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van Leeuwen, Fred, Ed. – Education International, 2002
This quarterly journal offers information about diverse aspects of education in countries throughout the world. Following an editorial discussion of education for citizenship, articles included are: "Free Education for All" (E. Jouen); "The Challenge of Pay Equity: A Stubborn Problem" (M. Tomei); "The IMF's Pupil in Latin…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Citizenship Education, Developing Nations, Equal Education
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Henry, Marcia K. – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 1993
Suggests that students in upper elementary grades and high schools may benefit from extended decoding and spelling instruction, requiring strategies going well beyond phonics. Asserts that learning about morphological structure may provide the strategies needed to decode and spell multisyllabic words. Reviews literature providing a rationale for…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Decoding (Reading), Instructional Design, Intermediate Grades
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Dicker, Susan J. – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2006
The immigrant experience in the USA has led to expectations of cultural and linguistic assimilation within two to three generations. However, the immigrant situation today is far different from what it has been traditionally. For many, the immigrant experience is a transnational one, with newcomers maintaining roots in the homeland while setting…
Descriptors: Latin Americans, Global Approach, Immigrants, Models
Parker, Franklin; Parker, Betty J. – 1996
This paper narrates the life of Ezekiel Cheever, the most famous colonial New England Latin grammar teacher of his time. Cheever came from middle class Puritan roots in England, receiving a classical education before emigrating to Boston (Massachusetts). His remarkably long teaching career of 70 years in four New England towns and the esteem shown…
Descriptors: Colonial History (United States), Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Primary Sources
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Freeland, Jane – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 1999
Discusses the Literacy Campaign in English, one of three native language extensions of the Nicaraguan Sandinistas' National Literacy Crusade, explaining how it highlights how state policy and grassroots initiatives interact in indigenous/ethnic language maintenance in Latin America. Analyzes literacy materials designed for the English-speaking…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Creoles, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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
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Norton, Mary E. – The Classical World, 1968
Increasing interest over the last twenty years in quality Greek and Latin translations seems to be primarily a reflection of the "paperback revolution." Figures and trend reports from various publishers illustrate the burgeoning numbers of classical works in translation. This new availability has enabled students of literature, history, political…
Descriptors: Anthologies, Classical Literature, Educational Trends, Interdisciplinary Approach
Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Div. of Program Development. – 1976
This booklet lists skills and activities that may be used by parents and teachers to insure the success of each child in reading. Designed for grades four through seven, the booklet suggests procedures for parental assistance, determining reading readiness and reading levels, developing basic reading skills, outlining a reading lesson for skills…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Elementary Education, Listening Skills, Parent Participation
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Horner, Winifred Bryan – Rhetoric Review, 1990
Examines eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British writing instruction, which consisted of precepts reinforced by practice. Notes that the gradual abandonment of Latin as the language of education and culture, the shift to a literate culture, and the proliferation of books and periodicals altered writing instruction. (SG)
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Literacy, Teaching Methods
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Haubert, Maxime – International Labour Review, 1986
Reports that adult education through participatory action-research has provided the framework for experiments carried out by groups associated with the International Co-operative University. Traces the background of the development of this method in Latin America and its principal characteristics. (CH)
Descriptors: Action Research, Adult Education, Experiential Learning, Participation
McKenzie, Hope Bussey – 1982
Intended for college students and teachers of English literature, this paper examines the lives and works of three great medieval Anglo-Saxon priestly scholars whose Latin writings have preserved the Anglo-Saxon roots of the English language. The paper first describes the works of Aldhelm, born in 650 A.D., whose poetry was not in the Latin…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Diachronic Linguistics, Higher Education, Latin
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
Keller, Howard H. – 1978
Three approaches to vocabulary presentation in the second language classroom are described. The examples used are drawn largely from German, Russian, French, Latin, and Greek, but they can be extended to all commonly taught languages, although certain approaches are particularly suited to specific languages. In addition, the goals of a particular…
Descriptors: Etymology, French, German, Greek
Williams, Alexander, Ed.; Kaiser, Elsi, Ed. – 2000
This issue includes the following articles: "On Negative Alternative Questions" (Chung-hye Han); "A Categorical Syntax for Verbs of Perception" (Robin Clark, Gerhard Jager); "Defective Complements in Tree Adjoining Grammar" (Seth Kulick, Robert Frank, K. Vijayshanker); "The Convergence of Lexicalist Perspectives in Psycholinguistics and…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Computational Linguistics, Computer Uses in Education, Dialects
Ribeiro, Darcy – 1971
A new wave of reform is needed for Latin American universities suffering from structural rigidity, duplicity, inefficiency, and lack of community. The structural crisis in the university reflects the general social crisis in which society is pressured by opposing forces leading it toward either historical modernization or evolutionary…
Descriptors: Administration, Armed Forces, Bureaucracy, Educational Facilities
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