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Holt, Grace D. – 1991
This guide for minority language parents whose primary language is Chinese presents parenting information to supplement a course in English as a Second Language. It focuses on topics parents must deal with in meeting the needs of their children. Vocabulary and practice drills are presented for activities in the following areas: (1) education and…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Childhood Needs
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Gabbard, Hazel F. – Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1949
Public education in a democracy represents a partnership between home and school. When parents and teachers cooperate in full measure, home and school provide valuable learning experiences that are continuous, unified, and rich in meaning for all children. Because parents have much to give to the teachers who come in contact with their children,…
Descriptors: Child Development, Democracy, Public Education, Parent Participation
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Bathurst, Effie G.; Blackwood, Paul E.; Mackintosh, Helen K.; Schneider, Elsa – Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1949
This bulletin is for those who sincerely want to understand the nature of a modern elementary school program. It presents a point of view, offers many illustrations of what happens in a classroom in the course of a school day, and interprets what children do, say, and learn as they work together with their teacher. Education should consist of…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary School Curriculum, Educational Principles, Class Activities
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Schneider, Elsa; McNeely, Simon A. – Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1951
"The school, as one of the significant agencies of the community, accepts its responsibilities for contributing to individual to individual, family, and community health. ...Classroom teachers in their daily contacts with boys and girls are the key persons in the school health program." These two sentences point up the theme of this bulletin. Four…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Health Programs, Public Health, Elementary Education
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McNeely, Simon A.; Schneider, Elsa – Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1950
The elementary school years are crucial in the life of a boy or girl. In this formative period, children's experiences profoundly affect their physical, social, mental, and emotional growth. Today's schools are challenged to provide meaningful experiences that will help these children realize their full potential. Physical education is one of the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary School Students, Physical Education, Physical Activities
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Willcockson, Mary – Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1950
Since any good citizen wants to know how his Government works, as an initial experience it is necessary to become acquainted with the setting--Washington, D. C. This bulletin serves as in introduction to the Capital. It provides an historical and a present-day background for appreciating the city. What kind of a community is Washington? Why does…
Descriptors: Educational History, United States History, Federal Government, Vignettes
Australian Council for Educational Research, Victoria. – 1996
This parent education kit, which contains both a parent book and guide for parent-group leaders, is based on the philosophy that children's needs and abilities change as they develop and that parenting needs to respond to these changes. The kit is also based on the understanding that children develop as part of a family and that relationships are…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Child Development, Child Health, Discipline
Baenen, Judith – 1991
Noting that young adolescents are very much affected by their families, this booklet, in both English- and Spanish-language versions, was prepared for parents/guardians of children ages 10-15 to help them provide the support needed by a child undergoing some of the most dramatic changes in a lifetime. The booklet describes typical behavior of…
Descriptors: Adolescent Behavior, Adolescent Development, Behavior Change, Behavior Development
Oberlander, June R. – 1992
This videotape workshop, available in both English- and Spanish-language versions, demonstrates some of the 260 weekly "Slow and Steady, Get Me Ready" developmental activities for children from birth to age 5. The videotape is narrated by the retired kindergarten teacher who developed the activities based on her 25 years of experience. The…
Descriptors: Behavior Development, Child Development, Developmental Stages, Individual Development
Oberlander, June R. – 1993
This set of checklists in separate English- and Spanish-language versions, is designed to help parents and childcare providers determine through observations a child's developmental progress from birth to age 5. The checklists are excerpted from the "Slow and Steady, Get Me Ready" guidebook, written by a retired kindergarten teacher with 25 years…
Descriptors: Behavior Development, Check Lists, Child Behavior, Child Development
Elovson, Allana Cummings – 1993
Written to help parents understand what their children need to know before they start kindergarten, this volume, bound separately in English and Spanish, is intended to help parents become their children's best, as well as their first and most important, teachers. The first part of the book, the before school checklist, is divided into eight…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Check Lists, Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten
Burnett, Darrell J. – 1992
This leader manual and participant workbook present a 15 session program on parent-adolescent relationships. Three main topic areas are covered: perceiving each other (social perception); communicating effectively; and recognizing behavior as a function of its consequence. The leader manual presents an overview of the program which discusses its…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Communication Skills, Family Counseling, Group Counseling
Maksym, Diane – 1990
This parent guide and accompanying discussion guide were developed to help parents of children with mental handicaps learn how to teach their sons and daughters about relationships and sexuality. The book is written from the point of view that sexuality education involves three things: developing self-esteem, teaching social skills, and giving…
Descriptors: Behavior Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Group Discussion, Interpersonal Competence
Chavez, Gene T. – 1989
This 10-lesson curriculum unit provides teachers with some basic tools to help Latino students improve their communication skills. Primary goals are to help students analyze how a person's belief system affects the communication process, and to develop and improve decision-making and communication skills. The following key components are included…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Communication (Thought Transfer), Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Guides
Lindsay, Jeanne Warren; Brunelli, Jean – 1999
A teen mother is likely to be out of school for several weeks following childbirth and will probably spend many hours caring for and bonding with her child. Schools may take this opportunity to allow her to earn elective school credit. This document is comprised of a textbook for use in such a course, a study guide, and a teacher's guide. The…
Descriptors: Child Health, Child Safety, Course Descriptions, Credit Courses
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