James S. Mcdonnell Foundation
DescriptionThe Foundation works to advance the quality of life in the United States through support for scientific and educational research with the potential to impact generations to come. The Foundationís Teachers as Learners Program is aimed at understanding critical factors in the way teachers process and evaluate information, as well as those that drive changes in teacher attitudes, skills, and behaviors. Grants will be awarded to research projects that are focused on teacher perception toward, as well as facilitation of, communication within the classroom. Examples include the use of classroom questions, capacity to guide collaborative discussions, and the ability to elicit student explanations. Digital, verbal, written, and gestural modes of communication will be considered. More information and application instructions can be found on the Web site.
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