NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Showing 46 to 60 of 172 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Adams, Marilyn Jager; Henry, Marcia K. – School Psychology Review, 1997
Examines and refutes six myths about beginning and developing reading instruction. Discusses importance of teaching phonological awareness and decoding in beginning reading and of teaching syllable patterns and morpheme patterns from Anglo-Saxon, Greek, and Latin roots and affixes in developing reading. (Author/JDM)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Classical Languages, Greek, Latin
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Laufer, Batia – English Language Teaching Journal, 1981
Presents several types of synophones, words similar in sound but different in meaning, including those differing in one phoneme only, more than one phoneme which can have an identical Latin root, and several phonemes which defy exact definition. Suggests validity of context as aid to comprehension of unknown words should not be overestimated.…
Descriptors: Comprehension, Language Processing, Phonemes, Second Language Learning
Masciantonio, Rudolph – 1973
This curriculum guide is intended to assist Latin teachers in the School District of Philadelphia in achieving one of the goals of Latin instruction: the development of word power in English through a structured study of Latin roots and affixes. The guide may be used in two different ways. First, it may form the basis for a separate…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Curriculum Guides, Diachronic Linguistics, English Instruction
LaFleur, Richard A. – 1983
This study guide was specifically designed for individuals preparing to take the Georgia Teacher Certification Test (TCT) in Latin. Minimal competency is tested in four broad subareas: (1) grammatical structure; (2) usage; (3) mythology and culture; and (4) translation, prosody, and Latin roots of English. The guide lists all of the content…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Higher Education, Language Teachers, Latin
Phelps, Patty Holland – 1979
Systematic vocabulary instruction accelerates reading progress; improves one's thought processes; and provides progress in originality, organization, and choice of words. Some school districts have experimented, with some success, with teaching Latin as a way of improving vocabulary. In addition, several studies have indicated the value of a…
Descriptors: Basic Vocabulary, Elementary Secondary Education, Latin, Reading Improvement
Miyar Yaniz, Olga – 1971
Transfer of learning from linguistic analysis of Spanish to actual use of the language is facilitated through the implementation of 45 performance objectives presented in this study. The exercises focus on: (1) sentence types; (2) diphthongs; (3) Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes; (4) orthographic rules; (5) phonemic discrimination; (6) stress…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Skills, Conversational Language Courses, Cultural Education, Educational Objectives
Hallberg, Albert – 1971
This Quinmester Course is designed to help students apply the principles of effective study in a variety of testing situations. Emphasis is on developing such skills as planning wise use of allotted time, adapting reading rate to various types of test items, identifying types of analogous relationships and word attack skills, including recognition…
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Objectives, Curriculum Guides, English Curriculum
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Scanlan, Richard T. – Foreign Language Annals, 1976
A course in the enlargement of students' English vocabulary through the study of Latin and Greek roots and their derivatives was developed by the Department of Classics at the University of Illinois. The class makes use of computer assisted instruction on the PLATO IV system. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Classical Languages, Computer Assisted Instruction, Course Descriptions, English Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cho, Helen – Multicultural Perspectives, 2011
For a faculty member of East Asian ancestry, raised in Latin America, race became a salient part of the author's identity during adulthood while living and working in the southern United States. While the race-related experiences the author continues to have on and off campus are deeply personal, race became an academic undertaking, and centering…
Descriptors: Political Issues, Foreign Countries, College Faculty, College Students
Masciantonio, Rudolph; And Others – 1982
This guide to an audio-lingual approach to Latin instruction is intended to assist Latin teachers and English teachers with background in Latin to expand the English vocabulary and reading skills of pupils through the study of Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes. The content of this guide to health vocabulary introduces students to Latin and…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, Etymology
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Floriani, Bernard P.; Cairns, Jack C. – Science and Children, 1982
Since there appears to be a direct relationship between reading comprehension and vocabulary, an inventory is offered which assesses students' knowledge of the meaning of "combining forms" (automobile, aero-dynamics, etc.) and not words themselves. The inventory can serve as a model to develop additional inventories for Latin/Greek roots.…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Tests, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Readability
Masciantonio, Rudolph; And Others – 1982
This guide is intended to assist Latin and English teachers who have some background in Latin to expand the English vocabulary and reading skills of students through the study of Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes. The lessons on numbers in Latin are designed to be presented through an audiolingual approach. The introductory material in the guide…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, Etymology
Masciantonio, Rudolph; And Others – 1982
The purpose of this guide is to assist Latin and English teachers who have some background in Latin to expand the English vocabulary and reading skills of pupils through the study of Latin roots, prefixes, and suffixes. The lessons are designed also to familiarize pupils with aspects of classical culture, specifically sports and games, and to…
Descriptors: Ancient History, Athletics, Audiolingual Methods, Cultural Awareness
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Stevens, Reed – Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, 2010
This chapter argues that for the science of learning to become a fully "human" science, it needs to move from viewing learning from an exogenous perspective to an endogenous one. Taken from Latin, the term "endogenous" translates roughly to "from within," and in the meaning the author gives to it here, it refers to a perspective on learning from…
Descriptors: Learning, Evaluation Methods, Transcripts (Written Records), Academic Achievement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Klaiber, Jeffrey – Journal of Moral Education, 2009
The Catholic Church, with deep roots in the history of Latin America, exercises considerable influence on all levels of society. Especially after the Second Vatican Council and the bishops' conference at Medellin (1968) the Church took up the banner of human rights and the cause of the poor. During the dictatorships and in the midst of the…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Latin American History, Foreign Countries, Catholics
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  12