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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
Woodruff, Barbara A. – 1995
This report describes a project conducted for the following purposes: (1) research the new technologies that will be part of the upcoming information boom, popularly referred to as the "information superhighway"; (2) interview technical professionals in the scientific field to find out their feelings and predictions on the technology;…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Computer Literacy, Computer Networks, Computer Software
McIntyre, Sally; Goltsman, Susan M. – 1997
A playground safety checklist provides an up-to-date play area inspection system based on standards from the American Society for Testing and Materials' F 1487-95 and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's Handbook for Public Playground Safety (1994). Guidelines address "public" playground equipment installed in parks, schools,…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods, Facility Guidelines
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)
Anderson, Susan – 1999
The Class Size/Early Intervention Program in Iowa includes documentation of successful early literacy development as a component of a program to support maximum success for young children. This document is designed to support educators in identifying literacy assessment tools for kindergarten through third grade in Iowa public schools. The…
Descriptors: Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Kindergarten, Literacy
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
Sanlo, Ronni L., Ed. – 1998
This handbook is designed to guide faculty and administrators in working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) college students. It brings together the varied viewpoints of people concerned with providing appropriate services to LGBT students on college campuses. The book's 42 chapters discuss topics of special interest for faculty…
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Change, Educational Resources, Higher Education
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
Smith, Richard Alan; Sassi, Anthony – 1988
In 1985, Apple Computer, Inc., and the Houston Independent School District began a project to create a model School of the Future at the F. M. Black Middle School. As described in this guide, the project was designed to demonstrate how microcomputers and related technology can make the process of instruction more efficient and effective. The…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Instructional Innovation
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
Carrera, John Willshire – 1992
This updated version of a 1989 document of the same title represents a guide to the immigrant student's legal right of access to public schools based on the 1982 United States Supreme Court ruling in "Plyler v. Doe." Following an introduction, the first of three sections, "School Practices," addresses everyday school practices…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Child Advocacy, Civil Rights, Court Litigation
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. – 1992
Intended for curriculum designers, educational planners, teachers, and others who have responsibility in creating school programs, this book focuses on affective education, a domain of education in which feelings and attitudes come into play. The book provides guidelines for developing a practical, affective program that will gain the cooperation,…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Affective Objectives, Attitudes, Curriculum Development
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