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Açikalin, Mehmet – Journal of Social Science Education, 2014
This article provides an example of a social studies lesson from Turkish educational context in order to facilitate comparison with examples of social studies lessons from other parts of the world. This lesson was recorded in a 7th grade class at a middle school in one of the metropolitan neighborhoods in Istanbul. According to the current…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Studies, Civil Rights, Comparative Education
Sartorius, Tara Cady – Arts & Activities, 1998
Highlights the life of Leonard Koscianski, an artist who focuses on revealing the inner life of the human heart and mind in his artwork. Includes four lesson plans for grades ranging from 2 through 12: philosophy, psychology, language arts, and visual arts. Provides a copy and background about Koscianski's painting "Red Fish." (CMK)
Descriptors: Art Education, Art Expression, Artists, Biographies
British Columbia Ministry of Education, 2004
Diversity in BC schools is an overarching concept that reflects a philosophy of equitable participation and an appreciation of the contributions of all people. It is a concept that refers both to our uniqueness as individuals and to our sense of belonging or identification within a group or groups. Diversity refers to the ways in which we differ…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Official Languages, Sexual Orientation, Cultural Pluralism
Streff, Craig R. – 1980
A description of the sophomore level speech communication fundamentals course offered at Wauwatosa East High School in Wisconsin is presented in this paper. Following a statement of a philosophy of teaching communication theory, the major portion of the paper contains descriptions of the five units of the course: (1) communication concepts and…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Secondary Education
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Warnick, Barbara; Ruf, Henry L. – Speaker and Gavel, 1980
The two articles in this publication focus on ways of teaching argumentation and debate in the college setting. The first article examines the place of the argumentation and debate course in the speech communication curriculum and suggests cognitive and behavioral objectives and assignments for use in such a course. The second article discusses…
Descriptors: Assignments, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Course Objectives
Corsi, Patricia Mitchell; And Others – 1981
Divided into eight sections, this training manual describes the philosophy, activities, and materials employed by a workshop designed to help childbirth educators reduce sex-role stereotyping in their classes. The first section explains the relationships of sex-role stereotyping to childbirth education, defines the problem of stereotyping, and…
Descriptors: Assertiveness, Guidelines, Human Relations, Measures (Individuals)
Rooney, Thomas – 1989
Few U.S. high school students know art or music history, but the languages of the arts should not be foreign to anyone. History should be taught as an exploration of human endeavors and expressions. History provides the framework to help people learn the changing forms, styles, and functions of the arts, religion, philosophy, and other humanistic…
Descriptors: Dance, Fused Curriculum, High Schools, History
Valencia Community Coll., Orlando, FL. – 1984
An introduction is provided to the Interdisciplinary Studies (IDS) Program at Valencia Community College (VCC), a 2-year general education core curriculum divided into four courses. A description of VCC is followed by an overview of the program, which integrates the arts, philosophy, religion, English, mathematics, social sciences, and physical…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Core Curriculum
Stephenson-Miles, Belinda – 1990
At LaGuardia Community College, students enrolled in the cooperative education (Co-Op Ed) program are required to complete three internships and concurrent seminars as a requirement for graduation. The seminar curriculum provides a theoretical framework for analyzing and evaluating the students' internship experiences. The seminars also serve as a…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Content Area Writing, Cooperative Education, Course Objectives
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction. – 1979
This teacher guide for elementary level physical education programs is based on the theories of movement education. It is divided into nine sections: (1) planning the program, its philosophy and objectives; (2) spatial awareness; (3) the body and its parts; (4) how the body moves; (5) development of locomotor, nonlocomotor, and manipulative…
Descriptors: Athletics, Child Development, Dance, Elementary Education
Livingston, Lynn M. – 1995
This project paper for the 1994-95 Klingenstein Fellows Program at Teachers College, Columbia University (New York), examines the philosophical and pedagogical underpinnings of an interdisciplinary law-related curriculum for secondary students. The proposed interdisciplinary law-related curriculum focuses on issues of human rights, civil liberties…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Constructivism (Learning), Cultural Differences