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School Libraries in Canada, 2003
Includes 22 articles that address Canadian history and the importance of having students honor Canada's past by providing articles relating to the areas of History and Social Studies covering: historical fiction as instructional material; Canadian scientists; agricultural fairs; the Historical Foundation; social science books on Canada; student…
Descriptors: Assignments, Educational Resources, History Instruction, Instructional Materials
Lourie, Peter – 2002
In 1804, Lewis and Clark and a band of adventurers called the Corps of Discovery embarked on one of the great expeditions in history, the exploration of the newly purchased Louisiana Territory. Much of their time was spent on the Missouri River. Two hundred years later, four friends follow Lewis and Clark's path up the Missouri. Their journey…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Geography, Physical Environment
Harris, Laurie Lanzen, Ed.; Abbey, Cherie D., Ed. – Biography Today, 1998
This series is designed and written for young readers, aged 9 and above. The volumes cover individuals that young readers want to know most about, including entertainers, athletes, writers, illustrators, cartoonists, and political leaders. Each issue contains numerous sketches arranged alphabetically. Each entry provides at least one picture of…
Descriptors: Activism, Adolescent Literature, Art, Athletes
Harris, Laurie Lanzen, Ed.; Abbey, Cherie D., Ed. – Biography Today, 1999
This document is the eighth volume of a series designed and written for the young reader aged 9 and above. It contains three issues and covers individuals whom young people want to know about most: entertainers, athletes, writers, illustrators, cartoonists, and political leaders. The publication was created to appeal to young readers in a format…
Descriptors: Activism, Adolescent Literature, Art, Athletes
Salup, Bernice J.; Salup, Alane – 1978
The concept of bibliotherapy is not a new one. Aristotle believed that literature had healing effects and the ancient Romans also recognized that there was some relationship between medicine and reading. Most of the better mental hospitals in Europe had established libraries by the eighteenth century--in the United States by the middle of the…
Descriptors: Bibliotherapy, History, Librarians, Libraries
Reutzel, Douglas Ray – 1981
To provide some understanding of current reading methodology, this paper traces the history of reading instruction from ancient times to pre-Revolutionary America and examines the influences exerted upon that instruction by religion. The major portion of the paper discusses the cultures, religions, and educational systems of ancient Egypt;…
Descriptors: Ancient History, Cultural Influences, Educational History, Reading Instruction
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1920
This bulletin comprises a general survey in bibliographic form of current educational literature, domestic and foreign, received during this monthly period preceding the date of publication of each issue. The publications are organized into the following topics: (1) Proceedings of associations; (2) Educational history and biography; (3) Current…
Descriptors: Publications, Educational History, Teaching Methods, Educational Psychology
Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1920
This bulletin comprises a general survey in bibliographic form of current educational literature, domestic and foreign, received during the monthly period preceding the date of publication of each issue. The publications are organized into the following topics: (1) Proceedings of associations; (2) Educational history and biography; (3) Current…
Descriptors: Publications, Educational History, Teaching Methods, Educational Psychology
Cutts, Warren G. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1963
This bulletin presents reading research studies in the upper elementary grades during the period from 1955 through 1960. It represents an attempt to bring together the unpublished as well as published studies for that period. This compilation was undertaken by the U.S. Office of Education in response to requests from reading and language arts…
Descriptors: Educational History, Annotated Bibliographies, Elementary School Students, Study Skills
Gunderson, Doris V. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1963
This bulletin is the first in a series of summaries of research conducted in reading from 1955 to 1960. The publication includes both published and unpublished research during the 5-year period. The published research has been compiled largely from studies reported in educational periodicals. The unpublished research was made available through a…
Descriptors: Educational History, Annotated Bibliographies, Elementary School Students, Reading Research
Gunderson, Doris V. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1964
"Readiness for reading" is a phrase familiar to anyone interested in the teaching of reading. Readiness is an essential factor in any phase of learning. If the individual is to learn, some foundation for that learning must be established. Relatively few articles concerning the place of readiness in areas other than reading appear in educational…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Beginning Reading, Reading Readiness, Reading Readiness Tests
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Smith, Dora V. – Language Arts, 1983
"Fifty Years of Children's Books," originally published in 1963, praises the work of educators, publishers, librarians, and authors in the area of children's literature from 1910 to 1960. (JL)
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Educational History, Elementary Education
Alberghene, Janice M. – Journal of Children in Contemporary Society, 1988
Surveys research on children's literature and humor by professionals in the field. Presents an overview of pre-twentieth century books which indicate the main lines of development of humor in children's literature. (FMW)
Descriptors: Children, Childrens Literature, Eighteenth Century Literature, English Literature
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Minudri, Regina U. – Library Resources and Technical Services, 1986
Contrasts world of the 1970s with that of today with special reference to publications for children and young adults. Discussion covers adult and adolescent best sellers, librarian selection and review of new materials by librarians, trends in juvenile publishing, use of paperback books, reading interests, minority representation, and the…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Children, Childrens Literature
Swisher, Clarice, Ed. – 1996
Designed for young adults, this book on William Shakespeare's tragedies is one of an anthology series providing accessible resources for students researching great literary lives and works. Contributing writers' essays in the book are taken from a wide variety of sources and are edited to accommodate the reading and comprehension levels of young…
Descriptors: Authors, Classics (Literature), English Literature, Literary Criticism
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