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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
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
Easley, Jack, Ed. – 1980
This report resulted from work with primary grade children and teachers in Kankakee, Illinois. Essays by four resource persons and two observers are included, each expressing insights and feelings in order to share ideas with resource persons for primary mathematics teaching in other schools. A main objective is to represent the ways elementary…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Processes, Computation, Diagnostic Teaching
Gross, Roger – 1980
An organic approach to style in acting can lend credibility and power to performances and can enhance the clarity and extent of what is communicated to audiences about other social worlds. The organic approach is based on the following principles: mental experience and expressive behavior are inseparable and reciprocal; experience in either mode…
Descriptors: Acting, Characterization, Dramatics, Higher Education
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Lichtenberg, Donovan R. – Arithmetic Teacher, 1984
When the words "problem" and "answers" are used in connection with computational exercises, students think they are solving problems. Distinguishing between computational forms and problems is illustrated with a variety of topics. (MNS)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Computation, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics
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Schroeder, Thomas L. – Arithmetic Teacher, 1984
Work with microcomputers should be included in the preservice teacher education program. Broadening students' horizons by making them aware of the scope and diversity of worthwhile uses of computers, questions to help them become discriminating, and modeling positive attitudes are each discussed. (MNS)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Computer Oriented Programs, Educational Change, Mathematics Instruction
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Jacobs, Judith E. – Arithmetic Teacher, 1983
Since problem solving is recommended as the focus of school mathematics, it should be given emphasis in programs for teacher preparation. A course should focus on strategies for solving problems, rather than simply using problem-solving techniques as other content is studied. (MNS)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Editorials, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Education
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Lester, Frank K., Jr. – Arithmetic Teacher, 1984
It is suggested that elementary school students find rational numbers troublesome because some teachers have an inadequate understanding of rational number concepts and poor facility with rational numbers skills. How to help them overcome difficulties, develop concepts, and know what topics to emphasize are discussed. (MNS)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Decimal Fractions, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics
Guysenir, Maurice G. – Illinois Schools Journal, 1983
Provides ideas for sharpening the focus of teacher-moderated discussions in history classes. Asserts that students must be presented with a question that elicits solution of a problem ("Why did Lincoln wait so long before issuing the Emancipation Proclamation?") rather than factual recall ("What is the Emancipation Proclamation?"). Includes model…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Elementary Secondary Education, History Instruction, Problem Solving
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Rowe, John R. – High School Journal, 1981
Schools can help adolescents strengthen their decision making skills and sense of responsibility by 1) providing them with a wide range of opportunities to exercise these abilities, 2) employing staff who are positive models of constructive decision making and personal responsibility, and 3) utilizing curriculum that focuses on these areas.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Decision Making, Instructional Materials, Role Models
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Hartung, Barbara W. – Journalism Educator, 1979
Explains why and how a course syllabus, if properly designed and reasonably followed, will make the tasks of teaching and learning simpler, more productive, and more enjoyable. (Author/RL)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Higher Education, Journalism Education
Arezzo, Ersilia La Pergola – Rassegna Italiana di Linguistica Applicata, 1979
Outlines the theoretical assumptions and pedagogical implications of error analysis and attempts to show the relevance of error analysis to language teaching practice. (CFM)
Descriptors: Contrastive Linguistics, Error Analysis (Language), Language Instruction, Language Research
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Klein, Jerry W. – Educational Leadership, 1979
Presents a four-step process for staff members interested in designing their own mastery learning program. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Mastery Learning, Program Design
Reboullet, Andre – Francais dans le Monde, 1979
Discusses the progress of the "authentic" or primary tool, especially audio materials, in French language instruction. (AM)
Descriptors: Audiodisc Recordings, Audiovisual Aids, French, Instructional Materials
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Taylor, Harvey M. – TESOL Quarterly, 1979
This article discusses how a language laboratory can be used effectively in an English as a second language/English as a foreign language program. The lab should be used primarily for listening comprehension, not for drill and repetition. (CFM)
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Instruction, Language Laboratories, Listening Comprehension
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