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International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), 2007
This listing of "what students should know and be able to do to learn effectively and live productively in an increasingly digital world" includes guidelines for six subject areas: (1) Creativity and Innovation; (2) Communication and Collaboration; (3) Research and Information Fluency; (4) Critical Thinking, Problem-Solving & Decision-Making; (5)…
Descriptors: National Standards, Educational Technology, Creativity, Innovation
PACER Center, 2006
A high school diploma opens the door to many exciting new options. These might include a first full-time job, or part-time or full-time attendance at a technical school, community college, or university. Students might want to obtain a certificate, an associate degree, or a diploma. With so many choices, it can be a challenge to decide which path…
Descriptors: Employment Opportunities, Education Work Relationship, High School Students, Graduation
Dee, Lesley – Open University Press, 2006
Transition planning for young people with special educational needs is a crucial but often overlooked element of social inclusion. While there is now considerable official guidance on how to manage the school leaving process for young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, little is known about how to make effective transitions…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Educational Needs, Young Adults, Education Work Relationship
Online Submission, 2006
The goal of this K-12 science safety resource is to bring together information needed by administrators, planners, teachers and support staff to help them make sound decisions regarding science safety. The document identifies areas for decision making and action at a variety of levels. It supports planning and action by providing information on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Facility Guidelines, Elementary Secondary Education, Safety Equipment
Hazouri, Sandra Peyser; Smith, Miriam Frey – 1991
This workbook presents activities for training middle school student peer listeners. The first of the workbook's 10 chapters contains an introduction to peer listening. Activities include a pretest on a series of true-false statements called the "Peer Listening Inventory," defining the meaning of the words that describe the qualities of a peer…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Group Counseling, Group Dynamics, Helping Relationship
Office of Student Financial Assistance (ED), Washington, DC. – 1993
This booklet was written to help students and other young people decide on a job or career, find the training they need to pursue that career, and get the financial aid they may need to attend school. The first suggestion in the booklet is that individuals who do not have a high school diploma either finish high school or get a General Education…
Descriptors: Career Choice, College Choice, Decision Making, High School Graduates
ETR Associates, Santa Cruz, CA. – 1994
This document contains two short fictional stories in which children learn to make good decisions about the way they spend their time. The first story concerns a girl who learns to budget her time and complete her homework before doing leisure activities. The second story concerns a boy who had to decide between playing in the soccer league or…
Descriptors: Children, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Fiction
ETR Associates, Santa Cruz, CA. – 1994
This document contains a short fictional story about a girl who, with the help of a fictional guardian armadillo, learns how to say "no" when her friends want her to do something she thinks is wrong. Readers will learn how to say no without losing their friends. (NB)
Descriptors: Children, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Fiction
ETR Associates, Santa Cruz, CA. – 1994
This document contains a short fictional story about a girl who is overwhelmed by mathematics homework, a book report that is due, and family chores that she must complete. The story describes the girl's trip to the zoo with her father and the ways she learned to handle stress by observing the animals. Readers learn about healthy, effective ways…
Descriptors: Children, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Fiction
ETR Associates, Santa Cruz, CA. – 1994
This document contains a short fictional story about three brothers who must decide how to spend $200 after their mother receives an unexpected bonus. The boys in the story have a brainstorming session and seek advice from adults before reaching a compromise that is acceptable to all of them. Readers learn about compromise, money management, and…
Descriptors: Children, Cooperation, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education
ETR Associates, Santa Cruz, CA. – 1994
This document contains two short fictional stories about teenagers who sometimes feel awkward, confused, or lonely. In the first story, a Latino boy is insecure about how he appears to other people. In the second story, an African American girl feels sad and lonely sometimes in spite of her popularity and good looks. In both stories, talking to…
Descriptors: Blacks, Children, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education
Forsyth, Dolores I. – 1987
This document provides information on college planning and was developed for high school seniors attending Lyons Township High School in LaGrange, Illinois. Although some information is specific to Lyons Township seniors, most of the information is relevant to college-bound students in general. Six steps in applying to college are outlined: (1)…
Descriptors: College Applicants, College Bound Students, College Choice, Decision Making
Sorrells, Susan J. – 1981
Planning for postsecondary education and the choice of the right college program are discussed to assist disabled high school students and disabled persons who are thinking about returning to school. Considerations before making a college choice are identified, including whether the student: has a high school diploma or equivalent, meets college…
Descriptors: Adult Education, College Bound Students, College Choice, College Programs
Zarvell, Ray K. – 1982
A "taxonomic key"--a manual that provides a systematic approach to academic decision-making for college students--is presented. The key is used to help students who enroll in the Academic Exploration Program at Bardley University to decide on a college major and a career. The key can assist the student and adviser by: helping clarify the student's…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Academic Aspiration, Classification, College Programs
Phifer, Paul – 1987
This document addresses the difficulty some students face in selecting a college major that matches their career pursuits. It includes a set of seven steps which can help high school, college, and adult students in selecting a college major. The steps presented deal with: (1) decision making skills; (2) self-assessments to identify priorities; (3)…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Career Counseling, Career Planning, College Bound Students
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