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Baule, Steven M. – 1997
Planning for the instructional use of technology within a modern and progressive school system is extremely complex because of the speed at which technology is advancing. The identification of strategic goals and objectives and an evolving rough map of how to achieve those goals has replaced the traditional strategic planning process. This book…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Cooperative Planning, Educational Cooperation, Educational Finance
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
Lezotte, Lawrence W., Ed.; Jacoby, Barbara C., Ed. – 1991
This monograph describes a number of successful solutions that have been used in schools involved in school improvement planning. Problem-solving strategies used by schools across the United States to address various situations are described, in which each school focused on student achievement and teaching learning for all students. The practices,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Change Strategies, Educational Improvement, Effective Schools Research
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Inservice Education. – 1988
The United States of America is a society dependent upon science and technology. This will be even more evident in the 21st century, when many jobs will exist in fields not yet developed. Decisions relating to yet unknown data will need to be made. The individual will need to be scientifically and technologically literate to be able to relate to…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Demonstration Programs, Educational Assessment, Educational Improvement
Portner, Hal – 1987
This workbook presents a process by which teachers and administrators can take responsibility for their own professional development and plan for a particular project in a systematic and thoughtful way. Users will first identify an "area of focus" (job-related project, responsibility, professional interest, or district goal) and then formulate a…
Descriptors: Administrators, Elementary Secondary Education, Independent Study, Instructional Development
Watkins, Yvonne E. – 1984
Intended for parents of gifted and talented children as well as for teachers and administrators, the handbook provides an overview of gifted education while describing one district's program model. The district's philosophy, goals and objectives, and definition of giftedness are set forth, followed by a list of learning and behavioral…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Models
McCormick, Fred C.; McCormick, Eileen R. – 1982
Prepared for rural school teachers and administrators, the guide asserts that problems associated with smallness (costs, range and quality of existing programs, and special services to special populations) can be overcome by utilizing various electronic technologies in rural schools. Following an introductory section, Section 2 discusses the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Computers, Delivery Systems, Distance Education
Lindner, Barbara – 1988
One of the best guarantees of a child's success in school is his or her parents' involvement in education. This resource guide provides information in the following areas: (1) family types; (2) expectations of parents, teachers, and administrators; (3) barriers encountered by parents and teachers; (4) home environment improvements through family…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Role, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education
Adams, James C.; And Others – 1987
This handbook gives the historical background of a 2-year project conducted in a rural Wisconsin school district, outlining the planning and actual construction of a high school satellite receiving station. It is written to aid rural school districts in purchasing, installing, and using a satellite receiving station to improve the quality of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Broadcast Reception Equipment, Communications, Communications Satellites
Fitzpatrick, Kathleen A. – 1985
The Center for Educational Policy and Management at the University of Oregon has developed a professional development term for improving teaching skills of secondary school teachers. The content of the program has been drawn from two major categories of instructional research: (1) classroom management and organizational strategies that promote and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Environment, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, IN. – 1979
This manual encourages teachers, business people, and administrators to create innovative local school/business programs by listing and describing American programs that have been proven successful. A directory describing the role of businesses in education is included. Additional comments and program descriptions are divided into three…
Descriptors: Administrative Principles, Career Exploration, Cooperative Programs, Elementary Secondary Education
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
Boland, Pat, Ed. – 1995
This booklet on gender equity challenges the old ways of thinking that limited expectations for girls and boys. Breaking the trap where gender determines what is possible means recognizing the limits of mindsets, opening eyes to new options, and encouraging young people to be all they can be. This booklet clarifies for educators and parents…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females, Higher Education
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
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