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Ganske, Kathy – Guilford Publications, 2008
This book provides tools to enhance upper-level spelling and vocabulary instruction, and features more than 120 reproducible sorting activities and games. It offers suggestions for helping students build mastery of vowel patterns, syllable structure, syllable stress, consonant and vowel alternations, compound words, prefixes, suffixes, and word…
Descriptors: Sentences, Spelling, Syllables, Vowels
Leki, Ilona, Ed. – 2001
This edited volume explores the international role of written English in the academic context and clearly demonstrates how writing is integrated in all aspects of academic communication in English. The 12 programs described in this book differ in context but share basic assumptions about how best to teach second language (L2) writing. In addition…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Curriculum Development, English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language)
Fox, Barbara J. – 1996
Based on the idea that word identification is a group of strategies that children develop as they learn to read, not a single letter-sound by letter-sound pathway to pronunciation, this book invites teachers to support readers as they develop and use many different world identification strategies. Chapters in the book are: (1) Using the Alphabetic…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Elementary Education, Learning Activities, Phonics
Attewell, Paul, Ed.; Newman, Katherine S., Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2010
The last half century has seen a dramatic expansion in access to primary, secondary, and higher education in many nations around the world. Educational expansion is desirable for a country's economy, beneficial for educated individuals themselves, and is also a strategy for greater social harmony. But has greater access to education reduced or…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Access to Education, Global Approach, Foreign Countries
McCulloch, Myrna – 1995
This teacher's edition presents a chronological adaptation and extension of the classic text, "The Writing Road to Reading" by Romalda and Walter Spalding, to teach a practical, step-by-step language arts instruction which integrates all of the language strands. The method described in the book uses non-consumable teacher materials,…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Language Arts, Primary Education, Reading Instruction
Salcedo, Jose Joaquin; And Others – 1991
Latin America is a continent with a great deal of poverty, ignorance, and violence. This book describes the problems that plague the region and explains how and why they have gone unsolved. Change can come about only through real and effective participation by men and women in the political and economic activities of their nations. Organized into…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society)
Ayers, Donald M.; Worthen, Thomas D. – 1986
Intended for English and foreign language instruction at the junior college, university, or high school level, this textbook aims to help students "crack the code" of English in order to become better speakers and writers. Part 1 contains 25 lessons on roots, prefixes, and suffixes from Latin, and Part 2 contains 25 lessons on word…
Descriptors: Definitions, English Instruction, Etymology, Greek
Gonzalez, Juan – 2000
This book presents an integrated historical look at Latin America and Latinos in the United States, offering portraits of real-life Latino pioneers and sketches of the political events and social conditions that compelled them to leave their homeland and examining how they have transformed the nation's cultural landscape. Part 1,…
Descriptors: Cubans, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Dominicans
Oboler, Suzanne – 1995
The history and current use of the label "Hispanic" are discussed in this exploration of the myth of cultural and national homogeneity among people of Latin American descent in the United States. The historical process of labeling groups of individuals is discussed, and how ethnic labels affect the meaning of citizenship and the struggle…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, English
Morales, Edmundo, Ed. – 1986
The eight papers presented in this document discuss the link between substance and human life in Latin America and help readers uncover some of the myths surrounding drugs, especially cocaine. Contributions range from extensive research to field work and observation. Enrique Mayer demonstrates that the coca leaf is a vital Andean cultural element…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Developing Nations, Drinking, Drug Abuse
Hoyrup, Jens – 1994
In this collection of essays, the content of mathematics is dealt with in general terms, concentrating on cognitive organization, modes of thought, and the way that mathematics interacts with the sociocultural setting. Chapter 1 compares features of Sumero-Babylonian, ancient Greek, and Latin medieval mathematics. Chapter 2 traces the specific…
Descriptors: Ancient History, Cultural Influences, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Smith, Carl B. – 1997
This book presents 12 strategies (focusing on one strategy a week) for students to increase vocabulary and boost communication skills, suggesting that these techniques can easily double the average person's vocabulary. After an introduction, the book presents the following 12 techniques: (1) "Expand on What You Know: Synonyms, Antonyms, and…
Descriptors: Affixes, Context Clues, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Greenfield, Patricia M., Ed.; Cocking, Rodney R., Ed. – 1994
This book explores the extent to which the development and socialization of minority children can be seen as continuous with their ancestral cultures. Whether cultural and political conditions in the United States have modified development and socialization processes, and the extent to which ancestral cultures have changed are examined in the 19…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asian Americans, Child Development, Cross Cultural Studies
Day, Frances Ann – 1997
Noting that even though more than 31,000,000 Latina and Latino Americans will live in the United States by the year 2000, their diverse voices have been largely neglected in literature for children and young adults, this book celebrates these voices. The book is a comprehensive reference tool to help fill the gap--a thoroughly detailed guide to…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Authors, Childrens Literature, Cultural Context
Lopate, Phillip, Ed. – 1979
Intended to celebrate the first 10 years of Teachers and Writers Collaborative (the original organization which sent poets, novelists, and other artists into the schools on a regular basis), this book contains 29 articles, diaries, letters, manifestos, graphics, and memoirs. The book contains the following articles: (1) "Roots and…
Descriptors: Creative Expression, Educational History, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education