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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
ExpandED Schools, 2014
This guidebook was prepared by TASC (The After-School Corporation) and their Frontiers in Urban Science Education (FUSE) programs. FUSE is TASC's initiative to help more out-of-school-time programs and expanded learning time schools offer kids engaging, exciting and inspiring activities that promote science inquiry. The guidebook offers a a…
Descriptors: STEM Education, After School Programs, Inquiry, Science Activities
Aspen Institute, 2014
To assist system administrators as they pursue their own teacher leadership initiatives, this profile from Leading Educators and the Aspen Institute details the steps Denver Public Schools (DPS) took to design and implement its Differentiated Roles pilot. Specifically, it examines the initiative's opportunities and challenges within the context of…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Teacher Leadership, Program Development, Program Descriptions
Besnoy, Kevin – Gifted Child Today, 2005
An appropriate education is one that identifies students' educational needs and then provides a curriculum that addresses those needs (Benbow & Stanley, 1996). All students, even those identified as gifted, deserve a personalized education. However, many educators outside gifted education believe that "giftedness" is a fancy label and that gifted…
Descriptors: Public Relations, Academically Gifted, Advocacy, Educational Finance
Orlando, Richard; Gramly, Mary Ellen; Hoke, Janet – 1997
This report examines the current status of tutorial programs for deaf and hard of hearing students at the postsecondary level and offers guidelines for administrators, faculty, and staff. Sections of the report discuss the following aspects of tutoring these students: (1) tutoring as an academic support service; (2) what tutoring provides; (3)…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Deafness, Educational Legislation, Hearing Impairments
Grant, Jim; And Others – 1996
A multiyear, multiage experience, combined with what is known about collaborative learning, learning styles, and multiple intelligences, grouping practices, and the success of inclusion in such a setting, promises to give all children a real opportunity for success in the classroom. Many schools have implemented multiage programs successfully, but…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Education
Gillespie, Marilyn K. – 1996
The study looks at the role of immigrants in the workforce, status of English language learning in vocational and workforce education, and ways the system can enhance opportunity and productivity for limited-English-proficient adults. It begins by examining characteristics of the current immigrant workforce and future labor requirements. The…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adult Education, Curriculum Design, English (Second Language)
Kemler, William – 1990
When designing a program to improve the critical thinking skills of students, it is important to identify the specific learning outcomes for which to strive. In addition, the instructor must determine why students are not currently exhibiting the kind of critical thinking skills desired in order to develop the appropriate techniques and methods to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Critical Thinking, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement
Huhra, Lourdene, Ed.; Fifield, Mary L., Ed. – 1991
Designed to provide two-year college educators with guidelines and suggestions for program planning, design, delivery, and evaluation in the area of training for international trade, this book contains narratives on program development and sample materials that can be used as models. Chapter 1 describes the formation of partnerships to provide…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Economic Development, Exports
Parks, Beverly; Summers, Gerry – 1984
Intended to assist staff members at vocational-technical schools in developing an internship program, this guide includes explanations of the Internship Project at Petit Jean Vocational Technical School (Arkansas) and sample forms. Prefaced materials include a time line for implementation of internship, and diagrams of an integrated…
Descriptors: Cooperative Education, Instructor Coordinators, Internship Programs, Postsecondary Education
Strueber, June E. – 1983
This presentation suggests methods for selecting teachers and students for high school advanced placement courses, presenting the course material, and preparing students for examinations. It also discusses some materials that can be used in an advanced placement English course and considers some problems of curriculum revision that can arise when…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, High Schools, Program Development, Program Implementation
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
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
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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
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