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den Heyer, Kent – Teaching Education, 2009
In this study, a group of teacher educators converse about their teaching practice in light of a new provincial K-12 program of social studies. The most noteworthy feature of this new program is its explicit call for teachers to include Aboriginal and Francophone perspectives as they teach to the program's two central themes of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators
Online Submission, 2006
Factors that influence and predict academic success of ESL students were studied to assist the Ministry with decisions related to curriculum development, resource allocation, and support provision. The comprehensive nature of this study is unique in that it presents the state of affairs of K-12 ESL education in Alberta. Best practice information…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Resource Allocation, Elementary Secondary Education
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Standards Branch. – 1997
This framework document is the result of an extensive review of information on technology curricula from around the globe--with a focus on the work being done by Canadian education ministries, state and foreign education ministries and school jurisdictions. It is also the result of consultations with Alberta employers, employees, parents, teachers…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development
Merryfield, Merry M., Ed. – 1996
This publication is the product of an ongoing study of how teacher educators in the United States and Canada are bridging the gap between multicultural and global education to prepare teachers for diversity, equity, and interconnectedness in the local community, the nation, and the world. The first part of the book is an essay that synthesizes…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Melenchuk, Allan S. – 1996
This document, the second in a series on diversity in the classroom, explores relationships, addresses issues, and provides a framework for examining multicultural education. It also offers practical ideas for bringing multicultural education to the classroom and school, touching on underlying assumptions and beliefs about cultural diversity,…
Descriptors: Counseling, Cultural Differences, Cultural Relevance, Curriculum Development
Tunney, Kevin – 1996
This document, the third in a series on diversity in the classroom, examines the responsibility of teachers to their diverse students. Section 1, "Introduction," reviews the issue. Section 2, "A Shared Responsibility," describes the context within which to build practices that help children become stronger. Basic to this…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Conflict Resolution, Cooperative Learning, Curriculum Development
Farrell-Racette, Sherry; Goulet, Linda; Pelletier, Joanne; Shmon, Karon – 1996
This document, the fifth in a series on diversity in the classroom, supports Canadian teachers of First Nations and Metis students. Section 1, "Introduction," provides a history of First Nations and Metis education and introduces the document. Section 2, "People of Many Nations," discusses environmental and linguistic…
Descriptors: Canada Natives, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Culturally Relevant Education
Dixon, Barbara; Lahe, Lillian – 1992
This resource book examines the need for educators in Canada to recognize the importance of implementing personal and global future studies, problem solving, and creative processes within the school curriculum and to provide a theoretical base of ideas and procedures for practicums application in the classroom. The book includes samples of student…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Creative Teaching, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Barr, Ian M., Ed.; Hooghoff, Hans H. W., Ed. – 1991
This volume, the second in a series, contains the work of a seminar that explored relationships among values in society, values in schools, and the personal and social development of young people. By reflecting on some philosophical aspects of values, looking at strategies for the development of values-conscious young people, and considering means…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethical Instruction
Miller-Lachmann, Lyn – 1992
This bibliography lists 1,038 multicultural books for children and teenagers, published between 1970 and 1991, that can assist librarians, teachers, and parents in educating children and young adults about their changing world. The books are selected to enhance opportunities for children to live and learn together by providing them with fair and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Children
Birnie, Howard H. – 1991
The 1990-91 school year is the year of elementary science in Saskatchewan. Precipitated by the Core Curriculum revolution, the implementation of new curriculum in all subject areas from K to 12 begins with science in 1990-91 and continues with other subjects for almost ten years. Scheduled to be implemented after careful assessment and pilot…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education
Manitoba Dept. of Education, Winnipeg. – 1989
This annotated bibliography lists non-print resources available to teachers for use in the classroom, with colleagues, or in the community. The bibliography provides teachers with information about readily available resources for exploring the role of women in society. Many items can be integrated into existing curriculum areas to provide a more…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Audiovisual Aids, Curriculum Development, Educational Resources
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Language Services Branch. – 1991
The guide is intended for use by Alberta's (Canada) local school authorities developing a language arts program in a language other than English or French. In these partial immersion programs, instruction is provided in a language other than English or French for 25-50% of the school day. The first section describes the development of the…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Bilingual Education Programs, Class Activities
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Branch. – 1991
This document completes a series of four monographs that comprise a framework for describing children's development through the school years. Each monograph incorporates insights gained through research and practice. As a resource designed primarily for teachers, administrators, and curriculum designers, the document looks at the whole child as a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, Children, Cognitive Development
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Communications Branch. – 1992
This study was intended to promote discussion between business leaders and educators in Alberta (Canada) on the quality of Alberta's education system and its relation to the province's economic competitiveness. The study offers an objective comparison of materials used in grades 7 to 12 to teach mathematics, physics, and chemistry in Japan,…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Objectives
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