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Martin, Shanetta; Pittman, Karen; Ferber, Thaddeus, McMahon, Ada – Forum for Youth Investment, 2007
The guide is designed to help states and localities create or strengthen their own youth councils. It is a synthesis of theory and practice that provides a general framework for thinking about youth councils, explaining the principles for youth action and the importance of youth engagement. It also incorporates advice and lessons from people in…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Guidance Programs, Participative Decision Making, Theory Practice Relationship
Howes, Carollee, Ed.; Pianta, Robert C., Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2011
Improving teacher quality in early education is a major part of ensuring young children's school readiness and closing the achievement gap. This is the book decision-makers and administrators need to begin developing coordinated, effective teacher quality systems--ones that not only get teachers ready for the classroom, but also promote continuous…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Teacher Effectiveness, Early Childhood Education, Incentives
Stoughton, Charles R.; And Others – 1978
By 1980, all teachers in New Mexico secondary schools must have completed a course in reading in the content areas. This document outlines a pre-student teaching program at the University of New Mexico, with a first semester module that incorporates reading concepts and diagnostic skills that enable students to serve as paraprofessionals or…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Guides, Higher Education
Bass de Martinez, Bernice – 1977
Bilingual teachers and program directors of northern New Mexico attended a workshop at New Mexico Highlands University to examine the curriculum designed to meet the needs of students within the bilingual bicultural setting. Participants were asked to redefine curriculum within the "workshop" setting. Consultants assisted the group in…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Bilingual Education, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Design
Brown, William E. – 1970
This booklet was prepared as a guide for New Mexico teachers for incorporating environmental education into existing curricula. The booklet begins with a discussion of the objectives of environmental education and the role of schools. Brief discussions are given on the social and economic implications of environmental education, a single procedure…
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Curriculum Guides, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials
Otero, George G., Jr. – 1977
This volume is designed to aid those who teach New Mexico history by making available easy-to-use activities. The aims of the activities are to increase student interest in state history and to develop within children an understanding of the role history plays in their lives. Although intended for elementary and junior high school students, many…
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Culture Contact, Curriculum Guides, Educational Games
George, Karen, Comp.; Stabler, Karen, Comp. – 1993
Conducting research in the field of public health care policy requires the use of many different materials in the library. This guide provides a bibliography of useful tools as well as a basic strategy to follow when researching a topic. The following tools are included in the guide: indexes and abstracts; books; statistics; government documents;…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Annotated Bibliographies, Health Materials, Higher Education
Economic Development Administration (DOC), Washington, DC. – 1976
This document describes a wide variety of successful experiences in creating employment and better incomes through economic growth. These descriptions tell how local initiative, aided by programs of the Economic Development Administration (U.S. Department of Commerce), transformed ideas into job opportunities. Programs are described for the states…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Employment Opportunities, Employment Programs, Federal Aid
Pono, Filomena P., Comp. – 1976
Eight biographical sketches of some Jicarilla Apache and Spanish American people who live and work in Dulce, New Mexico are given. These sketches contain brief descriptions of the lives of Jose Gabriel Abeyta, Cevero Caramillo, Chon LaBrier, Espeedie Garcia Ruiz, Raleigh Tafoya, Norman Tecube, Hubert Velarde, and Henry "Buster" L.…
Descriptors: American Indians, Art Activities, Biographies, Community Leaders
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New Mexico Commission on Higher Education. – 1994
This booklet outlines the mission of the New Mexico Commission on Higher Education, notes its constituencies, and presents its 1994 work theme, "Preparing for the Future--Ensuring the Commitment to Access and Quality." The priorities and workplan of each of the Commission's three committees (Finance, Facilities, and Educational Programs…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, Committees, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance
Pike, Bill, Ed. – 1976
Designed to encourage Native American students in Colorado and New Mexico to pursue health careers, this handbook presents the following information: (1) statistics documenting the need for American Indian health professionals; (2) current career opportunities in the health professions (descriptions of the many health fields and descriptions of…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, American Indians, Career Opportunities, Colleges
Vicenti, Dan; And Others – 1972
Volume 4 of a 4-volume bilingual bicultural law-related curriculum examines Navajo community life as it is affected by certain laws. Getting a job, obtaining assistance from welfare and other agencies, and preserving one's individual rights as an employee or as a student are all aspects of daily living with important legal ramifications. This unit…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Case Studies
McCombs, Gillian M. – 1985
To gather information on current catalog maintenance practices, researchers selected institutions from respondents to the September 1984 version of the OMS (Office of Management Studies) Automation Inventory of Research Libraries. A telephone survey of technical services and systems staff at 23 libraries investigated a wide range of issues related…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Administrative Organization, Databases, Higher Education
New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe. Adult Basic Education Unit. – 1975
The revised curriculum guide was first published in 1968 as a result of a workshop conducted for New Mexico's most experienced and qualified adult basic education teachers and administrators. The five general subject areas covered in the text are: Family life, health education, the world of work, money management, and citizenship and government.…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Career Education, Citizenship, Curriculum Guides
Leppert, Jack; Routh, Dorothy – 1979
This publication is intended to provide policy-makers, educators, and concerned citizens with a practical introduction to pupil weighting systems--what they can accomplish, what factors must be taken into account as they are developed, and what problems can hamper their implementation. Pupil weighting systems are alternative approaches to funding…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Analysis, Elementary Secondary Education, Equalization Aid
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