Incorporating Student Experiences

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Cross-Cultural Connections in the ESL Classroom: Forging Respect and Shattering Societal Barriers

Riley Diffenderfer

Empowering Learners

 

 The author responds to an earlier paper in this handbook, focused on transcending cross-cultural barriers in mentorship and teaching.

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Exploring Boundaries: Fences, Not Walls

 David Harris

 

This paper takes on the idea of boundaries in education, and why they should be viewed as fences rather than walls.

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Exploring Science Education and the Brain in a K-12 Setting

Exploring Science Education and the Brain in K-12 Schools:

A Praxis III Study
 
Emily Lovejoy

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Brain and Inquiry: Praxis III

Brain and Inquiry: Praxis III Independent Study

Researcher: Brielle Stark, Bryn Mawr College '12

Research Questions:

  • Are open-ended activities engaging to students?
  • Do open-ended activities transfer knowledge to students?
  • Is there a difference between teacher and student perceptions of open-ended activities?

Goals:

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Taking the Time

 

Becky Strattan

This essay focuses on the concept of ignorance and how one can overcome it by being aware of other people's different points of view than one's very own.

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Don’t Let Formal Education Get in the Way of Learning

 

Rachel Francois

A great paper on adding a cultural perspective in the traditional education system in order to make the curriculum interesting to students.

 

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