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Dilling, David R. – 1976
Classroom activities for directing student inquiry into the role of the individual in the future are provided in this text. Activities are presented within a framework of respect for and understanding of the past and the present. A matrix for the study of the individual as a whole person is presented. The matrix is devised along the present, past,…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Class Activities, Death, Family (Sociological Unit)
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. – 1976
Energy conservation in school transportation is a major area of concern to the educational community. School buses travel in excess of four billion miles annually consuming 900 million gallons of fuel, transporting 55 percent of the school enrollment (grades K-12). Since the fuel allocation emergency, school transportation managers have begun…
Descriptors: Bus Transportation, Driver Education, Energy Conservation, Equipment Maintenance
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. Interstate Energy Conservation Leadership. – 1975
School energy-saving strategies can be developed and implemented at three levels: (1) programmatic--the educational program and schedule of activities taking place at the school, (2) operational--how the facility and its supporting systems are run to house and support these educational activities, and (3) physical plant and its operating system.…
Descriptors: Building Operation, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Facilities, Elementary Secondary Education
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. Interstate Energy Conservation Leadership. – 1975
Features shared by successful school energy conservation programs include: (1) the formation of a district energy conservation committee that involves as many segments of the educational community as practical, (2) the assignment of specific responsibilities to specific individuals, (3) careful planning in the development of guidelines, (4)…
Descriptors: Air Conditioning, Building Operation, Change Strategies, Check Lists
Clifford, Thomas – 1972
Designed for use by teachers of mentally gifted children, this book is one of a group of curriculum materials prepared by the California State Department of Education for a project on the mentally gifted. The contents of this book on literature are divided into four chapters, each of which deals with some aspect of literature instruction in…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Elementary Education, English Instruction, Gifted
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Office of Program Planning and Development. – 1975
This handbook is designed to aid school districts that are considering either implementing a year-round program for the first time or improving and expanding an existing year-round program. The handbook is organized in 11 chapters that discuss the following topics: introduction to the year-round school, reorganizing the school calendar, adopting…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Attendance Records, Bibliographies, Case Studies
Sonntag, Joyce Hagen – 1973
Intended for use by teachers of mentally gifted students, this curriculum guide contains suggestions and materials useful in programs designed to advance the learning of the mentally gifted. The guide stresses the importance of language as a tool in a technological society. Language skills are examined from a nonverbal, oral, and written…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Communication Skills, Creative Activities, Curriculum Guides
Columbus Public Schools, OH. – 1975
This booklet is intended to serve as a practical source of assistance to school staffs that are interested in improving the flow of information about school programs and services to parents and pupils. Specifically, it is designed to help school personnel assess school programs and services, communicate information about these programs and…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Groups
Oklahoma Curriculum Improvement Commission, Oklahoma City. – 1974
The purpose of this guide, developed by a committee of Logan County Elementary reading teachers, is to provide reference materials for the classroom teacher concerning reading lessons in several areas. Contents include sections on kindergarten, listening, phonics, vocabulary, oral reading, comprehension, following written directions, rate of…
Descriptors: Creative Writing, Educational Media, Elementary Education, Evaluation
Craig, Sam B., Jr., Ed. – 1974
This handbook reports on some experiences with competency-based teacher education (CBTE) and is designed to serve as an instrument for self-examination and change. Chapter 1 presents 22 generic teaching competencies, which are a result of a reexamination of the 1973 Interim Inventory of 66 Generic Teaching Competencies (Generic 66). Chapter 2…
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Educational Programs, Pilot Projects, Program Evaluation
Luca, Mark C.; Allen, Bonnie – 1974
The handbook for teaching gifted children art in grades 1-3 provides guidelines for curriculum development and teaching suggestions. Among topics considered in an overview of the art program are past and present art, the use of environmental design, pupil involvement in art, and identification and selection of gifted children. The art curriculum…
Descriptors: Art, Class Activities, Creative Expression, Creativity
Gensley, Juliana T. – 1974
Intended for teachers of gifted students in grades 4-6, the guide emphasizes the need for specialized instruction in mathematics, suggests methods for teaching mathematical facts and concepts, describes approaches and materials to develop students' understanding of mathematical principles, and explores ways to build skills and creativity. Stressed…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Concept Formation, Creative Development, Curriculum Design
New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Research, Planning, and Evaluation. – 1974
The results of a special survey conducted in New Jersey school districts indicated that 90 percent of the responding districts desired more information about comprehensive planning models and needs assessment techniques. In response to the expressed desire of respondents, this handbook presents an overview of the comprehensive planning process,…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Educational Assessment, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives
Oklahoma Curriculum Improvement Commission, Oklahoma City. – 1972
Prepared by a committee of the Oklahoma Curriculum Improvement Commission, this resource booklet is designed for teachers and librarians who work with Indian students. In chapter 1, the emphasis is on helping the teacher understand the Indian, his problems, his culture, and his past. A list of Indian customs and beliefs, contrasted with those of…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Languages, American Indians, Bibliographies
Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise. – 1973
Designed to assist in implementing career education in Idaho, this guide's aim is to develop an educational program that equips all learners with competencies for successfully entering the world of work. Section 1 defines goals and objectives for integrating career education into comprehensive elementary and secondary school programs. Section 2…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Education, Comprehensive Programs, Curriculum Development
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