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Schickedanz, Judith A.; Marchant, Catherine – Harvard Education Press, 2018
"Inside PreK Classrooms" provides school leaders with much-needed guidance and knowledge to ensure quality instruction for their youngest students. Based on their extensive experience working with children and educators, the authors bring readers inside real classrooms, where teachers are grappling with the "big ideas" that lie…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Educational Quality, Instructional Effectiveness, Preschool Children
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
Northwest Evaluation Association, 2016
Teachers know they need to focus on practices that can make the biggest difference to their students--but which practices have a track record of improving learning and growth? Read the second article in our five-part series to discover specific classroom formative assessment practices proven to take students from zoned out to tuned in. You'll…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Program Implementation
El-Koumy, Abdel Salam A. – Online Submission, 2016
The idea of this book arose out of an awareness that students with language learning disabilities are completely ignored in the Egyptian school system and there are no special programs that cater to these students. They are placed in normal schools that are not prepared to deal with their unique difficulties. This book, therefore, is an attempt to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Learning Disabilities
Tefera, Adai; Frankenberg, Erica; Siegel-Hawley, Genevieve; Chirichigno, Gina – Civil Rights Project / Proyecto Derechos Civiles, 2011
This manual was written to help guide education stakeholders--including parents, students, school board members, community activists, administrators, policymakers and attorneys--in their efforts to promote racial diversity and avoid racial isolation in suburban school systems. Critical information on the current legal, political and policy issues…
Descriptors: Suburban Schools, School Districts, School Desegregation, Student Diversity
Fazio, Lisa; Siegler, Robert – UNESCO International Bureau of Education, 2011
Students around the world have difficulties in learning about fractions. In many countries, the average student never gains a conceptual knowledge of fractions. This research guide provides suggestions for teachers and administrators looking to improve fraction instruction in their classrooms or schools. The recommendations are based on a…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Learning Activities, Teaching Methods, Numbers
Alberta Education, 2010
The aim of this document is to give teachers and administrators the contextual and pedagogical tools for the late immersion program. It acts as a guide for beginning and experienced teachers who need to update their knowledge regarding this program and its details. For many working in this area, it also confirms their daily practices as well as…
Descriptors: Immersion Programs, French, Second Language Instruction, Adolescents
Daniels, Harvey; Bizar, Marilyn – Stenhouse Publishers, 2004
Everyone talks about "best practice" teaching--what does it actually look like in the classroom? How do working teachers translate complex curriculum standards into simple, workable classroom structures that embody exemplary instruction--and still let kids find joy in learning? In this book, the authors present seven basic teaching structures that…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Reading Skills, Thinking Skills, Small Group Instruction
National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA. – 2001
This document presents a collection of strand maps that show how students' understanding of the ideas and skills that lead to literacy in science, mathematics, and technology might grow over time. The guide discusses strand maps in general and prose directly related to each individual map. The maps are built from benchmarks that were derived from…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Benchmarking, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Carpenter, Thomas P.; Levi, Linda; Farnsworth, Valerie – In Brief, 2000
"In Brief" focuses on K-12 mathematics and science research and implications for policymakers, educators, and researchers seeking to improve student learning and achievement This brief highlights the learning gains of 240 elementary students involved in a long-term study in Madison, Wisconsin and their remarkable ability to reason with arithmetic…
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Algebra, Arithmetic, Educational Change
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
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
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Goetz, Carla M.; And Others – American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 1992
This study evaluated a teaching method used to sensitize undergraduate pharmacy students to ethical concepts. The use of case scenarios resulted in improved ability to identify ethical issues but no increase in ability to generate alternatives and justify recommendations. An appendix presents guidelines for rating student responses to ethical…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Clinical Experience, Course Evaluation, Ethical Instruction
Logan, Terry J. – Journal of Agronomic Education (JAE), 1989
This article details some of the changes that have occurred in U.S. land-grant universities and colleges of agriculture, and the resulting issues and challenges facing faculty. Strategies for addressing these challenges are proposed. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agronomy, College Faculty, College Science
Levine, S. J.; And Others – Journal of Agronomic Education (JAE), 1989
Compared are the estimates of students and professional field soil scientists. Results indicate that with three weeks of practice and the availability of good reference samples, students can attain a level of proficiency comparable to professional soil scientists. Suggestions for grading evaluations are provided. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agronomy, College Science, Evaluation Methods
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