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Pavlekovic, Margita, Ed.; Kolar-Begovic, Zdenka, Ed.; Kolar-Super, Ruzica, Ed. – Online Submission, 2013
The universities and faculties which educate teachers of mathematics for teaching pupils/students of any age group from pre-school age to higher education carefully monitor and compare valuable results of this research, detect the areas in which the mathematical achievements of pupils should be improved at the national level and propose the ways…
Descriptors: Operations Research, Geometric Concepts, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction
Farber, Betty, Ed. – 2000
Based on the assumption that a belief in one's worth and competence will encourage children's achievement and protect against failure, this book for parents presents guidelines and activities for helping to guide children to a strong, enduring sense of self-esteem and competence. Section 1 describes the building blocks of self-esteem, focusing on…
Descriptors: Books, Child Development, Child Rearing, Childrens Literature
National Parents' Day Coalition, Washington, DC. – 1998
Noting that the most accurate predictor of a student's achievement in school is the extent of the family's involvement and participation in school-related matters, this book presents ideas for helping young children learn and do better in school. The book includes brief articles from educational and parenting experts as well as checklists, pages…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Rearing, Elementary Secondary Education, Fathers
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
Hoelscher, Pat, Comp.; And Others – 1985
The booklet contains a collection of separate short guidelines, checklists, and recommendations for parents and teachers of young gifted children and is divided into sections on characteristics/identification, parenting, and maximizing the child's potential. Titles of components include the following: "Characteristics of Advanced Abilities in…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Child Rearing, Educational Needs, Gifted
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Miller, Susan; McCormick, James, Eds. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1991
Presents five articles by teachers who have incorporated stress management concepts into their preschool and elementary curricula. Educators and parents are given information about the stress process and how to help children cope with inevitable stressors. The gymnasium environment is recommended as well suited for teaching children how to handle…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Coping, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education
Maurice, Catherine, Ed.; And Others – 1996
This manual presents 21 chapters on the use of applied behavior analysis techniques with children who have autism. After an introductory chapter, three chapters consider the choice of an effective treatment, including: "Evaluating Claims about Treatments for Autism" (Gina Green); "Early Behavioral Intervention for Autism: What Does…
Descriptors: Autism, Behavior Modification, Behavioral Science Research, Case Studies
Sim, Ko Peng, Ed.; Kam, Ho Wah, Ed. – 1992
Derived from the first phase of a research study entitled "The Cognitive and Social Development of Pre-School Children in Singapore" (the IE-BvLF study), the essays in this collection focus on the language, numeracy, cognitive, and social development of approximately 3,000 Singapore children between 1983 and 1986. Following a prologue…
Descriptors: Child Language, Cognitive Development, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries
Fenichel, Emily, Ed. – 1992
A search of requests for permission to photocopy articles from past issues of "Zero to Three" identified the seven articles of this collection, all published between 1985 and 1989. They deal with the care of typically developing infants and toddlers as well as with clinical practice with very young children with special health or…
Descriptors: Aggression, Autism, Birth Weight, Child Caregivers
Hendricks, Charlotte M., Ed. – 1992
Preschool programs can and should be designed to incorporate comprehensive health and physical education. This monograph presents information which is useful to adults interested in increasing their knowledge of health, movement, and physical education as these areas relate to young children. The publication is organized into 14 chapters as…
Descriptors: Caregivers, Dance Education, Developmental Disabilities, Health Education