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Barton, Keith C.; And Others – Theory and Research in Social Education, 1996
Presents seven brief essays addressing recent research efforts and policy initiatives aimed at reforming the history curriculum. Notes that policy recommendations are rarely informed by research on either historical or pedagogical thinking. Authors include Keith C. Barton, Matthew T. Downey, Terrie L. Epstein, Linda S. Levstik, Peter Seixas,…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment, Educational Change
Gelsinger, Barry D. – 1986
Intended to help teachers integrate writing instruction with the study of literature, this teaching guide offers a philosophy of writing instruction, describes a procedure for teaching reading and writing lessons, and provides a sequence of writing skills. For various literature selections, the guide defines vocabulary, provides topic discussion…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Literature Appreciation
Ng, Franklin, Ed. – 1998
The articles in this anthology address the complex subject of interethnic relations and Asian American politics, transcending ideas of Asian Americans as the model minority. The articles are: (1) "Opening the American Mind and Body: The Role of Asian American Studies" (Shirley Hume); (2) "Surviving Democracy's 'Mistake":…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Ethnicity, Immigrants, Minority Groups
Goos, Merrilyn, Ed.; Brown, Ray, Ed.; Makar, Katie, Ed. – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2008
This document presents the proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA). The theme of this conference is "Navigating Currents and Charting Directions." The theme reminds us that, although we are constantly pushed to account for the quality and impact of our research, we…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Constructivism (Learning), Educational Development, Practicums
Ross, E. Wayne, Ed. – 1994
As reflective teaching has been a major concern in education with the movement for increased teacher professionalism and involvement in all aspects of school decision-making, the 10 articles in this volume address reflective practice in the social studies with an emphasis on how reflection and inquiry can contribute to both teacher and curriculum…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Inquiry
Andrews, P. Gayle, Ed.; Anfara, Vincent A., Jr., Ed. – 2003
Papers included in this volume include: "Leaders for Movement: An Introduction to the Professional Preparation and Development of Middle Level Teachers and Administrators" (P. Gayle Andrews and Vincent A. Anfara, Jr.); (1) "Middle Level Teacher Preparation: Status, Progress, and Challenges" (C. Kenneth McEwin, Tracy W. Smith,…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Alternative Teacher Certification, Classroom Observation Techniques, Curriculum Development
Booth, Alan, Ed.; Crouter, Ann C., Ed.; Shanahan, Michael J., Ed. – 1999
This book contains 17 papers devoted to the following four aspects of the transition to adulthood: effects of alterations in the structure of opportunity; effects of prior experiences in the family; effects of prior experience in the workplace; and career development and marriage formation during a period of rising inequality. The following papers…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Beliefs
Kaywell, Joan F., Ed. – 2000
This book is based on two assumptions: the classics comprise the canon of literature that is mostly taught in schools; and most teachers are familiar with adolescent literature but are unsure how to incorporate its use in classrooms. This book provides the necessary information so that teachers may confidently use young adult novels in conjunction…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Classics (Literature), Classroom Techniques, English Instruction