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Salter, Kit; Salter, Cathy – Journal of Geography, 1995
Asserts that the 1994 National Geography Standards provide a new and valuable resource for teachers who want to improve geography instruction. Presents a sampler of additional geography instructional materials developed during this same period of educational reform. (CFR)
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Resources, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
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Gay, Susan M. – Journal of Geography, 1995
Maintains that the National Geography Standards provide teachers with a geographic perspective that will help them teach improved geography content. Asserts that teachers can make connections between the Geography Standards and their own classrooms. Presents five suggested classroom activities based on the National Geography Standards. (CFR)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Improvement
Hoffman, Elizabeth, Comp. – Teaching Music, 1994
Maintains that there are many possibilities to help students make connections between music and other disciplines. Reports on teaching methods and course content used by two music teachers. Includes a teaching example in which student identify ways in which literature and music can create a series of related events. (CFR)
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Course Content, Curriculum Design, Elementary Secondary Education
Rudaitis, Cheryl, Comp. – Teaching Music, 1994
Presents a series of teaching suggestions and ideas based on the National Standards for Arts Education. Focuses on musical composition for elementary and secondary students. Includes a teaching example illustrating how the National Standards can be put into practice. (CFR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs
Nolan, Evonne, Comp. – Teaching Music, 1994
Reports on interviews with three music educators about interdisciplinary teaching methods. Asserts that students' musical curiosity must be satisfied to help create well-rounded musicians. Includes a teaching example demonstrating the three basic physical characteristics of sound. (CFR)
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Design, Elementary Secondary Education, Interdisciplinary Approach