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Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services. – 2001
This technical assistance paper is intended to provide updated guidance for Florida educators of students with disabilities concerning changes in identification, free appropriate public education (FAPE), placement, or dismissal from special education. Following an introductory section presenting the background, purpose, and relevant terms, the…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Disabilities, Disability Identification, Elementary Secondary Education
2001
This document features lesson plans for teachers and students on Florida's water resources. The guide is divided into four grade levels: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Each grade level includes objectives, guides, and five lesson plans. K-2 lesson plans include: (1) "We Are Water"; (2) "Why Water is Extra Special"; (3) "Water's…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Lesson Plans, Pollution
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Instructional Support and Community Services. – 2000
This brief guide explains the use of testing accommodations for students with a disability participating in state or district educational assessments under federal and Florida state law. These include the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Florida Administrative Code. Planning…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Educational Assessment, Educational Legislation
Miller, Greg, Ed. – 2000
These proceedings contain 48 presentations and 15 poster abstracts. Papers include "Computer Tasks Required in Selected Undergraduate Agriculture Courses" (Johnson, Ferguson, Vokinnns, Lester); "College of Agriculture Faculty Perceptions of Electronic Technologies in Teaching" (Dooley, Murphy); "Steering Through Turbulent…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Sciences
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. – 1996
This curriculum framework is a guide for local education communities as they restructure their schools and improve foreign language planning. Grounded in national and state reform efforts, this guide for teachers to help students achieve the Sunshine State Standards, presents broad, overarching ideas for the development of curriculum and…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accountability, Communication Skills, Cultural Awareness
A M Productions Inc., Vancouver (British Columbia). – 1998
This 57-minute videotape covers the "Florida Educators Using Information Technology" session of the "Eco-Informa '96" conference. Two speakers presented examples of environmental educators using information technology. The first speaker, Brenda Maxwell, is the Director and Developer of the Florida Science Institute based at…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Critical Thinking, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
Jones, Teri Crawford; Taragan, Barbara – 1993
This curriculum guide was developed for use with public television's Nature series. The materials in the guide are designed to help students actively participate in the study and experience of nature. Students are encouraged to view the programs as naturalists would, observing animals in their habitats, noting their behavior, examining the…
Descriptors: Earth Science, Ecological Factors, Ecology, Elementary Secondary Education
Karl, Ann Marie M. – 1995
This guidebook facilitates the study of the life and work of LeRoy Collins, Florida's 33rd Governor (1955-1961), through a law-related education program. It is designed to accompany the instructional videotape about Collins, "Where He Stood." The goal is to have all Florida students and future citizens identify, appreciate, and be able…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Civics, Curriculum Development
Callahan, Michael P.; Parker, Danny S.; Sherwin, John R.; Anello, Michael T. – 1999
Findings are presented from a 2-year experiment exploring ways to reduce energy costs and improve the learning environment in Florida's 25,000 portable classrooms. Improvements were made in two highly instrumented portable classrooms in the following areas: installation of a T8 lighting system with electronic ballasts; a high efficiency heat pump…
Descriptors: Air Conditioning, Educational Facilities Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Energy Conservation
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Applied Tech. and Adult Education. – 1996
This guide proposes a model comprehensive student development program that complements Florida schools of tomorrow as envisioned in "Blueprint 2000." The proposed program shows how school guidance and counseling plays an integral role in facilitating the development of the knowledge, competencies, skills, and personal habits that will…
Descriptors: Career Development, Comprehensive Guidance, Cooperative Programs, Curriculum
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Applied Tech., Adult, and Community Education. – 1996
This document contains resources related to parent involvement in the school-to-work initiative from elementary school through high school and beyond. The first section contains reprints of the following five articles and documents: "Family Matters...in School-to-Work Transition" (Wendy L. Way, Marilyn R. Rossman); "Learning to…
Descriptors: Citations (References), Education Work Relationship, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education
Sumner, Mary Ann, Comp. – 1994
Music is a universal language, and through the items in this bibliography, readers can find books about music, history, composers, performers, dancing and adventures relating to music, including foreign music and cultures. It contains annotations for 92 books that are available for free to the blind and disabled. Entries are arranged…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Blindness, Braille, Childrens Literature
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education, Columbus, OH. – 1995
This document is a comprehensive directory of Federal Offices, programs, and facilities for K-12 education in mathematics and science for the Southeast Region. The purpose of this directory is to assist educators, parents, and students in attaining the National Education Goals, particularly Goal 4: "By the year 2000, U.S. students will be…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education
Olsen, Dale A. – 1990
Because of Florida's rapidly growing ethnic populations, public school teachers of music and other disciplines in the humanities and fine arts in Florida must assess and adjust their curricula to include Latin American and Caribbean music and cultures in their programs. This will give curricular representation to a large percentage of Florida's…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Enrichment, Elementary Secondary Education, Humanities
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. – 1993
A companion to a January 1993 nationwide teleconference entitled "A Nation's Challenge: Educating Substance-Exposed Children" and organized by the Florida Department of Education, this booklet provides educators with information and research on effective strategies for working with children affected by alcohol and other drugs. It also…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Annotated Bibliographies, Community Programs, Drug Education
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