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Online Submission, 2006
The goal of this K-12 science safety resource is to bring together information needed by administrators, planners, teachers and support staff to help them make sound decisions regarding science safety. The document identifies areas for decision making and action at a variety of levels. It supports planning and action by providing information on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Facility Guidelines, Elementary Secondary Education, Safety Equipment
Hughes, Georgia K.; Copley, Lisa D.; Howley, Caitlin W.; Meehan, Merrill L. – Appalachia Educational Laboratory at Edvantia (NJ1), 2005
Building capacity within schools and districts for continuous improvement is a goal of educators at all levels across the United States of America. An important first step in capacity building is identifying schools' current strengths and weaknesses. Schools can then begin building upon existing strengths to implement improvement initiatives.…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, School Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Improvement
Callard-Szulgit, Rosemary; Szulgit, Greg Karl – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2005
This book is a reference and guide for teachers and parents who may not be aware of the resources available to help their students succeed. This book examines the many aspects of gifted thinking in relation to math and science and features competitions and curricula that can be easily adapted to students lifestyles outside of the classroom.…
Descriptors: Science Activities, Mathematics Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Academically Gifted
Dorn, Charles M.; Sabol, Robert; Madeja, Stanley S.; Sabol, F. Robert – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2004
"Assessing Expressive Learning" is the only book in the art education field to date to propose and support a research-supported teacher-directed authentic assessment model for evaluating K-12 studio art, and to offer practical information on how to implement the model. This practical text for developing visual arts assessment for grades…
Descriptors: Studio Art, Creativity, Evaluation Methods, Measurement Techniques
Council of State Social Studies Specialists. – 1986
A state by state profile of requirements and course offerings compiled by the Council of State Social Studies Specialists and the Social Science Education Consortium, listing curriculum changes and requirements for teachers and students, shows that there are very different practices and situations among the 50 states and the District and Columbia,…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Diagnostic Teaching, Educational Practices, Educational Trends
Newark City School District, OH. – 1994
Chapter 1 In-Class programs are designed to improve the curriculum and instruction for Chapter 1 students, increase coordination and student time on task, enhance student self-esteem, and increase the student's academic achievement and test scores. This report describes a Chapter 1 In-Class Service model used within the Newark (Ohio) school…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Cooperative Planning, Disadvantaged Youth
Lam, Kwan-Yau – 1993
The purpose of this paper is to introduce to school teachers and students resources on the Internet, and to provide updated information on selected resources. Following background information on the development of the Internet, its educational potentials are discussed, including resources for preparation of teaching materials, access for children…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Uses in Education, Electronic Journals, Electronic Publishing
Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. – 1990
This manual explains the requirements and procedures for recertification of all certified educational personnel in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The need for alternative routes for recertification of experienced educators precipitated the development of an individualized recertification plan based on a point system. The point system for…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Guides, Inservice Teacher Education
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National School Boards Association, Alexandria, VA. – 1993
This publication, resulting from a survey of more than 2,000 school districts, focuses on school violence and ways to prevent it. Section 1 discusses both the problem of school violence and also the critical role that school boards must play in keeping schools safe. This section also includes information about how school boards can develop…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Influence, Parenting Skills