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Sclafane, Jamie Heather – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2013
Dialogue journaling is a technique that is useful for enhancing the goals of sexual health promotion and HIV/STI prevention programs with 14-to 17-year-old at-risk youth. Included is a detailed lesson plan on how to implement dialogue journaling in this context, a discussion of advantages and concerns about using them, and future implications for…
Descriptors: Journal Writing, Sex Education, Sexuality, Health Education
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Paulino, Tony P.; Andrade, Ricardo O.; Bruschi-Thedei, Giuliana C. M.; Thedei, Geraldo, Jr.; Ciancaglini, Pietro – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2004
The main objective of this class experiment is to show the influence of carbon source and of different fluoride concentrations on the biofilm formation by the bacterium "Streptococcus mutans." The observation of different biofilm morphology as a function of carbon source and fluoride concentration allows an interesting discussion regarding the…
Descriptors: Prevention, Diseases, Biochemistry, Microbiology
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Winnail, Scott D.; Artz, Lynn M.; Geiger, Brian F.; Petri, Cynthia J.; Bailey, Rebecca; Mason, J.W. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2001
Addresses the health of young children and how to safely and effectively care for children with diarrhea in the home and in early child care settings. Discusses specific intervention and program activities, including specially designed materials for mixing homemade oral rehydration usage. (Author/SD)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Child Caregivers, Child Health, Disease Control
Harris, Mary B. – Health Education (Washington D.C.), 1983
The importance of educating students about obesity is stressed. Desirable instructional goals include: (1) providing accurate information about obesity; (2) preventing obesity (if possible); (3) treating it; and (4) making students aware that much of the prejudice against fat people is irrational. (PP)
Descriptors: Body Weight, Eating Habits, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education
Moir, John – Instructor, 1983
This article discusses how to teach children about fire prevention and what to do if a fire breaks out. Steps that schools should take to prepare for fire emergencies are outlined, as are fire prevention measures for the home. (PP)
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Emergency Programs, Family School Relationship
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Smith, KC – Social Studies, 1998
Provides an overview of the evolution of archaeology as a discipline, citing its special strengths and the approaches used to study past cultures. Gives special attention to the problems of preservation and to understanding the value of the physical remains of the past. (MJP)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Archaeology, Built Environment, Curriculum Development
Kokalis, Jerry, Jr.; Paquin, Dave – Educational Technology, 1989
Discusses aberrant, or disruptive, behavior in an industrial/business, classroom-based, instructor-led training setting. Three examples of aberrant behavior are described, typical case studies are provided for each, and preventive (long-term) and corrective (on-the-spot) strategies for dealing with the problems are discussed. (LRW)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Behavior Problems, Case Studies, Industrial Training
Garcia, Veronica – Texas Child Care, 1999
Discusses the problem of toddler biting behavior in child care settings. Describes reasons for biting by toddlers, recommends caregiver responses to toddler biting, presents tips for observing children to identify the biter's patterns, and outlines ways to prevent biting in child care settings. (KB)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Behavior Problems, Caregiver Child Relationship, Child Behavior
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Williamson, John A.; Campbell, Lloyd P. – Clearing House, 1980
It is suggested that the most desirable approach to combatting the smoking problem is to prevent youngsters from beginning to smoke, rather than prescribing treatment for them after they have become steady smokers. A program, which uses peer models, is described in this paper. (Author/KC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attitude Change, Elementary Education, Failure