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Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2014
Current research seeks to determine if today's pre-K programs provide strong returns on investment similar to the returns from the classic 1960's High/Scope Perry Preschool Program and 1970's North Carolina Abecedarian Project. These were known for the positive academic effects that children experienced as they moved through school. Policy-makers…
Descriptors: Preschool Evaluation, Preschool Education, Evidence, Annotated Bibliographies
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Bersh, Luz Carime – Social Studies, 2013
This article offers a contextual analysis of contemporary immigration issues impacting the institutions in the United States, in particular the school. It discusses the importance of addressing this theme in the classroom and presents its curricular value in the elementary and middle school social studies and interdisciplinary curricula. Using a…
Descriptors: Immigration, Teaching Methods, Social Studies, Elementary School Students
Finley, Amy, Comp.; Scott, Darryl, Comp. – 1995
A core component of the School-to-Work Opportunities Act, work-based learning refers to programs that provide students with exposure to or actual experiences in workplaces. Typical work-based learning programs include youth apprenticeship, internship, job shadowing, cooperative education, and mentoring. This document contains reprints of seven…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Bibliographies, Career Development, Career Education
Hinkle, Glenn E., Ed.; And Others – 1979
The final report of an extensive national study of migrant students' educational needs, this document reviews the literature, describes specific migrant education programs, and summarizes the findings of two surveys--a preliminary survey conducted in California, Texas, and Florida and a nationwide survey. Data from the national survey of…
Descriptors: Blacks, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Educational Needs
Knowles, Liz; Smith, Martha – 2002
Noting that a student's study of a state becomes more meaningful when children's and young adult literature is used as an enhancement, this book offers Florida-related works of literature to broaden the study of the state. The book is organized by category: history, historical fiction, biographies, plants, animals, fiction, geography, and travel.…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Animals, Annotated Bibliographies, Biographies
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. – 1975
Prepared for use by middle and secondary school teachers and administrators, this document provides guidelines for the selection of instructional materials to be used in the classroom. After presentation of general criteria for the selection of instructional materials in all subjects, selection criteria are given for the English language arts and…
Descriptors: Algebra, English, Evaluation Criteria, Geometry
Christian, Donna; Mahrer, Cindy – 1992
The first annual supplement to the 1991-1992 directory of two-way bilingual education programs in the United States profiles new and some existing programs in which language-minority and language-majority children are instructed in and through both languages. this volume contains data on 25 programs in Alaska, Arizona, California, Connecticut,…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Chinese, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language)
Perrault, Anna H.; Madaus, J. Richard; Armbrister, Ann; Dixon, Jeannie; Smith, Rhonda – 1999
This Library Information Network for Community Colleges (LINCC) collection assessment provides detailed data for bibliographic records of monographs in the LINCC database of library/learning resource (L/LRC) collections of Florida's 28 public community colleges. Data were analyzed by five broad subject groupings and 47 individual subject…
Descriptors: Bibliographic Databases, Bibliographic Records, College Libraries, Community Colleges
Florida Dept. of State, Tallahassee. Div. of Library and Information Services. – 1993
This manual is a compilation, update, and rejuvenation of 10 of the previous themes from Florida's Summer Library Program, published to commemorate the 25th year of summer library programs in the state. The program is designed primarily for school age children, aged 6 through 12 years, to encourage library use for leisure and continued learning…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Audiovisual Aids, Children, Childrens Libraries
Abramoff, Carolann Palm, Comp.; And Others – 1995
The Florida Library Youth Program is an extension of the Florida Summer Library Program. Many libraries have wanted to provide programs for school-age children at times other than the traditional summer vacation, and this guide responds to their needs. The theme, "Once Upon a Tale," focuses on folklore, stories, and storytelling. The…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Folk Culture, Library Services
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education. – 1990
This document is a selected, annotated listing of 327 career development materials. Items selected for inclusion in the guide were located through the Florida Educational Information Service, which conducted: (1) searches of computerized databases, (specifically ERIC); and (2) a manual search for relevant sources that might not have been…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Audiovisual Aids, Books, Career Development
Crew, Edith; Easton, Peter – 1990
This document is the third volume of the Adult Literacy Leadership Project, an effort to identify the educational and training needs of Florida's literacy personnel--instructors, administrators, and advisors. Volume three contains an annotated bibliography on effective strategies for combatting adult illiteracy. The bibliography covers the…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Literacy
Kromhout, Ora M.; And Others – 1975
This guide identifies existing employability skills materials and provides annotations to assist the reader in selecting materials. To assist Florida educators in relating employability skills to educational goals, Florida goals and standards are presented. A Topic Index to Titles first provides a topic outline of skills areas based on The Florida…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Career Education, Competency Based Education
Sumner, Mary Ann, Comp. – 1994
Music is a universal language, and through the items in this bibliography, readers can find books about music, history, composers, performers, dancing and adventures relating to music, including foreign music and cultures. It contains annotations for 92 books that are available for free to the blind and disabled. Entries are arranged…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Blindness, Braille, Childrens Literature