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Partnership for 21st Century Skills, 2009
Every district will benefit from understanding where it sits on the continuum of 21st century skills integration. The Milestones for Improving Learning & Education (MILE) Guide Self-Assessment tool helps districts accomplish this essential first step, covering the primary responsibilities and activities within a district. Subjects covered include:…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Guides, Educational Improvement, School Districts
Partnership for 21st Century Skills, 2009
To succeed in college, career and life in the 21st century, students must be supported in mastering both content and skills. This Implementation Guide presents state leaders, policymakers and/or district and school leaders with assessment tactics and examples to assist in statewide 21st century skills initiatives. The Partnership for 21st Century…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Academic Standards, Student Evaluation, Guides
Partnership for 21st Century Skills, 2009
To succeed in college, career and life in the 21st century, students must be supported in mastering both content and skills. This Implementation Guide presents state leaders, policymakers and/or district and school leaders with assessment tactics and examples to assist in statewide 21st century skills initiatives. The Partnership for 21st Century…
Descriptors: Skill Development, State Standards, Guides, Academic Standards
Davis, Hilarie – Eye on Education, 2008
This book will help create a culture of literacy at schools, from the classroom, to the lunchroom, to the hallways-a culture that encompasses students, teachers, administrators, families, and communities. This comprehensive and practical book includes: (1) Month-by-month plans for the entire school year; (2) How to build a faculty vision of…
Descriptors: Literacy, School Culture, Educational Environment, Story Telling
Kincheloe, Joe L., Ed.; Horn, Raymond A., Jr., Ed. – Praeger, 2007
Cognition, mind, counseling psychology, lesson plans, learning styles, and Vygotsky are just a few of the many subjects discussed in this exciting work. Educators, students, counselors, parents, and others will find new understanding as they read and browse. How does the immigrant experience affect student outcomes? What are the effects of poverty…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Environment, Standardized Tests, School Psychology
Vairo, Philip D.; Marcus, Sheldon; Weiner, Max – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2007
One of the tragedies of American education is that so many teachers do not understand or are unaware of educational issues and how they impact on their profession. There is a gap between teacher perceptions and reality and this book is a first step in closing that gap. Hot-Button Issues for Teachers is a timely, comprehensive book that addresses…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Teaching (Occupation), Extended School Year, Collective Bargaining
Reid, Gavin – Paul Chapman Publishing, 2005
This book is about learning styles and inclusion, but essentially it is about learning, and how to make learning more effective for all learners. To recognise the needs of learners as well as those of teachers, and at the same time appreciate that the inclusive education environment, irrespective of its merits, will present barriers for learners,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Inclusive Schools, Individual Needs, Student Diversity
Nisivoccia, Joseph D. – 1995
This document contains a proposal for a district-wide multicultural high school curriculum for the Belleville Public Schools, Edison (New Jersey). The curriculum is designed to promote student bonding for peace and harmony by focusing on the total school environment and raising student, parent and staff consciousness about the many different…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Curriculum Development, Educational Environment
Bhola, H. S. – 1979
To provide an introduction to processes, issues, and problems of curriculum development in functional literacy and nonformal education, a monograph provides 11 chapters, each followed by exercises. The first chapter discusses curriculum development in relation to national development. The second chapter covers concepts of functional literacy and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Community Development, Community Education
Dance, F. R. – 1976
This volume provides theory and guidelines for training in the field of broadcasting, in an attempt to bridge the gap between knowledge of a subject area (whether it be production, technical matters, or creative writing) and the communication of that subject to others. Chapters address general aspects of training and instruction, the principles of…
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Communications, Curriculum Development, Educational Environment
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Elementary Curriculum Development. – 1974
Guidelines are given for planning the elementary social studies curriculum and organizing the classroom in order to promote full understanding of social studies concepts. The book was designed for New York state elementary teachers to use in conjunction with the state guides on social studies understandings. However, this book can be a model for…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Concept Teaching, Curriculum Development, Educational Environment
National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC. – 1976
Guidelines for designing and implementing ethnic studies programs and for integrating curriculum with ethnic content are presented in this position statement of the National Council for the Social Studies. The main purposes of the guidelines are to specify proper goals of school reform efforts and to designate the relationship which should exist…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Citizenship, Citizenship Responsibility, Cultural Pluralism
Lynch, James – 1987
This book sets prejudice reduction at the center of democratic school responses to cultural diversity. It provides information which will help teachers achieve a greater awareness of their own values and extend their professional objectives to eliminating prejudice. The book begins by discussing the tenacity and complexity of racial and other…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development
Fenwick, James J. – 1987
Twenty-two principles of middle grade education are addressed in this report, which is intended for those who have the authority to give meaning and substance to the reform of middle grade education in California's public schools. Each principle is developed through a discussion that concludes with specific recommendations that have implications…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Adolescents, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment
Haverland, Edgar M. – 1976
This guide describes the final stage in a project to develop an Air Force technical training development model and presents the model. Chapter 1 summarizes the total project and its objective to facilitate the effective use of training technology through the development of a model for matching training approaches or innovations with specific…
Descriptors: Aerospace Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Environment, Educational Technology
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