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Abraham, Cathy – Texas Child Care, 2002
Lists tips to enhance toddler-adult relationships focusing on respectful interactions and a constructive environment. Emphasizes the following developmental needs and interests of toddlers: (1) supporting development; (2) planning the environment; (3) guidance for toddlers; (4) toddler play; (5) developmental milestones for toddlers; and (6) what…
Descriptors: Caregiver Child Relationship, Caregiver Role, Childhood Interests, Developmental Stages
Green, Connie – Texas Child Care, 2002
Draws on current research to advocate the importance of children's need for physical activity and the benefits of teaming literature with movement and dramatic play. Focuses on: (1) brain research on movement; (2) poems and stories that highlight movement; and (3) movement and imagination. Contains 22 references and lists 39 children's books. (SD)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Dance, Dramatic Play, Early Childhood Education
Cantu, Carolyn O. – Texas Child Care, 2002
Examines back injury in teachers and child care providers; includes statistics, common causes of back pain (improper alignment, improper posture, improper lifting, and carrying), and types of back pain (acute and chronic). Focuses on preventing back injury, body mechanics for lifting and carrying, and proper lifting and carrying of children. (SD)
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Child Caregivers, Injuries, Job Skills
Hudson, David D.; Neer, Michael R. – 1981
A basic speech course required of prospective teachers seeking admission to the University of Hawaii's College of Education is described in the first half of this paper. The described course focuses on interviewing, group discussion, and public speaking skills. The second half of the paper presents complete descriptions of four assignments that…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Course Descriptions, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Higher Education
Terrell, Charles R.; Perfetti, Patricia Bytnar – 1989
This guide aids in finding water quality solutions to problems from sediment, animal wastes, nutrients, pesticides, and salts. The guide allows users to learn the fundamental concepts of water quality assessment by extracting basic tenets from geology, hydrology, biology, ecology, and wastewater treatment. An introduction and eight chapters are…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Ecology, Instructional Materials, Lesson Plans
Vetter, Betty M. – 1984
This publication provides charts (with backup tables) and text for a basic presentation on current and projected career and employment opportunities in the various fields of science and engineering. The charts are organized under four headings: (1) supply of scientists and engineers; (2) utilization of scientists and engineers; (3) future supply…
Descriptors: Degrees (Academic), Employment, Employment Opportunities, Engineering
Barnhard, Diana; And Others – 1976
These materials were developed to meet an expressed need for bilingual materials for a secondary school Life Science Course. Eight units were prepared. These include the following topics: (1) Introduction to the Scientific Method; (2) The Microscope; (3) The Cell; (4) Single-celled Protists, Plants, and Animals; (5) Multicellular Living Things;…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Instructional Materials, Biological Sciences, Botany
Meiring, Steven P. – 1980
This second booklet of a two-part publication, designed as an in-service tool for teachers of grades K-9, concerns the teaching and curriculum aspects of problem solving. It is a digest of selected topics integral to successful problem-solving instruction. The resource is organized into independent units for individual reference or group…
Descriptors: Calculators, Cognitive Processes, Educational Resources, Elementary Education
White, Richard, Ed. – 1977
This training program is designed to prepare paraprofessionals to work effectively as instructional personnel with preschool handicapped children educational settings. The program is divided into two sections: Preservice Training and Inservice Training. The preservice section focuses on the special relationship between the instructional associate…
Descriptors: Educational Programs, Guides, Handicapped Children, Interpersonal Competence
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Culyer, Richard – Clearing House, 1981
Presents 19 guidelines for developing children's comprehension skills, addressed to elementary teachers and to parents of preschoolers (53 references). (SJL)
Descriptors: Comprehension, Elementary Education, Parent Role, Preschool Education
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Wolf, Camilla – School Arts, 1981
The zoetrope, ancestor of the motion picture, is a spinning cylinder in which a strip of drawings take on movement. This article provides instructions for building this device and outlines an animation project for third- through seventh-graders. (SJL)
Descriptors: Animation, Art Activities, Guidelines, Intermediate Grades
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deGrassi, Jennifer – School Arts, 1979
Instructions are provided for making dolls, or soft people sculptures, by stuffing nylons with cotton and shaping the result with stitching and decoration. This article is one of seven in this issue on fiber arts. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Materials, Guidelines, Handicrafts
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Cline, Dallas – Music Educators Journal, 1980
Instructions are provided for making these simple musical instruments from inexpensive materials: an Indian bull-roarer; bottle chimes; a ham can guitar; flower pot, box, and steel drums; a xylophone; a musical sawhorse; rattles; a melody box; and a box thumb harp. (SJL)
Descriptors: Construction (Process), Elementary Education, Folk Culture, Guidelines
Hill, Beatrix – Instructor, 1980
Presents simple instructions for 15 mixed media art projects for the elementary grades. Part one of this series, listing 18 other techniques, appeared in the September 1979 issue of Instructor on pages 145-49. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Materials, Art Products, Class Activities
Criscuolo, Nicholas P. – Momentum, 1980
This article briefly describes 10 effective ways that parents and teachers can work together to motivate children to read. (Author)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Motivation Techniques, Parent Role
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