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Kendall, John – Music Educators Journal, 1986
Suzuki believed that all human beings are endowed with remarkable musical ability and can learn to play musical instruments in the same way they learn to speak. The Suzuki method of teaching music and its evolution in the United States are discussed. (RM)
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Educational Principles, Educational Theories
Lacy, Grace – 1979
The author contends that a comprehensive approach to differentiating instruction for the gifted must involve values, feelings, personal growth, and interpersonal relations so the gifted child is free to realize his optimum potential. The paper describes some of the major adjustment problems faced by the gifted as well as some approaches to…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Elementary Secondary Education, Ethics, Gifted
Atkins, Barbara, Ed. – 1984
This guide contains standards designed to encourage local educational agencies to redesign consumer home economics programs to meet the present and future needs of students and adults in the 1980s and 1990s. A procedure is suggested for using them in redesign or development of new and innovative articulated programs. The standards include nine…
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Exploration, Child Rearing, Consumer Education
Kern County Superintendent of Schools, Bakersfield, CA. – 1982
This handbook outlines the grade 6 course entitled "Our World, Its Diverse Peoples, and Their Societies." A statement of the California philosophy of history-social studies education precedes the handbook's three sections. The first two sections present major goals of the overall program, an overview of social studies content for grades…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Beliefs, Concept Teaching, Cultural Awareness
Courtney, Richard – 1982
Intended to contribute to the theory of drama education, this book contains a series of essays relating the human drama to education. Following an introduction, the nine essays discuss the following topics: (1) developmental drama, (2) drama and motivation, (3) drama and the transfer of learning, (4) drama and instruction, (5) drama and creativity…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Creative Dramatics, Creativity, Cultural Influences
Reiss, Donna, Ed.; Selfe, Dickie, Ed; Young, Art, Ed. – 1998
This collection of 24 essays explores what happens when proponents of writing across the curriculum (WAC) use the latest computer-mediated tools and techniques--including e-mail, asynchronous learning networks, MOOs, and the World Wide Web--to expand and enrich their teaching practices, especially the teaching of writing. Essays and their authors…
Descriptors: Electronic Mail, Higher Education, Instructional Innovation, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Baker, Katherine Read – Young Children, 1992
Presents a list of techniques and principles for encouraging respect for individual differences in the nursery school. Guidelines for both speech and action are provided. (BB)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Educational Philosophy, Human Relations
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
This resource represents a virtual library of still and moving images, documents, maps, sound clips and text which make up the history of the non-European world from prehistoric times to the early 1990s. The interdisciplinary range of materials included is compatible with standard textbooks in middle and high school social science, social studies,…
Descriptors: African History, Ancient History, Archaeology, Architecture
Valencia Community Coll., Orlando, FL. – 1984
This teacher's guide was developed for the second of four courses in Valencia Community College's Interdisciplinary Studies Program, a 2-year core general education curriculum which chronologically examines the major developments in the evolution of human knowledge. The guide provides an introductory overview of the semester's topic (i.e., the…
Descriptors: Christianity, Community Colleges, Course Content, Course Objectives
Britton, James; Pradl, Gordon M., Ed. – 1982
Spaning 30 years, the essays in this collection present variations on the theme of how, through language and social interaction, humans evolve increasingly more accurate maps of their worlds. The six essays in the first section, "Literature and the Shaping of Experience," point to a central concern for literature as a fundamental way of knowing…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Higher Education
Colton, R. W. – 1981
Rural schools may have an advantage over urban schools in science teaching if sciences are perceived as means of exploring our surroundings, are presented as many viewpoints of one overall picture, and are taught in a form that deals with human situations. Collaboratively taught, rural science curricula can include study of agricultural ecology,…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Needs
Bloomfield Hills School District, MI. – 1980
Based on the idea that the goal of English instruction is to develop language skills that will assist each student in his or her search for identity, in relationships with other people, and in becoming a proficient and sensitive human being, this curriculum guide is divided into two major sections, grades 7 through 9 and grades 10 through 12. In…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy
Flaim, Richard F., Ed.; Reynolds, Edwin W., Jr., Ed. – 1983
Designed to facilitate teacher development of a secondary unit on the Holocaust and genocide, this multidisciplinary curriculum guide provides a wide variety of classroom-tested objectives, learning activities, and materials. The guide is organized into six units which may be taught in sequence or used in part as supplementary materials: the…
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Antisocial Behavior, Art, Bias
Goodhart, Ray – Teacher, 1980
Presented is a five-step approach to help children settle their own arguments, fights, and disagreements, making these children more responsible for their own actions and better prepared to handle conflicts in positive ways. (Author/KC)
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Education, Human Relations
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