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Baek, Youngkyun; Whitton, Nicola – IGI Global, 2013
In K-12 classrooms, as well as on the college and university level, the incorporation of digital games has played a vital role in the educational system. While introducing teachers to new fields, these digital games have been designed and implemented for the classroom and have shown positive results at a variety of educational levels. Cases on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Student Attitudes, Second Language Learning
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Diez, Mary E.; Athanasiou, Nancy; Pointer Mace, Desiree – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2010
Many would say that while there are two ways to enter the teaching profession--traditional and alternative--there seems to be a common way to leave it: quickly. Across the board, more than half of beginning teachers leave teaching before their fifth year, and that percentage is even higher in urban public schools and for those prepared by some…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teaching (Occupation), Beginning Teachers, Curriculum Development
Sandrock, Paul – 2002
This guide describes step-by-step the decisions necessary for designing a curriculum for learning world languages. There are eight chapters in four parts. Part 1, "Creating Curriculum," includes: (1) "Introduction to Wisconsin's Standards for Learning World Languages" (e.g., the vision of Wisconsin's standards); (2)…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. – 2002
This publication is designed as a tool to assist science curriculum committees and individuals plan a science program. The guide offers methods for a local committee to use when developing the curriculum for their program. The guide embraces Wisconsin's Model Academic Standards for Science and the National Science Education Standards. A program…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials
Upton, John, Ed. – MinneTESOL/WITESOL Journal, 2001
These two journal issues present articles on the following: "Understanding and Teaching American Cultural Thought through English Metaphors" (Carl Zhonggang Gao); "An Alternative Model for Novice-Level Elementary ESL Education" (Karen Duke, Ann Mabbott); "Wisconsin's Approach to Academic Assessment for Limited-English…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Bilingual Education, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. – 2000
The second edition of this guide, as did the first, describes a set of characteristics that define the Wisconsin framework for a successful school, one in which all students meet high academic and behavioral standards. It is intended to be used by practitioners to assess their own performance, guide improvement plans, and solicit feedback from…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Achievement Gains, Educational Change
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. – 1997
Wisconsin's Department of Public Instruction, in collaboration with Wisconsin citizens, developed academic standards in 12 curricular areas. The health education standards go beyond emphasizing mastery of individual student areas--they weave four essential characteristics of health-literate individuals throughout: critical thinking and problem…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Comprehensive School Health Education, Critical Thinking, Educational Quality
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. – 1997
Wisconsin's Department of Public Instruction, in collaboration with Wisconsin citizens, developed academic standards in 12 curricular areas. The dance education standards go beyond emphasizing mastery of individual student areas--they weave five essential characteristics of literate individuals throughout: application of the basics, ability to…
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Communication Skills, Critical Thinking, Dance Education
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. – 1997
Wisconsin's Department of Public Instruction, in collaboration with Wisconsin citizens, developed academic standards in 12 curricular areas. The physical education standards go beyond emphasizing mastery of individual student areas--they weave five essential characteristics of literate individuals throughout: application of the basics, ability to…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Comprehensive School Health Education, Critical Thinking, Educational Quality
Hallowell, Anne, Ed.; And Others – 1993
Educators and educational institutions are frequently called upon to address issues when behavioral changes are needed. Solid waste is no exception. These four study guides contain activities and resources intended to help instructors and students understand what solid waste is, where it comes from, why it's a problem, and what can be done about…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities
Hartoonian, H. Michael – 1997
Social studies is concerned with developing reflective, democratic citizenship within a global context, and includes the disciplines typically classified as belonging to the social and behavioral sciences as well as history, geography, and content selected from law, philosophy, and the humanities. It also includes those topics that focus on social…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Course Objectives
Landsverk, Ruth Anne – 1995
This parents' and teachers' guide presents ways that parents and families of elementary and high school students can become involved in their children's academic progress and can enhance conditions for development of all children in their community. Topics covered in this issue are family involvement, family centers, homeless children, family…
Descriptors: Archaeology, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship, Homeless People
Peppard, Judy – 1997
Teachers in the Connecting the Curriculum (CTC) Project utilized action research to study curriculum connections. This guide provides basic information on connected curriculum and action research and explains the processes that underlie them. Chapter 1 introduces connected curriculum, including definitions, frameworks, and multidisciplinary and…
Descriptors: Action Research, Curriculum Design, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education
Fortier, John D.; Grady, Susan M.; Lee, Shelley A.; Marinac, Patricia A. – 1998
This guide to Wisconsin's academic standards for environmental education describes the process and development of state environmental standards. Designed for administrators, school board members, and teachers, the guide explains the purpose and goals of creating standards and contains a brief history of environmental education in Wisconsin. The…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. – 1989
This guide is designed to be used as a planning tool in the development of library media and information skills curricula that will teach students in grades K-12 how to make effective use of information both in the classroom and throughout their lives. The matrix organizes competencies and skills described in Wisconsin Department of Public…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Course Integrated Library Instruction, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Development
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