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Elliott, Alison, Ed. – Early Childhood Australia, 2006
"Every Child" is Australia's premier early childhood publication, aimed at anyone involved in the care and education of children from birth to eight years--in particular child care professionals, teachers, child care students and the parents of young children. Published quarterly, it contains informative and entertaining articles on such…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Food, Young Children, School Uniforms
Kagan, Jerome, Ed.; Gall, Susan B., Ed. – 1998
This encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference work addressed to those interested in human development from birth through adolescence, including students of child development, teachers, health care providers, child psychologists, family counselors, education professionals, academics, and parents. Signed entries in the encyclopedia were prepared by…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Behavior Development, Child Development
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA. – 1998
This annual guide provides information on recommended software programs and multimedia applications for K-12 use. An introductory section describes the evaluation process and lists the highest-rated programs for 1998-99. The program entries are organized by the following subject areas: the arts, early childhood, health, language arts, mathematics,…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Evaluation, Computer Software Reviews, Computer Software Selection
Berger, Sandra L., Ed. – 1990
This collection of 20 digests on gifted students is intended to provide practical information for students themselves, their families, professional educators, community groups, and others. Resources, hints and tips, and suggestions for additional reading are included in most digests. Digests have the following titles and authors/primary…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Career Education, Child Advocacy, Child Rearing
MacGugan, Kirk – 1989
The manual offers guidance in coping with the major transitions commonly encountered by persons with disabilities. Seven life/education transitions are identified: (1) the environment of services for a child from birth to age 3; (2) the first preschool program for children aged 3 and 4; (3) movement of the disabled child into kindergarten at age…
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship
Sheehan, Kathryn; Waidner, Mary – 1991
This book is a collection of activities, stories, ideas, and games designed to help adults and young children develop a shared awareness of their environment. The material is presented in eight chapters. Activities and stories are interwoven throughout each chapter to provide a holistic view of the topic covered. The end of each chapter contains…
Descriptors: Childhood Attitudes, Childrens Literature, Cultural Activities, Decision Making
Springfield Public Schools, MA. – 1993
As part of the school improvement process, the Springfield Public School (Massachusetts) has involved all constituencies in the community in implementing the Schools of Choice plan. This guidebook was prepared to assist parents and students in determining the best program and schools for their needs and desires. Parents of elementary school…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Decision Making, Educational Improvement, Elementary Schools
Smarte, Lynn; McLane, Kathleen – 1994
This booklet explains how the ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) and ECER (Exceptional Child Education Resources) databases can be used to find information about the education of individuals who have disabilities or who are gifted. The guide describes ERIC as a federally funded information system with a database of over 400,000…
Descriptors: Clearinghouses, Databases, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
Tucson Public Library, AZ. – 1983
Designed for parents of preschoolers, this monthly bilingual (English/Spanish) newsletter contains information on local library programs, games and activities to play at home, reading readiness, and recommended books for preschoolers. A feature on disabled children includes a description of the library's special needs collection and a letter to…
Descriptors: Community Services, Disabilities, Library Materials, Library Services
Fairfax County Public Schools, VA. Dept. of Student Services and Special Education. – 1987
This handbook is intended as a practical resource guide for students, parents, educators, and other interested persons working together to help students (ages 2-21) who require special education in Fairfax County, Virginia. It summarizes federal and state laws and local school policies regarding special education in several sections. An overview…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, County School Districts, Disabilities, Due Process
Miller, Harold L., Jr. – 1985
The independent Waterford School in Provo, Utah, opened in September 1981, with the goal of providing, through technology, all children with an excellent education. Additionally, it intended to demonstrate how computers could best be used as part of educational delivery. School administrators have found that computerized instruction is improved by…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Resources Centers
Wright, Mary J. – 1983
Written for a variety of audiences, this volume describes the University of Western Ontario Preschool Project in sufficient detail to permit its replication; findings of formative and summative program evaluations are reported along with research developing new criterion measures of social competence. Begun in 1973, the program was primarily…
Descriptors: Classification, Cognitive Ability, Comparative Analysis, Compensatory Education
Centre County Vocational-Technical School, Pleasant Gap, PA. CIU 10 Bi-County Development Center for Adults. – 1986
The basic skills activities in this booklet are intended for use by adult basic education (ABE) students who are parents or who otherwise interact with children. The lessons are constructed to be used first by ABE teachers or counselors with a parent and then by the parent and child at home. The lessons introduce concepts that children can learn…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Daily Living Skills, Language Skills