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Online Submission, 2006
The purpose of this document is to identify the essential components of appropriate programming that are mandated by Alberta Education for students with special education needs, to provide examples of effective practices, to establish a common understanding of the terminology associated with this specialized field, and to clarify the meaning of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Needs, Programming, Comprehensive Programs
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Chilton, Helen – Deafness & Education International, 2017
Recent years have seen a significant interest in Theory of Mind (ToM), the specific groups in which it may be restricted and the opportunities which might enhance or suppress development. Previous studies have identified gaps in the literature concerning ideas for intervention and strategies which may augment the development of ToM skills.…
Descriptors: Deafness, Theory of Mind, Fiction, Picture Books
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Ziv, Margalit; Smadja, Marie-Lyne; Aram, Dorit – Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 2013
Recent research has shown that parents, through conversations during shared book reading, play a pivotal role in promoting children's social cognition, particularly their theory of mind (ToM). This study compared mothers' mental-state discourse during two kinds of interactions with their children--storybook reading and wordless storybook telling.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Cognition, Theory of Mind, Preschool Children
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Jurmo, Paul – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2017
This article presents a case study of a five-year English-literacy project carried out in primary and middle schools in the Pacific island nation of Tonga from 2012 to 2017. It summarizes why and how the project was begun; the activities carried out by Peace Corps Volunteers and Tongan partners; its objectives; and the products, procedures, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Literacy Education, English (Second Language)
Blandford, Sonia – Paul Chapman Publishing, 2005
As a practitioner or learner, the reason for reading this book might be to enhance understanding of learning and teaching. As a parent or guardian, it might be to develop understanding of schools and colleges. Whatever motivation, all stakeholders will recognise that education plays a powerful part in developing society. Schools and colleges are…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Health Promotion, Inclusive Schools, Role of Education
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Kazeem, Kolawole; Musa, Noah – College Student Journal, 2008
Educators are becoming aware that between the school, government and the home is an important link, which must be utilized or harnessed for children's learning and educational development. The situation of teaching and learning in most public schools in Nigeria shows that there is a considerable difference in the level of involvement of the…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Public Schools
Towl, Patty, Ed.; Hemphill, Sheryl, Ed. – New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 2016
Schools work continually to keep students with challenging and difficult behaviour engaged in education. The message of this book is that more can and needs to be done. The audience of this book includes all those who work with excluded children: school, health and justice personnel; school trustees, parents and community workers. School exclusion…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, At Risk Students, Low Income Students, Indigenous Populations
Szarkowicz, Diane Louise – Early Childhood Australia, 2004
The "Research in Practice Series" is a practical, easy-to-read resource, offering effective new approaches for those challenging issues which arise in the care and education of young children. Early Childhood Australia's "Research in Practice Series" is an essential resource for those involved in the early childhood field.…
Descriptors: Young Children, Role Models, Physical Development, Genetics
Kroenke, Lillian DeVault, Ed. – Infants and Toddlers, 2002
This document is comprised of the 2001-2002 issues of a quarterly journal for teachers and parents of children in Montessori infant and toddler programs. The spring 2001 issue presents articles on the history of infant and toddler programs in Italy and how to fulfill infant needs in Montessori child care, and on learning activities in the kitchen…
Descriptors: Caregiver Child Relationship, Childhood Needs, Educational Environment, Foreign Countries
Crysdale, Stewart; King, Alan J. C.; Mandell, Nancy – 1999
This book examines the factors responsible for the difficulties being experienced by many young Canadians trying to find permanent jobs in a growing economy and explains how Canadian youths can make the best use of the opportunities offered by academic and other programs to find a satisfying life in the workforce. The following are among the…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Career Choice, Comparative Analysis, Cooperative Education
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Bokhorst-Heng, Wendy D. – Middle School Journal (J3), 2008
Parental involvement comes in various forms and will differ as a child moves through primary and secondary school. Epstein's (2002) classic six-types model captures the potential scope of parental involvement: (1) basic obligations of parents as care-providers; (2) schools communicating with parents about school programs; (3) parent volunteering…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship, Foreign Countries
Parent Cooperative Preschools International, Indianapolis, IN. – 1985
This compilation of materials and information serves as a step-by-step how-to guide to creating and building a parent cooperative preschool. After brief sections discussing where to begin and how cooperatives originated, contents explore basic considerations in planning, planning for community meetings, and the permanent organizational structure…
Descriptors: Committees, Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Parents
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Russell, Philippa – Support for Learning, 2008
This paper looks at recent trends in Government policy and practice around supporting and involving parents of children with disabilities and special educational needs (SEN) in their care, development and education. In particular, the paper examines the opportunities offered in the Children's Plan ( DCSF, 2007) and "Aiming High" (HM TreasuryDfES,…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Change Agents, Disabilities, Parent Participation
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Waddington, Emma M.; Reed, Phil – International Journal of Special Education, 2006
The past ten years have seen a growing drive towards "full inclusion" of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in schools. However, concerns about whether inclusion for children with ASD is synonymous with their right to appropriate education have been raised amongst researchers. The current study aimed to ascertain the views…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Inclusive Schools, Influences, Success
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Walmsley, Jan; Mannan, Hasheem – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2009
This paper evaluates a participatory action research (PAR) approach to conducting family research in Ireland. Drawing on PAR methodology it describes how parents of people with intellectual disabilities were recruited and trained to facilitate focus groups of parents in Ireland, in order to create an evidence base to support improved dialogue…
Descriptors: Action Research, Mental Retardation, Family Life, Focus Groups
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