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Samuels, Marilyn T. – 1993
This manual, intended to help administrators, specialists, and teachers in Alberta, Canada, understand a problem-solving, process-based approach to assessment of special needs students using multiple sources of information. Assessment outcomes are viewed as describing needs and influencing education programs, rather than being used to provide…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Definitions, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Philosophy
Thom, Douglas J. – 1993
The main goal of this book is to provide an understanding of education and effective educational leadership, now and for the future. Although the book focuses on Canada, it presents widely applicable information. It examines how and why education changes in society, and how it can be effectively managed and led. The changing order in society and…
Descriptors: Bureaucracy, Educational Administration, Educational Finance, Educational History
Saskatchewan Education, Training and Employment, Regina. Curriculum and Instruction Branch. – 1995
This bibliography is designed to provide Saskatchewan (Canada) teachers with steps to introduce a multi-resource approach to teaching Social Studies and History. The bibliography is designed to assist educators in choosing a variety of appropriate resources to support the Social Studies 20 and History 20 curricula. Items listed are intended to…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, History
Intner, Sheila S.; Weihs, Jean – 1996
Introducing cataloging students, beginning catalogers, copy catalogers, and department administrators to the principles of cataloging, classification, and indexing, this revised text provides a simple, solid foundation for standard practices of cataloging and bibliographic control in the United States and Canada. The book reviews major…
Descriptors: Authority Control (Information), Bibliographic Databases, Bibliographic Records, Cataloging
Morgan, Norah; Saxton, Julianna – 1994
The intent of this book is to encourage teachers to examine how they question in order to generate richer classroom interaction. Part One sets out the reasons for the limited effectiveness of questions in present classroom practice, and examines the two structures which form the matrix of all educational processes: the structure for thinking and…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Communication, Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Language Services Branch. – 1992
This resource book is intended to help teachers and schools enhance their teaching of thinking, and to make their teaching of thinking skills more deliberate, explicit, and an integral part of the school curricula. It challenges all educators to reflect on their involvement in teaching for thinking, teaching of thinking, and teaching about…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Environment, Critical Thinking, Elementary Secondary Education
Mills, Sheryl – 1993
This booklet for teachers describes and explains classroom management based on a student centered format for structured freedom using contracts, learning stations, and learning packages. The booklet is structured as a narrative describing a fictional teacher's visits to a classroom where this approach is successfully implemented. Structured…
Descriptors: Autoinstructional Aids, Classroom Techniques, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers
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
Saskatchewan Education, Training and Employment, Regina. Curriculum and Instruction Branch. – 1993
This bibliography, organized in six sections, provides a comprehensive overview of Canadian arts education resources for use with dramatic arts students. (1) "Titles and Descriptions" and (2) "Out of Print Resource" provide information, sources, and annotations for alphabetically arranged items. (3) "Author Index" is…
Descriptors: Acting, Drama, Dramatics, Elementary Secondary Education
Harley, Dwight; Wendel, Terry – 1999
This study presents preliminary information about how Alberta school jurisdictions are currently providing technical support to schools and administrative offices. The focus of the study is on costs, planning and management practices, and key issues. Six "case study" jurisdictions were examined in depth, and a questionnaire was used to…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Case Studies, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Administration
Adamyk, Linda; Dach, Edna – 1999
To successfully create a Web site, schools and jurisdictions must plan for the site's content, design and development and learn the principles of effective page design. This report contains technical advice on implementing and managing Web site development in schools. Following an introduction which discusses functions of jurisdiction and school…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Computer System Design, Computer Uses in Education, Copyrights
Coelho, Elizabeth – 1998
The book outlines approaches and strategies that schools and teachers can adopt to provide educational experiences meeting the needs of all learners in culturally diverse schools and classrooms, especially those in areas in which new immigrants settle. Chapter one provides an overview of the sources of cultural diversity and describes some public…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Ancillary School Services, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques
Watkinson, Ailsa – 1996
This document provides the framework for six other related documents in a series that focuses on diversity in the classroom. Section 1, "Introduction," explains that children in any Canadian classroom are not homogeneous, and such diversity presents teachers with challenges and obligations. The chapter reviews the subjects addressed in…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Diversity (Student), Educational Legislation
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
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