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Liem, Tik L. – 1992
This is the second book in a sequence of four volumes written and designed for parents of students of science, particularly for those at the lower and upper elementary and junior high or intermediate level, senior high students, college students preparing to teach science, and all those individuals who are interested in science and the application…
Descriptors: Demonstrations (Science), Electricity, Elementary Secondary Education, Energy
Liem, Tik L. – 1992
This is the fourth book in a sequence of four volumes written and designed for parents of students of science, particularly for those at the lower and upper elementary and junior high or intermediate level, senior high students, college students preparing to teach science, and all those individuals who are interested in science and the application…
Descriptors: Biology, Botany, Demonstrations (Science), Elementary Secondary Education
National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC. – 1994
This document is a study guide to "The Face of War," an exhibition of documents and photographs from the vast World War II holdings of the National Archives. This brochure contains reproductions of selected documents from the exhibit as well as discussion questions. The guide can be used by individuals, families, or school groups while…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, History Instruction
National Council of La Raza, Washington, DC. – 1994
This Project PRISM SourceBook was written for community leaders who wish to increase the awareness of parents about the need for reforming science and mathematics education and what they can do at home and in the schools and communities to work for better science and mathematics education. Resource sheets address 10 important topics for parents in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Community Leaders, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education
Metropolitan Community Coll., Omaha, NE. – 1994
Developed for women in Omaha who are preparing to reenter the labor market or further their education, this guide provides information on where to go, to whom to talk, what support services are available, and what actions these women can take. The guide is organized by the following three broad categories: getting ready, education and training,…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Development, Career Planning, Community Resources
Whitney, Carol J. – 1985
While this report is in response to legislation which requires sex equity personnel to gather, analyze, and disseminate data on the status of men and women in vocational education, it also is a means of informing educators and members of the community about the particpation of males and females in vocational education. The report provides…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Agricultural Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Associate Degrees
Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg. Literacy Office. – 1991
This packet of materials for the adult literacy volunteer contains a booklet of information and accompanying reading selections meant to help a tutor get started with a new learner. The booklet covers these topics: initial assessment of learners with sample student interview form; informal assessment with assessment questions; observing the…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs
Tesauro-Jackson, Pat; And Others – 1992
This set of effectiveness indicators is intended to assist Colorado communities and agencies to evaluate themselves regarding processes for the identification of young children (birth to age 5) with disabilities. First, a statement of values stresses proactivity, family empowerment, and outcome orientation. Specific effectiveness indicators are…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Agency Cooperation, Disabilities, Early Identification
South Carolina State Dept. of Mental Retardation, Columbia. – 1992
Intended as a reference for chambers of commerce, physicians, public schools, and other agencies, this directory lists services for families of people with mental retardation or related disabilities in South Carolina. First, the South Carolina Department of Mental Retardation is described, including its service system, organization, case…
Descriptors: Agencies, Eligibility, Health Services, Human Services
Bromwich, David – 1992
This book takes a critical view of both the far right and far left positions concerning higher education, arguing that both sides aim to indoctrinate students in specific cultural and political dogmas and are in fact engaging in "politics by other means," whereas the purpose of genuine education should be to foster critical thinking and…
Descriptors: Conservatism, Educational Philosophy, Ethnic Groups, General Education
Minnesota State Dept. of Human Services, St. Paul. Chemical Dependency Program Div. – 1992
This report addresses the legislation passed by the 1990 Minnesota Legislature concerning the African American Youth Treatment Planning effort for providing five recommendations on prevention, treatment, and aftercare of drug abuse for this population. Based on a literature review and needs assessment that entailed a demographic and socioeconomic…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Black Youth, Cultural Influences, Data Collection
National Committee for Citizens in Education, Columbia, MD. ACCESS, The Information Clearinghouse about Public Schools. – 1991
This printout forms an annotated bibliography of publications on the Federal Chapter 1 Program for the education of disadvantaged children (mandated by the Education Consolidation Improvement Act of 1981 and its predecessors) from the ACCESS Clearinghouse of the National Committeee for Citizens in Education. ACCESS provides computerized…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Citations (References), Clearinghouses, Compensatory Education
Watson, Wendy; Bate, Barbara – 1991
This document addresses literacy partnerships and presents a guide for community organization and program development. Section 1, "Developing a Community Literacy Organization," provides a framework for planning. It covers getting started, becoming a society, building a strong board, conducting effective meetings, accessing the media,…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Community Cooperation, Community Organizations, Community Programs
Hyman, Carl S., Ed. – 1992
Guidelines and ideas for creating successful school/community projects are provided in this handbook. Organized like a cookbook, the book contains 43 chapters by individual contributors who take a community-based approach to education, in which the schools are the pivotal institutions of a community. The first section outlines the roles, or…
Descriptors: Community Action, Community Involvement, Community Programs, Community Services
Sivin, Jay P.; Bialo, Ellen R. – 1992
In response to the rapid growth of computer crime and such illegitimate practices as piracy and fraud, the National Institute of Justice and the Office for Educational Research and Improvement have formed a partnership to promote school programs on the ethical uses of new technologies. This report, the first of the partnership, is designed to…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Curriculum Development, Educational Technology, Electronic Mail
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