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November 26, 2013
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Technology in the Classroom

UD faculty use Twitter to enhance classroom experience The University of Delaware’s Alexander Brown, instructor of business administration, and Anuradha Sivaraman, assistant professor of business administration, believe that using Twitter for their courses helps keep the classroom discussions contemporary and … Continue reading

August 11, 2013
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Two decades of work at Yale prove emotions matter in the classroom

In August, leaders from more than 50 schools from around the country will gather at Yale to hear a simple but profound message — emotions matter in the classroom. The training session will be the largest ever held by the … Continue reading

January 25, 2013
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Technology in the Classroom

UD students use iPads to study the presidential election Ralph Begleiter and Paul Brewer, professors in the University of Delaware’s Department of Communication, wanted to see if students enrolled in their Road to the Presidency class would pay more attention … Continue reading

October 5, 2012
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Technology in the Classroom

A professor uses clickers and UD Capture to make a large class feel smaller Susan McGeary, associate professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Delaware, incorporated clickers and UD Capture for the first time in spring … Continue reading

September 4, 2012
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iPods in Classroom can Boost Academic Time and Resources for English Language Learners

AUSTIN, Texas — Providing English language learners (ELLs) with iPod Touches, or similar handheld devices, can increase learning time and motivation, according to a study from The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Education. To find out how ELL … Continue reading

April 24, 2012
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Preschoolers’ Reading Skills Benefit From One Modest Change by Teachers

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A small change in how teachers and parents read aloud to preschoolers may provide a big boost to their reading skills later on, a new study found. That small change involves making specific references to print in … Continue reading

March 6, 2012
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Kinect in the Classroom: Scratching the Surface of Potential

*First graders are using Kinect for Xbox 360 to get to places like Disneyland (on a map, at least), and high school students are graphing mathematical equations with their bodies.* CRAIG, Colo. – March 6, 2012 – First-grade teacher Cheryl … Continue reading

November 9, 2011
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Abused Students Can Return To School and Thrive With Educator Help, MU Researcher Finds

*Study of math and reading scores indicate daily focus can bring success* COLUMBIA, Mo. – A new study from the University of Missouri shows that children who are abused can return to school and do well academically if teachers can … Continue reading