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Council of Chief State School Officers, 2018
The purpose of this primer is to encourage K-12 educators to use consistent and clear prompts structured around the crosscutting concepts to provide a common scientific language that students and teachers use as they engage in the formative assessment process. "A Framework for K-12 Science Education" ("Framework"), (NRC, 2012)…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Formative Evaluation, Science Education, Teaching Methods
Kunemund, Rachel; Majeika, Caitlyn; De La Cruz, Veronica Mellado; Wilkinson, Sarah – Office of Special Education Programs, US Department of Education, 2016
The National Center for Leadership in Intensive Intervention (NCLII), a consortium funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), prepares special education leaders to become experts in research on intensive intervention for students with disabilities who have persistent and severe academic (e.g., reading and math) and behavioral…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Behavior Modification, Response to Intervention, Positive Behavior Supports
Fiehn, Julia – Learning and Skills Network (NJ1), 2007
Citizenship education is an important part of the development of young people. By enabling them to learn about their rights and responsibilities, to understand how society works, and develop knowledge and understanding of social and political issues, citizenship prepares them for dealing with the challenges they face in life. Through citizenship…
Descriptors: High School Students, Foreign Countries, Values Education, Citizenship Education
Peace Corps, 2004
This manual is intended to provide both practical skills for engaging in nonformal education (NFE) and some underlying theory to help you define and develop your own approach to NFE. Based on two previously published Peace Corps resources, "Nonformal Education Manual" (ICE No. M0042) and "Nonformal Education Training Module" (ICE No. T0064), this…
Descriptors: Nonformal Education, Evaluation, Learning Activities, Educational Environment
Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. – 2000
As part of efforts to improve school readiness by enhancing the quality of early childhood education, the state of Maryland developed standards for the use of staff in center-based child care and Head Start programs to mirror the standards in place for public school prekindergarten programs as well as a state accreditation process for center-based…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Child Care, Child Care Centers, Child Caregivers
Robinson, Richard D. – 1980
This publication is designed to present information to the faculty of the University of Missouri on an updated Educational Teleconference System (ETS) which operates from that campus and to encourage them to use that system in future teaching activities. Introductory materials provide a brief overview of the history of educational uses of the…
Descriptors: Audio Equipment, Distance Education, Guidelines, Higher Education
Mountain Empire Community Coll., Big Stone Gap, VA. – 1985
Information is provided on various aspects of the faculty evaluation and development system at Mountain Empire Community College (MECC). The compilation includes: (1) a statement of the purposes of the faculty evaluation and development system; (2) evaluation procedures; (3) definitions of key terms; (4) an explanation of the Index of Success…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods
Wilt, Gaie Isett – 1994
A project was conducted to design an alternative assessment tool for use with adult learners traditionally identified as reading below fifth-grade level. This assessment allows for the creation of a goal-oriented Individual Education Plan that is personalized to the learner's needs and educational goals. The approach, analogous to the art…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Alternative Assessment, Data Collection
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)
National Assessment of Educational Progress, Princeton, NJ. – 1988
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reports on the status and progress of educational achievement in the United States. Based on its surveys, "The Nation's Report Card" provides comprehensive information about what students in the United States can do in various subject areas. The framework for the 1990 mathematics…
Descriptors: Algebra, Data Analysis, Educational Assessment, Elementary School Mathematics
National Assessment of Educational Progress, Princeton, NJ. – 1989
This booklet describes the assessment objectives of the sixth national assessment of science by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Chapters included are: (1) "Introduction" (describing the development process for the objectives and the purpose and elements of school science); (2) "The Assessment Framework"…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation, Evaluation Criteria
Kansas State Board of Education, Topeka. – 1992
Consistent with educational reform efforts, the Quality Performance Assessment (QPA) Process Module was designed to disseminate information about the QPA Process, and to be a training vehicle so that members of the Kansas State Board of Education Outcomes Education Team and the Kansas education community might have the knowledge base necessary to…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development
Washington School District, Phoenix, AZ. – 1986
In an effort to improve the science education program in the Washington School District (Phoenix, Arizona) the school system focused its efforts in the 1983-84 school year on the development of an activity oriented laboratory science program for grades 4-6. This document describes the plan for implementing that program. The implementation…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Board of Education Policy, Elementary School Science, Experiential Learning
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Carman, Priscilla S. – 1995
These two documents are products of a project to improve the capability of the Pennsylvania Regional Staff Development Centers to provide current, research-based workplace literacy training and technical assistance to adult basic and literacy education programs. The final report describes these project activities: development of training materials…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Educators, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills