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Narode, Ronald B. – 1985
This paper presents the thesis that pair problem-solving serves as an aid to students in developing their metacognitive skills. Metacognition has been defined as knowledge and cognition about cognitive objects and as any kind of monitoring. The ability to monitor one's thoughts and actions is greatly facilitated through the pair problem-solving…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, College Students, Group Activities, Higher Education
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). – 1989
The first of three parts of this review of Turkey's educational system and national educational policies, the examiner's report, begins by singling out essential features of modern Turkey that affect the provision of education and to which the system is having to respond. These include Turkey's unique geographic situation, its continuing devotion…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education
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Adams, Velma A., Ed. – 1986
The Connecticut Assessment of Educational Progress (CAEP) is modeled after the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) and has been in operation since 1971. This report is the culmination of a multi-year effort by the Connecticut State Department of Education to make its CAEP program even more useful to classroom teachers and other…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Earth Science, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Sanacore, Joseph; Rauch, Sidney J. – 1986
After implementing changes in language arts instruction, the principal--who is in a key position to sustain or institutionalize the changes--faces several responsibilities. Factors involved in directing innovations to become "built in" to school programs include solving specific problems, sharing decision-making responsibilities, upgrading and…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Curriculum Development, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education
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Bennett, Dean B. – Journal of Environmental Education, 1989
Described is a rationale and process that can be used for the evaluation of environmental education programs. Expectations, planning, results, and using results are all discussed as steps in the evaluation process. (CW)
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Educational Assessment, Environmental Education, Evaluation Criteria