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Collins, H. Thomas; Czarra, Frederick R.; Smith, Andrew F. – Issues in Global Education, 1996
This special issue attempts to provide a summary of what scholars and educators have recommended that U.S. K-12 students study in the international dimension of education. These guidelines are not "standards" as the term is currently used by academic disciplines, but they can be used to validate local curriculum decisions and to assure that the…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Global Education, International Education
Noteworthy, 1985
This issue contains several articles synthesizing research on effective schools conducted by the Mid-continent Regional Educational Laboratory (McREL). Six "folios," or handouts, intended for dissemination to teachers, review the research and make specific suggestions for teachers on: (1) beginning the school year; (2) time management; (3)…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Discipline, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Fleming, Margaret, Ed. – Arizona English Bulletin, 1984
Noting that in order to introduce and maintain writing across the curriculum programs in the schools English teachers must unite with colleagues to stress learning of all kinds, and that recommendations for the use of writing in content areas do not frighten away students who are apprehensive about writing, the articles in this focused journal…
Descriptors: Content Area Writing, Cooperation, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Annual Review of Environmental Education, 1987
This document is the first issue of an annual journal produced by the Council of Environmental Education. It was designed to monitor the health of environmental education, help build coherence, identify gaps and issues, provide an evaluative review of the field, and present developments and practices in the field. Contained in this volume are…
Descriptors: College Science, Conservation (Environment), Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
McLeod, Alan M., Ed. – Virginia English Bulletin, 1984
Articles in this journal issue focus primarily on evaluation in the language arts and oral communication. Following an introduction to the two themes, the articles discuss the following: (1) pop quizzes in literature, (2) holistic scoring, (3) self-evaluation strategies in prewriting and rewriting, (4) what not to do in student/teacher…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Communication, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation
NAEP Facts, 1997
This document analyzes responses to questions included in a national assessment of knowledge of U.S. history and geography in an attempt to determine the relationship between study habits and academic performance. The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 1994 asked 4th-, 8th-, and 12th-grade students specific questions regarding…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography
Haycock, Kati – Thinking K-16, 1998
This issue focuses on what recent research from Tennessee, Texas, Massachusetts, and Alabama says about the most significant factor that impacts student achievement: the teacher. After presenting teacher effectiveness data from the four states, it discusses what makes an effective teacher, focusing on the need for strong verbal and math skills,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Accountability, Elementary Secondary Education
Kaupp, P. Ann, Ed. – AnthroNotes, 1999
This publication for educators offers in-depth articles on anthropological research, teaching activities, reviews of new resources, and summer fieldwork opportunities. The document aims to disseminate recent research in anthropology; to help those teaching anthropology utilize new materials, approaches, and community resources, as well as…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Community Study, Elementary Secondary Education, Field Studies
Vanneman, Alan – NAEP Facts, 1996
This document summarizes the results of a national survey that tested 4th, 8th, and 12th graders' ability to analyze geographic data in a variety of formats; explain complex geographic phenomena and processes; and show knowledge of relationships between human and geographic events. The survey tested three content dimensions: space and place,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Formative Evaluation
Bjerstedt, Ake – Didakometry and Sociometry, 1988
In the news media and elsewhere, children and young adults are being confronted with dramatic details about a possible nuclear war and its horrendous consequences, resulting in feelings of unease and anxiety. The Malmo School of Education (Sweden) has launched a number of studies concerning educational and psychological research in the peace…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Educational Objectives, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Longstreet, Wilma S., Ed. – Louisiana Social Studies Journal, 1988
This issue contains an introduction ("The Promise and Perplexity of Globalism," by W. Longstreet) and seven articles dedicated to exploring the meaning of global education for today's schools. "Global Education: An Overview" (J. Becker) develops possible definitions, identifies objectives and skills, and addresses questions and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development
Rawers, Lois J. – OSSC Bulletin, 1983
The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching were awarded for the first time in October 1983. This bulletin spotlights the two Oregon mathematics teachers who were nominated by the state for the national award. Sue McGraw and Fred Board are master teachers with unique, individual, and exceptional classroom teaching…
Descriptors: Awards, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation, Master Teachers
English Teachers' Journal (Israel), 1984
This journal includes current information for English teachers (new publications, resource materials, textbooks, tests, and trends) and these articles: "Reliability in the Oral Bagrut Test" (Raphael Gefen); "A Methodological Approach to 'Rewrite Sentence' Drills" (Eliyahu Galore); "Translation as a Bagrut Subject"…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language)
Akalin, Oguz, Ed. – Bildung und Wissenschaft, 1985
By policy of the Federal Republic of Germany, compulsory school attendance applies to exceptional children as well as to children in regular classroom environments. This policy also allows for children with disabilities, whenever possible, to have joint instruction in regular classrooms. Part 1 of this report summarizes the current special school…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Arts Education. – 1988
This volume focuses on four North Carolina school systems that have developed strategies for improving teaching and learning environments in arts education. Article 1 discusses the challenge of providing adequate levels of visual arts instruction for exceptional children in Dare County and describes a specific art project for handicapped students…
Descriptors: Art Education, Community Support, Disabilities, Elementary School Curriculum
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