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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Coble, Charles R. – Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum, 1999
The University of North Carolina developed a plan emphasizing strategic involvement of school districts and communities in preparation of teachers, administrators, and other education professionals. The likelihood of long-term success increases as partners and stakeholders understand the factors contributing to successful partnerships. In the most…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Agency Cooperation, Articulation (Education), College School Cooperation
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Parke, Helen M.; Coble, Charles R. – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 1997
Reports on the design of a model for transformational science teaching that focuses on linking theory with practice through curriculum decision making. This model is the framework for professional-development sessions for middle-grade science teachers. Contains 63 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools
Coble, Charles R. – 1986
The roles and responsibilities of state, local, and the federal government are described in this paper on the organization of American education. Explanations are provided of how education in America is primarily a state and local responsibility and representative models of this system of organization are described. In terms of the federal…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational History, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy
Coble, Charles R.; And Others – 1985
This paper examines various topics and issues related to the teaching of science to learning disabled (LD) students. It includes: (1) an overview of Public Law 94-142, the Education For All Handicapped Children Act and the nature of learning disabilities; (2) a general method for teaching science to LD students (Such as establishing a routine,…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
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Coble, Charles R.; And Others – School Science and Mathematics, 1982
Details are provided of a recent project in North Carolina funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The information includes data from a survey that looked at the statewide status of handicapped science education. Four recommendations are made, based upon observations of the project and the survey results. (MP)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Change, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Coble, Charles R.; Hounshell, Paul B. – Science Education, 1972
There were no differences in biology achievement or critical thinking scores of students of teachers with different degrees of self actualization. However, when grouped according to their success in increasing students' critical thinking ability, effective teachers could be distinguished from ineffective by their scores on the existentiality''…
Descriptors: Achievement, Biology, Critical Thinking, Educational Research
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Koballa, Thomas R.; Coble, Charles R. – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 1979
Investigated were the science attitudes of preservice elementary teachers when "professionally related activities" were incorporated into a science laboratory course for elementary education majors. (Author/SA)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Educational Research, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Teachers
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Coble, Charles R.; Hounshell, Paul B. – Science Teacher, 1980
Lists questions that teachers should ask relating to use of all chemicals in the school laboratory, as well as chemicals with known and suspected dangerous properties. Tables list Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)-defined carcinogens, American Chemical Society-defined teratogens, suspected carcinogens, and other hazardous…
Descriptors: Cancer, Chemistry, Laboratory Safety, Resource Materials
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Coble, Charles R.; Rice, Dale R. – School Science and Mathematics, 1980
Described is a series of two-day Elementary Science Awareness Conferences, funded by the National Science Foundation for science supervisors and general elementary supervisors in North Carolina. The goals for these conferences are discussed. (Author/DS)
Descriptors: Conferences, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Inservice Teacher Education
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Hounshell, Paul B.; Coble, Charles R. – Science Teacher, 1979
Discusses the problem of disposing of unwanted and dangerous chemicals found in storage rooms in elementary and secondary schools. Suggestions for how science teachers and principals deal with this problem are also presented. (HM)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Standards
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Coble, Charles R.; Hounshell, Paul B. – Science and Children, 1978
Describes how to organize Learning Centers, the basic curriculum decisions to be made with respect to learning objectives, activities, materials involved, and the process of evaluation to monitor pupils' progress. (GA)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Evaluation
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Coble, Charles R.; Bland, Charles E. – American Biology Teacher, 1974
Describes the sturcture and asexual reproduction of the fungus Pilobolus and outlines a number of experiments with this organism that are suitable for secondary school biology students. (JR)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Biology, Laboratory Experiments, Laboratory Procedures
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Coble, Charles R.; Brady, Gentry Ann – Science and Children, 1977
Discusses practical aspects of utilizing games in the classroom. Included is a "It's Your Choice" game for promoting environmental awareness. (SL)
Descriptors: Childrens Games, Class Activities, Curriculum Enrichment, Educational Games
Coble, Charles R.; Bland, Charles E. – 1974
This paper describes open-ended experimentation with the fungus Pilobolus for laboratory work by high school students. The fungus structure and reproduction is described and sources of the fungus are suggested. Four areas for investigation are suggested: the effect of a diffuse light source, the effect of a point light source, the effect of light…
Descriptors: Biology, Botany, Instructional Materials, Laboratory Experiments
Schwab, Patricia N.; Coble, Charles R. – 1982
A semantic web visually represents concepts and their relationships in an organized schema. It is an aid to comprehending printed material in a more concrete way through the illustration of main ideas, supporting details, and their relationships in a reading selection. A semantic web consists of four basic components: (1) a core question asked by…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Theories, Reading Comprehension
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