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Gloeckner, Gene W.; And Others – 1995
This paper is intended to assist teachers in examining and altering their own teaching practices and in transforming the classroom from a place of "dull sameness" to an environment where excitement reigns and student growth is at the forefront. The teaching strategies outlined were chosen for three criteria: active student involvement,…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education
Elliott, David J. – 1989
The aim of this paper is threefold: (1) to develop a concept of what creativity is (with particular reference to what musical creativity is); (2) to decide whether or not creativity is a plausible educational goal; and (3) to suggest what might be done to either promote or discourage musical creativity based upon the results of the first two…
Descriptors: Creative Development, Creativity, Creativity Research, Creativity Tests
Shaver, James P. – 1992
Epistemology traditionally has been defined as the division of philosophy that investigates the nature and origin of knowledge. More specifically, epistemology usually is said to be concerned with either the development of common bodies of knowledge or the establishment of personal knowledge. In recent years, epistemology also has come to be used…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories
Sharp, Helen M.; Sharp, William L. – 1997
While teacher educators prepare students throughout their coursework for successful teaching careers, the subjects of interviewing and the rigorous demands of full-time teaching are often not specifically covered. This paper reviews the essentials of interviewing techniques and addresses issues related to the realities of a first full-time…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, Classroom Techniques, Educational Objectives
Duncan, Gregory W. – 1986
In the first half of this century, language learning was considered essential in an individual's education, and language study was seen as improving native language comprehension and use, promoting higher levels skill development, and developing discipline. At the time, the training offered, generally in passive language skills, was appropriate…
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education
Bradley, C. Lee – 1986
The language teaching profession should avoid discussing reasons to study a foreign language because the tendency is to invent shallow reasons. The deeper reasons for offering a language are derived from a general appreciation of the value of culture and education. Those are the lures that attracted teachers to the profession in the first place.…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Langton, Stuart – 1988
The belief in citizen participation, along with the values of liberty and equality, have shaped the U.S. character and are reflected in the nation's institutions and behavior. This participation is manifested by electoral participation, citizen action, citizen involvement, obligatory participation, volunteer service, and mutual self-help. To take…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Civics
Butts, R. Freeman – 1989
In order to understand the context of the role that human rights should play in civic education in the United States, the era in which those rights were first debated (1789-1790's) must be examined, as well as contemporary political and education trends in the United States and the world. Human rights were at the heart of the democratic…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Civil Liberties, Educational Objectives
Dilzer, Robert J., Jr. – 1984
Based on a National Council for the Social Studies position statement on the essentials of social studies, a rationale for teaching about religions in the social studies is presented. The author's rationale includes the following points: (1) that knowledge about religion is not only characteristic of an educated person but also necessary for…
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Objectives, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education
Mester, Cathy Sargent – 1983
Limitations to the goals educators set for their students originate primarily from two sources: (1) students' individual abilities and attitudes, and (2) cultural influences that contradict or countermand instruction rather than reinforce it. These contradicting cultural influences are particularly evident in reference to the skills and knowledge…
Descriptors: Advertising, Communication Skills, Cultural Influences, Educational Objectives
Newman, Sally – 1985
The paper discusses some of the available curricula on the aging, their goals, their shared characteristics, and some outcomes of the curricula. Appearing in several formats for grades K-12 classroom use and including texts, videos, and workbooks, the curricula are presented as activities that may be integrated with other prescribed content. Each…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Aging Education, Aging (Individuals), Curriculum Development
Heitmann, Helen M. – 1983
Discussed is the design and development of a physical education curriculum, incorporating principles discussed in the "Basic Stuff" physical education series. Four tasks are suggested for planning the curriculum: (1) develop a unit for activity instruction, where the concepts inherent in the sport or activity skills may be identified; (2) develop…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Educational Strategies
Michaels, Greta – Minnesota Council for the Social Studies Newsletter, 1983
Addressing the concern that writing assignments are used only for recording or relating information, a program called "Writing in Content Areas" has been developed in Minnesota to help students and teachers use writing as a tool for learning. Students are encouraged to use expressive writing for working out ideas, relationships, understandings,…
Descriptors: Content Area Writing, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Improvement
Hodges, Carol – 1984
In planning any new reading program, teachers should know exactly what they want to accomplish. This requires careful identification of overall goals and objectives. During this first step in planning, all of the teachers who will be affected by the program should submit lists of the reading skills that they believe are pertinent at their grade…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Decision Making, Educational Objectives
Cromwell, Ronald – 1993
A study was conducted to better understand creative visioning, the human ability to make connections. Interviews were conducted with 20 Seattle (Washington) residents, each of whom was involved in creativity or creative visioning. The sample defined creative visioning as a process which encourages the pursuit of new possibilities, dimensions, and…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Creative Activities, Creative Development, Creative Teaching
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