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Cole, Ted, Ed.; Daniels, Harry, Ed.; Visser, John, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
Responding to disruptive or troubled pupils with emotional and behavioural difficulties (EBD) remains a highly topical issue. The challenges these children present relate to wider issues of continuing political concern: the perceived declining discipline in schools; school and social exclusion; the limits to inclusion for children with special…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Mental Disorders
Zaslow, Martha, Ed.; Martinez-Beck, Ivelisse, Ed.; Tout, Kathryn, Ed.; Halle, Tamara, Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2011
What constitutes quality in early childhood settings, and how can it best be measured with today's widely used tools and promising new approaches? Find authoritative answers in this book, a must-have for high-level administrators and policymakers as more and more states adopt early childhood Quality Rating and Improvement Systems. The most…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Early Childhood Education, Disabilities, Toddlers
Knight, Bill, Ed.; McLean, Deckle, Ed. – 1996
Noting that the reporting-to-writing route is sometimes circuitous and rough, although reliable, this essay collection considers the road from writing journalism to writing other literary genres such as fiction and poetry. The collection points out that newspapers have provided a proving ground for many aspiring authors, from Walt Whitman and Mark…
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Authors, Experiential Learning, Journalism
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Fleury, Stephen C. – Social Studies, 2005
In this article, the author discusses viewpoints on civic education reforms postulated in "Where Did Social Studies Go Wrong?," a book published by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. The book begins with a legitimate concern about the need to educate youth to care about political life; a noble mission, dating at least to the Greeks.…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Politics of Education, Political Issues, Civics
Mosher, Ralph L.; Connor, David; Kalliel, Katherine M.; Day, James M.; Yokota, Normal; Porter, Mark R.; Whitely, John M. – National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, 1999
The connection between knowing the right or good thing to do, and then actually doing it has long been a puzzle. "Watch what we do, not what we say" goes beyond the revealing admission of a former Attorney General of the United States to the broader reality of human behavior. Parents, teachers, employers, religious educators, and society…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Values Education, Undergraduate Study, Young Adults
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Keller, Gary D. – Bilingual Review, 2007
The Cisco Kid was born over 100 years ago in 1907 from the pen of the genial and bilious author O. Henry (William Sydney Porter, 1862-1910). He is still going strong both in film and television. Before 1913, the year when films became long features, dozens of short films were based on the character. After 1913, feature films either used the actual…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Popular Culture, Biculturalism, Television
Stumbo, Norma J., Ed. – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2009
The second edition of "Professional Issues in Therapeutic Recreation: On Competence and Outcomes" is greatly expanded to include a wider variety of introductory materials and updates on current professional issues. The second edition represents a timely review of the state of affairs in the profession of therapeutic recreation. This book contains…
Descriptors: Evidence, Educational Quality, Ethics, Therapeutic Recreation
Elliott, Alison, Ed. – Early Childhood Australia, 2006
"Every Child" is Australia's premier early childhood publication, aimed at anyone involved in the care and education of children from birth to eight years--in particular child care professionals, teachers, child care students and the parents of young children. Published quarterly, it contains informative and entertaining articles on such…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Food, Young Children, School Uniforms
Wainwright, Jeffrey – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2004
This comprehensive guide demystifies the world of poetry, exploring poetic forms and traditions which can at first seem bewildering. Showing how any reader can gain more pleasure from poetry, it looks at the ways in which poetry interacts with the language used in everyday lives and explores how poems use language and form to create meaning.…
Descriptors: Poetry, Rhyme, Language
Alef, Edward R.; Berg, Daniel – 1996
This book looks at the administration of an academic institution as a learning factory which needs to be run like a business, competing with other businesses offering the same service. The book begins with a discussion of the concepts of the continuing education learning market, the playing fields and rules of the games, as well as the idea of…
Descriptors: Business Administration, Continuing Education, Educational Improvement, Educational Planning
Robinson, Sharon P., Ed.; Brown, M. Christopher, II, Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2007
Even before the 2005 "Disaster in the Delta"--as the devastation and loss wrought by the category-three hurricane known as Katrina came to be known--statistics emerged about the aggressive educational neglect of Louisiana's African American schoolchildren. The harrowing data about the inadequacies being as racialized as the distribution…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Change, Urban Schools, Educational Policy
Ehrenberg, Ronald G., Ed. – Praeger, 2006
Public higher educational institutions, where about 80 percent of all college students and 65 percent of all four-year college students are educated, appear to be in serious trouble. In order to delve more deeply into this topic, the author invited a wide-ranging team of experts to examine changes in public higher education over the last quarter…
Descriptors: Public Education, Higher Education, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
Arden, Harvey; Wall, Steve – 1990
This book documents meetings with Native American elders who shared their tribal stories of origin, sacred traditions, social life and customs, and traditional wisdom. The idea for the book began when a Cherokee medicine man requested that his tribal knowledge be documented for future generations. For the past 10 years, the spiritual elders of…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian History, American Indian Reservations, American Indians
Lewis, Ann, Ed.; Norwich, Brahm, Ed. – Open University Press, 2004
Some special needs groups (for example dyslexia) have argued strongly for the need for particular specialist approaches. In contrast, many proponents of inclusion have argued that "good teaching is good teaching for all" and that all children benefit from similar approaches. Both positions fail to scrutinise this issue rigorously and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Problems, Educational Needs, Visual Impairments
Lanman, Barry A.; Wendlin, Laura M. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2006
"Preparing the Next Generation of Oral Historians" is a resource to educators seeking to bring history alive for students at all levels. The anthology opens with chapters on the fundamentals of oral history and its place in the classroom, but its heart lies in nearly two dozen insightful personal essays by educators who have successfully…
Descriptors: Oral History, History Instruction, Teaching Methods, Class Activities
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