ERIC Number: ED445391
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Resources for Planning the School Calendar, 2000-2001.
Educational Research Service, Arlington, VA.
This resource guide provides school administrators, teachers, and other educators with information they can use to schedule the school year and to enrich the curriculum. Part 1 provides information on dates of special observances and holidays that may be used to plan school activities. Part 2 contains legal and school holidays for the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Part 3 lists conferences and convention dates and locations for major national education organizations for the next 6 years. This year's edition includes a number of new observance dates that have been added in response to suggestions from readers. Many school principals and teachers report that they use it regularly in creating specific learning activities for students. This annual publication helps them to identify important anniversaries of historical events, special commemorative occasions, and ethnic celebrations, and to incorporate these dates into their instructional activities in ways that stimulate and broaden student learning.(DFR)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Holidays, Meetings, Professional Associations, Public Schools, Religious Holidays, School Schedules
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Educational Research Service, Arlington, VA.