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Schiro, Michael – 1997
This book explores some of the relationships between mathematics, children's literature, and literary criticism. It focuses on ways of using trade books to provide children and educators with powerful instructional experiences that integrate the study of mathematics with children's literature and the search for excellent children's trade books…
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education
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Wehby, Joseph H.; And Others – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 1997
Target 5 of the National Agenda for Achieving Better Results for Children and Youth with Serious Emotional Disturbance is examined. Three assessment areas are reviewed: risk factors, problem behavior, and reintegration of students. Within each of these areas, current research and recommendations for best practices are provided. (Author/PB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Behavior Problems, Children
Chung, Jaesam – 1992
This paper discusses learner control as one of the main issues in instructional management and the importance of effectiveness and efficiency in the context of instructional/learning systems, and develops instructional prescriptions for learner control in a smorgasbord fashion. Strategies from both empirical and theoretical studies related to…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Teaching, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Higher Education
Shulman, Lee S. – 1978
This document addresses issues raised during the Research on Teaching Mathematics Conference, examining them in view of the central tenets of the Institute for Research on Teaching at Michigan State University. It explains why teacher judgment is the focus of IRT research and discusses the concept of "the wisdom of the practitioner,"…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Instructional Improvement, Learning Theories, Mathematics Curriculum
Sutherland, Zena; And Others – 1981
Designed for classes in children's literature in English and education departments and in library schools, the emphases in this book are on understanding children and their needs, on perspectives and background, on criteria and types of literature, and on artists and authors. The first part provides an overview of children's needs and interests,…
Descriptors: Authors, Censorship, Childhood Interests, Childhood Needs
Presseisen, Barbara Z., Ed. – 1988
This collection of research reports explores teaching cognitive skills to at-risk students. Focus includes the following: (1) broad issues guiding the research; (2) historical perspective; (3) student characteristics; (4) student needs; (5) research on teaching thinking and problem solving; (6) teacher training; and (7) instructional and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes
Clark, Richard E.; Voogel, Alexander – Educational Communication and Technology, 1985
Presents evidence to establish that instructional technology applications often result in transfer of training failures, which are attributed to inappropriate mixing of behaviorist and cognitive instructional design models. Specific suggestions are made for instructional design prescriptions that support different levels of transfer for different…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Educational Technology, Failure, Individual Differences
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Patterson, Sheila M.; Vitello, Elaine M. – Journal of Health Education, 1993
Describes a model course for the study of ethics in professional preparation programs of health educators. The article reviews related literature, discusses the importance of including ethics instruction in professional preparation, and describes proposed course goals, suggesting content areas, teaching methods, and student activities. (SM)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Education Courses, Educational Objectives, Ethical Instruction
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Gersten, Russell; Baker, Scott K.; Shanahan, Timothy; Linan-Thompson, Sylvia; Collins, Penny; Scarcella, Robin – What Works Clearinghouse, 2007
This Practice Guide is the first in a series of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) guides in education that are developed by a panel of experts. The guides are intended to bring the best available evidence and expertise to bear on the types of systemic challenges that cannot currently be addressed by single intervention or programs. This…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, English Instruction, Vocabulary Development, Literacy