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Cameron, Linda; Bartel, Lee – Education Canada, 2009
The issue of homework is now uppermost in many parents' and teachers' minds. Researchers are questioning homework's effectiveness as an educational tool. Policy makers are thinking twice about what to do about it while kids have their fingers crossed. In two national surveys conducted by the authors, they have discovered a wide range of…
Descriptors: Homework, Assignments, Opinions, Learning Disabilities
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
Online Submission, 2006
The purpose of this document is to identify the essential components of appropriate programming that are 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, Student Needs, Programming, Comprehensive Programs
Online Submission, 2004
This document provides a new perspective on teaching English language arts in a francophone school, a perspective that takes into account the aspirations of the francophone community within the following contexts: the federal and provincial legal provisions governing French first-language education in Alberta, the linguistic reality of Alberta's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, English Instruction, Language Arts
McIntire, Deborah; Windham, Robert – 1995
This resource for parents draws upon research findings and the experience of home schooling parents to answer common questions about home schooling in the United States and Canada. Included is information on home schooling instructional approaches and curricula, record keeping, organizational tools, and practical tips. Chapter 1, "Initial…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Foreign Countries
Edel-Herscovitch, Nella – 1995
This paper advances a model for the use of parents in the implementation of cooperative learning strategies in the home, so that parents can join with teachers in providing a quality education for their children. The main principles of the model include teaching parents how to: (1) encourage their children by providing adequate opportunities for…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Conflict Resolution, Cooperative Learning, Educational Strategies
Milgram, Roberta M., Ed.; And Others – 1993
This book provides theoretical and practical information to meet the challenge of individualizing instruction for gifted and talented adolescents of different learning styles and different cultural backgrounds. Part 1 consists of six chapters that present the broad theoretical background of giftedness and learning style. It includes the following…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Adolescents, Area Studies, Cognitive Style