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Kimonen, Eija, Ed. – 2001
This collection of papers examines the premises for changes to the curriculum and the manner in which those changes are reflected in the development of schools in Finland and England. The papers provide an intrinsic context for integrating language and content. The book begins with a foreword, "The Challenges of Curriculum Development and the…
Descriptors: Collegiality, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Environment
Cooper, Rosemary; Fordham, Jennie – 2001
Osborne, located on the Isle of Wight, is almost entirely Victorian. It was designed, built, and furnished to the royal family's specifications (as a holiday home), and remains largely unaltered since Queen Victoria died in 1901. It offers unique resources for those studying not only the Victorian royal family but other aspects of 19th-century…
Descriptors: Architecture, Built Environment, Cultural Context, Elementary Secondary Education
Collins, Fiona; Hollinshead, Liz – 2000
Visiting a historic site provides a rich stimulus for all kinds of work in English. This handbook offers a range of ideas for work on site for teachers of all Key Stages. The handbook suggests activities which will deepen students' engagement and enable the potential of a visit to be explored within the context of English, and to deliver history…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Foreign Countries, Heritage Education
Morris, Richard; Corbishley, Mike – 1996
This book aims to: (1) provide information that sets places of worship in their religious, historical and social contexts; (2) explore interdisciplinary links; and (3) offers ideas for study, projects, and follow-up work. "Church" is a word with two senses: a body of believers and a building where people worship. This book is about the…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Archaeology, British National Curriculum, Christianity
Marcus, Susanna; Barker, Rosie – 1997
This book is about using parks and gardens as a study of the historic built environment. Parks and gardens have been laid out for utility and enjoyment for centuries. The ideas presented may be adapted to use in any park - public or municipal parks or those part of historic house estates, or any smaller-scale garden. The chapter titles include:…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Archaeology, British National Curriculum, Built Environment
Department for Education and Employment, London (England). – 1999
This booklet offers guidance to help schools open up their premises and facilities for outside use and to enhance their links with the local community. It highlights the benefits of partnership and offers real examples of the type of activity which is already undertaken in many schools and how it is organized and funded. Also covered are the legal…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Public Schools, School Community Relationship
de Rijke, Victoria; Cox, Geoff – 1994
This resource, which includes nine colored postcards, offers words and pictures to stimulate classroom discussion of the key issues relating to both the institutions of art and of education. It attempts to challenge and question the current relations of power, hierarchies, and received information in the field of art education. Part 1, "On…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Art Criticism, Art Education, British National Curriculum
This handbook provides eight detailed interdisciplinary lesson plans, with art, archaeological, and architectural heritage of historical British sites as the introductory focus. Historical background is combined with a variety of possible content area approaches, documentary sources, and photocopiable activity sheets for classroom and on-site…
Descriptors: Archaeology, Architecture, Art Education, Built Environment
Morris, Susan – 1992
This teacher's guide gives practical suggestions for engaging intermediate level students in a study of portraits, based on the assumption that through the image both the sitter and artist reveal something about themselves and the intended purpose of the portrait. Organized in four chapters, Chapter 1, "Talking to the Wall," looks at the…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Art, Art Criticism, Art Education
Durbin, Gail; And Others – 1990
Objects are one way of understanding the world. This teacher's guide offers a method of analyzing objects that, once understood, can be applied in the classroom, on site, or in museums and galleries. Focus is upon artifacts rather than natural objects. Cross-curricular applications and teaching techniques are given. Sample exercises, discussion…
Descriptors: Critical Viewing, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials
Warner, Rachel, Ed. – 1995
This dual-language (Portuguese and English) collection of autobiographical writing by refugees from Angolan children and young adults living in Britain is illustrated with photographs and children's drawings and includes comprehensive country introductions. In the collection, young people give their accounts of migration and explore how their…
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Area Studies, Childrens Writing
Warner, Rachel, Ed. – 1995
This multi-language (French, English, Kikongo, and Lingala) collection of autobiographical writing by refugees from Zairean children and young adults living in Britain is illustrated with photographs and children's drawings and includes comprehensive country introductions. In the collection, young people give their accounts of migration and…
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Childrens Writing, Colonialism
Scoffham, Stephen – 1988
This resource book is for teachers in England who would like to visit St. Augustine's Abbey with their students. The first part consists of background information, documents, and advice on how to plan and prepare for the visit. The second part is aimed at pupils aged 9 years and over. It includes a trail of the site, a set of classwork sheets and…
Descriptors: Archaeology, Architecture, Built Environment, Christianity
Cooper, Rosemary – 1988
Carisbrooke Castle in England, Charles I's prison for nearly a year, is a complex historic site with walls dating from the early 12th century and additions and alterations incorporated over later centuries. This guide may be used by teachers preparing their students for an on-site visit, or as an independent study of an English medieval castle.…
Descriptors: Archaeology, Architecture, Elementary Secondary Education, European History
Funnell, Keith; Alford, Valerie; Denegri, Don; Johns, Sally; Young, Bob; Lucas, Bill; Titman, Wendy; Wood, Joan – 1997
Limited financial resources and increasing pressures of competing claims on school outdoor grounds have created the need for greater quality enhancement of these areas to ensure they are used efficiently. This document addresses the issues and principles affecting school grounds, provides an analysis of the benefits of using and developing these…
Descriptors: British National Curriculum, Educational Environment, Educational Facilities Design, Elementary Schools
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