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Alberta Education, 2009
This guide to implementation is intended to support the Japanese Language and Culture 10-3Y, 20-3Y, 30-3Y Program of Studies. It was developed primarily for teachers, yet it includes information that may be useful for administrators and other stakeholders in their efforts to plan for and implement the new Japanese program of studies. Familiarity…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Program Guides, Program Effectiveness, Program Content
Laboucan, Billy Joe, Ed.; Dion, Susan, Ed.; Sawers, Neil, Ed.; Scott, J. Marilyn. Ed. – Alberta Education, 2009
This guide will provide the reader with the tools needed to plan a successful Cree language experience in the classroom. As a teacher, you will choose appropriate activities with your students from the Sample Teaching and Learning Activities. The activities and assessment strategies are samples you can add to and adapt to fit your classroom…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Program Guides, Grade 6, Grade 4
Laboucan, Billy Joe, Ed.; Dion, Susan, Ed.; Sawers, Neil, Ed.; Scott, J. Marilyn, Ed. – Alberta Education, 2009
The underlying foundations for all elements of this "Cree Language and Culture 12-year Program Guide to Implementation (Kindergarten to Grade 3)" are Cree values--those viewpoints and ways of being that characterize the Cree way of life. They are as important today in educating students in the Cree language and culture as they have ever…
Descriptors: Canada Natives, Values, Program Guides, Kindergarten
National Art Education Association, 2009
The National Art Education Association (NAEA) is committed to ensuring that all students have access to a high quality, certified visual arts educator in every K-12 public school across the United States, recognizing that effective arts instruction is a core component of 21st-century education. "Professional Standards for Visual Arts…
Descriptors: Standards, Art Teachers, Visual Arts, Elementary Secondary Education
Payne, Diana, Ed. – Connecticut Sea Grant (NJ1), 2009
Long Island Sound is an estuary of national significance and provides important economic, recreational, and aesthetic value to the citizens of Connecticut and New York. Investigations have been conducted regarding living marine resources and nutrient loading. However, Long Island Sound is often overlooked as an educational resource. This guide is…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Science Activities, Mentors, Educational Resources
Conrad, Lori L.; Matthews, Missy; Zimmerman, Cheryl; Allen, Patrick A. – Stenhouse Publishers, 2008
Just as comprehension strategies have helped millions of students learn to read like proficient readers, they can also help students think like effective test-takers. The authors show how students can use background knowledge, mental images, synthesizing, monitoring, inferring, questioning, and determining of importance to understand the genre of…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Test Items, Problem Solving, Thinking Skills
US Environmental Protection Agency, 2008
This activity has been designed to help students understand a variety of concepts related to water use, efficiency, and students' own impacts on their watershed. It is intended for use both in the classroom and at home. The first concept covered in this exercise is, "What is a watershed?" Ideally this concept will be conveyed in the context of the…
Descriptors: Water, Scientific Concepts, Elementary School Students, Wastes
US Environmental Protection Agency, 2008
Acid rain is a complex environmental problem which affects the United States and many other countries around the world. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was established in 1970 to address environmental issues, such as acid rain. Through its programs, EPA works to protect human health and the environment in the United States…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Scientific Concepts, Program Descriptions, Information Dissemination
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Lucking, Robert A.; Christmann, Edwin P.; Whiting, Mervyn J. – Science Scope, 2008
"Mashup" is a new technology term used to describe a web application that combines data or technology from several different sources. You can apply this concept in your classroom by having students create their own mashup maps. Google Maps provides you with the simple tools, map databases, and online help you'll need to quickly master this…
Descriptors: Maps, Internet, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology
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Parrini, Michelle – Social Education, 2008
This review of key Supreme Court cases dealing with school integration can foster class discussion on racial progress and the role of the courts in determining educational policy. A teaching activity is included. (Contains 10 notes, 3 resources, and 7 cases cited.)
Descriptors: School Desegregation, Courts, Court Litigation, Educational Policy
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Lott, Debra – SchoolArts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, 2008
This article introduces a new "perspective" on the typical landscape painting. It is an opportunity for art students to study the local ecosystem and native trees in their community. Other aspects of this assignment are the study of Symbolism and a new focus on the natural designs created by exposed tree roots. (Contains 1 web link.)
Descriptors: Painting (Visual Arts), Ecology, Forestry, Art Activities
Atkinson, Jeanette; Black, Sara; Capdeville, Elsie; Grover, Janice; Killion, Marlene; Martin, Jan; Mathews, Carol; Moen, Julie; Reynolds, Penny; Chessell, Karen – Nevada Department of Education, 2008
The mission of Foods and Nutrition Education is to prepare students for family life, community life and careers in the foods and nutrition fields by creating opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors needed to: (1) Analyze career paths within the foods and nutrition industry; (2) Examine factors that influence food…
Descriptors: Food Service, Family Life Education, State Standards, Nutrition
Campbell, Rene Crepaldi; Gaudy, Glenna; Green-Jobe, Victoria; Hatch, Susan; Moen, Julianne; Sheldon, Shannon; Smith, Loree; Chessell, Karen – Nevada Department of Education, 2008
The mission of Fashion, Textiles and Design Education is to prepare students for family and community life and careers in the fashion industry by creating opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors needed to: (1) Examine skills needed to effectively manage clothing decisions; (2) Evaluate the use, care and production…
Descriptors: Merchandising, Clothing, Textiles Instruction, Clothing Instruction
Alberta Education, 2008
Education is the key to young people becoming full partners in shaping a global future and in shaping the nation's future. Quality basic education for young people is key to maintaining Alberta's standard of living and ensuring competitiveness in the world market. The education system must focus on what all students need to learn and be able to…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, State Standards, Graduation Requirements
Nebraska Department of Education, 2008
The goal of the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) Practice Guide, "Improving Adolescent Literacy: Effective Classroom and Intervention Practices," is to formulate specific and coherent evidence-based recommendations that educators can use to improve literacy levels among adolescents in upper elementary, middle, and high schools. It includes…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Literacy, Direct Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education
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