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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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Mason, Michael B. – Clearing House, 1979
Guidelines are given to the jobseeker on preparation for and proper conduct during a job interview. Suggestions are made for helping students to get ready for the interview experience. (SJL)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Employment Interviews, Guidelines, Job Search Methods
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Tomlinson, Susan – Social Studies, 1987
Stresses importance of making the social studies curriculum challenging for gifted students. Recommends differentiating between content and process, and discusses a variety of approaches and techniques relevant to a variety of classroom situations. Emphasis is placed on developing higher-level thinking skills in the gifted classroom. (BR)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Curriculum Enrichment, Gifted, Problem Solving
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Sipher, Roger – Teaching History: A Journal of Methods, 1986
Reviews the major ideas of humanistic psychology that have relevance for education. Provides practical suggestions for implementing these ideas in the high school history classroom. (JDH)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Educational Psychology, History Instruction
Judy, Stephen N. – 1979
Offered as a guide for parents, community members, school boards, and administrators, as well as teachers, this book suggests that elementary reading and writing ability is not sufficient preparation for today's world and that literacy instruction cannot be improved without a drastic alteration in the methods most schools employ. Part one…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Community Involvement, Curriculum Development, Educational Innovation
Brandau, Linda; Easley, Jack – 1979
This paper is divided into three parts. Part I connects the reality of the classroom with the idealism which arises from some of the problem solving literature. It is argued that a broader concept of problem solving is needed to provide a perspective for bridging the gap between the conceptions of problem solving in the literature and typical…
Descriptors: Computation, Educational Resources, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics
Indiana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Indianapolis. Div. of Adult and Community Education. – 1978
This curriculum guide is aimed at Adult Basic Education (ABE) directors, teachers, paraprofessionals, and volunteers who are working in the local programs. Developed around adult performance level (APL) objectives, it provides teaching/learning activities and resources for helping adult learners develop basic skills and knowledge necessary to…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Educators, Communication Skills, Community Resources
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Woyach, Robert B.; Remy, Richard C. – Social Education, 1988
Analyzes critical problems associated with teaching world studies. Cautions that failure to conceptualize courses has lead to an overemphasis on either general or concrete material and lack of instructional diversity. Suggests methodology for conceptualizing courses. Points out the conflicting demands made upon a well conceptualized social studies…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education
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Morlock, Henry C.; And Others – Teaching of Psychology, 1988
Describes a rotation method of team teaching used at the State University of New York (Plattsburgh). Instructors present information in their area of expertise to a number of classes. Concludes both students and instructors found the teaching method to be beneficial. Makes recommendations for implementing this rotational format. (KO)
Descriptors: College Instruction, Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Psychology
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Forsyth, Alfred S., Jr. – Social Education, 1988
Examines research on the principal ways people learn the location of places. Considers the traditional methods of teaching place location geography. Proposes alternative teaching methods which reflect the research findings. States that these alternative methods utilize mental and physical involvement in the process, purposeful exploration,…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Computer Software Reviews, Curiosity, Educational Strategies
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Daniel, Robert A. – School Arts, 1979
The author describes the basic materials and processes needed for a student project in planographic and incised relief printing with plasticine, and gives some hints for adapting this project to different elementary grade levels. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Materials, Elementary Education, Graphic Arts
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Doherty, Steve – School Arts, 1979
The author gives step-by-step procedures for a screen printing project that teaches color mixing to young children. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Materials, Color, Elementary Education
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Tupa, Myron – School Arts, 1980
The author describes the screenprinting project he uses to begin his high school Printmaking I class and gives detailed instructions, with materials lists and diagrams, for the multicolor screenprinting process. This is one of several articles in this issue on graphic arts projects. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Color, Graphic Arts, Guidelines
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