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Hamachek, Alice L. – 1990
Study strategies are those specific reading skills that increase understanding, memory storage, and retrieval. Memory techniques are crucial to effective studying, and to subsequent performance in class and on written examinations. A major function of memory is to process information. Stimuli are picked up by sensory receptors and transferred to…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities, Learning Strategies
Clarke, Fayette; Murphy, Ellen – 1989
Noting a low rate of utilization of computers by content area teachers in their classrooms, this paper argues that classroom teachers are generally unaware of how computers can enhance teaching and learning and of how computers can be integrated into the curriculum. In response, an introduction to both productivity and instructional software is…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Software, Elementary Secondary Education
King, Irvin L. – 1990
The purpose of this project was to produce a videotape of outstanding cooperating teachers and to use the tape to demonstrate effective methods for maintaining classroom discipline to student teachers. A set of six criteria for effective teaching was defined in terms of student behavior and the criteria were used to select seven teachers, five…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cooperating Teachers, Discipline Problems, Elementary Secondary Education
Sudweeks, Richard R.; Tolman, Richard R. – 1990
The purpose of this study was to compare empirical and subjective procedures for identifying science test items which discriminate against males or females in a fifth grade population (n=926). Techniques such as the Mantel-Haenszel procedure enable test developers to use both a priori and ex post facto procedures to identify specific items that…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Grade 5
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
Pisarchick, Sally E. – 1989
This document discusses the importance of time management for learning-disabled students and techniques to enhance the teaching of time management skills. Teaching effective time management calls for consideration of the student's readiness to learn new material, effective transitions between activities, clear prioritization of educational…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities, Skill Development, Teaching Methods
Root, Paul; Kennedy, Robert L. – 1990
The low number of blacks either enrolling in teacher education programs or available for teaching positions has been documented in numerous studies. However, not only do black college students not choose education as often as other professions, but black high school students do not choose to attend college as readily as members of other minority…
Descriptors: Black Teachers, Education Majors, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Gutknecht, Bruce – 1989
Reading instruction based on the acquisition of basic skills has produced a basic level of literacy in children, but such minimal levels of literacy are no longer sufficient for students required to deal effectively with complicated literary and informational material encountered in upper elementary, middle, and high school texts. Research in the…
Descriptors: Back to Basics, Basic Skills, Beginning Reading, Educational Trends
Foster, Herbert L. – 1987
Bias based on race, ethnicity, sex, color, class, or other characteristics is a problem nationally and internationally. Both overt and covert incidences occur in educational settings where most educators begin to work with little or no practical experience with the cultural groups they encounter in the student population. Thus the behaviors of…
Descriptors: Aggression, Bias, Black Dialects, Black Students
Molloy, Shivaun – 1985
Classroom activity ideas for Japanese English as a second language students include a Punch and Judy puppet show (script included); a Halloween puppet trick-or-treat game to learn vocabulary and an American custom; a mime game using verbs; hangman; games of prediction, chance, and sorting or grouping; a Japanese card game similar to "slap"; a…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Dramatic Play, Elementary Secondary Education
Lockard, Bonnie Elam – 1986
The relatively new field of thanatology provides a rich supply of resources for teachers to use in developing an understanding of death and in preparing to deal with the subject with children. This review of the literature was completed with the primary purpose of providing teachers with a summary of effective teaching methods and resources to use…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Death, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education
Graczyk, Sandra L. – 1987
Based on a doctoral dissertation that involved a study of the nation's 100 most successful school computer systems, this report summarizes the study's purpose, scope, methodology, resultant model, general observations, and future implications. The model is divided into two major sections: (1) strategic planning activities, focusing on computer…
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Criteria
Setterstedt-Jarrett, Lynn M. – 1987
This narrative recommends a communication design for educators to use during a variety of interactions. The strategy consists of nine components: (1) greeting/introduction (the speaker's introductory remarks should establish physical comfort, a pleasant feeling, and a professional tone); (2) anticipatory set (establishing a mind set for content to…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Communication (Thought Transfer), Communicative Competence (Languages), Elementary Secondary Education
Boyer, Ernest L.; Eisner, Elliot W. – Basic Education: Issues, Answers & Facts, 1987
The human species excel in the exquisite use of symbols. The sending and receiving of sophisticated messages sets humans apart from all other creatures on planet earth. The arts are one of mankind's most visual and most essential forms of language; and if children are not educated in the symbol system called the arts, they will lose not only their…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Values, Art Education, Art Expression, Communication (Thought Transfer)
Small, Robert C., Jr. – 1987
Noting that teacher education students are unfamiliar with the censorship issue, this paper discusses three kinds of censorship the pre-service English teacher can be expected to face, and suggests ways to prepare them to recognize and remedy anticipated problems. The essay identifies the first kind of censorship as that imposed by English…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Censorship, Elementary Secondary Education, English Curriculum
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