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British Columbia Ministry of Education, 2016
This resource conveys policies, procedures, and guidelines that support the delivery of special education services in British Columbia's (Canada) public schools. It was originally published in 1995 (ED414703), following an extensive provincial Special Education Review (1993-94). The purpose of this manual is to provide a single point of reference…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Guidelines, Special Education, Educational Policy
British Columbia Ministry of Education, 2013
This resource conveys policies, procedures, and guidelines that support the delivery of special education services in British Columbia's (Canada) public schools. It was originally published in 1995 (ED414703), following an extensive provincial Special Education Review (1993-94). The purpose of this manual is to provide a single point of reference…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Special Education, Educational Policy, Guides
Alberta Education, 2007
This document is intended for classroom teachers, resource personnel, administrators and parents. It is one of a series of documents developed to facilitate programming for students in grades 1 to 12 who have special education needs. The six essential components listed in this document are contained in "Standards for Special Education,…
Descriptors: Special Programs, Partial Hearing, Deafness, Programming
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Education, 2010
The aim of this guide is to stimulate professional reflection, dialogue and debate about learning. Education professionals in Scotland are already aware of the key issues relating to learning through the series "Curriculum for Excellence: Building the Curriculum," the recent publication "Learning Together: Opening Up Learning"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Schools, Educational Improvement
Edel-Herscovitch, Nella – 1995
This paper advances a model for the use of parents in the implementation of cooperative learning strategies in the home, so that parents can join with teachers in providing a quality education for their children. The main principles of the model include teaching parents how to: (1) encourage their children by providing adequate opportunities for…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Conflict Resolution, Cooperative Learning, Educational Strategies
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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
Amos, Jason, Ed. – Alliance for Excellent Education, 2011
"Straight A's: Public Education Policy and Progress" is a biweekly newsletter that focuses on education news and events both in Washington, DC and around the country. The following articles are included in this issue: (1) U.S. Senators Harkin and Enzi Release Draft Language to Revise NCLB: Senate Committee to Consider Draft Containing…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Federal Aid, Foreign Countries, Politics of Education
Rivers, Ian; Duncan, Neil; Besag, Valerie E. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2009
"Bullying: A Handbook for Educators and Parents" offers a comprehensive exploration of the bullying within public schools, drawing upon research conducted in the United States, United Kingdom, Scandinavia, and Canada. It offers insights into the immediate and long-term impact bullying can have upon the lives of students, their families,…
Descriptors: Bullying, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Sexuality
Online Submission, 2006
The goal of this K-12 science safety resource is to bring together information needed by administrators, planners, teachers and support staff to help them make sound decisions regarding science safety. The document identifies areas for decision making and action at a variety of levels. It supports planning and action by providing information on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Facility Guidelines, Elementary Secondary Education, Safety Equipment
Skuy, Mervyn, Ed. – 1996
Reuven Feuerstein's theory of Mediated Learning Experience was developed to explain individuals' different propensities for learning by linking those differences to an individual's exposure--through specific experiences--to his or her own culture, irrespective of its nature or level of conceptualization, technology, or institutionalized education.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Psychology
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. – 1994
Schools in Alberta provide English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) program support to immigrant students while they are adjusting to Canadian culture and learning the English language. This booklet is for parents who are new to Alberta, whose children are learning ESL and/or who need more information about ESL program support. A description of the…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Standards Branch. – 1996
This booklet provides information to parents, students, teachers, and community members about the new mathematics curriculum in western Canada that was developed as a result of the Common Curriculum Framework for K-12 Mathematics. The curriculum represents a dynamic approach to mathematics with problem solving as the main focus for all grade…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Carnie, Fiona – 1999
A growing number of families are looking for alternative ways to educate their children, as discontent with mainstream schooling rises. Human Scale Education sees the problem with the education system in the United Kingdom as one of size and believes that most schools and classes are too large for children to be known individually by their…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Educational Environment, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education
McFaul, Jack – 1992
This booklet describes the Country Area Program (CAP), a commonwealth-funded program targeted at alleviating educational isolation among government and nongovernment rural schools in New South Wales, Australia. This booklet is intended to help parents better understand the setting in which the CAP operates. The aims of the program include…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Brooking-Payne, Kim – 1998
This book presents games for children, teenagers, and adults, explaining how each game can help children develop in a holistic way. It begins by discussing tips for teaching games, how to deal with children who break the rules, and what type of equipment to use. The book provides help on how to approach play within each of the different age…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Athletics, Child Development, Children
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