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Robinson, Edward H.; Rotter, Joseph C.; Robinson, Sandra L.; Fey, Mary Ann; Vogel, Joanne E. – 2003
This book explains how fears, anxiety, and stress develop in children, and how they can learn to successfully cope with these factors. It offers specific activities designed to assist in coping with a particular aspect of fear or stress. Part I, "Overview of Fears and Stress," contains activities to complement the various curricular…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Children, Coping, Counselor Training
Blair, Clancy – 2003
Self-regulation of behavior generally refers to controlled, cognitive monitoring of the actions and steps required to obtain a goal, or to bring about a desired response from the environment. Age-related changes in self-regulation as well as individual differences at a given age or developmental stage play fundamental roles in shaping children's…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Classroom Environment, Cognitive Development, Early Childhood Education
Larsen, Eric – 2003
This report analyzes data from the 2000 School Survey on Crime and Safety presented in "Violence in U.S. Public Schools: 2000 School Survey on Crime and Safety. Statistical Analysis Report." Principals at 3,314 nationally-representative K-12 schools described incidents of crime and violence, disciplinary problems and actions, use of…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Crime, Delinquency, Discipline
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Sheldon, Caroline Q. – Community College Review, 2003
Discusses the impact of fiscal contraction on community colleges. Explores how reduced state appropriations have adversely affected community college instruction and student support systems. Research shows that because instruction and student support services suffer when budget is reduced, fiscal contraction can hamper the ability of colleges to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Financial Policy, Financial Problems, Fiscal Capacity
Kerka, Sandra – 2003
Appreciative inquiry (AI) is based on the heliotropic principle, which has been variously described as art and science, holistic theory and practice, and practical philosophy and change process. AI engages people and organizations in discovering what gives life to human systems when they are most effective and constructive and using that knowledge…
Descriptors: Action Research, Administrative Principles, Adult Education, Adult Learning
Metzker, Bill – 2003
The use of time in school is undergoing close scrutiny. Over the years, educators have sought to enhance learning time through such reforms as block scheduling and year-round schools. School time can be conceived as an inverted pyramid, in which allocated time (total time in the school day or year) forms the top tier, engaged time (time-on-task)…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Programs, Time Factors (Learning)
Hamot, Gregory E. – 2003
The fall of communism in eastern and central Europe inspired the call for curriculum development in citizenship education throughout the growing democratic world. Many programs between U.S. institutions and newly developing democracies continue to produce curricula for democratic citizenship suited to local needs. This digest discusses: (1)…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development, Democracy, Guidelines
Beghetto, Ron – 2003
This digest describes the nature and implications of scientifically based research (SBR). SBR grew out of the No Child Left Behind act of 2001, which stipulates that federally funded programs and practices must be grounded in scientifically based research. Scientifically based research is defined here as "persuasive research that empirically…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education
Siegel, Dorothy – 2003
This digest examines a completed pilot program in performance-driven budgeting (PDB) in the New York City public-school system. PDB links school-level budgeting and school planning; that is, decisions about resources must be aligned with school-developed instructional-improvement plans. The digest highlights how PDB came about; its primary goal;…
Descriptors: Accountability, Budgeting, Budgets, Educational Finance
Van Tassel-Baska, Joyce – 2003
This digest discusses the need for differentiating language arts instruction for gifted students in grades K-8. It begins by describing differentiation approaches, including acceleration, depth, complexity, challenges, and creativity. It then explains how teachers can differentiate the language arts curriculum in the following five areas: (1)…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Curriculum Design, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
Frye, Vera – 2003
This book is intended for teachers and parents who want to give their students and children inspiring models to imitate in developing positive character traits and attitudes. In the book are individuals from today (like Bill Cosby) or people in the past (like Abraham Lincoln) who will inspire children. In all, the book portrays 75 people of…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Class Activities, Elementary Education, Ethical Instruction
Glover, Jeanne; DeCarme, Judi; Orkwis, Ray – 2003
This book is the first of four volumes in a directory of more than 1,000 discretionary grants and contracts supported by the Research to Practice Division of the Office of Special Education Programs. This volume focuses on projects concerned with research, innovation, and evaluation divided into two broad discretionary programs: "Research and…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Early Intervention, Educational Innovation, Educational Legislation
Glover, Jeanne; DeCarme, Judi; Orkwis, Ray – 2003
This book is the second of four volumes in a directory of more than 1,000 discretionary grants and contracts supported by the Research to Practice Division of the Office of Special Education Programs. This volume focuses on projects concerned with personnel preparation and designed to help address state-identified needs for qualified personnel in…
Descriptors: Contracts, Disabilities, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education
Glover, Jeanne; DeCarme, Judi; Orkwis, Ray – 2003
This book is the third of four volumes in a directory of more than 1,000 discretionary grants and contracts supported by the Research to Practice Division of the Office of Special Education Programs. This volume focuses on projects concerned with technology and media services. These projects are intended to: (1) support educational media…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Captions, Computer Uses in Education, Contracts
Glover, Jeanne; DeCarme, Judi; Orkwis, Ray – 2003
This book is the fourth of four volumes in a directory of more than 1,000 discretionary grants and contracts supported by the Research to Practice Division of the Office of Special Education Programs. This volume focuses on projects concerned with technical assistance, dissemination, parent information, and state improvement. The Technical…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Contracts, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
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