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Healthy Schools Network, Inc., 2012
"Ergonomics" is a body of knowledge about human abilities and limitations and how these abilities and limitations should be applied to the design of equipment, machinery, and other devices to ensure safe, comfortable and effective use. Most homes and schools today are equipped with computers for student use. Backpacks have become the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Health, Computers, Guidelines
Public Agenda, 2012
"Building Institutional Capacity for Data-Informed Decision Making" is the third installment of the Cutting Edge series, which aims to help colleges engage faculty, scale successful interventions, and create a strong culture of evidence through use of data to strengthen their institutional change and student success efforts. Though the…
Descriptors: Evidence, Community Colleges, Organizational Change, Decision Making
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, 2010
The Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), founded in 1997, is dedicated to improving academic degree and certificate programs for professional educators--those who teach and lead in schools, pre-K through grade 12, and to assuring the public of their quality. TEAC accredits undergraduate and graduate programs, including alternate route…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Academic Degrees, Guides, Accreditation (Institutions)
Frueh, Eileen – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2008
As many as 325,000 school-age children, ages 5-14, have epilepsy in the U.S. Thankfully, with medication, surgery, a special diet or vagus nerve stimulation, most go to school and fully participate in school activities. Children who continue to have seizures, however, may run into problems. Many of these problems can be overcome or prevented…
Descriptors: Epilepsy, Seizures, Child Health, Parent Teacher Cooperation
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2006
This fact sheet presents guidelines for schools and child care providers that may be helpful to identify symptoms and prevent the spread of the flu in child care facilities. (Contains 6 resources.)
Descriptors: Child Care, Guidelines, Disease Control, Communicable Diseases
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Hill, Kory; Thornburg, Roland – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2005
Although physical educators cannot be experts on every sport or activity, there is still a need to include specialized activities in the curriculum that a physical educator may not initially feel comfortable teaching because of inexperience and a lack of expertise. Golf, like other activities such as tennis, requires a specificity of training that…
Descriptors: Athletics, Physical Education Teachers, Skill Development, Safety