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Kearney, Mary-Louise, Ed.; Ronning, Anne Holden, Ed. – 1996
This collection of 15 essays focuses on the role of women in higher education around the world, analyzing the gender dimension of the university curriculum in light of the United Nations' World Conference on Women held in Beijing, China, in 1995. The essays include: (1) "Women, Higher Education, and Development" (Mary-Louise Kearney); (2) "The…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Agronomy, Allied Health Occupations Education, College Curriculum
Burr, Judith E.; And Others – 1992
Cognetics provides an exciting cooperative learning experience for students that develops both thinking skills and content knowledge. In Cognetics, teams of students in grades 3 to 12 create solutions to problems. This set contains a student manual and a teacher's manual. The teacher's manual explains the concept of cognetics and then provides…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Decision Making, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Gilford, Dorothy M., Ed.; Tenenbaum, Ellen, Ed. – 1990
The activities of an increasingly technological society call for greater command of science and mathematics at the precollege level than at any time in the past. Yet evidence from numerous studies indicates that the majority of U.S. citizens are not being equipped with the scientific and mathematical tools needed to participate in that…
Descriptors: Databases, Educational Trends, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science
Caduto, Michael J.; Bruchac, Joseph – 1988
When children are allowed to experience stories and activities that help them to care for, and take care of other people and the Earth, they develop a conservation ethic. A collection is presented of carefully chosen North American Indian stories and hands-on activities that promote understanding and appreciation of, empathy for, and responsible…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian History, American Indian Literature, American Indian Studies
Lockard, J. D., Ed. – 1980
Written for classroom teachers as well as preservice teachers, this book provides information, methodologies, and discussion intended to help educators develop and modify their own philosophy of science and science teaching. Part I examines reasons for teaching science, the intellectual and emotional development of children and their implications…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Halpern, Diane F.; Aronson, Joshua; Reimer, Nona; Simpkins, Sandra; Star, Jon R.; Wentzel, Kathryn – National Center for Education Research, 2007
This National Center for Education Research (NCER) Practice Guide is the second in a series of IES guides in education. The goal of this practice guide is to formulate specific and coherent evidence-based recommendations that educators can use to encourage girls in the fields of math and science. The target audience is teachers and other school…
Descriptors: Sex Role, Females, Classroom Environment, Academic Ability
Stigler, James W.; Gonzales, Patrick; Kawanaka, Takako; Knoll, Steffen; Serrano, Ana – Education Statistics Quarterly, 1999
Describes the methods and preliminary findings of the Videotape Classroom Study, a video survey of eighth-grade mathematics lessons in Germany, Japan, and the United States. Part of the Third International Mathematics and Science study, this research project is the first study of videotaped records from national probability samples. (SLD)
Descriptors: Classroom Research, Comparative Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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