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Maguire, Meg; Wooldridge, Tim; Pratt-Adams, Simon – Open University Press, 2006
This book offers an in-depth understanding of the unique challenges and contributions of urban primary schools. The authors set urban education in the wider social context of structural disadvantage, poverty, oppression and exclusion, and reassert some critical urban educational concerns. Recognizing that practice needs to be informed by theory,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Youth, Social Environment, Social Class
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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)
Marshall, Linda; Swan, Paul – Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 2010
Recent research has confirmed that parental involvement in education is positively associated with student achievement, yet further efforts are needed to measure the effects of such programs systematically so as to inform the development of improved methods. Having parents help their children with mathematics can be problematic. Teachers may not…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Workshops, Parent School Relationship, Mathematics Instruction
Selman, Robert L. – Russell Sage Foundation, 2003
Education specialists have written volumes on the best ways to help children learn to read and write, but who is helping them navigate the potentially treacherous waters of social interactions? While in school to study, children are also preoccupied with understanding the rules governing social relationships. Issues of trust and loyalty, rivalry…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developmental Psychology, Social Development, Interpersonal Competence
British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria. – 1991
This booklet is intended to help parents and teachers of primary school children understand children's growth, development, and learning. The first section, following a general introduction, lists methods parents and teachers can use to share information about children, schools, and classrooms. The second section discusses the learning process,…
Descriptors: Creative Development, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Emotional Development
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. – 2003
Noting that parents are vital partners in the educational system, this handbook provides parents with information about the Grade 4 curriculum in Catholic schools in Alberta, Canada. Based on the Alberta Learning "Programs of Study: Elementary Schools," the handbook describes the knowledge, skills, and attitudes Catholic school students…
Descriptors: Art Education, Catholic Schools, Educational Objectives, Elementary School Curriculum
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. – 2003
Noting that parents are vital partners in the educational system, this handbook provides parents with information about the Grade 5 curriculum in Catholic schools in Alberta, Canada. Based on the Alberta Learning "Programs of Study: Elementary Schools," the handbook describes the knowledge, skills, and attitudes Catholic school students…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Educational Objectives, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary School Students
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. – 2003
Noting that parents are vital partners in the educational system, this handbook provides parents with information about the Grade 1 curriculum in Catholic schools in Alberta, Canada. Based on the Alberta Learning "Programs of Study: Elementary Schools," the handbook describes the knowledge, skills, and attitudes Catholic school students…
Descriptors: Art Education, Catholic Schools, Educational Objectives, Elementary School Curriculum
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. – 2003
Noting that parents are vital partners in the educational system, this handbook provides parents with information about the Grade 2 curriculum in Catholic schools in Alberta, Canada. Based on the Alberta Learning "Programs of Study: Elementary Schools," the handbook describes the knowledge, skills, and attitudes Catholic school students…
Descriptors: Art Education, Catholic Schools, Educational Objectives, Elementary School Curriculum
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. – 2003
Noting that parents are vital partners in the educational system, this handbook provides parents with information about the Grade 3 curriculum in Catholic schools in Alberta, Canada. Based on the Alberta Learning "Programs of Study: Elementary Schools," the handbook describes the knowledge, skills, and attitudes Catholic school students…
Descriptors: Art Education, Catholic Schools, Educational Objectives, Elementary School Curriculum
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. – 2003
Noting that parents are vital partners in the educational system, this handbook provides parents with information about the Grade 6 curriculum in Catholic schools in Alberta, Canada. Based on the Alberta Learning "Programs of Study: Elementary Schools," the handbook describes the knowledge, skills, and attitudes Catholic school students…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Educational Objectives, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary School Students
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. – 2003
Noting that parents are vital partners in the educational system, this French-language handbook provides parents with information about the Grade 4 curriculum in Alberta, Canada. Based on the Alberta Learning "Programs of Study: Elementary Schools," the handbook describes the knowledge, skills, and attitudes students in Alberta are…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. – 2003
Noting that parents are vital partners in the educational system, this French-language handbook provides parents with information about the Grade 5 curriculum in Alberta, Canada. Based on the Alberta Learning "Programs of Study: Elementary Schools," the handbook describes the knowledge, skills, and attitudes students in Alberta are…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Objectives, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary School Students
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. – 2003
Noting that parents are vital partners in the educational system, this French-language handbook provides parents with information about the Grade 1 curriculum in Alberta, Canada. Based on the Alberta Learning "Programs of Study: Elementary Schools," the handbook describes the knowledge, skills, and attitudes students in Alberta are…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Objectives, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary School Students
Alberta Learning, Edmonton. – 2003
Noting that parents are vital partners in the educational system, this French-language handbook provides parents with information about the Grade 2 curriculum in Alberta, Canada. Based on the Alberta Learning "Programs of Study: Elementary Schools," the handbook describes the knowledge, skills, and attitudes students in Alberta are…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Objectives, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary School Students
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