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Carey, John C.; Martin, Ian – Ronald H. Fredrickson Center for School Counseling Outcome Research & Evaluation, 2015
The purpose of this paper is to present a review of the major policy studies concerning school counseling in the United States that were disseminated between 2000 and 2014. In all, reviewers located 37 documents that were disseminated between 2000 and 2014, and that were either intentionally written with a focus on policy implications or were…
Descriptors: School Counseling, School Counselors, School Policy, School Surveys
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Potter, Lee Ann – Social Education, 2011
"Difficult" or "challenging" topics to teach include racism, violence, genocide, bullying, gangs, abuse (physical, emotional, and substance), slavery, suffering, hatred, terrorism, war, disease, loss, addiction, and more. But by confronting them with students, in the safety of a classroom through thoughtfully constructed lessons (ones that take…
Descriptors: Primary Sources, Government Publications, Teaching Methods, World History
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Feurzeig, Wallace; Papert, Seymour A. – Interactive Learning Environments, 2011
Formal mathematical methods remain, for most high school students, mysterious, artificial and not a part of their regular intuitive thinking. The authors develop some themes that could lead to a radically new approach. According to this thesis, the teaching of programming languages as a regular part of academic progress can contribute effectively…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Programming Languages, Academic Achievement, Heuristics
Segel, David – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1938
Many schools are making changes in their cumulative record systems or are instituting new systems. The reason for this increased interest in cumulative records is their recognized value as a tool in the program of pupil guidance and adjustment. The greatest aid to the pupil can be given only when his rate and trend of development in various…
Descriptors: Educational History, Student Records, Educational Policy, Administrative Policy
Gray, Ruth A. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1938
This Bibliography of Research Studies in Education covering the school year September 1936 through August 1937 is the eleventh in the series. It lists 3,530 studies reported by 122 institutions, several of which had not reported previously. The list includes 541 doctors' dissertations, 2,736 masters' theses, and 243 studies reported as faculty…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Research, Research Reports
Jessen, Carl A. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1938
Periodically since 1890 the Office of Education has attempted to catch and keep a sort of survey picture of the developing secondary school curriculum. Each one shows the school's answer to the question of what is good--educationally--for boys and girls. Each one shows, too, through registration figures for electives, what boys and girls think is…
Descriptors: Educational History, Secondary School Curriculum, High Schools, Junior High Schools
Wright, Carroll D. – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1908
The interest in industrial education which has arisen in this country has brought into new prominence the whole system of training for trades by a regular course of apprenticeship. Education by apprenticeship and education by schools have gone on for many generations side by side as two entirely distinct and unrelated forms of education. The newer…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Apprenticeships, Industrial Education
Thorndike, Edward L. – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1909
This bulletin reports facts concerning the salaries, the amount of education, and the amount of experience in teaching of men and of women in public and in private secondary schools in the United States. It shows the typical condition and the variations from it of each fact for each group, and makes certain obvious comparisons between the groups.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Salaries
Elliott, Edward C. – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1910
The work presented in this bulletin is in continuation of the plan inaugurated three years ago, which has resulted in two similar publications covering the periods 1904-1906 and 1906-1908 (Bulletin, 1906, No. 3, and Bulletin, 1908, No. 7). In this bulletin an attempt has been made to classify and to analyze the changes wrought in the public school…
Descriptors: Educational History, School Law, Educational Legislation, State Legislation
United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1910
The list of publications of the Bureau of Education, which is presented herein, is a revision of the list published in 1908 (Bulletin, 1908, No. 2). It differs from the earlier issue not only in that it is brought down to date, but in certain arrangements which will, it is believed, render it more convenient for the use of librarians and others…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Bibliographies, Annual Reports
United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1911
The proportion of school children and other students in the United States who are required to take examinations other than those set by the teacher for his own classes is exceedingly small. Except in New York State, where a considerable number of children in the elementary and secondary schools are accustomed to taking examinations set by the…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Secondary Schools, Cooperation, Numbers
United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1911
The purpose of high-school education has generally been twofold--not only to furnish preparation for college, but also to provide some of the elements of a liberal education for those whose formal and directed study is to go no further. In not a few communities high schools were established in which the former purpose was expressly waived; but…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, College Preparation, Mathematics Education, Correspondence Schools
Nutting, M. Adelaide – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1912
Within comparatively recent years, the trained nurse has become an important and constant helper of the physician, not only in public and private hospitals, but also in the home, taking the place of untrained watchers who, however willing, can render only an ineffective service. This work of nursing has rapidly advanced to the position of a…
Descriptors: Hospitals, Nurses, Nursing Education, Patients
Robison, C. H.; Jenks, F. B. – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1913
From the standpoint of support or maintenance, secondary schools giving instruction in agriculture fall into two groups: (1) Those supported by public funds regardless of how the money is raised, and (2) those supported by private benefactions. From the standpoint. of administration, however, the line of cleavage is along rather different lines:…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agriculture, Public Schools, State Aid
Kingsley, Clarence D. – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1913
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has approached the problem of the amount and flexibility of college entrance requirements from the point of view of both the college and the high school, particularly urging upon the college that low and uncertain entrance requirements constitute one of the chief causes of college…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, College Entrance Examinations, Articulation (Education), High Schools
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