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Foster, Carl; And Others – 1981
Based on recommendations of a District Attendance Task Force, in 1980 the Ganado School District (a Navajo Reservation District) formulated an Attendance Improvement Plan which decreased the primary school's absentee rate 37% over previous years and which dramatically increased Friday attendance. The primary school targeted "high risk"…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Attendance
Ganado Public Schools, AZ. – 1992
This document describes an elementary school curriculum implemented at the Ganado Primary School in Arizona. The curriculum is based on traditional Navajo teachings associated with the four cardinal directions. The goal is to help students live harmonious lives by developing a sound belief and value system, learning ways to make a living, learning…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Objectives
Tonigan, Richard F. – 1979
Prepared as background information for a future long-range comprehensive plan, this status study was done to determine the scope and nature of the current educational program and facilities in the four schools operated by the Ganado Public School District. To accomplish the project, the staff of consultants followed a 5-part procedure: (1)…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Bilingual Education, Curriculum Evaluation
Rosier, Paul; Farella, Merilyn – 1977
During the 1976-77 academic year the Ganado (Arizona) Title VII Bilingual Education Project operated within a Cooperative Teaching Model based on language roles. Each teacher was assigned a role based on language responsibility: English language teachers concentrated on teaching English as a second language, while Navajo language teachers taught…
Descriptors: Achievement, American Indian Education, American Indian Languages, Bilingual Education
Biglin, J. E.; And Others – 1971
Objectives of this study were (1) to determine the parental attitudes of those parents who reside in the Chinle, Keams Canyon, Kayenta, Ganado, Window Rock, or Tuba City school district toward public education on the Navajo and Hopi reservations in the areas of teachers, curriculum, social behaviors of children, school services, school policies,…
Descriptors: American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Ancillary School Services, Anglo Americans
Atlantic Research Corp., Alexandria, VA. – 1973
The communication links of five different segments of the Arizona TeleMedicine Network (a telecommunication system designed to provide health services for American Indians in rurally isolated areas) and budgetary cost information for Pinal Peak via San Xavier and Tucson are described in this document. The five communication links are identified…
Descriptors: American Indians, Budgets, Design, Equipment
Upvall, Michele J. – N&HC: Perspectives on Community, 1996
Describes the baccalaureate nursing program for Native Americans in Ganado, Arizona. Closed in 1951, it is reopening with an emphasis on community health. The program, run by Northern Arizona University, is the first school of nursing for Native Americans. (JOW)
Descriptors: American Indians, Community Health Services, Higher Education, Navajo (Nation)
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Boloz, Sigmund A.; Muri, Donna H. – Reading Teacher, 1994
Describes the reading program at Ganado Primary School (selected as exemplary at the 1993 annual International Reading Association convention), part of a schoolwide literate environment that encourages children to become self-actualizing and self-assured learners. (SR)
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Elementary Education, Emergent Literacy, Program Descriptions
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Boloz, Sigmund – Journal of Navajo Education, 1995
The principal of Ganado Primary School on the Navajo Reservation relates his educational experience as the child of Polish immigrants to stress the important role of teachers in the intellectual and spiritual development of children. Through his poetry, the principal illustrates the relationship between teachers and students and how teachers can…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, American Indian Education, Educational Experience, Educational Improvement
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Boloz, Sigmund A.; Lincoln, Dorothea C. – Journal of American Indian Education, 1983
Ganado Primary School located on the Navajo Reservation--in its attempt to decrease absenteeism--has formulated and implemented an attendance improvement plan which has provided encouraging results show positive implications for its adaptation into similar programing in other schools. (ERB)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, American Indian Education, Attendance, Improvement Programs
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Boloz, Sigmund A.; Varrati, Richard – Journal of American Indian Education, 1983
A 1982 study of students at Ganado schools (Navajo reservation) showed students with higher achievement test scores were those who had consistently remained within the district and had best attendance averages; this enabled administrators to develop public relations programs stressing school quality and need for stability and regular attendance.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Administrator Role, American Indian Education
Robinson, Paul; And Others – Workbook, 1989
Describes locally controlled economic development strategies used by Native American and Hispanic cooperatives and organizations: Ganados del Valle, Madera Forest Products Association, Seventh Generation Fund, and Ramah Navajo Weavers Association. Discusses the issues of cultural and economic survival in isolated rural communities. (SV)
Descriptors: American Indians, Business, Change Strategies, Community Control
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Boloz, Sigmund A.; Jenness, Diana – Journal of American Indian Education, 1984
Describes a successful English writing program for Navajo kindergarten children in Ganado Primary School (Arizona), which encourages children to draw and write in journals. Indicates that many Navajo students enter school with the capacity to move directly into daily writing and have already formed strong concepts about written language. (MH)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Childrens Art, English
Helfman, Alan – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J3), 2001
Arizona has begun an organized effort at career planning designed to create graduates who know who they are, know where they are going and know how they are going to get there. The Navajos are well on their way to achieving these kinds of student outcomes. This article focuses on two Navajo schools: Ganado High School, a comprehensive high school…
Descriptors: Career Education, Technical Education, Navajo (Nation), American Indian Education
Boloz, Sigmund A. – 1981
Recognizing the utility and limitations of traditional curriculum and of present language programming for its mostly Navajo population, the Ganado Public School District developed the GLAD (Ganado Language Arts Development) project, which aims to: develop literacy in kindergarten through third grade students; expand and enrich the pedagogical…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Demonstration Programs, Language Arts, Language Experience Approach
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