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How Students Learn: Mathematics in the Classroom
This book, available online free in pdf format, builds on the discoveries detailed in the best-selling How People Learn. The authors aim to present these findings in a way that teachers can use immediately, to revitalize their work in the mathematics classroom for even greater effectiveness. The general theme is teaching math to generate real insight and reasoning in math students. It also features illustrated suggestions for classroom activities.
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This Planet Really Rocks
This ThinkQuest Junior site contains information and activities about rocks and minerals. Included is information about what a rock is, the major characteristics with examples of sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks, the rock cycle, the differences between rocks and minerals, how to identify minerals (color, luster, streak, cleavager, hardness, and specific gravity), and the Mohs Scale. Facts about common minerals and their properties, how rocks and minerals are important, and their uses
Author(s): ThinkQuest

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Geometry Construction Reference
The basics of compass and straightedge construction, with notes about The Instruments and What is a construction? Construct the perpendicular bisector or the midpoint of a line segment; given a point on a line, construct a perpendicular line through the given point; given a point not on a line, construct a perpendicular line through the given point; construct the bisector of an angle; an angle congruent to a given angle; a line through a given point, parallel to a given line; an equilateral tria
Author(s): Math Forum

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Visualizing the Metric System
What are some common things that could be used to approximate lengths for a visual picture of the different lengths in the metric system?
Author(s): Math Forum,Sheldon

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The Pythagorean Theorem
This math site has students try to figure out the Pythagorean Theorem by themselves. Included are review pages, five clues to help them find the relationship, a section that compares their results to other students, a section that gives historical information, and examples and activities for students to solve. Each clue page allows students to check to see if they have the formula correctly relating to the three sides of the right triangle. A template page that contains figures used in three of
Author(s): Arcytech,Educational Java Programs,Jacobo Bulaevsk

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Minerals
This site provides an in-depth look at mineral properties and identification. An alphabetical listing of common minerals allows the user to see a picture and view physical properties of the particular mineral. Properties of minerals are explained, including cleavage, hardness, crystal form, and luster. There are also downloadable labs for crystal models and mineral data sheets. Dichotomous and hardness keys are given for easier mineral identification.
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Drift Seeds And Drift Fruits : Seeds That Ride The Ocean Currents
This essay explores seed dispersal by water and describes some of the physical adaptations that evolution has produced in the seeds and fruits that travel this way. There is a background essay, discussion questions, state and national standards, and links to related Teacher's Domain resources.
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Simple Plot
This applet allows the user to input a series of (x,y) ordered pairs and plot them either as a connected function or unconnected data points.
Author(s): The Shodor Education Foundation, Inc.

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PhysLink
Physics, astronomy and science news, community, education and reference. Job board, directories, forums, chat, education reference, fun and more.
Author(s): Anton Skorucak

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Tutors in Print Form: Using Study Guides to Develop Multiple Literacies
The value of using study guides to develop multiple literacies is discussed. Strategies of study guides development and the components should be included in the guides are also suggested. Using study guides to develop multiple literacies.,Volume 6, Number 2
Author(s): Karen D. Wood

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Data to Action: Technology's Role in Accountability
The roles of technology in students' performance assessment, teachers' professional development, data management, and teaching supports are discussed.,Volume 8, Number 2
Author(s): Staci Kalmbacher

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The Spirit of Teaching Learning
Context of teacher learning is described. Strategies are suggested for promoting teacher learning. Maute, J. (2003). The spirit of teaching learning.,Volume 6, Number 3
Author(s): Joan Maute

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Curriculum Integration in a Standards-based World
Curriculum integration involves not only helping students make connections across content areas, but also promoting democracy in the classroom. The concepts of curriculum integration are discussed. The reactions of teachers, students, and parents to curriculum integration are reported.,Volume 7, Number 1
Author(s): Jim Paterson

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The Digital Learning Farm
Across the country, teachers are providing students with the opportunity to use technology to make valuable contributions to their learning communities. Six types of jobs are described in this article: tutorial designers, official scribes, researchers, collaboration coordinators, contributing to society, and curriculum reviewers.,Volume 12, Number 1
Author(s): Alan November

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Differentiating Instruction: Why Bother?
Differentiating instruction is suggested to meet the needs of different students in a classroom. Strategies for conducting differentiating instruction are provided.,Volume 9, Number 1
Author(s): Carol Ann Tomlinson

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Online News: Public Sphere or Echo Chamber?
Two panelists debate whether journalism in a digital age amounts to feast or famine, and differ on even basic questions: Are people just snacking on the news equivalent of junk food, and starving for the kind of information they need to be informed citizens? Alternatively, doesn’t the abundance of information on the internet make
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Politics around the wine table: The political nature of a symposium in Plato's laws
Part of the Politics in Strange Places conference held n Oxford University, September 2010.
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Nietzsche, Plato, Dance, Politics: Two interpretations of the relationship between politics and danc
Part of the Politics in Strange Places conference held in Oxford in September 2010.
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Telling Stories about Politics; The concept of political narrative and the case of 'Left versus Righ
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Celebrations of Democracy and the rise of the Political Festival
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