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Moore, Kristin Anderson; Lantos, Hannah; Jones, Rebecca; Schindler, Ann; Belford, Jonathan; Sacks, Vanessa – Child Trends, 2017
In recent years, the education field has come to recognize the role of schools in supporting student health, safety, and well-being by developing integrated student support initiatives. These offer specific services and supports to students and their families to build a foundation for academic success. These initiatives, referred to as community…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Well Being, Family Programs, Community Schools
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Dahlberg, Kathryn R.; Philippot, Raymond A. – Planning and Changing, 2008
That individual schools and districts often simultaneously engage in multiple professional development projects in a "one-size-fits-all" model poses several quandaries. One quandary is attempting to foster a particular teacher behavior or disposition with little follow-up. A second is implementing a school-wide (or district-wide) program…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Inservice Teacher Education, Feedback (Response), Program Improvement
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Graden, Janet L.; And Others – Exceptional Children, 1985
The article addresses implementing a prereferral intervention model as the first step in special education services delivery system. The model includes four prereferral stages (request for consultation, consultation, observation, conference), and two referral stages (formal referral and program meeting). (Author/CL)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Intervention
Diem, Richard; Field, Sherry; Hernandez, Arthur – 2003
The call for more effective teaching in history classrooms reflects lessons learned from more than a decade of educational reform efforts that occurred throughout the late 1980s and 1990s. The belief today is that teachers need to have a strong background in content knowledge and concurrent skills to convey an expanding information base to a…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, History Instruction, Professional Development
Holtzman, Wayne H., Jr.; Mendoza, Patricia – 1984
The reasons for overrepresentation of Hispanic children in the learning disability service category are examined, and two assessment models designed to accommodate the needs of limited English proficient (LEP) and bilingual exceptional children are analyzed. The first model, a modification of J. Tucker's model, proposes parent consultation at…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cultural Differences, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education
Burke, Peter J.; And Others – 1987
This study flows from a theoretical model that views teachers' careers in the context of a social systems approach. This paper reports an effort to utilize model building to generate research. A discussion is first presented on the process of model building, and a working model of teacher career stages is presented. The model is based on the…
Descriptors: Career Ladders, Delivery Systems, Elementary Secondary Education, Incentives
Parke, Beverly N. – 1992
This chapter examines the rationale for and means of achieving effective collaboration in planning and delivering services to gifted and talented students. First, the historical and philosophical background of current emphases on increased collaboration are reviewed. The necessity of collaboration with general education professionals is stressed…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Cooperation, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs
Children's Defense Fund, Washington, DC. – 1976
This booklet is a guide for those wishing to route Title XX money into the community programs for children. Part I discusses ways for child advocates to participate in four key stages of the Title XX planning process in their state: planning proposals, raising the 25% non-federal share of the funds required by Title XX, and publishing proposed and…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Community Action, Community Programs, Day Care
Haugen, Nancy S., Ed.; And Others – 1981
Focusing on the teacher's role in helping students to be creative in writing while expressing themselves more clearly, concisely, and accurately, the first four chapters of this guide offer a simple three-step process with strategies for teachers to follow when teaching writing. First, the guide discusses how the teacher can more thoroughly…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Revision (Written Composition), Teacher Role, Teaching Methods
Bailey, Gerald D.; Lumley, Dan – 1994
This sourcebook, designed for school administrators who want to create, implement, and evaluate a technology staff development program, combines technological skills development with strategies and ideas. Two themes are reflected throughout the manual: (1) creating a comprehensive technology staff development program; and (2) the leadership role…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education
Wang, M. C.; And Others – 1993
This paper systematically reviews research on the effectiveness of collaborative school-linked programs. It first briefly discusses the history and current stage of practice of such programs, and then summarizes the design and findings of 55 school-linked programs with collaborative elements. Advocates of collaborative programs believe that making…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Ancillary School Services, Cooperative Programs, Dropout Prevention
Alberta Education Response Centre, Edmonton. – 1992
This guide for parents of individuals with intellectual disabilities emphasizes the need for a transition plan as a crucial stage in continuous service delivery for on-going supports and for fostering the individual's successful participation in the community. The guide contains three main headings. Under the first of these, "What Is…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment
McLaughlin, Betty L.; And Others – 1981
This guidance plan was prepared to assist counselors in establishing quality programs with an emphasis on work-related education and training and to serve as a model for developing competency-based and accountable programs at the local level. The first section defines guidance terms and presents an overview of basic premises for guidance program…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Competence, Counseling Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education
Roberts, Jo Ann; Szafraniec, Carleen – 1980
In order to review the first year of implementation of the Title I 89-313 federally funded Speech Assistant Program for severely/profoundly handicapped students in the Chicago public schools, data was gathered by interview, questionnaire and observation methods from speech assistants, speech pathologists (who supervised assistants), a…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Needs Assessment
Stavrou, Stavros – 1995
A study examined vocational education in Greece. First, vocational education was placed within the context of Greece's political and administrative structures and economy. The evolution of vocational education in Greece was traced. The structure, objectives, and delivery of general education and initial and further vocational education were…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Adult Education, Apprenticeships, Articulation (Education)
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