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Berlin, Donna F., Ed.; White, Arthur L., Ed. – International Consortium for Research in Science and Mathematics Education (NJ3), 2011
The chapters in this book reflect the work of science and mathematics educators who have worked for many years at the international level. As members of the International Consortium for Research in Science and Mathematics Education, their work provides readers with issues, models, practices, and research results that have applicability and…
Descriptors: Science Education, Mathematics Education, STEM Education, Educational Innovation
Bradley, Jo, Ed. – 2003
This collection of essays, which is separated into 4 sections, concerns open and distance learning at school level, or grades K-12. The first section, "The Knowledge Society," includes the following chapters: "Classroom Open Learning: A Case of Old Wine in New Bottles?" (Jenkins); "Living and Learning in the Information…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Correspondence Schools, Distance Education, Educational Finance
Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div. – 2002
Peace Corps volunteers are perceived as role models, technical specialists, teachers, counselors, heroes, and friends. This idea book shares specific ideas and frameworks for transferring the potential for positive guidance into classrooms and communities around the world. It concentrates on activities and strategies that increase girls' access…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Classroom Environment, Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education
Hinzen, Heribert, Ed. – Adult Education and Development, 2002
This document contains 19 papers on adult education and development worldwide. The following papers are included: "Editorial" (Heribert Hinzen); "Lifelong Learning in Europe: Moving towards EFA (Dakar Framework for Action on Education for All) Goals and the CONFINTEA V Agenda" (Sofia Conference on Adult Education);…
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning
Abernathy-Tabor, Michelle – 2000
The Water in Africa Project was realized over a 2-year period by a team of Peace Corps volunteers, World Wise Schools (WWS) classroom teachers, and WWS staff members. As part of an expanded, detailed design, resources were collected from over 90 volunteers serving in African countries, photos and stories were prepared, and standards-based learning…
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Ceremonies, Cultural Context, Curriculum Enrichment
Hume, Susan E. – 1996
People from African countries who visit the United States often are stunned by how little people know about African countries. Africa is a large continent more than 3 times the size of the continental United States, and it contains over 50 independent countries. One out of every three member states in the United Nations is an African country. One…
Descriptors: African Culture, African Studies, Area Studies, Course Content
Burchenal, Margaret; And Others – 1995
This teacher resource packet provides information, techniques, and a series of lesson units designed to introduce students to ancient Nubia through works of art found in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts. The packet consists of three curriculum units based upon aspects of ancient Nubian life or culture. These units…
Descriptors: Ancient History, Art, Art Activities, Art Criticism
Ross, Annie; And Others – 1992
This teacher resource packet, which includes 20 color slides with a descriptive script and comprehensive lesson guide, aims at engaging students in a study of the people, art, and culture of several West African nations, including the countries of Cameroon, Ghana, Liberia, Mali, and Nigeria. The packet, designed for use by general classroom…
Descriptors: African Culture, Art, Art Activities, Art Education
Independent Broadcasting Associates, Inc., Littleton, MA. – 1996
This book contains blank outline maps of the continent or region, tables, and graphics depicting various aspects of Africa. Sections of the book include: (1) "Same Scale Maps, Silhouettes, Distances, Area"; (2) "Population"; (3) "Demographics, Education, Ethnic, Religion, Health"; (4) "Climate, Land,…
Descriptors: African Studies, Atlases, Demography, Developing Nations
Chanda, Jacqueline – 1990
Three different models for the teaching of African art are presented in this paper. A comparison of the differences between the approaches of Western art historians and African art historians informs the articulation of the three models--an approach for determining style, another for dealing with analysis, and a third for synthetic interpretation.…
Descriptors: African Culture, Art, Art Education, Art History
This resource represents a virtual library of still and moving images, documents, maps, sound clips and text which make up the history of the non-European world from prehistoric times to the early 1990s. The interdisciplinary range of materials included is compatible with standard textbooks in middle and high school social science, social studies,…
Descriptors: African History, Ancient History, Archaeology, Architecture
Anderson, William M., Ed.; Campbell, Patricia Shehan, Ed. – 1989
The content of music programs in U.S. schools historically has been associated with the art and traditional music of western Europe. The K-12 music curriculum has seldom reflected the ethnic diversity of U.S. society. The Music Educators National Conference maintains that school music must be more broadly defined to encompass this ethnic…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Computer Information Services. – 1989
Computer-assisted instruction can be valuable in the teaching and learning of skills associated with the reading and interpretation of maps. The purpose of this manual is to provide teachers with a resource guide for the development of students' map skills and understanding of world geography through the use of a computer. Several suggested…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography
Baltimore City Public Schools, MD. Dept. of Curriculum and Instruction. – 1992
This document sets out the details of a program of six lesson plans for teaching about Africa and the African diaspora across the world. The program seeks to enable students to: (1) associate classroom instruction with a cultural reality; (2) evaluate the social, political, cultural, and academic concerns among trans-Africans; and (3) increase…
Descriptors: African Studies, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Schuster, Don, Ed. – Journal of the Society for Accelerative Learning and Teaching, 1987
The basic focus on this journal, which publishes a wide variety of articles on suggestive and accelerative learning, is Suggestopedia theory, research, and application. Articles in the volume presented here include: "The Effects of Superlearning on Retention/Hypermnesia of Rare English Words in College Students" (Lynn D. Anderson);…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Administrator Attitudes, Adult Education, Classroom Techniques
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