poster for the Tusome Early Grade Reading Progam Case Study

    10 Jan 2020 | Contributor(s): Dana Nicole Ruggiero, James Daniel Lehman

    PosterKenya ‘Tusome’ Case Study: one-year grant to examine the process of scaling up of Kenya’s early grade reading program from 2011 to 2018 to enable USAID to better understand the scaling up process and to foster replication (Makerere, CRS, U. Nairobi, UND).

  6. Conference Presentation of Findings of the Tusome Early Grade Reading Progam Desk Review

    10 Jan 2020 | Contributor(s): Dana Nicole Ruggiero, James Daniel Lehman

    Slides from ConferenceKenya ‘Tusome’ Case Study: one-year grant to examine the process of scaling up of Kenya’s early grade reading program from 2011 to 2018 to enable USAID to better understand the scaling up process and to foster replication (Makerere, CRS, U....

  7. Desk Review of the Tusome Early Grade Reading Progam

    10 Jan 2020 | Contributor(s): Dana Nicole Ruggiero, James Daniel Lehman

    Final Desk ReviewKenya ‘Tusome’ Case Study: one-year grant to examine the process of scaling up of Kenya’s early grade reading program from 2011 to 2018 to enable USAID to better understand the scaling up process and to foster replication (Makerere, CRS, U....

  8. Successfully Scaling and Transitioning Kenya's Tusome Early-Grade Reading Program

    10 Jan 2020 | Contributor(s): Dana Nicole Ruggiero, James Daniel Lehman

    Brief DocumentKenya ‘Tusome’ Case Study: one-year grant to examine the process of scaling up of Kenya’s early grade reading program from 2011 to 2018 to enable USAID to better understand the scaling up process and to foster replication (Makerere, CRS, U. Nairobi,...

  9. Teacher Reflection: Wargel, Slow Boats, Fall 2017

    17 Jan 2018 | Teacher Reflections

    The slow boat activity worked well as a culminating activity for force and motion.

  10. Slow Boat PowerPoint Presentation

    29 Jun 2017 | Downloads

    This PowerPoint presentation was designed to accompany the SLED Slow Boat activity.

  11. Slow Boat PowerPoint Presentation Summer 2017

    29 Jun 2017 | Downloads

    This PowerPoint presentation accompanied the Slow Boat design activity at the SLED summer workshops in 2017.

  12. Nanoscience and PBL Resources for Teachers

    13 Jul 2015 | Publications | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    This document includes nanoscience resources separated by big idea. There are also resources based on the applications discussed in the 2015 RGS course and websites where you can purchase materials for nano activities. The PBL resources include examples, tools and articles. All of the resources...

  13. PBL to the Rescue: Using PBL in a Human Anatomy and Physiology High School Class

    17 Sep 2013 | Seminars | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    This one hour video presentation given by Brian Duncan, an Attica, Indiana Jr./Sr. High School science teacher. He presents his experience using PBL to teach Human Anatomy and Physiology High School class to the Research Goes to School workshop in Summer 2013. Be sure to look at the supporting...

  14. Biofuel Candle Comparison Lab

    20 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    This basic lab was developed to be used in a non-science classroom to help start student thinking about energy densities of different fuels in mathematical terms. The main objective is to get middle and high school math students to quantify observations of candles made from petroleum based fuels...

  15. Slow Boat PowerPoint

    11 Jun 2013 | Teaching Materials

    The PowerPoint slides which accompanied the Slow Boat design task at the 2013 Summer Institute.

  16. Slow Boat

    11 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans

    This 4th grade design task lesson focuses on the concept of drag by asking students to develop ways to slow down a boat.

  17. Think-aloud Protocol Analysis as a Measure of Students' Science Learning through Design Assessment

    28 Mar 2012 | Publications

    Research has indicated that authentic engineering design tasks hold the attention andinterest of students and can lead to deeper levels of science engagement (Fortus, Dershimer, Krajcik, Marx, & Mamlok-Naaman, 2004; Roth, 1996; 1997; 1998). However, there is a need for student assessments...

  18. Cooking with the Sun - Creating a Solar Oven

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental MaterialFor this activity, students will be given a set of materials: cardboard, a set of insulating materials (i.e. foam, newspaper, etc.), aluminum foil, and plexiglass. Students will then become engineers in building a solar oven from the given materials, keeping...

  19. Problem Based Approach to Instruction

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental Material:This chapter examines the problem-based learning approach to instructionfrom the perspective of instructional design theory and synthesizes the current knowledge and theory into some universal methods, situational methods, and principles for a theory of...

  20. PBL Learning Meets Case-Based Reasoning in the Middle School Science Classroom: Putting Learning by Design Into Practice

    17 Feb 2012 | Downloads | Contributor(s): Duncan Wardrop

    RGS Summer 2011 Supplemental Material:This article tells the story of the design of Learning by Design™ (LBD), a project- based inquiry approach to science learning with roots in case-based reasoning and problem-based learning, pointing out the theoretical contributions of both, classroom issues...