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Nash, Kymberly – School Arts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, 2005
Throughout the day, art teachers make decisions--some impromptu, others after considerable deliberation. Some are simple, easy, black-and-white choices; others involve gray areas of uncertainty--areas that need legal interpretation. This article is intended as a guide for structuring curriculum and instruction to ensure that every student's…
Descriptors: Art Teachers, School Law, Art Education, Copyrights
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Goodman, Lisa A.; Liang, Belle; Helms, Janet E.; Latta, Rachel E.; Sparks, Elizabeth; Weintraub, Sarah R. – Counseling Psychologist, 2004
Despite recent calls for counseling psychology to embrace social justice-oriented work, there has been little discussion about what such work actually looks like. The first part of this article derives a set of principles from feminist and multicultural counseling theories that counseling psychologists should consider as they engage in social…
Descriptors: Social Change, Psychologists, Counseling Theories, Consciousness Raising
Kettley, P.; Reilly, P. – 2003
This document introduces the concept of electronic human resources (eHR) and its application. Chapter 1 presents a brief overview of the guide's development, purpose, and structure. Chapter 2 defines the concept of eHR as "the application of conventional, Web, and voice technologies to improve HR administration, transactions, and process…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Uses in Education, Definitions, Delivery Systems
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Lawrence, Richard – Green Teacher, 2002
Proposes that study of biodiesel as a healthier alternative to petroleum diesel be included in the curriculum. Suggests that teachers will play a critical role during the transition away from fossil fuel technologies. Provides background information and web-based resources. (DLH)
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Bus Transportation, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Influences
Tolman, Joel; Pittman, Karen; Yohalem, Nicole; Thomases, Jean; Trammel, Ming – Forum for Youth Investment, 2002
What are the common tasks facing cities committed to saturating their city with high quality out-of-school opportunities, available to every young person? While no list is definitive or complete, we identify ten critical tasks. (Background and Contact information is appended. Contains 5 footnotes and 9 figures.)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Urban Areas, After School Programs, Urban Youth
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Bloom, Mark – American Biology Teacher, 2001
Science and technology are closely related yet one is an integral part of school science curricula and the other is not. Suggests that science teachers can introduce the role and importance of technology in science programs. (NB)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Science Programs
Sorensen, Barbara – Winds of Change, 2001
An Odawa Indian woman who works as a process engineer is interviewed about her influences, college life, the college-to-work transition, her views on Indian leadership, and balancing work with other parts of life. Her booklet on survival skills for new engineers discusses adjusting to that first job, workplace conflict, gender differences, and…
Descriptors: American Indians, Education Work Relationship, Employed Women, Engineers
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Kollins, Scott H.; Barkley, Russell A.; DuPaul, George J. – Focus on Exceptional Children, 2001
This article provides information and guidelines for the effective use of medication in treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Basic principles of psychopharmacology, different types of medications that have been used successfully to treat ADHD, and best practices for assessing the effects of medication in children with ADHD are…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attention Deficit Disorders, Children, Drug Therapy
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McEvoy, Alan; Welker, Robert – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2000
This article examines the role of school climate in guiding programs designed to reduce academic failure and antisocial behavior among students defined as "at risk". Suggestions are offered for improving such educational programs in a manner consistent with research on school climate and effective schools. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Disorders, Educational Environment
Wilcox, Wayne C.; Wilson, Brent G. – 1979
This paper examines knowledge of studying--knowing how and when to apply study strategies. Study strategies may be classified into three categories: memory strategies, comprehension strategies, and problem-solving strategies. Memory-study strategies help students remember what they study. Five attributes often characterize memory strategies:…
Descriptors: Comprehension, Educational Needs, Memorization, Methods
Suzuki, Bob H. – 1980
This article provides a perspective on multicultural education for those who teach Asian American children, those who teach about Asian Americans, and those who conduct research on Asian Americans. A conceptual framework is presented that reviews the history of multicultural education since 1880, examines the concept of cultural pluralism,…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Objectives
Rieu, Le Tai – 1978
This paper discusses superstitious, folk, traditional, and modern medical practices of Vietnam. Concepts of illness, somatization, behavior labeling, diagnostic attempts, and attitudes toward treatment among Vietnamese are also reviewed. (APM)
Descriptors: Health, Medical Services, Medicine, Vietnamese People
Duncan, Patricia H. – 1979
The study of the role parents play in the reading development of their children requires a methodology that is unobtrusive, humane, objective, and natural. Ethnography, with its corresponding technique of participant observation, offers these characteristics. The distinctive features of an ethnographic research design include: formulation of the…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Ethnography, Observation, Parent Role
Shor, Ira – 1980
A product of years of open admissions teaching, this book explores questions relevant to lower and higher, elite and nonelite, traditional and nontraditional educational settings. The work is committed to learning through dialogue. It poses alienation and mass culture as the key learning problems of students, and develops critical literacy as the…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Cultural Influences, Educational Philosophy, Educational Problems
Kovach, Ron; McDonald, Bill – 1990
The "pining" for a sense of community, for roots, for a connectedness to others is a basic need that is felt but not understood, that is desired but not practiced, in either college settings or the greater society. Thus, the prevalent rootlessness and transience that students arrive with at college (due to a highly mobile society) is never…
Descriptors: College Students, Colleges, Community, Community Development
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