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Check, Joseph; Fox, Tom; O'Shaughnessy, Kathleen; Tateishi, Carol – National Writing Project (NJ1), 2007
The National Writing Project designed the Professional Writing Retreats to support writing by teacher-leaders for audiences of scholars, practitioners, policymakers, and other members of the public who have an interest in education. These writing retreats focus on writing about the profession of teaching, giving teachers a chance to write about…
Descriptors: Audiences, Educational Change, Anthologies, Educational Practices
Koelling, Holly – Libraries Unlimited, 2004
Getting teens to read, much less enjoy classic literary fiction is an on-going challenge for educators and librarians. However, Holly Koelling--author, YA librarian, and "booktalker extraordinaire"--offers a variety of techniques for rising to that challenge and successfully selecting, presenting, and connecting teens with great literature in the…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, Classics (Literature), Adolescents, Reading Motivation
O'Rourke, James S., IV – 1992
This paper argues the importance of preparing business managers for a global marketplace and addresses who is responsible for the training and how to go about it. The establishment of an MBA (Master of Business Administration)-level course in intercultural communication is examined. Areas discussed involve determining what the goals of the course…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Communication Skills, Course Content, Cultural Awareness
Sheboygan Public Schools, WI. – 1985
A collection in English of selected readings is presented from "Phau Xyuaum Nyeem Zaj Lus," a publication used as a Hmong literacy primer. The purpose of the collection is threefold: (1) to provide intermediate limited English proficient Hmong refugees with reading passages in English that they could relate to; (2) to present Hmong world views in…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Cultural Awareness, English (Second Language), Folk Culture
Maryland Library Association, Baltimore. – 1981
This booklet outlines the components of public library collection development policies and presents a set of materials which address the civil issues surrounding the freedom of public libraries to maintain uncensored collections. An introduction which defines the function of collection development policies is followed by an outline of the basic…
Descriptors: Censorship, Citizen Participation, Civil Liberties, Library Acquisition
Geradts, Alice – 1980
Guidelines are presented to provide advice on the development of national and regional research collections of children's literature and reading materials for use by library professionals. Following a brief introduction on the advantages of such collections, their organization, financing, staffing, and goals, this paper offers suggestions for…
Descriptors: Children, Childrens Literature, Librarians, Library Collections
Somers, Albert B.; Worthington, Janet Evans – 1979
Intended to provide educators with units that will help them create student enthusiasm for reading, reinforce the teaching of reading skills, and interrelate the language arts with other areas of the curriculum, this book contains guides to 27 works of children's fiction. The guides are arranged in order of increasing difficulty and cover ten…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Books, Childrens Literature, Creative Reading
Spanish Curricula Development Center, Miami Beach, FL. – 1977
Reflecting the theme "our community", this unit consists of Kits 1-4 which are organized in three sections: reading, language analysis, and creative expression. The reading section includes two readers which contain three poems and five stories dealing with a grandmother's efforts to help support the family, a female pilot who successfully lands a…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Childrens Literature, Creative Expression, Elementary Education
Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX. – 1978
The Spanish reader, which has an accompanying workbook and teacher's guide, is the second in a series of readers designed for second grade supplementary Spanish reading instruction. The book contains eight stories, each about fifteen pages long. The first four have cultural themes and the last four, animal themes. There are black and white…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Books, Childrens Literature, Cultural Awareness
Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX. – 1978
Third in a series of materials designed to supplement the teaching of reading in Spanish at the second grade level, this reader is accompanied by a workbook and a teacher's guide of the same title. There are seven stories in Spanish, from six to fourteen pages in length, and illustrated in black and white. The first four stories demonstrate the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Books, Childrens Literature, Cooperation
Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX. – 1978
With the accompanying workbook and teacher's guide, this reader comprises the fourth and last level of a series of supplementary instructional materials for teaching reading in Spanish to second grade students. There are six stories, each from 8 to 14 pages in length, and one "corrido". All are written in Spanish. Black and white illustrations…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education
Campbell, Sally R., Comp. – 1977
This series of 12 short essays with teacher's guides is designed to provide secondary students with practical skills and knowledge of our economic system. Objectives are for students to: (1) identify basic concepts which underlie our economic system, (2) understand how systems operate, (3) analyze strengths and weaknesses of the economic system,…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Curriculum Development
Overton, R. Jean – 1977
This manual was developed to provide a comprehensive curriculum guideline for post-secondary programs to train and upgrade teacher aides in reading. The manual's seven chapters deal with (1) an introduction to the North Carolina reading teaching technician program and a definition of terms used in the field; (2) an outline of the purposes,…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Career Opportunities, Community Colleges, Competency Based Teacher Education
Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX. – 1978
Instructions for use of "Escaparate," the third of eight Spanish reading and language instruction units developed by Edgewood School District's Bilingual Program, San Antonio, Texas, are given in this teacher guide. Originally intended for grades four through six, the program may be used from fourth grade to secondary school in Spanish reading and…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Childrens Literature, Cultural Education, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX. – 1978
Exercises, tests, puzzles, enrichment activities, maps, and games are included in this student workbook for "Escaparate," the third in a series of eight Spanish reading and language instruction units developed by the Bilingual Program of Edgewood School District, San Antonio, Texas. The publication can be used as ditto sheets for duplicating or in…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Childrens Literature, Educational Games
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