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Julie C. Garlen, Georgia Southern Unversity and Jennifer A. Sandlin, Arizona State University4-27-2016
Teaching with Disney, the first comprehensive volume on Disney as cultural pedagogy and classroom praxis, explores what it means to teach, learn, and live in a world where many familiar discourses are dominated by The Walt Disney Company. The book analyzes the ways in which the powerful messages of Disney shape the way we teach and learn. Featuring scholars from a wide range of educational contexts, including educational foundations, art education, higher education, K-12 contexts, adult education, media literacy, critical pedagogy, and curriculum studies, this book is accessible and interesting to a global audience of educational researchers and practitioners as ... Read more
Jennifer A. Sandlin, Arizona State University and Julie C. Garlen, Georgia Southern Unversity3-21-2016
A presence for decades in individuals’ everyday life practices and identity formation, the Walt Disney Company has more recently also become an influential element within the "big" curriculum of public and private spaces outside of yet in proximity to formal educational institutions. Disney, Culture, and Curriculum explores the myriad ways that Disney’s curricula and pedagogies manifest in public consciousness, cultural discourses, and the education system. Examining Disney’s historical development and contemporary manifestations, this book critiques and deconstructs its products and perspectives while providing insight into Disney’s operations within popular culture and everyday life in the United States and beyond.
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Michael L. Bentley, Michael P. Mueller, and Bruce Martin1-1-2014
Georgia Southern University faculty member Katie L. Brkich co-authored “Chocolate Choices” in the publication Connecting Children to Nature: Ideas and Activities for Parents and Educators.
Georgia Southern University faculty member Robert L. Mayes co-authored “Discovery/Computational Science” in the publication Encyclopedia of Science Education.
Georgia Southern University faculty member Katie L. Brkich co-authored “Shadows of the Past: Historical Interpretation, Propaganda Awareness, and the Story of Ender Wiggin” in the publication Toward Teaching Democracy with Post-modern and Popular Culture Texts.
Book Summary: Popular science fiction provides classroom teachers multiple rich opportunities to adopt a critical lens in examining the ways in which governments and their people interact. Given the highly contested nature of both the social and natural sciences presently in the schools – particularly because of the ways in which these subject areas impact the political arena at the local, regional, and national levels ... Read more
B. Reiser, C. Passmore, and C. Schwartz1-1-2014
Georgia Southern University faculty member Robert L. Mayes co-authored "Mathematics and Computational Thinking" in the publication Scientific and Engineering Practices in the Framework and NGSS
Quantitative Reasoning in Mathematics and Science Education: Papers from an International STEM Research Symposium
Robert L. Mayes and Larry Hatfield1-1-2013
Georgia Southern University faculty member Robert L. Mayes co-authored Quantitative Reasoning in Mathematics and Science Education: Papers from an International STEM Research Symposium
Teaching Math and Science in the Context of Energy and Climate: Building Students Quantitative Reasoning Skills and Scientific Understanding
Robert L. Mayes, J. Myers, and Mark Lyford1-1-2013
Georgia Southern University faculty member Robert L. Mayes co-authored Teaching Math and Science in the Context of Energy and Climate: Building Students Quantitative Reasoning Skills and Scientific Understanding
WISDOMe Monograph Volume 2: Quantitative Reasoning and Mathematical Modeling: A Driver for STEM Integrated Education and Teaching in Context
Robert L. Mayes, Georgia Southern University and Larry Hatfield1-1-2012
Georgia Southern University faculty member Robert Mayes co-edited WISDOMe Monograph Volume 2: Quantitative Reasoning and Mathematical Modeling: A Driver for STEM Integrated Education and Teaching in Contexty. He co-authered "Overview and Acknowledgements," "Quantitative Reasoning in Context," and "Quantitative Reasoning: Perspective from STEM Faculty" in the publication.
Book Summary: Quantitative reasoning is an essential tool for scientists, applied mathematicians, and statisticians in their work to model real world phenomena and address grand challenges in environment and energy. Some exemplars from practitioners in the established fields of biology and ecology, as well as from the emerging field of computational science are explicated ... Read more
WISDOMe Monograph: New Perspectives and Directions for Collaborative Research in Mathematics Education
Larry Hatfield and S. Chamberlin1-1-2011
Georgia Southern University faculty member Robert L. Mayes authored “Quantitative Reasoning and Mathematical Modeling in the Sciences: A Virtual Conversation” in the publication WISDOMe Monograph: New Perspectives and Directions for Collaborative Research in Mathematics Education..
Book Summary: Mathematics education, STMC, Science and Mathematics Teaching Center, University of Wyoming
In Sprint 2011 the University of Wyoming Science and Mathematics Teaching Center (STMC) hosted the Quantitative Reasoning and Mathematical Modeling in Science Seminar. This virtual seminar invited speakers from across the country to discuss aspects of quantitative reasoning and mathematical modeling in the sciences. This article summaries the collective wisdom shared by ... Read more
Gregory Chamblee, Georgia Southern University7-19-2010
Georgia Southern University faculty member Gregory Chamblee authored GACE Mathematics Assessment (022, 023).
Book Summary: If you’re ready to start teaching in Georgia, REA has the GACE test prep you need! REA’s GACE High School Mathematics Assessment (022, 023) Test Prep with TestWare® CD Puts Georgia Teachers in a Class of Their Own! New! First Edition! REA’s newest addition to our GACE (Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators) test prep library helps you get one step closer to teaching in a Georgia classroom. This test prep is perfect for teacher candidates, students, out-of-state teachers, and career-changing professionals who are ... Read more