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Wilkens, Christian P.; Kuntzler, Patrice M.; Cardenas, Shaun; O'Malley, Eileen; Phillips, Carolyn; Singer, Jacqueline; Stoeger, Alex; Kindler, Keith – Journal of the International Association of Special Education, 2014
One challenge teachers of students with orthopedic and multiple disabilities face is providing sufficient time and opportunity to communicate. This challenge is universal across countries, schools, and settings: teachers want students to communicate because communication lies at the core of what makes us human. Yet students with orthopedic and…
Descriptors: Physical Disabilities, Multiple Disabilities, Communication Problems, Interpersonal Communication
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
New York State Education Department, 2011
Education Law Section 3012-c requires a new performance evaluation system for classroom teachers ("teachers") and building principals ("principals"). New York State will implement a statewide comprehensive evaluation system for school districts and boards of cooperative educational services (BOCES). The evaluation system is…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Administrator Evaluation, Principals, Teacher Effectiveness
Coalition of Essential Schools, 2005
CES EssentialVisions is releasing three DVDs over the course of fall 2005, 2006, and 2007. Each DVD will capture how the Common Principles have been implemented, illustrating how students engage in their own education and how teachers develop as professionals. Focused segments provide unique perspectives on the benefits and challenges of each…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Urban Schools, Suburban Schools, Interpersonal Communication
Vella, Jane – 2002
This book, based on the work of a teacher and community development expert with many years of teaching adult education in numerous developing countries all over the world, provides a process for teaching and learning with adults. The book is illustrated with stories from the author's experience and examples that show how to begin, set up, carry…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy
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
Mojkowski, Charles – 1983
First in a series designed to provide teachers and administrators with a reference tool for identifying, evaluating, and selecting software for use in computer-based teaching and learning, this guide describes those resources available through the New York State Education Department and regional services throughout New York. The activities and…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Computers, Courseware
Hirschen, Bill – 1987
This publication of the New York State Education Department addresses three applications of video in New York schools. Chapter 1 discusses public, cable, and commercial television broadcast resources, resources in the form of videotape libraries and collections, and resource utilization. The second chapter focuses on the process and product of…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Film Libraries
New York State Education Dept., Albany. – 1985
Compiled to illustrate that teachers in New York state--in all curricular areas and at all grade levels--are working to improve students' ability to think logically and creatively, this document outlines programs on thinking skills across the curriculum, from kindergarten through grade 12. The document begins with a chart listing program titles,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Convergent Thinking
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New York State Council for the Social Studies. – 1989
The use of historical records and documents can help students to connect more meaningfully to the past, and lead them to an increased understanding of and participation in their communities. The Regents of New York State have included the use of historical records and documents in their recommendations for the improvement of elementary and…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Curriculum Development, Educational Innovation, Educational Objectives