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Maryland State Department of Education, 2009
Each year, Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) informs policymakers and practitioners of what children know and are able to do when they start formal education in kindergarten. This report provides a profile of children's skill levels as they enter school based on the evaluation of their teachers. It includes valuable trend data about…
Descriptors: African American Children, Special Schools, School Readiness, Learning Readiness
Maryland State Department of Education, 2008
Each year, the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) informs policymakers and practitioners of what children know and are able to do when they start formal education in kindergarten. This report, which is unique in its kind nationally, provides a profile of children's skill levels as they enter school based on the evaluation of their…
Descriptors: African American Children, Special Schools, School Readiness, Learning Readiness
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Lazin, Fred; And Others – Higher Education, 1992
Guest editors comment on articles chosen for a previous journal issue focusing on the role of higher education and national economic and social development. It is noted that in developing countries, higher education addresses nation-building, whereas in developed countries emphasis is on social and economic change in the postindustrial society.…
Descriptors: College Role, Comparative Analysis, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
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Steiner, G.; Laws, D. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2006
Purpose: The main focus of this paper is to discuss appropriate forms of higher education for building up students' competence for working on complex real-world problems. Design/methodology/approach: Within this paper the Harvard approach is accurately compared with the ETH approach by discussing theoretical and practical implications as well.…
Descriptors: Guidance, Higher Education, Case Studies, Comparative Analysis
Travers, Kenneth J.; Westbury, Ian – 1989
Between 1980 and 1982, the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) Second International Mathematics Study (SIMS) collected data on mathematics curricula, teaching practices, and achievement from samples of students, teachers, and schools in 18 countries. This material is a technical supplement describing the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, International Programs, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Curriculum
Halls, W. D., Ed. – 1990
The global status of comparative education from the 1960s to the present is presented in three parts. Part 1 comprises a general review of the background to seven regional studies. The review provides a picture of the overall historical development; the modifications in the concept of comparative education that have occurred; the general…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Development
Givvin, Karen B.; And Others – 1996
This study investigated the nature and validity of teacher judgments about student motivation as part of a project related to the teaching of mathematics. The study examined: (1) the degree of correlation between teachers' and students' assessments of students' motivation regarding mathematical topics; (2) the stability of teachers' and students'…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Correlation, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Students
Barer-Stein, Thelma, Ed.; Kompf, Michael, Ed. – 2001
This book, which is intended as a text for future and experienced adult educators, examines current theories and best practices in adult education. The book consists of 20 chapters written by prominent practitioners in the field of adult education. The chapter titles and authors are as follows: "Teachers Sharing Experiences" (James A. Draper);…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy
Roth, Kathleen J. – American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1989
Compares the traditional textbook-based elementary science teaching method with the following innovative approaches: (1) Inquiry; (2) Science-Technology-Society (STS); and (3) Conceptual Change. Argues that the Conceptual Change approach has the greatest impact on student thinking and permits teachers to focus on important aspects. (FMW)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Conventional Instruction, Creative Teaching, Elementary School Science
Housh, Patty L. – 1983
This two-part document describes the development of a word processing instructional program at NEKA Vo-Tech School (Kansas) and offers recommendations for incorporating word processing into the curriculum. Program development steps which are discussed include: assessing community needs; developing implementation phases; contacting other…
Descriptors: Clerical Occupations, Comparative Analysis, Curriculum Development, Employment Potential
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Beasley, Kenneth L. – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1992
Three major professional associations for research administrators (National Conference on the Administration of Research, National Council of University Research Administrators, and Society of Research Administrators) are described and compared in terms of their objectives, group membership, and activities. The three are seen to serve different…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrators, Committees, Comparative Analysis
Hayden, Dunstan; Cuevas, Gilberto – 1990
The pre-algebra lexicon is a set of classroom exercises designed to teach the technical words and phrases of pre-algebra mathematics, and includes the terms most commonly found in related mathematics courses. The lexicon has three parts, each with its own introduction. The first introduces vocabulary items in three groups forming a learning…
Descriptors: Algebra, Comparative Analysis, Diagnostic Tests, Elementary Secondary Education
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Robinson, Ann; Stanley, T. D. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 1989
Mathematics achievement and preferences were assessed for 114 students in grades 2-7 who participated in a gifted math program, and compared to 146 students who were accepted but did not participate. Participants' scores in hematical achievement were significantly higher than nonparticipants' scores; the groups did not differ on preferences for…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Acceleration (Education), Comparative Analysis, Elementary Education
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Stallings, Jane; And Others – Elementary School Journal, 1986
Evaluates the effect of a comprehensive teacher training program in Instructional Theory into Practice (ITIP) on student achievement. Reports findings of two phases of a four-phase Follow-Through study. Achievement test scores indicate that students in the project made significant gains in reading and mathematics. (DR)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Classroom Techniques, Comparative Analysis, Elementary Education
Hanson, Susan G. – 1985
To investigate whether students taking the same courses in different high schools receive comparable instruction, research was conducted in sophomore, college-preparatory classrooms in two schools (one upper middle class and suburban, the other working class and inner-city) in one California school district. At the upper middle class school, it…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Comparative Analysis, Educational Opportunities, Equal Education
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