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Cooperative learning is often associated to scaffolding and constructivism, because the major proponents of cooperative learning use this intervention to promote such schema-building processes. One...

Latest answer posted August 27, 2013 12:00 am UTC

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We can imagine a number of examples in which an adult might be placed in an environment that was not conducive to learning. Let us look at a few. First, imagine that the adult has gone back to...

Latest answer posted August 30, 2013 3:54 pm UTC

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Goals are very important in educating students. This is true in at least two ways. First, goals are important for us to have as teachers before we start a class. If we do not have goals, we do...

Latest answer posted September 7, 2013 1:52 pm UTC

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School reform is a very broad term that could encompass a number of different things. Therefore, the specific significance of school reform is hard to identify. Overall, the significance of...

Latest answer posted September 7, 2013 1:44 pm UTC

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When you refer to the “poor outlook,” I assume that you mean that the educational system is not doing well and that public schools do not provide a quality education. I assume that you are asking...

Latest answer posted July 31, 2013 1:42 pm UTC

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Common Core is the latest attempt to standardize what students need to know. The Common Core curriculum is designed to ensure that students across the United States are experiencing the same...

Latest answer posted August 20, 2013 10:09 pm UTC

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I think that the premise of the question could be open to healthy exploration and analysis. Indeed, while things are challenging for education, as for so many fields, I am not entirely sure that...

Latest answer posted November 13, 2012 12:32 pm UTC

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Vouchers are federal subsidies distributed at the state level for the purposes of paying full or partial tuition for K-12 private school education. Vouchers are usually dispensed to students...

Latest answer posted July 4, 2013 3:21 pm UTC

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An integrated teaching approach is one that "cuts across" subjects (Shoemaker) to build meaningful connections that comprise learning. The teacher will have been effective if effective connections...

Latest answer posted April 29, 2013 10:37 pm UTC

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In answering this, it should be noted that different schools and different school districts have different policies. Prior to any exploration online, I would check with your Human Resources...

Latest answer posted June 24, 2013 2:35 pm UTC

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The Scientific Stream as per M.S. Knowles is the factual stream of cognition that undergirds life endeavors with knowledge, function and form. The Artistic Stream is founded in intuition and...

Latest answer posted April 30, 2013 10:22 pm UTC

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This article, written by Nurea Cuevas, Alexi Matveev, and Khadijah Miller, claims that the purpose of general education, or "gen ed" classes is to "prepare students for further studies in their...

Latest answer posted November 11, 2012 1:19 pm UTC

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Thinkers like Knowles argue that the goals of andragogy can only be fully met if the learning process is experiential and inquiry- based. The physical environment is important in this configuration...

Latest answer posted September 1, 2013 6:57 pm UTC

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Many researchers have found that when children learn a language before adolescence they are more likely to have native-like pronunciation. There are many factors that play a role in this, including...

Latest answer posted June 27, 2020 11:51 am UTC

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There are a few unknowns regarding this particular question. The prompt is correct that a tremendous amount of communication happens nonverbally. This makes written-only communication much more...

Latest answer posted August 25, 2020 12:22 am UTC

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The original question had to be edited. I think that the other parts can be submitted as separate questions because they are worthwhile explorations of the topic. It is difficult to fully assess...

Latest answer posted June 17, 2013 3:52 am UTC

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This is one of the most popular discussions in many schools today. Students, desiring their individuality, speak out against school uniforms. Administration, seeking solidarity and minimization of...

Latest answer posted October 1, 2013 11:28 am UTC

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This 2014 article by Jordan Shapiro focuses on products made by Amplify Learning, a company specializing in digital products designed to integrate technology with educational goals. Shapiro admits...

Latest answer posted April 29, 2016 4:00 pm UTC

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Collaborative learning is about interacting with others in order to obtain insight on how each person can help one another. As opposed to cooperative learning, which is a facilitating tool,...

Latest answer posted February 12, 2013 12:19 am UTC

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Moral education in a public school is quite tricky, since so much of morality is religion-based, and religion has no place in public education unless it is being studied as a phenomenon of culture...

Latest answer posted July 30, 2016 2:05 am UTC

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There is no consensus on the extent to which culturally-specific African-American language forms influence language acquisition. In the early 1990's, educational theorists began researching the...

Latest answer posted January 26, 2013 4:56 am UTC

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Teachers should investigate the professional development opportunities that cultural museums offer. Many of those seminars are at no cost or low cost. They can be tied to earning college or...

Latest answer posted October 7, 2013 2:04 pm UTC

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As Mark Twain points out in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, any activity instantly becomes more attractive if it is presented as play rather than work. This is particularly true in the case of young...

Latest answer posted December 20, 2020 3:25 pm UTC

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Teaching English to young elementary age learners has its challenges, but is also very rewarding. Children of this age are typically eager learners and, if the lessons are fun and engaging, they...

Latest answer posted December 20, 2020 4:22 pm UTC

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This question is asking for a subjective answer. I can provide an answer that is based on my own teaching and learning experiences, and your answer should do the same. Think about learning...

Latest answer posted December 20, 2020 3:47 pm UTC

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