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Druger, Marvin, Ed. – 1988
School provides only a small part of a child's total education. This book focuses on science learning outside of the classroom. It consists of a collection of articles written by people who are involved with several types of informal science education. The value of informal science education extends beyond the mere acquisition of knowledge.…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities, Educational Innovation, Educational Media, Educational Opportunities
Diener, Carolyn S. – 1985
Parents and teachers can help children learn qualities (such as empathy, caring, kindness, and generosity) that contribute to a more peaceful environment. Children can be helped to learn the values and techniques of resolving conflicts without injuring others. We should be concerned about teaching peacemaking in order to prevent crime, drug…
Descriptors: Altruism, Children, Conflict Resolution, Developmental Stages
Kozma, LuAnne Gaykowski – 1991
Folkpatterns is a 4-H program in which young people investigate folklore, cultural traditions, and local history. These materials include a leader's guide and Folkpatterns activities. The leader's guide provides information for leading a Folkpatterns project and 12 sample meeting plans to be used with Folkpatterns members or to be adapted for use…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Folk Culture, Instructional Materials
Gaffney, Maureen, Ed. – Young Viewers Magazine, 1983
Three articles offer parents suggestions on how to make television a positive experience for their children. An editorial introduces the following themes basic to all the articles: type and amount of television viewing should be regulated by parents, parents should discuss television with their children, and parents must become aware of the…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Child Development, Children, Concept Formation
District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC. Div. of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services. – 1983
These activities for handicapped preschool children in the Washington, D.C. school district can be used by all parents interested in developing a structured home development program for their children. A calendar format offers daily activities ranging from brief discussions and exercises to day-long family excursions. Each month's activities cover…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Cognitive Development, Disabilities, Family Involvement
District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC. Div. of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services. – 1983
Developed by the Washington, D.C. public schools, these activities for handicapped infants and toddlers can be used by all parents interested in establishing a structured home development program for their children. A calendar format outlines daily activities ranging from 10-minute exercises to longer excursions. Each month's activities focus on…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Communication Skills, Disabilities, Emotional Development
District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC. Div. of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services. – 1983
Designed for use with handicapped students in the intermediate grades in the Washington, D.C. school district, the daily activities in this calendar can be helpful to any parent interested in reinforcing classroom learning with a structured home program. Activities for each month center around a particular theme, as follows: September, preparing…
Descriptors: Attention Control, Basic Skills, Child Responsibility, Daily Living Skills
District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC. Div. of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services. – 1983
Intended for use with handicapped students in Washington, D.C. secondary schools, the daily activities in this calendar can be used by all parents interested in reinforcing classroom learning with a structured home program. Activities for each month focus on a particular theme, as follows: September, getting to school; October, exploring the…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Career Awareness, Citizenship Education, Communication Skills
Nebraska Univ. Medical Center, Omaha. Meyer Children's Rehabilitation Inst. – 1981
Designed to accompany a slide and tape package, this booklet outlines the role parents can take in children's language development. Following an introduction which familiarizes parents with the concepts of receptive language (comprehension of spoken language) and expressive language (the information a person is trying to communicate and the form…
Descriptors: Child Language, Expressive Language, Language Acquisition, Language Skills