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Day, Barbara; Drake, Kay N. – Educational Leadership, 1986
Supports B. Plowden and David Elkind's rationale for developmental early childhood education that considers children's unique learning modes. Describes four program elements: opportunities for developmental tasks, teachers' knowledge of children's development, concrete learning experiences, and appropriate setting. Discusses curriculum…
Descriptors: Child Development, Class Organization, Curriculum Development, Developmental Psychology
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Fortenberry, Robert N.; And Others – Catalyst for Change, 1986
Applies R. Edmonds' five factors for elementary school improvement to a goal-setting process at Callaway High School in Jackson, Mississippi. The goals and objectives involve instructional leadership and focus, a safe and orderly school environment, high expectations for students, and program evaluation. Outlines the decision-making process and…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Educational Environment, Educational Objectives, Expectation
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Bamberger, Richard – Catalyst for Change, 1986
The Greater Capital District Region Principals' Center (New York) allows principals to meet in a collegial setting to share skills and practices and renew administrative energies. The program also helps principals manage stress, improve management skills, and discuss important concepts like instructional leadership and making teaching a true…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Leadership, Management Development
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Donnan, Caroline S. – Educational Leadership, 1986
Describes a program, developed in a small Vermont elementary school, that centered on world hunger and global awareness by involving students in helping stop food waste during lunch. Community members and businesses pledged money as an incentive for stopping waste, and the money raised went to UNICEF. (MD)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Elementary Education, Food, Global Approach
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Essig, Don M. – Educational Leadership, 1985
In Eugene, Oregon, severely disabled students are successfully integrated into a regular high school program. The school provides support for and acceptance of the disabled students from staff, other students, and the community. (MD)
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Parent School Relationship, School Community Relationship, Secondary Education
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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
Manitoba Dept. of Education, Winnipeg. – 1983
This document supplements the Manitoba Department of Education Physical Education Curriculum Guide (1981). It provides an outline of the philosophy and purpose of interscholastic athletic programs. Guidelines are provided for the organization of interscholastic sports programs and their implementation. Topics covered include: (1) the purpose of…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Athletics, Extramural Athletics, Foreign Countries
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1984
California state-adopted commercial art and music instructional materials are described to aid state school districts in matching instructional materials with curriculum goals and objectives. Information is provided in three sections. An annotated index gives pertinent information about each program, including title, year of copyright, and grade…
Descriptors: Art Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Music Education
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Halvorson, Peter; And Others – Academe, 1985
The benefits of an institution's planning ahead for possible financial exigencies are examined and the procedures on several campuses are outlined in the context of the American Association of University Professors' guidelines on faculty involvement in policy formation. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, College Faculty, College Planning, Faculty College Relationship
MacDowell, Marsha, Ed. – 1987
This compendium of resources is designed for use by teachers, art educators, museum staff, youth leaders, program planners, and folklorists. Organized in the following way, chapter 1, "Folk Arts in Education," provides an overview of the development of folk-arts-in-education programs; chapter 2, "Reports from the Field,"…
Descriptors: Art Education, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Guides
Lantieri, Linda – 1995
The Resolving Conflict Creatively Program (RCCP) began in New York City by Linda Lantieri who is now the national director. This program is for teachers, students, administrators, and parents who seek to make schools and society more peaceful through creative means. RCCP was developed because of the increasing statistics of violent acts that take…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Koenig, Chelene; Wolfson, Gloria – 1994
This manual provides an overview of the concepts and issues involved in the assessment of prior learning in the context of the increasing numbers of older, nontraditional students returning to higher education. Section 1 gives background information about prior learning assessment (PLA) and defines PLA as assessment by some valid and reliable…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Role, College Students, Evaluation Methods
Gentile, Nancy – 1994
This directory describes curriculum materials that were created between 1974 and 1980 under Title IX of the federal government's Ethnic Heritage Studies Act. The federal act funded development of curriculum materials that introduced and supported ethnic studies in public school and college curricula. Projects were developed throughout the country…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Studies, Higher Education
BCATA Journal for Art Teachers, 1991
These articles focus on art as a component of interdisciplinary integration. (1) "Integrated Curriculum and the Visual Arts" (Anna Kindler) considers various aspects of integration and implications for art education. (2) "Integration: The New Literacy" (Tim Varro) illustrates how the use of technology can facilitate…
Descriptors: Art Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Fine Arts, Foreign Countries
Patrick, Retta – Drexel Library Quarterly, 1985
Describes how theories of instructional involvement of school media centers were applied at 49 schools in Pulaski County Special School District, Arkansas. Practical approaches for cooperation among media specialists, teachers, and administrators in library decision making and promotion of its role to enhance student learning are discussed. (CDD)
Descriptors: Administrators, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Resources Centers
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