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Washington State Department of Early Learning, 2012
The Department of Early Learning (DEL), in partnership with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and Thrive Washington, has published the Early Learning and Development Guidelines (guidelines) for children from birth through third grade. The guidelines replace the Early Learning and Development Benchmarks, which were first…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Primary Education, Early Intervention, State Standards
Goldman, Elizabeth; Adler, Ralph C. – National Institute for Literacy, 2006
Parents are the child's first and most important teacher. This booklet begins with a story about the parent of a first grade reader. The parent in the story models methods which a real life parent could employ to help a child learn to read such as finding words that begin with the first letter of a child's name, or taking turns with the child…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Reading Instruction, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Vocabulary Development
Washington State Board for Community Coll. Education, Olympia. – 1983
Designed for prospective students at Washington community colleges, this guide provides information about the state's 27 community colleges, their programs, costs, instructors, locations, and admissions procedures. The guide begins by offering general information related to the characteristics of community colleges, two-year college students,…
Descriptors: College Attendance, College Bound Students, Community Colleges, Institutional Characteristics
Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia. Office for Equity Education. – 1985
This paper, which consists of two parts, suggests criteria for the consideration of Washington State school superintendents engaged in creating racially integrated schools. Part I identifies components of an integrated school district, focusing on: access to schools, classes, and programs; staffing; facilities; curriculum; parental involvement;…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Compliance (Legal), Desegregation Methods, Elementary Secondary Education
Howard, Alan; And Others – 1978
A description of current activities in instructional computing in Washington State community colleges is presented, along with curriculum content guidelines and planning procedures to assist colleges which plan to initiate or upgrade their activities in instructional computing. The document provides an overview of computing activities in the…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction
Johnson, Harry W., II – Phi Delta Kappan, 1984
This description of a model program developed in Washington State for improving teachers' classroom effectiveness includes an outline of the program's 15-step process and its three key concepts--involvement, ownership, and commitment--followed by discussions of resource people and the program's two-day problem-solving retreat. (JBM)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Classroom Communication, Demonstration Programs, Elementary Secondary Education