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Strauss, Carol, Comp. – 2002
The devices listed in this reference circular are designed to assist people who have visual impairments by magnifying objects and print or graphic materials. Before buying a magnification device, one should consult a low-vision specialist to determine the level of usable vision, the power of magnification needed for a particular eye condition and…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Blindness, Information Sources, Low Vision Aids
Buechler, Mark – 2002
Comprehensive school reform involves changes in every aspect of school operations, from classroom instruction to school governance. Some schools develop their own reform approach from within. Others seek assistance from without, particularly from organizations that have developed coherent, research-based approaches, or school-reform models. For…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Comprehensive Programs, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
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Catlett, Camille; Winton, Pam; Parrish, Rosalie N.; Baker, Nina; Frazee, Diane M.; Frederick, Linda; Graham, Bess Althaus; Moss, Jan A. – Young Exceptional Children, 2002
This article reviews resources that offer personal insights and lessons from families of children with disabilities. Five books are reviewed that offer perspectives from fathers and mothers on raising and coping with a child with a disability, along with three Web sites for families of children with disabilities or premature infants. (CR)
Descriptors: Books, Child Rearing, Children, Coping
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Morris, Diana – Tribal College Journal, 2002
Offers resources for sustainable development, defined by the United Nations as development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Includes citations for 13 books, eight articles, one guidebook, one newsletter, three videos, and eight Web sites. (NB)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Books
Mulhall, Daniel S.; Shaughnessy, Maureen – Momentum, 2002
Describes the revision of the National Catechetical Directory (NCD), an ongoing project of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Education, in conjunction with a bishops' editorial oversight board (EOB). States that writing is underway and will be completed following consultations with Catholic communities and organizations. (NB)
Descriptors: Catholic Educators, Catholic Schools, Directories, Elementary Secondary Education
Winds of Change, 2002
This directory describes 24 summer internships and cooperative education programs for college students, especially in the science, engineering, and technology fields. A few programs are specifically for American Indians, minority groups, or college-bound high school students. Program entries include a brief description, skills and background…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, College Bound Students, College Students, Cooperative Education
Neugebauer, Roger – Child Care Information Exchange, 2002
Presents an annotated directory of organizations serving children under age eight in more than one nation. Notes the headquarters, website, and mission statement for each organization. (JPB)
Descriptors: Child Welfare, International Organizations, Nongovernmental Organizations, Organizational Objectives
American School & University, 2002
Presents a comprehensive directory of suppliers and products for schools' business and facilities needs. The product directory lists suppliers of a given product or service, and the suppliers' directory lists contact information. Also includes a list of educational architects by region and a list of educational associations. (EV)
Descriptors: Architects, Corporations, Educational Facilities, Organizations (Groups)
Mourad, Teresa; Watkins, Carolyn – 2002
This directory, organized by region, lists sites and resources for environmental education programs in Ohio, including details of the programs, the services they offer, and the audiences they serve. The directory also includes details related to arboretums and gardens, camps, nature centers and preserves, museums, parks, zoos, environmental…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning
National Environmental Education and Training Foundation, Washington, DC. – 2002
This guide provides an overview to programs under the Elementary And Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) as reauthorized by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. These laws are the basis for most federal funding for the nation's schools. The guide is a layered document with information at a glance, as well as links to more detailed information…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Support
Calkins, Julia; Ling, Thomson; Moore, Eric; Halle, Tamara; Hair, Beth; Moore, Kris; Zaslow, Marty – 2002
This report provides a compilation of indicators of school readiness used in national, state, and local surveys in the United States, delineating the advantages and disadvantages for each indicator. The report begins with a legend to assist in interpreting the tables and includes contact information for national and state surveys. The remainder of…
Descriptors: Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Evaluation Criteria, Learning Readiness
Calkins, Julia; Ling, Thomson; Moore, Eric; Halle, Tamara; Hair, Beth; Moore, Kris; Zaslow, Marty – 2002
This document provides a compilation of measures of progress toward school readiness and three contributing conditions as used in several local, state, and national surveys. The report begins with a legend listing the surveys examined, their acronyms, and contact information. The remainder of the report, in tabular format, lists measures of…
Descriptors: Caregiver Child Relationship, Child Abuse, Child Health, Child Neglect
Tavares, Barbara, Ed. – 2002
This publication provides resources for linking vocational programs with five special populations. Sections 1-5 each focus on one special population and contain some or all of these resources: activities; recruitment; teacher tips; laws; staff development; funding streams; parent advice; instructional modifications; websites; community resources;…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Access to Education, Adult Education, Career Choice
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. – 2002
This document is intended as a user-friendly resource for administrators of career and technical education (CTE) programs in Arizona. The first section presents course descriptions, including a complete list of current competencies for each of Arizona's CTE programs, which are organized on four levels as follows: (1) technological foundations…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Articulation (Education), Community Colleges, Competency Based Education
Hammer, Patricia Cahape, Comp.; Moellendick, Charlotte, Comp.; Moellendick, Joseph, Comp. – 2002
This fifth edition of the Native Education Directory presents a rich array of activity in Indian country: organizing, leading, researching, administering, governing, publishing, broadcasting, and educating. Section 1, national and international nongovernment organizations, is broken down into four subsections covering advocacy, networking, and…
Descriptors: Advocacy, American Indian Education, College Programs, Colleges
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