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Zeidner, Moshe – High Ability Studies, 2017
This paper presents a number of general principles and guidelines for the development of an emotional intelligence training program designed to foster emotional abilities in gifted students. The presented guidelines underscore the need for EI theory-driven program planning geared to the needs of gifted students; integrating activities into routine…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Academically Gifted, Program Development, Training
Jensen, Ben; Sonnemann, Julie; Roberts-Hull, Katie; Hunter, Amélie – National Center on Education and the Economy, 2016
This report illustrates how four high-performing systems--British Columbia (Canada), Hong Kong, Shanghai (China) and Singapore--developed their teacher professional learning. The report and accompanying materials are designed as a resource for teachers, school leaders and policymakers wanting to improve teacher professional learning in their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Teacher Education, Program Development
ExpandED Schools, 2014
This guidebook was prepared by TASC (The After-School Corporation) and their Frontiers in Urban Science Education (FUSE) programs. FUSE is TASC's initiative to help more out-of-school-time programs and expanded learning time schools offer kids engaging, exciting and inspiring activities that promote science inquiry. The guidebook offers a a…
Descriptors: STEM Education, After School Programs, Inquiry, Science Activities
Aspen Institute, 2014
To assist system administrators as they pursue their own teacher leadership initiatives, this profile from Leading Educators and the Aspen Institute details the steps Denver Public Schools (DPS) took to design and implement its Differentiated Roles pilot. Specifically, it examines the initiative's opportunities and challenges within the context of…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Teacher Leadership, Program Development, Program Descriptions
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Kekahio, Wendy; Lawton, Brian; Cicchinelli, Louis; Brandon, Paul R. – Regional Educational Laboratory Pacific, 2014
A logic model is a visual representation of the assumptions and theory of action that underlie the structure of an education program. A program can be a strategy for instruction in a classroom, a training session for a group of teachers, a grade-level curriculum, a building-level intervention, or a district-or statewide initiative. This guide, an…
Descriptors: Models, Logical Thinking, Program Development, Program Effectiveness
Lines, Cathy; Miller, Gloria; Arthur-Stanley, Amanda – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2010
Ongoing, strategic family-school partnering (FSP) is an essential component of every educational community. FSP is a multi-dimensional process in which schools, families, and communities engage in shared actions to ensure a child's academic, social, and emotional success. With this text, the authors intend to offer a practical guide that…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Systems Approach, Mental Health Programs, Partnerships in Education
Besnoy, Kevin – Gifted Child Today, 2005
An appropriate education is one that identifies students' educational needs and then provides a curriculum that addresses those needs (Benbow & Stanley, 1996). All students, even those identified as gifted, deserve a personalized education. However, many educators outside gifted education believe that "giftedness" is a fancy label and that gifted…
Descriptors: Public Relations, Academically Gifted, Advocacy, Educational Finance
Robertson, Elizabeth B.; David, Susan L.; Rao, Suman A. – National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), 2003
This "In Brief" edition provides highlights from the "Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide for Parents, Educators, and Community Leaders, Second Edition." It presents the updated prevention principles, an overview of program planning, and critical first steps for those learning about prevention. Thus, this…
Descriptors: Community Leaders, Parents, Teachers, Prevention
Felder, Richard M.; Brent, Rebecca – 2002
Since Engineering Criteria 2000 (EC 2000) was first introduced as the standard for American engineering education programs, most discussion in the literature has focused on how to assess Outcomes 3a-3k (specific outcomes or abilities engineering students must acquire as defined by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology) and…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Cooperative Learning, Engineering Education, Evaluation
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Lock, Robin H.; Carlson, Dawn M. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2000
This article describes how a group of elementary teachers set out to master their instructional software to turn the collection into an effective aid for enabling the success of students with and without disabilities. It discusses planning for systematic intervention and positive outcomes through the use of computer programs. (Contains…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Disabilities
Orlando, Richard; Gramly, Mary Ellen; Hoke, Janet – 1997
This report examines the current status of tutorial programs for deaf and hard of hearing students at the postsecondary level and offers guidelines for administrators, faculty, and staff. Sections of the report discuss the following aspects of tutoring these students: (1) tutoring as an academic support service; (2) what tutoring provides; (3)…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Deafness, Educational Legislation, Hearing Impairments
Tyler Junior Coll., TX. – 1995
A project conducted at Tyler Junior College (Texas) developed a video and a handbook to train tutors and assist instructors to: employ learning strategies developed specifically for occupational students with learning disabilities and/or attention deficit disorder (ADD); build affective skills on their advisory tutors/students; and strengthen the…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Attention Deficit Disorders, Cognitive Processes, College Programs
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
Gillespie, Marilyn K. – 1996
The study looks at the role of immigrants in the workforce, status of English language learning in vocational and workforce education, and ways the system can enhance opportunity and productivity for limited-English-proficient adults. It begins by examining characteristics of the current immigrant workforce and future labor requirements. The…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adult Education, Curriculum Design, English (Second Language)
Kemler, William – 1990
When designing a program to improve the critical thinking skills of students, it is important to identify the specific learning outcomes for which to strive. In addition, the instructor must determine why students are not currently exhibiting the kind of critical thinking skills desired in order to develop the appropriate techniques and methods to…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Critical Thinking, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement
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