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Morrow, Robert D.; McBride, Hugh J. – 1977
Assessment techniques for young severely retarded children are analyzed through identification of skills underlying such common tasks as building with blocks, completing puzzles, and putting pegs in pegboards. Examples are given of four mathematics assessment tasks from a standardized instrument for reasoning and problem solving. Described are the…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Early Childhood Education
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Crean, Hugh F.; Hightower, A. D.; Allan, Marjorie J. – Evaluation and Program Planning, 2001
Studied the effects of the school-based Early Childhood Centers for Children of Teen Parents Program. Records for 81 program participants were compared with those of 89 young mothers who did not participate. Participants had better school attendance and lower overall risk than nonparticipants and were more likely to graduate from high school. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Adolescents, Attendance, Day Care
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2012
"Research messages 2011" is a collection of summaries of research projects published by National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) in 2011. The publication also has an overview essay that captures the themes and highlights from the research for the year, including: (1) the initial education and training of young people and…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Wages, Human Capital, Wastes
National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc., New York, NY. – 1994
Four videocassettes provide the presentations and discussion of four panels from a 1994 summit on the nation's responsibility in relation to individuals with learning disabilities. Each panel examined issues of research, public policy and legislation, good practices, and consumer interest within its area of concentration. The first panel was on…
Descriptors: Adults, Courts, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
Rosenberg, Liz, Ed. – 1996
Poetry helps people to focus on the world, to focus more clearly on what is inside a person and all around. This anthology of poems by America's best poets contains many kinds of poems aimed at many kinds of readers. The poems in the anthology are meant to be enjoyed by children, but they are not necessarily "children's poetry." Each poet whose…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Contemporary Literature, Literary Genres
Piele, Philip K., Ed. – 1982
This thirty-second edition of the "Yearbook" is a comprehensive reference to recent state appellate and federal court decisions that affect the operation, management, and governance of public elementary and secondary schools and higher education institutions in the United States. This edition includes all reported cases relevant to public schools…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Collective Bargaining, Court Litigation, Disabilities
Specific Learning Difficulties Association of Victoria (Australia). – 1970
Presented are five papers given at a 1970 seminar on reading difficulty and the intelligent underachiever. In the first paper, Dr. T. D. Hagger discusses the concept of specific learning disabilities and stresses the trend to search for causation in organic factors within the child, the importance of early identification, and the need for…
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Etiology, Exceptional Child Education, Identification
Tate, Gary, Ed. – 1987
Intended for teachers of composition courses, this book provides twelve bibliographic essays covering various aspects of composition studies. The list of essays are as follows: (1) "Recent Developments in Rhetorical Invention" (Richard Young); (2) "Structure and Form in Non-Narrative Prose" (Richard L. Larson); (3)…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Content Area Writing, Discourse Modes, Linguistics
McConnell, L. Robert, Ed. – 2001
This monograph presents information on the Mary E. Switzer Seminars, five major papers concerned with vocational rehabilitation of people with disabilities, two shorter papers, and four invited guest reaction papers. The following major papers are presented: (1) "Toward Researching a National Employment Policy for Persons with…
Descriptors: Adults, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Employment