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Jensen, Ben; Sonnemann, Julie; Roberts-Hull, Katie; Hunter, Amélie – National Center on Education and the Economy, 2016
This report illustrates how four high-performing systems--British Columbia (Canada), Hong Kong, Shanghai (China) and Singapore--developed their teacher professional learning. The report and accompanying materials are designed as a resource for teachers, school leaders and policymakers wanting to improve teacher professional learning in their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Teacher Education, Program Development
Rivers, Ian; Duncan, Neil; Besag, Valerie E. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2009
"Bullying: A Handbook for Educators and Parents" offers a comprehensive exploration of the bullying within public schools, drawing upon research conducted in the United States, United Kingdom, Scandinavia, and Canada. It offers insights into the immediate and long-term impact bullying can have upon the lives of students, their families,…
Descriptors: Bullying, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Sexuality
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. Direction de l'education francaise. – 2002
This manual is the official guide to Alberta's K-12 education policies issued by Alberta Learning for use by school administrators, counselors, and teachers. The manual presents the basic principles of its programs, the legal framework (including the School Act), planning and programming directives, program administration guidance, as well as…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Glassford, Jeanine; Jordan, Dave – 2002
This guide identifies resources that can support program planning for implementation of the Physical Education Program of Studies, Kindergarten to Grade 12, Alberta, Canada. The program is indented to enable individuals to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to lead an active, healthy lifestyle. The program emphasizes active…
Descriptors: Comprehensive School Health Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Health Promotion
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. Direction de l'education francaise. – 2001
This guide provides an extensive but not conclusive list of points of transfer and interference between the French and English languages. It is designed to help English language arts teachers of Francophone students understand that French language skills can be usefully transferred to English. Apart from a brief introduction, this document…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Code Switching (Language), Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language)
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. Direction de l'education francaise. – 2001
This booklet presents a clear and succinct description of the educational needs of francophone students, families, and communities, and how this all fits into the constitutional requirements of Canada as directed by the 1982 Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and all subsequent amendments and Canadian Supreme Court rulings. It identifies the…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Foreign Countries, French
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. Direction de l'education francaise. – 2001
This document is the first in a 3-part collection titled "Teaching English Language Arts (ELA) to Francophone Program Students" to be used primarily by ELA teachers in their efforts to ensure that francophone program students build on their established French language skills when learning English. It is designed to show that a strong…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
Manitoba Dept. of Education and Training, Winnipeg. School Programs Div. – 2000
This document, on social, environmental, and economic sustainability, is a resource for teachers, administrators, and curriculum developers. The increasing human population on the earth directs attention to sustainability, which was not a problem until the industrial revolution. This book uses an interdisciplinary approach and provides assistance…
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Conservation (Environment), Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Special Education Branch. – 2000
This manual provides information on the identification and evaluation of students with severe disabilities. The first section provides general information related to funding for students with severe disabilities, the funding process, eligibility, types of support, the Individualized Program Plan, and student evaluation. Section 2 provides case…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Autism, Blindness, Case Studies
Crowchief-McHugh, Daphne; Yellowhorne-Breaker, Kathy; Weasel Fat-White, Freda – 2000
To develop this handbook, three Aboriginal teachers gathered extensive data through workshops; questionnaires; and research with Elders, Aboriginal parents, teachers, advocates, and others who work first-hand with children with special needs. The handbook opens by presenting the traditional Aboriginal perspective on disabled children--that they…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Canada Natives, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
Blakey, Elaine; Maguire, Gerry; Steward, Kaye – 1991
This information packet is useful to teacher-librarians and teachers who would like to integrate global education concepts into existing curricula. The techniques outlined in this document provide strategies for implementing global education integration. The central ideas of the global education package include: (1) interrelatedness; (2) peace;…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Global Education
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Special Education Branch. – 1996
Part of a seven-book series called "Programming for Students with Special Needs," this book offers all teachers information to enhance their understanding of learning disabilities and provides practical strategies to assist in teaching students with special needs. Section 1 discusses the definition of learning disabilities, labeling, and…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Check Lists, Cognitive Processes, Definitions
Conry, Julie – 1996
This teacher's resource guide from British Columbia provides an overview of the needs of students with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). It begins by discussing the definition of FAS and fetal alcohol effects (FAE), characteristics of students with FAS/E, and steps for preparing to teach students with FAS/E (collecting information, making and carrying…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Foreign Countries
British Columbia Dept. of Education, Skills, and Training, Victoria. Special Education Branch. – 1994
This resource guide for classroom teachers provides an overview of the needs of students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Topics include: (1) range of hearing loss, educational implications, and sample audiograms; (2) preparing to teach students who are hard of hearing or deaf; (3) needs of learners who are hard of hearing or deaf; (4) sample…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Classroom Environment, Communication Aids (for Disabled), Deafness
British Columbia Dept. of Education, Skills, and Training, Victoria. Special Education Branch. – 1996
This resource guide provides information on teaching students with learning and behavioral difficulties. The introduction features information on identifying students with learning and behavioral differences, in-class intervention, referrals, and communication with parents. This part is followed by three sections on strategy development: (1)…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Behavior Modification, Case Studies, Classroom Techniques
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