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Examining Historical (Mis)Representations Of Christopher Columbus Within Children’S Literature, John H. Bickford Jan 2013

Examining Historical (Mis)Representations Of Christopher Columbus Within Children’S Literature, John H. Bickford

John Bickford

Effective teaching, while supplemented by best practice methods and assessments, is rooted in accurate, age-appropriate, and engaging content. As a foundation for history content, elementary educators rely strongly on textbooks and children’s literature, both fiction and non-fiction. While many researchers have examined the historical accuracy of textbook content, few have rigorously scrutinized the historical accuracy of children’s literature. Those projects that carried out such examination were more descriptive than comprehensive due to significantly smaller data pools. I investigate how children’s non-fiction and fiction books depict and historicize a meaningful and frequently taught history topic: Christopher Columbus’s ...


Creativity & Inspiration: An Interdisciplinary Approach To Engaging Pre Service Teachers, Mildred M. Pearson Dr., Krishna Thomas, Beverly J. Cruse Jan 2008

Creativity & Inspiration: An Interdisciplinary Approach To Engaging Pre Service Teachers, Mildred M. Pearson Dr., Krishna Thomas, Beverly J. Cruse

Mildred M. Pearson Dr.

The instructor's focus in the class, Social and Emotional Development in Middle Level Curriculum, was to provide the instructional foundation and foster planning for social, emotional, intellectual, and physical growth in middle level adolescents, providing classroom management strategies appropriate for this age-group. Practicum block experience was taken along with this class. This course was designed to provide a psychological basis for working with middle level studenrs.


Using Dragonflies As Common, Flexible, And Charismatic Subjects For Teaching The Scientific Process, Paul Switzer Jan 2007

Using Dragonflies As Common, Flexible, And Charismatic Subjects For Teaching The Scientific Process, Paul Switzer

Paul V. Switzer

No abstract provided.


Connecting White Noise To Critical Whiteness Studies, Tim Engles Jan 2006

Connecting White Noise To Critical Whiteness Studies, Tim Engles

Tim Engles

No abstract provided.


Childcare Practices In Three Asian Countries, Shamah Md-Yunus Jan 2005

Childcare Practices In Three Asian Countries, Shamah Md-Yunus

ShamAh Md-Yunus

Childcare practices such as feeding, toilet training, sleeping arrangement and discipline in three Asian countries (Chinese, Japan, and India) are compared. These countries differ from each other in culture, religion, language and ethnic makeup from Euro-American culture. The differences in childcare practices are broadly related to the differences in family values, traditions, and religions among these countries. Educational implications of sensitivity to cultural differences are also discussed.


Brown-Bagging It: Engaging Students In Lecture, Paul V. Switzer Jan 2004

Brown-Bagging It: Engaging Students In Lecture, Paul V. Switzer

Paul V. Switzer

No abstract provided.


Off To The (Earthworm) Races: A Quick And Flexible Laboratory Experiment For Introductory Zoology Courses., Paul V. Switzer, Ann H. Fritz Jan 2001

Off To The (Earthworm) Races: A Quick And Flexible Laboratory Experiment For Introductory Zoology Courses., Paul V. Switzer, Ann H. Fritz

Paul V. Switzer

No abstract provided.


Campus Field Trips: An Effective Supplement To Classroom Instruction, Paul V. Switzer Jan 1995

Campus Field Trips: An Effective Supplement To Classroom Instruction, Paul V. Switzer

Paul V. Switzer

No abstract provided.