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Adler, C. Ralph; Goldman, Elizabeth – National Institute for Literacy, 2006
This guide begins with a story about the parents of twin kindergartners. The story models ways in which the parents of Mike and Chris help them learn to read, such as reading the newspaper together with them and asking them questions about the books they are reading. Included is another short story parents can read with their child, and a list of…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Vocabulary Development, Reading Skills, Sight Vocabulary
Online Submission, 2005
This resource provides schools and jurisdictions with a sample framework and strategies for developing and/or supporting a culture of character and citizenship. The framework encourages individual schools to assess and put action plans in place to improve their cultures. It also looks at how character and citizenship education can be supported by…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, School Culture, Educational Environment
Howard, Elizabeth; Sugarman, Julie; Perdomo, Marleny; Adger, Carolyn Temple – Education Alliance at Brown University, 2005
This Toolkit is meant to be a resource for teachers, parents, and administrators involved with two-way immersion (TWI) programs, particularly those at the elementary level. Two-way immersion is a form of dual language instruction that brings together students from two native language groups for language, literacy, and academic content instruction…
Descriptors: Native Speakers, Immersion Programs, English (Second Language), Bilingual Education
Louisiana Board of Regents, 2005
The Louisiana Community and Technical College System is invited to design a core curriculum for associate degree programs for paraprofessionals and other individuals interested in the field of education. All candidates who pursue Associate of Applied Science Degrees for Paraprofessionals will receive special training that will assist them in…
Descriptors: Technical Institutes, School Readiness, Community Colleges, Guidelines
Tegano, Deborah W.; And Others – 1991
Ways by which teachers can enhance creativity skills of children in the classroom are addressed in this monograph. An overview of creativity first sets the stage for discussions on the child, curriculum, teacher, and environment. The goal is to show the many faces of the development of creativity in children and to recognize ways to enhance the…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Creative Development, Creativity, Definitions
Hamayan, Else V. – 1989
Innovative methods and strategies are described for teaching writing to potentially English proficient (PEP) students (also known as "limited English proficient"), who may or may not be literate in their native language, using holistic natural approaches. The approaches are based on the premise that students acquire language (speaking, reading,…
Descriptors: Dialog Journals, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Holistic Approach
American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. – 1985
Issues for teachers and administrators to consider when introducing a new course in psychology at the high school level are listed in this checklist. The checklist is organized into the following sections: rationale for introducing a psychology course, target population, course content, teaching strategies, concerns for physical safety, ethical…
Descriptors: Books, Check Lists, Community Resources, Course Content
Pechman, Ellen M. – 1991
"Modeling Mathematics Teaching Excellence" is a professional development process designed to enable mathematics departments to conduct an assessment of how well their program is meeting the needs of their early adolescent students. It is a modified edition of the Mathematics Assessment Process for the Middle Grades (MAP), a year-long…
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Data Analysis, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education
Percival, Anne – 1993
Based on the experiences of teachers of adult continuing education, this manual was developed to introduce adult educators to the field and the practice of adult education, especially in universities. The book is organized in seven chapters, each containing practical material along with observations of the adult educators. The introductory chapter…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Andragogy
Duval County School Board, Jacksonville, FL. – 1982
Two of the forms used to record pupil progress in learning basic skills under the instructional management system of the Duval County (Florida) public schools are provided and explained in this document. The form for basic skills in mathematics establishes skill levels appropriate to each grade level from kindergarten through sixth grade in five…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Records, Basic Skills, Elementary Education