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Washington State Department of Early Learning, 2012
The Department of Early Learning (DEL), in partnership with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and Thrive Washington, has published the Early Learning and Development Guidelines (guidelines) for children from birth through third grade. The guidelines replace the Early Learning and Development Benchmarks, which were first…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Primary Education, Early Intervention, State Standards
Partnership for 21st Century Skills, 2009
Every district will benefit from understanding where it sits on the continuum of 21st century skills integration. The Milestones for Improving Learning & Education (MILE) Guide Self-Assessment tool helps districts accomplish this essential first step, covering the primary responsibilities and activities within a district. Subjects covered include:…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Guides, Educational Improvement, School Districts
Partnership for 21st Century Skills, 2009
To succeed in college, career and life in the 21st century, students must be supported in mastering both content and skills. This Implementation Guide presents state leaders, policymakers and/or district and school leaders with assessment tactics and examples to assist in statewide 21st century skills initiatives. The Partnership for 21st Century…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Job Skills, College Preparation, Academic Standards
Partnership for 21st Century Skills, 2009
To succeed in college, career and life in the 21st century, students must be supported in mastering both content and skills. This Implementation Guide presents state leaders, policymakers and/or district and school leaders with assessment tactics and examples to assist in statewide 21st century skills initiatives. The Partnership for 21st Century…
Descriptors: Skill Development, State Standards, Guides, Academic Standards
Lovitt, Thomas C. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2007
Like its two predecessors, "Preventing School Dropouts" [C1991] and "Preventing School Failure" [C2000], this third edition is a book about teaching. Although primarily written for teachers, tutors and parents may also find this book helpful. It is a collection of carefully selected teaching techniques aimed at helping young adults learn important…
Descriptors: Study Skills, Success, Teaching Methods, Classroom Techniques
Braunger, Jane; Lewis, Jan Patricia – International Reading Association (NJ3), 2006
Teachers will use this edition, completely updated from the important 1997 publication, to make sound decisions about instructional programs and materials. They'll find a broad and balanced perspective for building a practice around the best possible evidence-based reading research. This new edition includes: Expanded core understandings with…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Curriculum Development, Classroom Techniques, Literacy
Presseisen, Barbara Z. – 1985
The conceptual focus of this study centers on a key aspect of improved schooling: the development of sophisticated thinkers in the K-12 sequence of education. The document is organized into four major sections. The first section describes how the theoretical bases of a thinking skills program are developed and rooted in the literature. In section…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, Excellence in Education
Harlen, Wynne, Ed. – 1985
The teacher's role in directing science activities is examined in this book. Suggestions are offered on what teachers might do with the activities and advice is given on how the activities could be used. Each of the eight chapters contains a brief summary at the beginning, a detailed review at its close, and a list of specific guidelines for…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Experiential Learning
Glashagel, Jerry; And Others – 1977
Teaching methods and learning activities are suggested to help youth develop value-decision skills and have positive growth experiences in value-exploration groups. The document is intended for use by staff of youth and family organizations as they develop values education workshops. The document is presented in six chapters. Chapter I introduces…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Concept Teaching, Decision Making Skills, Educational Objectives
1978
This document contains a research report and a teacher's guide about the importance of questioning in children's education. The research was based on the belief that effective information processing begins with the learner's desire to ask questions. The report identifies four basic types of questions: (1) evaluative, which involves making…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Elementary Secondary Education, Inquiry, Learning Activities
Association of Teachers of Social Studies, New York, NY. – 1978
The document presents teacher-developed techniques, methods, and activities for social studies instruction. The handbook is designed to aid junior high and high school classroom teachers as they develop, implement, and evaluate social studies programs. The document is presented in 12 chapters. Chapter I identifies objectives of social studies…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment, Educational Games, Educational Needs
Rice, Eric; And Others – 1976
Part of a series devoted to identifying and evaluating strategies which vocational education administrators and instructors can use at the secondary student, teacher, or administrator level to eliminate sex stereotyping and sex bias in vocational education programs, this simulation activity involves students in real-life situations requiring…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Decision Making Skills, Employer Attitudes, Employment
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. – 1977
The document is the first in a series of four competency-based inservice teacher education modules in consumer education. Each of the modules is self-contained and can be completed by teachers at their own rate. The main objective of the program is to assist curriculum developers and elementary and secondary classroom teachers as they plan,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Competency Based Teacher Education, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. – 1977
The document is the second in a series of four competency-based inservice teacher education modules in consumer education. The main objective of the program is to assist curriculum developers and elementary and secondary classroom teachers as they plan, develop, implement, and evaluate a multidisciplinary consumer education program. The present…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Business, Business Cycles, Competency Based Teacher Education
Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise. – 1978
Over 80 art activities for elementary school students are presented in this curriculum guide. Introductory sections define the roles of school superintendents, principals, art supervisors, and art teachers in supporting art programs; outline goals of an art curriculum; review developmental stages of children's art skills from age two through 13;…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Appreciation, Art Education, Art Materials
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