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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Term used in 17th and 18th cents. for short kbd. piece or exercise, and often synonymous with sonata.

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lesson

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

A means of dividing up both the school or college day and also the steps or components of the learning process. In schools and colleges, lessons are usually between 40 and 60 minutes long,...

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Lessons

Elizabeth Fisher.

in Environmental Law: A Very Short Introduction

October 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Environmental Law. 1155 words.

We live in precarious times. The environmental problems of the Anthropocene are products of our interconnectedness. ‘Lessons’ explains that it is important to understand what environmental...

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Lessons

Kathleen M. Blee.

in Democracy in the Making

February 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 2977 words.

This chapter draws lessons for scholars and activists. It elaborates the otherwise-obscure democratic impulses that are made visible by looking closely at emerging grassroots activism, such...

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Lessons

David T. Johnson and Franklin E. Zimring.

in The Next Frontier

May 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 18226 words.

This chapter makes the case for a regional focus by reviewing the materials in the preceding chapters for insights from Asia about capital punishment in the world in the 21st century. The...

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lesson plan

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 312 words.

A detailed plan, usually drawn up by the teacher, encapsulating the content and sequence of the lesson. A typical

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lesson plan

Edited by Susan Wallace.

in A Dictionary of Education

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 312 words.

A detailed plan, usually drawn up by the teacher, encapsulating the content and sequence of the *lesson. A

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Picture Lessons

Sarah Anne Carter.

in Object Lessons

October 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Social and Cultural History. 11977 words.

Chapter 3 considers different variations of object lessons, particularly object lessons on pictures and lessons that address the relationships between objects and pictures in the classroom....

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Beading Lesson

Beth H. Piatote.

in Indigenous Women and Work

October 2012; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality. 1418 words.

This chapter presents a short fictional story, “Beading Lesson” by Beth Piatote, which features an aunt's tutorial. The story helps reinforce the theoretical threads about the legibility,...

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lesson plan

Overview page. Subjects: Education.

A detailed plan, usually drawn up by the teacher, encapsulating the content and sequence of the lesson. A typical lesson plan sets out the aims, the learning objectives, the topic or topics...

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Lesson (ii)

John Caldwell.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 701 words.

A term originally used in England to denote an exercise in performance or composition but eventually extended to cover almost the entire field of domestic keyboard music as well as some...

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Object Lessons

Sarah Anne Carter.

October 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas; Social and Cultural History. 216 pages.

Object Lessons: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Learned to Make Sense of the Material World examines the ways material things—objects and pictures—were used to reason about...

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Lessons Learned

Paula Allen-Meares, Leslie Hollingsworth and Patricia L. Miller.

in A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change

July 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 6094 words.

Abstract: Chapter 12 is organized very differently from earlier chapters in this volume. It contains a list of lessons learned from those associated with the University of Michigan School...

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Wider Lessons

Lesley Sherratt.

in Can Microfinance Work?

February 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 6265 words.

Chapter 10 considers the wider lessons microcredit can offer antipoverty development efforts generally, and lessons microcredit can take from development theory. It outlines the dangers of...

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Anatomy Lesson

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

(orig. Dutch title De anatomische les)

Ballet in one act with choreography by Tetley, music by Marcel Landowsky, and design by Nicolaas Wijnberg. Premiered 28 Jan. 1964 by...

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Terrestrial Lessons

Sumathi Ramaswamy.

October 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Asian History. 449 pages.

Terrestrial Lessons is an unconventional history of a commonplace object we moderns have likely encountered at some point of time in our lives, especially as school-going children. For the...

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Lessons Learned

Dana D. Marchese, Kimberly D. Becker, Jennifer P. Keperling, Celene E. Domitrovich, Wendy M. Reinke, Dennis D. Embry and Nicholas S. Ialongo.

in A Step-By-Step Guide for Coaching Classroom Teachers in Evidence-Based Interventions

March 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: School Psychology. 23914 words.

In this chapter, lessons learned from the PATHS to PAX coaches are described based on their real-life experiences consulting with classroom teachers in Baltimore City. The coaches provide...

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Object Lessons

Jami Bartlett.

July 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 207 pages.

Literary critics have taken the realist novel’s claim to referentiality for granted, and have treated the act of referring as an unanalyzable simple, and the characters and things that are...

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Broader Lessons

Ala Hamoudi Haider.

in Negotiating in Civil Conflict

November 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 3024 words.

This chapter summarizes some of the principal themes of the book. It points out that to the extent that constitutional drafters truly see their role as being generational and...

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Street Lessons

Jeffrey Lane.

in The Digital Street

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies; Sociology. 2241 words.

This final chapter returns to the core argument given the fieldwork presented. It is made clear from the case of the digital street that the experience of an urban neighborhood gets...

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Lessons Learned

John D. Martin, J. William Petty and James S. Wallace.

in Value–Based Management with Corporate Social Responsibility

October 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. 4163 words.

This chapter presents lessons learned from the experiences of VBM firms. The objective of VBM is a cultural change that involves modifying behavior to align the interests of a firm's...

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