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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
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King, Philip; Bulkeley, Kelly; Welt, Bernard – SUNY Press, 2011
"Dreaming in the Classroom" provides teachers from virtually all fields with a uniquely informative guidebook for introducing their students to the universal human phenomenon of dreaming. Although dreaming may not be held in high esteem in mainstream Western society, students at all education levels consistently enjoy learning about…
Descriptors: Sleep, Classroom Environment, Educational Methods, Educational Experience
Pickett, Anna Lou; Safarik, Lynn; Echevarria, Jana – 1998
These instructional materials are designed to improve the performance of paraeducators working in inclusive classrooms servicing school age students with limited English proficiency. The competency-based program helps participants to learn skills they can apply immediately, to accept new practices, and to increase their understanding of education…
Descriptors: Child Development, Communication Skills, Competency Based Education, Cultural Awareness
Jensen, Marvin D. – 1981
Science fiction offers many perspectives on human communication, including (1) a recurring theme about intrapersonal communication, (2) a nontraditional perspective on "family" communication, and (3) a philosophy of communication that can be drawn from some fantasy literature. Although numerous science fiction stories describe alien creatures who…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Family Relationship, Fantasy, Humanism
Shedletsky, Leonard – 1989
This teacher's handbook on intrapersonal communication provides a selection of exercises for classroom use to help students get in touch with their own mental processing. The exercises are presented with introductory comments, a statement of goals, instructions, materials, and analysis. A brief description of what the exercise demonstrates,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Psychology, Communication Skills, Communication (Thought Transfer)
UNESCO Bangkok, 2006
The training guide is based on a TOT (Training of Trainer) workshop conducted in September 2005 in Chiangmai, Thailand jointly by Asia Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) and UNESCO's Asia Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID). The publication provides a comprehensive guide to trainers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workshops, Educational Innovation, Justice
Peters, Richard – 1984
A global approach to citizenship education, the Human and Environmental Learning Program (HELP), is presented in two sections--one emphasizing the student and the other the teacher. The philosophy and rationale for the program, which integrates environmental education, global studies, and social studies, are outlined. The objective is to expose…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education
Spencer, Ilene – 1992
This curriculum module is designed to strengthen the basic knowledge of art concepts and principles of students with disabilities at the beginning elementary level. The learning of basic art principles is facilitated through art activities which encourage the student to create and accomplish tasks with success. The focus is on teaching the…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Color, Curriculum
Rochester Public Schools, Minn. – 1980
This fifth in a series of seven related teaching guides that together outline a public school district's English language arts curriculum for kindergarten through grade six focuses on a course of study for grade four. The guide explains the district's overall philosophy and teaching goals and the philosophy behind the development of a curriculum…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation, Curriculum Guides, Developmental Programs
Rochester Public Schools, Minn. – 1980
This sixth in a series of seven related teaching guides that together outline a public school district's English language arts curriculum for kindergarten through grade six focuses on a course of study for grade five. The guide explains the district's overall philosophy and teaching goals and the philosophy behind the development of a curriculum…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation, Curriculum Guides, Developmental Programs
Rochester Public Schools, Minn. – 1980
This last in a series of seven related teaching guides that together outline a public school district's English language arts curriculum for kindergarten through grade six focuses on a course of study for grade six. The guide explains the district's overall philosophy and teaching goals and the philosophy behind the development of a curriculum…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation, Curriculum Guides, Developmental Programs
Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Bureau of Curriculum and Staff Development. – 1981
This guide attempts to help local planners develop and implement curricula which will provide each student in Connecticut with equal opportunity for a suitable program in foreign language instruction. With a focus on K-12 programs, the guide provides an overview of current philosophies, objectives, methods, and materials in the foreign language…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, FLES
Campbell, Linda; Campbell, Bruce; Dickinson, Dee – 1996
In his studies of human capacity, Howard Gardner revealed a wider family of human intelligences than previously suggested. Noting that restricting educational programs to focusing on a preponderance of linguistic and mathematical intelligences minimizes the importance of other forms of knowing, this book presents strategies for creating open…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Academic Aptitude, Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Style
Armstrong, Thomas – 1994
The model presented in this book provides a language for talking about the inner gifts of children, especially those students who have accumulated labels such as Learning Disabled (LD) and Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD) during their school careers, and describes how educators can bring Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences (MI), a…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment
Howe, Robert W.; And Others – 1989
Materials containing hazardous substances present serious problems to human health and to the health of the environment. There are many potential problems related to the site of a house or apartment, the construction materials used in the house or the apartment, products and materials used in and around the home, and disposal of materials.…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Environmental Influences, Family Environment, Hazardous Materials
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