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Anning, Angela; Cottrell, David; Frost, Nick; Green, Josephine; Robinson, Mark – Open University Press, 2006
Multiprofessional practice in the delivery of services is a central government imperative in the UK and other countries. This book offers a practical resource to professionals charged with conceptualising, planning, implementing and evaluating multiprofessional practice in children's services. Discussion of dilemmas facing multiprofessional teams…
Descriptors: Integrated Services, Social Work, Children, Teamwork
Learning Point Associates / North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL), 2004
One of the key features of this legislation is an emphasis on teacher quality. A growing body of research has documented the importance of teacher knowledge and skill in improving student achievement. The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001 includes specific criteria for considering a teacher highly qualified, and other specific requirements…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Characteristics, Federal Legislation, Academic Achievement
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2004
"Engaging Residents to Improve Results for Children and Youth, Families and Communities" is a "Toolkit" that is the product of an international working group composed of delegates from six participating nations--Chile, Ireland, Israel, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States. In 2002, the working group set out…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Youth, Neighborhoods
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Erickson, Christina L.; Mattaini, Mark A.; McGuire, Melissa S. – Children & Schools, 2004
Youth violence is widely recognized as a critical problem in the United States, and many approaches to prevention and intervention have been developed in recent years. Although children are safer in school than anywhere else, school violence remains a serious concern, and schools have proven to be among the most accessible nexuses for prevention…
Descriptors: Prevention, School Culture, Violence, Educational Environment
Lindsey, Ruth – 1987
Some exercises are misused and abused by people of all ages, and increased age magnifies the bad effects of these exercises. Senior citizens in particular should be aware of the possible damage that some exercises, particularly when done unsupervised, pose to their physical health. This paper describes 56 common exercises and alternatives to those…
Descriptors: Exercise, Exercise Physiology, Injuries, Older Adults
Morrow, Marilyn J.; Doyle, Kathleen – 1984
The Elder Abuse Awareness Project was developed to determine the incidence of abuse and neglect of elderly people in several rural counties in central Illinois. A primary purpose of the study was to survey service providers as to their actual encounters with elder abuse and neglect. Each provider was asked about warning signs or cues that were…
Descriptors: Community Services, Crisis Intervention, Elder Abuse, Family Problems
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Weitzman, D. M. – Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 1993
This article discusses the importance of exercise for many people with visual impairments and diabetes. It lists precautions for the person with visual impairments and diabetes and specifies who should not exercise, explains "diabetes-specific" benefits of exercise, suggests a format for a safe workout, and includes an example of a successful…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Diabetes, Disease Control, Exercise
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Phillips, Frank M. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1930
This report contains statistics of 1,076 universities, colleges, and professional schools for the school year ending in June, 1928. Of this number, 226, are under public control and 850 are under private control. Included in these two groups are 176 schools of theology, 136 schools of law, 73 schools of medicine, 41 schools of dentistry, 66…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Veterinary Medicine, Statistical Data, Schools of Education
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McNeely, Simon A.; Schneider, Elsa – Office of Education, Federal Security Agency, 1950
The elementary school years are crucial in the life of a boy or girl. In this formative period, children's experiences profoundly affect their physical, social, mental, and emotional growth. Today's schools are challenged to provide meaningful experiences that will help these children realize their full potential. Physical education is one of the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary School Students, Physical Education, Physical Activities