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McWalters, Peter; And Others – School Administrator, 1992
Superintendents, a principal, a teacher, and representatives of the National Education Association describe how they are attempting to resolve the question of establishing parameters in shared decision-making programs. Also lists 12 principles necessary for effective decision making to commence and 12 effective practices in shared decision making.…
Descriptors: Accountability, Decentralization, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education
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Sparkes, Bob – School Science Review, 1989
Information technology will be an important influence in education in the future. This article discusses the use of instructional technology for science teaching and considers the impact of technology on what is taught and how science is taught. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: College Science, Computer Uses in Education, Databases, Educational Technology
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Greenberg, Joel; Rath, Christine – Educational Leadership, 1985
When they write on topics with personal meaning and read one another's papers to see whether they are communicating, even hard-to-teach students recognize the power of language and their ability to use it. An 11-item reference list is provided. (Author/DCS)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Attitudes, Language Skills
Our Children, 1999
Describes the importance of developing a school violence prevention and crisis response plan, explaining what an effective plan should include; how to establish a school-based team; essential components of a crisis response plan; how to ensure safety via contingency provisions to the crisis response plan; and how to handle the crisis aftermath. A…
Descriptors: Crime Prevention, Crisis Intervention, Elementary Secondary Education, Planning
Venter, Bruce M. – School Business Affairs, 1993
Interest-bargaining involves focusing on the issues, segregating each issue, and assigning interests by each side to these issues until a mutually satisfactory option is reached. Cites effectiveness of interest-bargaining in 60 California school districts and an endorsement from the New York State School of industrial and Labor Relations at…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Contracts, Elementary Secondary Education, Labor Relations
Cronin, C. H.; And Others – Executive Educator, 1990
The Moss Point, Mississippi, school district uses a semantic mapping teaching approach called "Writing to Learn" that visually and graphically displays ideas and concepts. Students use computers to work on writing projects, and their achievement scores in the state's reading and writing examinations have increased remarkably. Outlines…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education
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Bamberger, Richard – Catalyst for Change, 1986
The Greater Capital District Region Principals' Center (New York) allows principals to meet in a collegial setting to share skills and practices and renew administrative energies. The program also helps principals manage stress, improve management skills, and discuss important concepts like instructional leadership and making teaching a true…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Leadership, Management Development
Patrick, Retta – Drexel Library Quarterly, 1985
Describes how theories of instructional involvement of school media centers were applied at 49 schools in Pulaski County Special School District, Arkansas. Practical approaches for cooperation among media specialists, teachers, and administrators in library decision making and promotion of its role to enhance student learning are discussed. (CDD)
Descriptors: Administrators, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Resources Centers