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Tlazalo Tejeda, Ana Cristina; Basurto Santos, Nora M. – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2014
The aim of this article is to inform on research intended to find out how pronunciation instruction of English as a foreign language was handled in the language classroom with elementary students and also understand if pronunciation instruction had an impact on students' confidence when using it. In order to do this, a qualitative case study was…
Descriptors: Pronunciation Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Echeverri Acosta, Luz Marina; McNulty Ferri, Maria – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2010
This paper reports an action research project which examined the foreign language reading comprehension of public school eighth graders who experienced a directed reading-thinking approach with strategies for comprehension and application. The strategies used were prediction, prior knowledge, graphic organizers, and questions. Data analyzed…
Descriptors: Reading Strategies, Thinking Skills, Reading Comprehension, Action Research
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Abad, José Vicente – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2013
In this article we present the results of a qualitative research study on the pedagogical factors that influence English teaching in four public schools of Medellín, Colombia. Twelve teachers were interviewed regarding three linguistic principles: communicative competence, native language effect, and interlanguage. The data analysis led to the…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Cuesta, Liliana – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2010
This article discusses various features in the design and implementation of online course materials. The author provides a critical review of some instructional design patterns and expands on the alignment among instruction, motivation and learners' performances as part of a curriculum design process. In this context, the author emphasizes the…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Instructional Materials, Curriculum Design, Second Language Learning
Ramirez, Mario Hugo – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Taking a critical archival studies approach, this dissertation engages critical discourse analysis as a means of analyzing the analogous treatment and representation of political dissidents from the civil war and alleged gang members in post-conflict El Salvador through the medium of human rights documentation. By analyzing a cross section of…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Violence, Victims, Foreign Countries
Criado de Val, Manuel – Yelmo, 1971
Conference held February 1971 in Madrid, Spain. (DS)
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Cultural Background, Language Instruction, Language Skills
Carbo, Antonio Domenech; Adelantado, Jose Vicente Gimeno; Reig, Francisco Bosch – Online Submission, 2010
Misconceptions of chemistry and chemical engineering university students concerning instrumental analysis have been established from coordinated tests, tutorial interviews and laboratory lessons. Misconceptions can be divided into: (1) formal, involving specific concepts and formulations within the general frame of chemistry; (2)…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Misconceptions, Science Instruction
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Michoacan (Mexico). Regional Office for Educ. in Latin America & Caribbean. – 1990
This booklet discusses the needs for literacy education in Latin America and the Caribbean during International Literacy Year. Particular focus is on the objectives of International Literacy Year and suggested actions are provided in the four following areas: (1) operative strategies for the realization of the International Literacy Year,…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Strategies
Neuman, Susan B.; Copple, Carol; Bredekamp, Sue – 2001
This Spanish language edition of "Learning To Read and Write: Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Young Children," presents effective research-based strategies for promoting children's literacy learning in preschool, kindergarten, and elementary classrooms and infant/toddler settings. Including classroom photos and children's work,…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Beginning Writing, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Elementary Education
Valle, Victor M. – 1981
Often personnel performing managerial functions within educational systems are educators with almost no training in management. This paper presents ideas on how to organize a training activity intended to develop management knowledge and skills among educational systems officials and to implement an organizational self-study on management…
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Educational Strategies, Guidelines, Inservice Teacher Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Santiago (Chile). Regional Office for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean. – 1987
Recent studies have shown that a solid educational foundation is of great importance to children's lives and their ability to grow and adapt to the demands of a changing world. An increased demand for education and care programs for preschool children has evolved and since most governments do not provide support at this level, the United Nations…
Descriptors: Early Experience, Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Preschool Curriculum
Idaho State Council on Developmental Disabilities. – 1990
Designed for parents of children with disabilities, this handbook (in both English and Spanish versions) provides information about services available in Idaho, how to use these services, and how to approach the job of parenting a child with disabilities. Chapters include: (1) "Beginnings: Understanding Your Family and Your Child with a…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Children, Childrens Rights, Coping
Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition, Washington, DC. – 1993
This Spanish-language booklet outlines the requirements of the Child Development Associate (CDA) credential for preschool teachers or caregivers who work in center-based preschool day care programs. Part 1 provides an overview of the CDA credentialing system and the various options, settings, standards, and stages of the CDA assessment system.…
Descriptors: Credentials, Day Care, Day Care Centers, Evaluation Criteria
Cohen, Elena – 1999
Recognizing that creativity facilitates children's learning and development, the Head Start Program Performance Standards require Head Start programs to include opportunities for creative self-expression. This guide with accompanying videotape, both in English- and Spanish- language versions, encourages and assists adults to support children's…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Child Development, Creative Development, Creativity
Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition, Washington, DC. – 1993
This Spanish-language booklet outlines the requirements of the Child Development Associate (CDA) credential for caregivers working in center-based infant and toddler day care programs. Part 1 provides an overview of the CDA credentialing system and the various options, settings, standards, and stages of the CDA assessment system. Part 2 explains…
Descriptors: Credentials, Day Care, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education
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