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British Columbia Ministry of Education, 2016
This resource conveys policies, procedures, and guidelines that support the delivery of special education services in British Columbia's (Canada) public schools. It was originally published in 1995 (ED414703), following an extensive provincial Special Education Review (1993-94). The purpose of this manual is to provide a single point of reference…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Guidelines, Special Education, Educational Policy
ExpandED Schools, 2014
This guidebook was prepared by TASC (The After-School Corporation) and their Frontiers in Urban Science Education (FUSE) programs. FUSE is TASC's initiative to help more out-of-school-time programs and expanded learning time schools offer kids engaging, exciting and inspiring activities that promote science inquiry. The guidebook offers a a…
Descriptors: STEM Education, After School Programs, Inquiry, Science Activities
British Columbia Ministry of Education, 2013
This resource conveys policies, procedures, and guidelines that support the delivery of special education services in British Columbia's (Canada) public schools. It was originally published in 1995 (ED414703), following an extensive provincial Special Education Review (1993-94). The purpose of this manual is to provide a single point of reference…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Special Education, Educational Policy, Guides
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de Witt, Marike W. – Early Child Development and Care, 2010
The backlog in terms of readiness for formal learning structures of children in low-income countries necessitates intervention programmes to alleviate the disadvantage. In these low-income countries, it is unlikely that the state will provide facilities or programmes for preschool children, as resources are just not available. Therefore, as an…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Program Implementation, Predictor Variables, Performance Factors
Alberta Education, 2009
This report presents the outcomes of the analysis of Grade Level of Achievement (GLA) data at the provincial level to inform the program planning and evaluation needs of Alberta Education as well as school and central office based administrators. GLA data reported to Alberta Education is a teacher's judgment of a student's academic progress. GLA…
Descriptors: Evaluation Needs, Academic Achievement, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
US Environmental Protection Agency, 2007
As a community-based organization, community leader or activist, individuals are in a unique position to take the lead in raising awareness about resource conservation, good solid waste management, and safeguarding the environment for future generations. This paper is designed to help individuals plan and execute community events that promote the…
Descriptors: Community Leaders, Wastes, Sanitation, Conservation (Environment)
Deich, Sharon G.; Hayes, Cheryl D. – Finance Project, 2007
This publication is part of a series of tools and resources on financing and sustaining youth programming. These tools and resources are intended to help policymakers, program developers, and community leaders develop innovative strategies for implementing, financing, and sustaining effective programs and policies. This strategy brief presents a…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Financial Support, Resources, Program Implementation
Online Submission, 2006
The purpose of this publication is to identify the essential components of appropriate programming mandated by Alberta Education for students with special education needs, to provide examples of effective practices, to establish a common understanding of the terminology associated with this specialized field, and to clarify the meaning of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Development, Special Needs Students, Student Needs
Online Submission, 2006
The purpose of this publication is to identify the essential components of appropriate programming mandated by Alberta Education for students with special education needs, to provide examples of effective practices, to establish a common understanding of the terminology associated with this specialized field, and to clarify the meaning of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Needs Students, Student Needs, Teaching Methods
US Department of Health and Human Services, 2005
Creating and sharing a common vision is a critical element for the success of afterschool programs. This tool is intended to help the growing number of new afterschool partnerships create a shared vision for their work. It contains information to educate partners on what a vision statement is and the purpose it serves; provides two alternative…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Position Papers
Besnoy, Kevin – Gifted Child Today, 2005
An appropriate education is one that identifies students' educational needs and then provides a curriculum that addresses those needs (Benbow & Stanley, 1996). All students, even those identified as gifted, deserve a personalized education. However, many educators outside gifted education believe that "giftedness" is a fancy label and that gifted…
Descriptors: Public Relations, Academically Gifted, Advocacy, Educational Finance
Brindis, Claire D.; Park, M. Jane; Valderrama, L. Teresa; Lee, Caron M.; Margolis, Rebecca; Kolbe, Lloyd J.; Achrekar, Angeli P.; Hannan, Casey; Anglin, Trina M. – US Department of Health and Human Services, 2004
Adolescence represents a unique period in the life cycle. No longer children and not yet adults, adolescents make significant choices about their health and develop attitudes and health practices that impact their current safety and well-being. Those choices also often influence their risk for future serious chronic disease. Adolescence also…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Adolescents, Human Services, Health Promotion
Kentucky Department of Education, 2004
The Kentucky Department of Education, Office of Leadership and School Improvement presents this revised and updated technical assistance manual for the 2004-2006 Effective Instructional Leadership Act (EILA) cycle to assist local educators as they implement EILA. The law was established to "encourage and require the maintenance and development of…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Leadership Responsibility, Program Development, State Standards
Pritchard, Florence Fay; Whitehead, George I., III – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2004
This volume makes two important contributions: First, it provides a framework grounded in theory and best professional practice that middle and high school teachers, their students, and community partners can use to design, implement, and evaluate service-learning projects that address authentic community needs. Second, it demonstrates ways…
Descriptors: High Schools, Teaching Methods, Educational Change, Service Learning
Henderson, Anne – Education Law Center, 2004
During the summer of 2003, a statewide committee of representative educational stakeholders on "cooperative rulemaking" was convened jointly by the Department of Education and the Education Law Center. The Supreme Court in "Abbott X" had directed the establishment of this committee to develop new regulations more consistent…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Community Involvement, Parent Role, Resource Materials
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