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Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Curriculum Services. – 1979
This document suggests how social studies classroom teachers on the high school level can use a concept approach to structure global studies programs. Global studies is interpreted to include a focus on the individual's search for meaning in various cultures as well as the more traditional study of world cultures. A major objective of the approach…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Concept Teaching, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives
Abbott, Barbara; Kolman, Peter – 1981
One in a series of instructional units designed for gifted students, this booklet describes a humanities unit for students in middle and secondary grades. The specific focus of the unit is on truth as it is perceived and expressed in philosophy, literature, art, music, drama, and the social sciences. The study of truth and its surrounding concepts…
Descriptors: Gifted, Honesty, Humanities Instruction, Learning Activities
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
Lipman, Matthew; Sharp, Ann Margaret – 1980
This manual contains classroom exercises which can be used to supplement each chapter of the story "Mark," (ED 189 016) designed to help adolescents formulate a philosophy of values. The purpose of both "Mark" and "Social Inquiry" is to identify key social issues in the social sciences and expose students to the conflicting concepts at the heart…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Democratic Values, Discourse Analysis, Individual Development
Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise. – 1991
This guide presents a course outline and description of drama/theater arts that satisfies Idaho state graduation requirements for humanities. After a brief description of the philosophy of such courses, the guide describes the critical components that drama/theater course must significantly deal with: aesthetic perception, creative expression…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Values, Course Descriptions, Course Objectives, Creative Expression
Hribar, Georgeanne C. – 1994
These lesson plans were developed by a participant in the Fulbright Summer Seminar on Indonesia. The materials provide information for teaching about economic and social factors affecting development of the region. There are four lessons in the packet. The lessons are: (1) "Centripetal and Centrifugal Forces" (geographical, historical,…
Descriptors: Asian History, Asian Studies, Developing Nations, Development
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Vocational Education. – 1985
This teacher handbook provides recommended goals and objectives and suggested measures for competency-based courses in the vocational program area of home economics education. A background and overview section contains the philosophy and rationale, discusses thinking skills and programs for exceptional children, and provides notes that explain how…
Descriptors: Adults, Behavioral Objectives, Careers, Child Care Occupations
Cheoros, Peter; And Others – 1991
This unit is one of a series that represents specific moments in history from which students focus on the meanings of landmark events. This unit explores Greece's most glorious century, the high point of Athenian culture. Rarely has so much genius been concentrated in one small region over such a short period of time. Students discover in studying…
Descriptors: Ancient History, Democracy, Foreign Countries, Grade 10
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Berg, Constance DeMuth – School Arts, 1979
Believing that adolescents need to explore their feelings about life and their fantasies about death, an art teacher was prompted to use a human skeleton as a still life subject. The success of this art project is described. (KC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Art Education, Death, Educational Philosophy
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Kahan, Jeremy – Mathematics Teacher, 1999
Derives lessons from the human process of constructing the proof of Fermat's last theorem such as serious mathematical thinking takes time as well as intellectual courage and skills. (ASK)
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Mathematics Education, Proof (Mathematics), Secondary Education
British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria. Curriculum Development Branch. – 1982
This curriculum outline provides secondary and postsecondary instructors with detailed information on student learning outcomes for completion of the general mechanics program requirements. A program overview discusses the aims of education; secondary school philosophy; and career preparation programs and their goals, organization, and evaluation.…
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Bibliographies, Career Education
Finch, Alton V., Comp. – 1980
This handbook contains samples of instructional materials for teaching career education concepts in the business classroom--lesson plans, factual information, games, and exercises. While many of the examples are in a form readily usable by students, other examples have been edited or condensed to fit the handbook format. All original sources are…
Descriptors: Business Education, Career Awareness, Career Choice, Career Education
Gorman, Dolores – 1989
This competency-based module uses the Ocean County (New Jersey) Vocational-Technical Schools curriculum-infused model for infusing basic skills instruction into vocational education. The model demonstrates the relationship of vocational skills to communication, mathematics, and science. The document begins with a philosophy statement; preface; a…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Anatomy, Basic Skills
British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria. Curriculum Development Branch. – 1983
This career preparation curriculum outline for the hospitality/tourism industry is intended to provide secondary and postsecondary learning outcomes for completion of program requirements. The guide is organized into four sections. Section one presents an overview of the program, of the philosophy of career education, and of the organization and…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Bookkeeping, Career Development, Career Education
British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria. Curriculum Development Branch. – 1982
This curriculum outline provides secondary and postsecondary instructors with detailed information on student learning outcomes for completion of the welding/metal fabrication program requirements. A program overview discusses the aims of education; secondary school philosophy; and career preparation programs and their goals, organization, and…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Bibliographies, Blueprints, Career Education
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