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Goodman, Christie L., Ed. – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2018
The "IDRA Newsletter" serves as a vehicle for communication with educators, school board members, decision-makers, parents, and the general public concerning the educational needs of all children in Texas and across the United States. The theme of this issue is "Institutional Grit." Articles include: (1) The Link between…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Educational Discrimination, Grade Repetition, Educational Trends
Center on Standards, Alignment, Instruction, and Learning, 2018
The Center on Standards, Alignment, Instruction, and Learning (C-SAIL), examines how college- and career-readiness (CCR) standards are implemented, if they improve student learning, and what instructional tools measure and support their implementation. This brief presents findings from C-SAIL's Implementation Study, which uses interview and survey…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Language Arts, Mathematics Education, School Districts
Berlin, Donna F., Ed.; White, Arthur L., Ed. – International Consortium for Research in Science and Mathematics Education (NJ3), 2011
The chapters in this book reflect the work of science and mathematics educators who have worked for many years at the international level. As members of the International Consortium for Research in Science and Mathematics Education, their work provides readers with issues, models, practices, and research results that have applicability and…
Descriptors: Science Education, Mathematics Education, STEM Education, Educational Innovation
Goodman, Christie L., Ed. – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2009
Each edition of the IDRA Newsletter strives to provide many different perspectives on the issues in education topics discussed and to define its significance in the state and national dialogue. This issue focuses on Student Engagement and includes: (1) Engaging Ourselves to Engage Our Students (Josie Danini Cortez); (2) The Family Friendly…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Teacher Student Relationship, Family School Relationship, Principals
Goodman, Christie L., Ed. – Intercultural Development Research Association, 2008
Each edition of the "IDRA (Intercultural Development Research Association) Newsletter" strives to provide many different perspectives on the issues in education topics discussed and to define its significance in the state and national dialogue. This issue focuses on curriculum quality and includes: (1) Quality Curriculum and School…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Curriculum Development, Educational Quality, Web Sites
US Department of Education, 2006
The eight schools profiled in this document are serving different populations, but all of them are closing the achievement gap between low-income, minority, and special needs students and their peers. By trying out innovative new strategies, these schools are blazing a trail for others to follow. They are dispelling the myth that some students can…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Secondary Schools, Educational Innovation, Educational Practices
Hoag, Lydia, Ed. – Laboratory for Student Success (LSS), The Mid-Atlantic Regional Educational Laboratory, 2004
A growing number of American students are nonnative English speakers. These students are vulnerable to early school exit and schools are facing more and more such students each year. Presently, about 56% of all public school teachers in the United States have at least one English language learner (ELL) student in their class, but less than 20% of…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Second Language Learning, Politics of Education, Instructional Leadership
Wycoff, Melinda; Nash, William R.; Juntune, Joyce E.; Mackay, Laura – Gifted Child Today, 2003
Maximum academic achievement for gifted and talented students can only be accomplished when teachers are given the tools, support, and training needed to strengthen instructional skills and develop knowledge of the social and emotional needs of the students they serve. Providing meaningful professional development to develop or enhance these…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent, Lifelong Learning, Staff Development
Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences. – 2003
This curriculum guide contains instructional materials for a one- or two-year field-based internship that provides students a background knowledge of child and adolescent development principles and principles of effective teaching practices by allowing students to work under the joint direction and supervision of both a family and consumer…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration
Barringer, Betty; Ferguson, Sharon; Haynes, Beverly; Jacobs, Margaret; Jameson, Eugenia E.; Massey, Linda; Moran, Rebecca; Wilson, Ann – 2001
This interdisciplinary guide utilizes the subject matter in the 2002-2003 "Texas Almanac" to help classroom educators teach students in grades three to eight about the social, economic, cultural, and historical background of Texas. The guide has questions, puzzles, and activities that teachers can use to inform their students about the…
Descriptors: Census Figures, Cultural Context, Curriculum Enrichment, Demography
Stronge, James H.; Tucker, Pamela D. – 2000
This book discusses four approaches to incorporating student achievement in teacher evaluation. Seven chapters discuss: (1) "Teacher Evaluation and Student Achievement: An Introduction to the Issues"; (2) "What is the Relationship between Teaching and Learning?" (e.g., whether teachers are responsible for student learning and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods
Miller, Greg, Ed. – 2000
These proceedings contain 48 presentations and 15 poster abstracts. Papers include "Computer Tasks Required in Selected Undergraduate Agriculture Courses" (Johnson, Ferguson, Vokinnns, Lester); "College of Agriculture Faculty Perceptions of Electronic Technologies in Teaching" (Dooley, Murphy); "Steering Through Turbulent…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Sciences
Tello, Angelica, Ed.; Guajardo, Juan, Ed.; Guajardo, Francisco, Ed.; Saldivar, Jose, Ed. – 2000
The Llano Grande Research Project in south Texas directs research methods and special projects classes that assist students in developing effective academic, research, and social skills. Students in these classes pursue a curriculum based on pedagogy of place principles and gain an understanding of their community's environment and culture. This…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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Morris, Ronald V. – Gifted Child Today, 2000
This article describes a learning activity, the Texas History Walk, in which third- and seventh-grade gifted students learn about life in the 1870s on the Texas frontier. The younger students interact with the actors, seventh graders role-playing characters of the 1870s. Benefits of the activity include its interdisciplinary nature, the cross-age…
Descriptors: Cross Age Teaching, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Interdisciplinary Approach
De Boe, David C. – 1996
This annotated resource guide offers scores of teaching aids to enrich the teaching of Texas history and geography. This edition differs from its predecessors in several ways: videocassettes replaced the section on 16mm films; the section on "Traveling Museum Exhibits" was dropped because the items were too costly for use in the typical…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography
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