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Silliman, Anna – Hands-on English, 2001
This documents contains 40 discreet pieces of advice and tips for making English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) classes, at whatever level, more interesting and fun for both teacher and learner. It also offers good and shrewd advice for handling the myriad of issues that face the typical ESL teacher--from dealing with the custodial staff at the…
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Adult Education, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques
Skelding, Mark; Kemple, Martin; Kiefer, Joseph – 2001
This guide is designed to take teachers through a step-by-step process for developing an integrated, standards-based curriculum that focuses on the stories, history, folkways, and agrarian traditions of the local community. Such a place-based curriculum helps students to become culturally literate, makes learning relevant and engaging, draws on…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Class Activities, Community Schools, Cultural Literacy
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Instructional Services. – 2000
This guide is a companion document to the revised "Second Language Standard Course for Study," which was approved by the North Carolina State Board of Education in November 1999. It was designed to address needs that were identified by teachers and supervisors during the curriculum development process. The guide is divided into three…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Bazeli, Marilyn; Robinson, Rhonda – 1997
The inclusion of critical thinking and viewing skills across the curriculum is one way to approach the development of problem solving, which could help develop the kind of students prepared to accept the challenges they face. Using popular media in teaching such skills links critical thinking to life in a way that keeps critical thinking from…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Critical Thinking, Critical Viewing, Curriculum Development
Barron, Ann E.; Ivers, Karen S. – 1998
Finding relevant teaching resources on the Internet can be a real challenge, and most educators don't have the time to develop appropriate activities for those sites. This book, designed for educators and students, demystifies the technology of the Internet and telecommunications, and it provides pertinent, feasible, and easy-to-implement ideas…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Resources
Katz, Leah; Sax, Caren; Fisher, Douglas – 1998
This booklet provides classroom activities related to diversity. The activities are designed to help teachers disrupt their schools' dependency on the textbook, the lecture, and the search for the one and only answer, offering a way to introduce difference and acceptance and to enhance new dialogues with students and colleagues. The booklet offers…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Consciousness Raising, Creative Teaching, Curriculum Development
Tonks, Douglas – 1996
This book presents a curriculum to educate students about the risk of AIDS and HIV infection. The opening chapters of the book presents a discussion of: how teachers can create an environment of support for an AIDS education program; the political and educational implications of winning principal, district, and parental support for an AIDS…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development
Reid, Joy M., Ed. – 1995
A selection of essays in learning styles in English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) instruction includes: "Cultural Differences in Learning Styles" (Gayle L. Nelson); "Difficulties with Cross-Cultural Learning-Styles Assessment" (Patricia A. Eliason); "Gender Differences in Language Learning Styles: What Do They Mean?" (Rebecca L. Oxford); "Cognitive…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Ambiguity, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques
Curtain, Helena; Pesola, Carol Ann Bjornstad – 1994
This book is designed as both a methods text and practical guide for school districts and teachers involved in foreign language instruction at the elementary and middle school levels (grades K-8). Its primary concern is with majority-language speakers and with beginning-level classes. Brief introductory sections outline key concepts for success.…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Education, Curriculum Design
Roerden, Laura Parker – 1997
This book offers educators proven guidelines for using the World Wide Web to enhance an existing curriculum, as well as practical implementation plans and an assessment tool for determining the appropriateness of the Web for specific educational goals. The book is divided into two sections with eight chapters. Part 1 establishes the theoretical…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Computer Assisted Instruction, Curriculum Development, Educational Technology
Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District, WI. – 1983
A comprehensive physical education curriculum from kindergarten through grade 12 is presented. Objectives are outlined for each grade level along with descriptions of activities. Grading procedures are described as well as physical fitness testing programs. Course descriptions are given for activities at the high school level, including lifetime…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Athletic Equipment, Athletics, Class Activities
Walter, L. James – 1984
Several generalizations are made from a review of research findings on teachers' instructional planning methods. Teachers do not, as a rule, follow the advocated model of identifying student outcomes before considering activities or means of instruction. Rather, they focus on content to be taught and the activities in which they will engage the…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques, Course Content
Bathurst, Effie G.; Franseth, Jane – Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1951
This bulletin describes practices in one- and two-teacher schools that are helping rural boys and girls get a good education. It contains suggestions for improving the programs of schools that do not meet the needs of boys and girls in the country today. In the school year 1947-48, there were approximately 75,000 one-teacher schools and 18,000…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, One Teacher Schools, Public Schools
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Riley, Tracy L. – Gifted Child Today Magazine, 1997
This paper explores the use of conceptual themes as a framework for interdisciplinary studies with gifted students. Describes sample themes and suggested student products, as well as guidelines for brainstorming, planning activities, facilitating production, and evaluating student products. (PB)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted
Robinson, Marilyn P.; Bussell, Vicky – Georgia Social Science Journal, 1992
Asserts that music can be used to stimulate student interest and understanding in U.S. history courses. Presents seven methods for using music in the history classroom. Includes recommended musical works and suggestions for obtaining music. (CFR)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Class Activities, Curriculum Development, Educational Strategies
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