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Grau, Juan Bautista; Tarquis, Ana Maria; Martín-Sotoca, Juan José; Antón, José Manuel – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2019
Water, is in Spain a scarce commodity and although we have an age-old water culture, with an emblematic Court, such as the "Tribunal de las Aguas de Valencia", hydraulic infrastructure, hydrological basin plans, legislation and hydraulic administration since the 20th Century, there are problems of scarcity, water quality and extreme…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Natural Resources, Water, Sustainable Development
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Larochelle, Jeremy G. – Hispania, 2013
At a conference on environmental change in Latin America, Homero Aridjis, writer, environmental activist, and founder of the Grupo de los Cien, quoted Yeats when answering my question about the connection between his prolific literary work and untiring activism: "In dreams begin responsibility." He later explained that through writing…
Descriptors: Metropolitan Areas, Foreign Countries, Environment, Spanish
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Garrido Pereira, Marcelo – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2013
This text studies the phenomenon of teaching and learning of space, particularly the one inhabited and produced by those who live in a place of the Andes known as "the place where waters murmur" (Lugar donde murmura el agua or Putre). Notions of Humanistic Geography and Sociology of Social Experience are used to understand education as…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Place Based Education, Local History, Indigenous Knowledge
Lloyd, Les, Ed.; Barreneche, Gabriel I., Ed. – Information Today, Inc., 2014
With this timely book, editors Les Lloyd and Gabriel Barreneche present an eye-opening look at projects that are innovating with technology to improve education and, indeed, the very quality of people's lives around the world. From collaborative learning communities and social networks to Web 2.0 tools, MOOCs, and mobiles, experts discuss an array…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Global Approach, Educational Innovation, Best Practices
Ryterband, Roman – Indian Historian, 1979
Discusses the traditional music of the Agua Caliente band of California's Desert Cahuilla Indian tribe, including accompanying instruments, types of songs, thematic material, and performance routines. Exploring the structure of the music, the article describes meter, tempo, harmony and tonal gravitations, and use of words. (DS)
Descriptors: American Indians, Cultural Background, Folk Culture, Music
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Migratory Child Div. – 1973
Designed for migratory agricultural workers whose children attended Florida schools during the winter, this directory lists and describes summer educational programs outside the state of Florida. The programs are said to provide trained teachers and other personnel, planned recreational and vocational training, and enrichment programs designed for…
Descriptors: Day Care Centers, Directories, Education Service Centers, Enrichment Activities
Standerfer, Leslie – Principal Leadership, 2005
Three years ago, when the author joined the staff of Agua Fria High School in Phoenix, Arizona, as an assistant principal, she was excited to find that the students' school day started an hour and a half later than normal each Wednesday to provide staff development time for the teaching staff. That first year, however, neither the principal, Bryce…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Faculty Development, Personal Narratives, Program Development
Saldana, Johnny – Teaching Theatre, 1996
Notes that the number of Hispanic children in schools is growing. Presents an annotated bibliography of 46 Hispanic plays, sources of information, and organizations dealing with Hispanic themes and ideas. (PA)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Audience Awareness, Cultural Context, Drama
Palandra, Maria; Puigdollers, Carmen – 1978
This Spanish reader for children in kindergarten and first grade is about a drop of water that comes to life in a trip through the water cycle of evaporation, condensation, and subsequent return to a drier part of the earth's surface environment. The story is suitable for reading aloud or independent reading. The text is entirely in Spanish.…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Books, Childrens Literature, Instructional Materials
Fay, George E., Comp. – 1970
The publication, Part VII of a series, includes the charters, constitutions, articles of association or community organization, and by-laws of California Indians on 16 reservations and rancherias. Legal documents from the following groups are provided: Hoopa, Me-Wuk, and Paiute Indians; the Agua Caliente Band of Mission Indians; the Mission Creek…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, American Indians, Governmental Structure, Laws
California Postsecondary Education Commission, 2004
In this report, the Commission considers a proposal by the Santa Clara Community College District to establish an educational center in the community of Canyon Country. The district was created in 1968 when the communities of Valencia, Newhall, Canyon Country, Agua Dulce, and Val Verde voted overwhelmingly for its establishment. It serves a…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Community Colleges, Off Campus Facilities, Enrollment Projections
Toro, Leonor; Pla, Myrna – 1982
Designed for teachers, this booklet, written in Spanish, contains information on nine April events: Dia de los Tontos; Pascua de Resurreccion; Thomas Jefferson; Jose de Diego; Rosendo Matienzo Cintron; James Buchanan; Ulysses S. Grant; James Monroe; and Dia del Arbol. An overview of Dia de los Tontos is provided. Following brief descriptions of…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Community Leaders, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness
Chakroff, Marilyn; Druben, Laurel, Ed. – 1983
This is the Spanish translation of a "how-to" manual, designed as a working and teaching tool for extension agents as they establish and/or maintain local fish pond operations. The manual presents information to facilitate technology transfer and to provide a clear guide for warm water fish pond construction and management. Major topic…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Design Requirements, Developing Nations, Fisheries
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Oregon Univ., Eugene. Foreign Language Resource Center. – 1994
These curriculum units were developed in a National Endowment for the Humanities 1994 summer seminar "Mexico in Transition." The 23 lessons are written in Spanish. Lessons are entitled: (1) "La Migracion Mexicana Vista a Traves del Cuento 'Paso del Norte' de Juan Rulfo" (Jose Jorge Armendariz); (2) "Los Grupos Indigenas de…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Drama, Foreign Countries, Geography