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Leone, Peter; Fink, Carolyn; Wilson, Michael; Mulcahy, Candace – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2018
This guide is a revised and updated edition of "Making It Count." This version contains much of the information from the earlier publication but also includes strategies for using project-based learning and Web-based instructional programs to support the development of mathematics proficiency for youth in short-term juvenile correctional…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Youth, Juvenile Justice
Salinger, Terry – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2018
The law requires that juvenile justice facilities must provide education to all school-age students, and these facilities often do so despite challenges that would baffle most high school administrators and teachers. This "Adolescent Literacy Guide" provides guidance to both administrators and teachers who want to increase opportunities…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Juvenile Justice
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Zeidner, Moshe – High Ability Studies, 2017
This paper presents a number of general principles and guidelines for the development of an emotional intelligence training program designed to foster emotional abilities in gifted students. The presented guidelines underscore the need for EI theory-driven program planning geared to the needs of gifted students; integrating activities into routine…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Academically Gifted, Program Development, Training
Jensen, Ben; Sonnemann, Julie; Roberts-Hull, Katie; Hunter, Amélie – National Center on Education and the Economy, 2016
This report illustrates how four high-performing systems--British Columbia (Canada), Hong Kong, Shanghai (China) and Singapore--developed their teacher professional learning. The report and accompanying materials are designed as a resource for teachers, school leaders and policymakers wanting to improve teacher professional learning in their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Teacher Education, Program Development
Aspen Institute, 2014
In this paper, Leading Educators and the Aspen Institute propose a roadmap to empower teachers to lead from the front of the classroom. This paper outlines key phases that system administrators will need to consider as they build teacher leadership systems that address their highest priorities. For each phase, the Aspen Institute offers a…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Teacher Empowerment, Program Implementation, State Standards
Alberta Education, 2013
The education of students is fundamental to shaping a preferred provincial, national and global future. It is also essential in maintaining Alberta's standard of living and ensuring its global competitiveness. The education system must simultaneously prepare the citizens of tomorrow while equipping the students with the knowledge and skills they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Planning, Educational Legislation, Parents
Salinger, Terry – National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk, 2010
Like educators around the country, staff in juvenile justice facilities recognize the serious academic challenges that many of their students face because of low levels of literacy achievement. This "Adolescent Literacy Guide" provides guidance to administrators and teachers who want to increase opportunities for students in juvenile…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Juvenile Justice
Robb, Laura – 2000
An effective teacher must continue to learn, problem-solve, and respond to the evolving needs of his or her students. Ideally a culture of inquiry, reflection, and self-evaluation should develop. Voluntary inquiry-based reflection identifies problems and issues within a school and allows teachers and administrators to develop professional study…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Inquiry, Reflective Teaching
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
Mountain Empire Community Coll., Big Stone Gap, VA. – 1985
Information is provided on various aspects of the faculty evaluation and development system at Mountain Empire Community College (MECC). The compilation includes: (1) a statement of the purposes of the faculty evaluation and development system; (2) evaluation procedures; (3) definitions of key terms; (4) an explanation of the Index of Success…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods
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Von Frank, James – College Teaching, 1985
One institution's experience in developing and implementing a freshman program is translated into suggestions for others, addressing such issues as faculty involvement, openness of discussion, program objectives, costs, faculty development, experimentation, and mistakes. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Freshmen, College Instruction, Costs
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)
Kansas State Board of Education, Topeka. – 1992
Consistent with educational reform efforts, the Quality Performance Assessment (QPA) Process Module was designed to disseminate information about the QPA Process, and to be a training vehicle so that members of the Kansas State Board of Education Outcomes Education Team and the Kansas education community might have the knowledge base necessary to…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development
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Bowen, Zeddie – New Directions for Higher Education, 1985
The experiences of the University of Richmond and others institutions indicate that incentives, direct and tangible or indirect and intangible, reflecting the realities of academic life enhance opportunities for initiative and collegiality. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Development, Faculty Workload, Higher Education