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Florida Department of Education, 2016
School grades provide an easily understandable metric to measure the performance of a school. Parents and the general public can use the school grade and its associated components to understand how well each school is serving its students. The school grades calculation was revised substantially for the 2014-15 school year to implement statutory…
Descriptors: School Districts, Guidelines, Grading, Annual Reports
Taylor, Howard E., Ed. – 1997
This primer is intended for teachers and principals to help integrate global education into the school curriculum. The articles offer suggestions and rationale for inclusion of a global approach to the classroom. The table of contents offers: (1) "Introduction" (Ernest L. Boyer); (2) What is Global Education?" (M. Eugene Gilliom); (3) "Position…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Studies
Quigley, Charles N., Ed.; Bahmueller, Charles, Ed. – 1991
CIVITAS is a curriculum framework that sets forth a set of national goals to be achieved in a civic education curriculum, primarily for K-12 public and private schools. It is a framework that proposes to specify the knowledge and skills needed by citizens to perform their roles in U.S. democracy. There are two major sections in the framework. It…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Curriculum Development
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Special Education Branch. – 1996
Part of a seven-book series called "Programming for Students with Special Needs," this book offers all teachers information to enhance their understanding of learning disabilities and provides practical strategies to assist in teaching students with special needs. Section 1 discusses the definition of learning disabilities, labeling, and…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Check Lists, Cognitive Processes, Definitions
Kaaks, Adriaan – 1988
Between the years of 1978 and 1987, the Dutch National Institute for Curriculum Development (SLO) developed a core curriculum of objectives and content for a new social and political education curriculum. These new programs were to take effect in the secondary modern schools and lower vocational schools for students age 14-16. The empowering…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Study Centers
Staten, Teressa V.; And Others – 1988
This document presents a 10-step action plan to guide educators through a review process designed to aid them in the improvement and enhancement of the social studies curriculum for grades K-12. Curriculum review and development are continuous tasks which extend over a span of several years and should be continuous processes. Step 1 involves the…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Improvement
Wojtan, Linda S., Ed.; Spence, Donald, Ed. – 1992
This collection of essays presents a rationale for incorporating teaching about Japan in the K-12 curriculum. The volume provides practical examples and guidelines about how to achieve this goal. The essays are organized into three main categories--professional development, curriculum design and enhancement, and exchange. The essays include:…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1983
Programs for California state-adopted social studies instructional materials are described to aid state school districts in matching instructional materials with curriculum goals and objectives. Information is provided in three sections. An annotated index gives pertinent information about each program, including title, year of copyright, and…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, History, Instructional Materials
Lantieri, Linda – 1995
The Resolving Conflict Creatively Program (RCCP) began in New York City by Linda Lantieri who is now the national director. This program is for teachers, students, administrators, and parents who seek to make schools and society more peaceful through creative means. RCCP was developed because of the increasing statistics of violent acts that take…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Gentile, Nancy – 1994
This directory describes curriculum materials that were created between 1974 and 1980 under Title IX of the federal government's Ethnic Heritage Studies Act. The federal act funded development of curriculum materials that introduced and supported ethnic studies in public school and college curricula. Projects were developed throughout the country…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Studies, Higher Education
BCATA Journal for Art Teachers, 1991
These articles focus on art as a component of interdisciplinary integration. (1) "Integrated Curriculum and the Visual Arts" (Anna Kindler) considers various aspects of integration and implications for art education. (2) "Integration: The New Literacy" (Tim Varro) illustrates how the use of technology can facilitate…
Descriptors: Art Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Fine Arts, Foreign Countries