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Slingsby, Emmett J.; And Others – 1981
Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 and Title IV, Part C of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1974 provide for federal funding of innovative projects in public school districts. A study of 981 Illinois school districts revealed that between fiscal years 1974 and 1978 approximately 57 districts per year…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Financial Support
Bellew, Carol – 1979
Results of a followup study of 40 elementary guidance programs established with ESEA Title III funds in 1976 showed that the funding of the programs for one year had a significant impact: 32 of the 40 districts assumed the funding of the programs after the initial year of operation. The remaining eight districts reported that the programs had been…
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Counselor Characteristics, Educational Finance, Elementary Education
Upper Mississippi River ECO-Center, Thomson, IL. – 1973
The goals of "Operation Awareness", a 1974 summer program involving coeducational high school canoeing, camping, and study, were to acquire knowledge; acquire outdoor living skills; promote involvement in a conservation work project; and provide the opportunity for social, emotional, and physical growth through group living. Students,…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Camping, Canoeing, Cooperation
Whitney, Helen, Comp. – 1975
This booklet containing 20 language arts activities is the second in the series "101 Environmental Education Activities" produced by the Upper Mississippi River ECO-Center. The description of each activity contains learning objectives, directions, and suggested student evaluation standards. Elementary and intermediate level students…
Descriptors: Activities, Curriculum Enrichment, Curriculum Guides, Drama
Whitney, Helen, Comp. – 1975
Fourth in the series "101 Environmental Education Activities" by the Upper Mississippi River ECO-Center, the booklet contains 39 environment-based science activities directed to students in primary, intermediate, and junior high classes. Organization of the activities usually includes grade level, objectives, procedures, and materials,…
Descriptors: Climate, Conservation (Environment), Curriculum Enrichment, Curriculum Guides
Whitney, Helen, Comp. – 1975
Based on the environment and directed at elementary and intermediate level students, 5 field trips are a significant part of the 12 social studies activities in the sixth booklet by the Upper Mississippi River ECO-Center outlining environmental and outdoor education activities. Most of the activities include objectives, activity description,…
Descriptors: Activities, Community Study, Curriculum Enrichment, Curriculum Guides
Toppe, Christopher; Brubaker, Paul – 1978
The summative evaluation of the Small College Consortium (SCC) for the school year 1977-78 examined the project to assess: its perceived impact; the effectiveness of the project staff; the adequacy of the budget available to each college; the degree to which comprehensive, integrated, ongoing development has taken hold; perceived needs for future…
Descriptors: College Administration, Consortia, Developing Institutions, Federal Programs
Flores, Magdalena T. – 1977
As part of an updated series of activity oriented educational materials dealing with aspects of the Guam environment, this publication focuses on the common plants and animals found in schoolyards on Guam. Like a field guide, this publication contains descriptions, ecological information, and some historical notes about the common trees, shrubs,…
Descriptors: Biology, Ecology, Environment, Field Instruction
Moore, Philip H. – 1977
As part of an updated series of activity oriented educational materials dealing with aspects of the Guam environment, this publication focuses on backyard gardening and nursery methods. Included in this "How to Do It" learning resource are such agricultural techniques as hydroponics, grafting and budding, and fertilizing. This…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Ecology, Elementary Secondary Education, Junior High Schools
Elkins, Gail; And Others – 1977
As part of an updated series of activity oriented educational materials dealing with aspects of the Guam environment, this publication focuses on the physical environment of Guam through an introduction to the geology of Guam. Contents include the formation of Guam, weathering and erosion, earthquakes, soil, and water. Activities investigate…
Descriptors: Activities, Earth Science, Geology, High School Students
Randall, Richard H.; Eldredge, L. G. – 1977
As part of an updated series of activity oriented educational materials dealing with aspects of the Guam environment, this publication deals primarily with the marine environment of Guam. Developed for junior and senior high school students of this island, this material can be adapted to marine studies in other areas as well. Contents deal with…
Descriptors: Biology, Earth Science, Ecology, Geology
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL. – 1978
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 15 titles deal with the following topics: the relationship of racial integration, auditory discrimination training, and other factors to reading achievement; the relative effectiveness of the controlled reader and the speech…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Auditory Discrimination, Compensatory Education, Correspondence Study
This evaluation tested the effectiveness of a drug education program among primary and intermediate level students in a Wisconsin area. While the outcomes of this report are significant to educators in Wisconsin, the specificity of methodology and instrumentation is of potential value to other groups wishing to determine the effectiveness of their…
Descriptors: Drug Education, Elementary Education, Evaluation, Instructional Materials
Educational Planning and Evaluation Consultants, Inc., Chapel Hill, NC. – 1975
Contained in the final report is evaluation information for the Goldsboro-Wayne County (North Carolina) Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III Project for 35 moderately, severely, and profoundly retarded children (3-16 years old) during the 1974-75 school year. The project was evaluated through analysis of behavior change data and…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Mental Retardation, Moderate Mental Retardation
Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield. – 1977
This booklet is one of a series in environmental education for students in grades K-12. Scientific literacy, a major goal of the program, is divided into seven concept areas: Economics, Ecosystems, Energy, Technology, Population, Environmental Ethics, and Environmental Decisions. Each of these areas represents a separate unit in the program. An…
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials
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