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Sedlacek, William E. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2004
William E. Sedlacek--one of the nation's leading authorities on the topic of noncognitive assessment--challenges the use of the SAT and other standardized tests as the sole assessment tool for college and university admissions. In this book, Sedlacek presents a noncognitive assessment method that can be used in concert with the standardized tests.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Scoring, Questionnaires, Standardized Tests
Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD. – 1977
This instructional guide suggests a way for teachers of fourth grade students to organize a social studies unit related to the study of Maryland. The eight to ten week unit is divided into four sections. Section I, a general unit outline, presents organizing concepts and questions, instructional objectives, and suggested topics for study. Section…
Descriptors: Cognitive Objectives, Cultural Education, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives
Vetter, Donald P.; Vigliotti, Mark A. – 1977
Community resources, learning activities, teaching tips, field trip suggestions, and other sources available in Carroll County, Maryland, for use by K-12 teachers in developing, planning, and implementing citizenship education programs in the social studies classroom are provided. The first chapter examines procedures to be followed by teachers…
Descriptors: Citizenship Responsibility, Civics, Class Activities, Community Involvement
Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD. – 1976
This handbook establishes the Montgomery County Public Schools procedure for implementing the Maryland state law on early identification, Section 98C, added to Article 77 of the Annotated Code of Maryland by House Bill 234. This law mandates that each student entering the first year in any primary grade in any public school must be evaluated for…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Development, Diagnostic Tests, Educational Legislation
Kennedy, Dora F.; And Others – 1975
The guide focuses on a rationale for exploratory foreign language courses in middle or junior high school, and on the goals and objectives for such courses. An exploratory course may serve a number of purposes regardless of whether or not a pupil elects a foreign language at a later time. These purposes include: (1) acquainting pupils with a…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Education, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Interrelationships
The guide for an inservice course in career guidance is presented in 15 units designed to be used together as a complete course or selectively as learning modules for developing new skills or reviewing previously learned concepts. Topics covered include: philosphies of work and vocational guidance, vocational guidance need and status, utilization…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Education
Baltimore County Board of Education, Towson, MD. – 1975
The main purposes of this handbook are to present a series of activities and performance goals intended to improve the English program in Baltimore County; to establish the basic language skills and experiences that all students at each grade level should have; and to suggest a number of methods and procedures for implementing these learning…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Objectives, English Instruction, Language Acquisition