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Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, US Department of Education, 2017
English learners (ELs) are among the fastest-growing populations of students in our nation's public schools. This diverse subgroup of approximately 4.5 million students brings important cultural and linguistic assets to the public education system, but also faces a greater likelihood of lower graduation rates, academic achievement, and college…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Accountability, Resource Materials, Educational Legislation
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Monfore, Dorothea – Preventing School Failure, 2005
The purpose of this resource guide on traumatic brain injury (TBI) is to provide assistance to educators, families, and professionals who may be striving to increase their knowledge and understanding of brain injury. This guide will hopefully become an initial resource. It provides: a glossary of TBI Terms; contact information for and brief…
Descriptors: Parent Materials, Resource Materials, Brain, Head Injuries
Maryland State Department of Education, 2005
This document is designed to guide local boards of education and school systems in Maryland in assisting individuals and organizations interested in establishing public charter schools. This guide is organized into the following parts: (1) Maryland Public Charter Schools Act; (2) Organizing to Assist Public Charter School Development; (3)…
Descriptors: Resource Materials, Boards of Education, Charter Schools, Educational Planning
Sklare, Gerald B. – Corwin Press, 2004
With caseloads often exceeding 500 students, counselors cannot afford to spend countless hours on traditional approaches to individual problems. Solution-Focused Brief Counseling (SFBC) offers counselors an effective approach that leads to rapid, observable change in students. This guidebook combines step-by-step instructions with vivid case…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Schemata (Cognition), Counseling Techniques, Counseling Psychology
National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition and Language Instruction NCELA, 2004
This guide was produced by the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition and Language Instructional Educational Programs (NCELA). NCELA, authorized under Title III of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), supports the Office of English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement for Limited English…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Language Minorities, Resource Materials, English (Second Language)
Hill, Jane Donnelly; Flynn, Kathleen – Mid Continent Research for Education and Learning, 2004
This resource guide will help rural school districts with a low incidence of English language learners (ELLs) develop the capacity to build and implement a comprehensive program that meets both the academic and language proficiency needs of ELLs. Under Title III of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, ELLs must show increased academic achievement…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Second Language Learning, Spanish, Resource Materials
Center for Gifted Education, 2004
Mathematics education has undergone many changes over the past few decades. Those changes are reflected in the curriculum materials that are currently available. This guide is intended to help the teachers, administrators, and parents of high ability mathematics students explore the materials on the market today. The guide gives a set of criteria…
Descriptors: Resource Materials, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, High Achievement
Smith, Mike, Ed. – Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2004
This resource guide is an alphabetical listing of information on Arizona's universities, colleges, and career schools. Each institution has unique admission guidelines, program requirements, and course offerings.This guide recommends that candidates who have narrowed their school choices to several institutions should:(1) Call the schools they are…
Descriptors: Resource Materials, Career Education, Job Placement, Student Financial Aid
Mulhall, Daniel S.; Shaughnessy, Maureen – Momentum, 2002
Describes the revision of the National Catechetical Directory (NCD), an ongoing project of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Education, in conjunction with a bishops' editorial oversight board (EOB). States that writing is underway and will be completed following consultations with Catholic communities and organizations. (NB)
Descriptors: Catholic Educators, Catholic Schools, Directories, Elementary Secondary Education
St. John, Katherine, Comp. – 1997
This guide is a compilation of information from both governmental and private sources on funding opportunities available to local governments, small businesses, organizations, associations, groups, and individuals. The directories, catalogs, guides, newsletters, annual reports, computer database services, and other resources cited in this…
Descriptors: Awards, Databases, Foundation Programs, Fund Raising
Kotler, Neil G. – 1978
This pamphlet provides information on the history of and current trends toward neighborhood economic enterprises and provides guidance for setting up such enterprises. A bibliography of books, articles, and newsletters that have information on how to start and sustain neighborhood businesses and cooperatives is provided. Also included is a list of…
Descriptors: Community Development, Community Involvement, Community Resources, Cooperatives
Fredricksen, Marlene; Swan, Robert – 1979
This staff development module is part of one of three groups of career guidance modules developed, field-tested, and revised by a six-state consortium coordinated by the American Institutes for Research. This module is designed for guidance personnel who are responsible for career resource centers in secondary schools and community colleges. The…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Resources, Faculty, Guidance Personnel
Loesch, Larry C.; Wittmer, Joe – 1979
This staff development module is part of one of three groups of career guidance modules developed, field-tested, and revised by a six-state consortium coordinated by the American Institutes for Research. This module is designed for guidance personnel who work in counseling and guidance with students in school settings, grades K-12, and especially…
Descriptors: Career Education, Communication (Thought Transfer), Elementary Secondary Education, Guidance Personnel
Walz, Garry R.; And Others – 1979
This staff development module is part of one of three groups of career guidance modules developed, field-tested, and revised by a six-state consortium coordinated by the American Institutes for Research. This module is designed for guidance personnel who work in counseling and guidance with students at the elementary and secondary level. The goal…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Guidance Personnel
High, Elizabeth Codman – 1978
The book presents a comprehensive resource guide to habilitative techniques, aids, and equipment for cerebral palsied persons of all ages. The guide is divided into seven sections, which cover the following areas: an introduction (which deals with general concerns, such as established treatment techniques and attitudinal concerns); positioning and…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Cerebral Palsy, Community Involvement, Daily Living Skills
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