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Sewall, Gilbert T. – 1998
This guide completes a 6-year American Textbook Council project on religion in the schools. An inquiry into textbook content expanded into this exposition on religion, curriculum, and character education. The guide explores the sources of moral instruction in an era when spirituality comes in many forms, and cracks in public culture are apparent.…
Descriptors: Christianity, Cultural Education, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Smith, Bonnie; And Others – 1996
This collection of 21 booklets about the Western Illinois University (WIU) model for teacher education, centered on principles of instructional designs, targets five technologies: computer applications, telecommunications, distance learning, interactive multimedia, and instructional video. Teacher competencies are specified for instructional…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Audiovisual Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development
Penn, Alexandra; Williams, Dennis – 1996
The two-track system that divides academic education from vocational education no longer supports students' interests. This book describes a practical approach to integrating academic and vocational education, focusing on achieving a seamlessly integrated curriculum. Chapter 1 describes the rationale of a high school program--the Cocoa Academy for…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Curriculum Design, Education Work Relationship, Educational Responsibility
Hirzy, Ellen Cochran, Ed. – 1996
Aimed primarily at a museum audience, this book is also a guide for school educators who want to work in partnerships with museums. Fifteen museum school projects are described, all of which received Museum Leadership Initiatives grants in 1994. Projects involve museums focusing on heritage, arts, natural history, sciences, and industry as well as…
Descriptors: Aquariums, Cultural Centers, Curriculum Enrichment, Educational Facilities
La Pierre, Sharon D.; Diket, Read M. – 1995
This document includes two presentations on research methods appropriate to research questions involving art classroom settings. "The Nuts and Bolts of Basic Research" (Read M. Diket) outlines the classification systems of research and establishes their basis in purpose and method. Systems represented are: (1) historical research; (2)…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Federal Interagency Committee on Education, Washington, DC. – 1996
The information in this volume was compiled in order to provide a guide to the technology-in-education programs of the federal government. The goal of this book is to provide important information about technological resources that will assist teachers, administrators, students, parents and others in achieving the goal of the United States being…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government
Irwin, Judith W. – 1996
This text examines the forces that keep educators and students from feeling fully empowered, that is, gaining the power to self-actualize and to facilitate this process for others. A feminist perspective is used to consider directions for educational reform and innovation broadly under an umbrella philosophy of empowerment, suggesting a paradigm…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
Asian Cultural Centre for UNESCO, Tokyo (Japan). – 1993
It is of critical importance in the Asia/Pacific region to produce quality science books which are attractive and interesting for children and youths and which can also stimulate their interest in science and provide them with accurate scientific knowledge in an easily understandable way. This publication is a report of a training course on book…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Science Instruction
Rothstein-Fisch, Carrie; Trumbull, Elise; Greenfield, Patricia – 1999
This publication describes a model for faculty development in the area of immigrant Latino students. The Bridging Cultures Project was developed to address: how teacher professional development would affect teachers' understanding of how differing values could lead to conflict between home and school; how teachers could translate such…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Relevance, Culturally Relevant Education, Diversity (Student)
Sizemore, Judy – 1995
The Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990, which champions arts education as an integral component of a holistic curriculum and assessment process, encourages schools to make use of resources from the community, including arts and cultural organizations, artists, folklorists, and craftspeople. This broadened approach to education provides…
Descriptors: Art Education, Artists, Community Involvement, Community Resources
Department for Education, London (England). – 1993
Recent years have shown a rise in crimes committed in English schools necessitating the need to formulate security policies. This document examines the use of security lighting and provides guidance and technical advice on policy to assist those responsible for design, specification, purchase, installation, maintenance, operation, and management…
Descriptors: Crime Prevention, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Lighting
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
Miller, Rodger; Bonsness, Joan – 1987
Teachers frequently need assistance in meeting the needs of students with behavior and learning problems. Contacts with peers and other staff usually are informal and do not allow thorough analysis of the problem. The Building Support System model used in some North Dakota schools provides prompt, accessible support to teachers through peer…
Descriptors: Collegiality, Cooperative Planning, Educational Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education
New York State Education Dept., Albany. – 1991
This manual is intended to provide directors of funded programs and teachers with an awareness of a wide range of technology services, programs, and applications for improving the quality and effectiveness of instructional support services in New York State schools. The first of nine chapters contains two papers: "Technology Support for…
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Software Evaluation, Computer Software Selection, Educational Improvement
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