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Moore, Ellen E. – New Mexico English Journal, 1990
Suggests that the use of writing in the social studies classroom deepens the meaning and the students' understanding of the content. Discusses the use of journal writing, the guided writing procedure, interviews, and letter writing in the social studies classroom. (RS)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Interviews, Journal Writing, Letters (Correspondence)
Donelson, Ken – New Mexico English Journal, 1990
Presents sample undergraduate student responses to a question (given on the first day of a preservice English methods course) concerning memories of secondary school English teachers. (RS)
Descriptors: English Instruction, Higher Education, Secondary Education, Student Attitudes
Sun-News (Las Cruces, New Mexico), 1983
THE FOLLOWING IS THE FULL TEXT OF THIS DOCUMENT: The last bell rings at 4 o'clock and kids come tumbling out of classrooms, eager to be free for the weekend. As lockers bang shut and chatter fades out the front door, one teacher sighs, "Thank God it's Thursday." Thursday? For the 250 students and 16 teachers in this southwestern Oregon…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Experimental Programs, Public Schools, Rural Schools
New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque. – 1980
This series of activities on spatial relationships was designed to help users acquire the skills of spatial visualization and orientation and to improve their effectiveness in applying those skills. The series contains an introduction to spatial orientation with several self-directed activities to help improve that skill. It also contains seven…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Learning Activities, Perceptual Development
Snell, Ednell M.; Snapp, Betty Lou – 1978
This home economics curriculum for the middle school (grades 6-8) is designed to assist students in developing self-concept, making decisions, and developing basic skills. Written by a group of home economics teachers, this curriculum contains nine learning packages on the following topics: (1) consumer management; (2) decision management; (3)…
Descriptors: Child Development, Clothing Instruction, Consumer Education, Curriculum
Forum, 1977
Discussed are the issues involved in inservice teacher education, with special emphasis on trends in special education. Such changes as the passage of Public Law 94-142 are reported. Stressed is the need to set new priorities on teacher training at the university level. (SBH)
Descriptors: Handicapped Children, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Special Education Teachers
Adamson, Gary; And Others – 1977
The consumer's guide presents information on 109 projects which provide inservice special education training to regular education personnel. The prospectus section contains an analysis of the projects as a group and is organized according to the various structures on inservice teacher education. Reviewed are the general trends in training, and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Handicapped Children, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education
New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque. – 1973
Part of the "Land of Enchantment" series of instructional materials, this very detailed teaching manual is designed to help teachers in bilingual programs prepare students to read Spanish. It contains suggestions for developing reading readiness skills and ways to teach a basic 30-word reading vocabulary. The reading program follows five steps:…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Alphabets, Beginning Reading, Bilingual Education
Berniklau, Vladimir V. – 1970
Focusing on management development of scientists and engineers within the Federal government, this study was done to form a framework of factors (mainly attitudes, motives or needs, and leadership styles) to be evaluated before choosing suitable techniques and alternatives. Such variables as differing program objectives, characteristics of…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Attitudes, Bibliographies, Engineers
Spolsky, Bernard; And Others – 1970
English and Navajo language materials are described in this annotated bibliography of reading materials which is part of the Navajo Reading Study funded by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The English language materials were developed to teach Navajo children about their own culture and could be used to form the base for a curriculum in English for…
Descriptors: American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies, Cultural Background, English (Second Language)
Spolsky, Bernard – 1970
One of the central questions in the study of bilingualism is the degree to which it is possible for a group to maintain their language even when accepting other cultural values. There are numbers of cases of peoples who have managed to develop a modern industrial society without giving up their national language; this is difficult, but possible. A…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Bilingual Schools, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism
Murphy, Penny, Ed. – 1970
This report includes descriptions of ongoing reading programs for Navajo students in Rough Rock, Rock Point, and Navajo Community College, presented by teacher-participants in the conference on reading held in Kayenta, Arizona, January 30-31, 1970. Also included are reports from the Navajo Reading Study staff and a discussion of the problems of…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Bilingual Education, Community Attitudes, Conference Reports
Gustafson, Thomas John – 1970
A pilot study was designed to explore the nature of pressure groups interested in education and to determine characteristics common to those groups. Background material is presented covering the history of pressure groups in the U.S., the social structure in which pressure groups must operate, and the role of pressure groups in the decision-making…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Communication Skills, Community Attitudes, Decision Making
Spolsky, Bernard; Holm, Wayne – 1971
The present report is an expanded version of an earlier paper by the authors. Summing up last year's language maintenance study, it goes on to place the Study in its general context as a contribution to Navajo literacy. Following the report is a complete listing of the publications of the Study to date, with ED numbers and other information…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Bilingualism, Language Role, Language Usage
Young, Robert W. – 1972
In this paper, a brief history of the Navajo written language between 1819 and the present is presented. The paper describes the progress of Navajo as a written language. The history was used as background material for a meeting organized by the Sanostee-Toadlena Navajo Bilingual Education Project. The meeting's purpose was to survey the present…
Descriptors: Abstracts, American Indian Languages, History, Literature Reviews
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