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Jean [electronic resource]

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Follows third grade teacher, Jean, as she searches for ways to meet the needs of diverse learners. Covers the teacher's background, the problem she has chosen to address, her approach and implementation, and the outcome with assessment by the teacher and her advisor.
Online
1997
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Patricia [electronic resource]

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Follows first grade teacher, Patricia, as she works to increase her students' role in their learning. Covers the teacher's background, the problem she has chosen to address, her approach and implementation, and the outcome with assessment by the teacher and her advisor.
Online
1997
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Donna [electronic resource]

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Follows fifth grade teacher, Donna, as she builds the diverse backgrounds of her students into science activities. Covers the teacher's background, the problem she has chosen to address, her approach and implementation, and the outcome with assessment by the teacher and her advisor.
Online
1997
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Elsa [electronic resource]

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Follows kindergarten teacher, Elsa, as she implements discovery-oriented activities to make science more active. Covers the teacher's background, the problem she has chosen to address, her approach and implementation, and the outcome with assessment by the teacher and her advisor.
Online
1997
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The Many Faces of Learning [electronic resource]

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Presents the thoughts of guest educators on why they think it is important to continually examine the learning process. Invites personal reflection on beliefs about learning. Re-examines the learning process.
Online
1999
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Can We Believe Our Eyes? [electronic resource]

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Using examples from the study of an electrical circuit, and experiments with light to systematically explore many of our assumptions about learning. Takes a hard look at why teaching fails, even when an experienced teacher uses all of the traditional tricks of the trade. Reveals how new research, used by teachers committed to finding solutions to problems, is reshaping teaching methods in our nation's schools.
Online
1997
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Lessons From Thin Air [electronic resource]

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Why is it that, despite the fact that photosynthesis is one of the most widely taught subjects in science, so few people really understand the central idea underlying this system? Explores why something taught in school can go unlearned and shows that we often teach without regard to what children actually need to know. Applies this concept to evaluating what students learn in science classes. The problem is illustrated by students in a high school honors chemistry class who are so conscious of wanting to produce the "right" answer, they lack the ability to think through fundamental ideas in science. In an elementary science classroom, demonstrates scientific observation that challenge student's beliefs in the natural sciences.
Online
1997
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Under Construction [electronic resource]

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Shows how four teachers from across the country are working to revamp their teaching and their schools, against a variety of obstacles that might thwart their efforts. A sixth grade science teacher in East Tennessee demonstrates the project approach to learning and use of the Internet; a bilingual (Spanish-English) kindergarten teacher in Boston demonstrates how she fosters experimentation and verbal expression in her classroom; an eighth grade science teacher at an inner-city school demonstrates how she helps students make connections between the science classroom and the real world, and an elementary science teacher in Flagstaff, Arizona, demonstrates how she adjusts a field trip to an archaeological site to include the interests of students from several ethnic backgrounds.
Online
1997