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Betsalel-Presser, Raquel – International Journal of Early Childhood, 1986
Attempts to identify the conditions which affect the professional development of both experienced and inexperienced teachers. After presenting the theoretical and conceptual framework of the problem, discusses professional development needs identified by preschool and primary school teachers in an exploratory study done in Montreal, Quebec…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Elementary School Teachers, Foreign Countries, Preschool Education
Moreno Garcia, Teresa, Ed. – Espacio para la Infancia, 2001
This Spanish- and Portuguese-language bulletin presents articles covering child development programs with varying degrees of parent involvement. As explained in the bulletin's opening editorial, the articles focus on the keys to good parenting, influences such as the programs environmental context, goals and methods on the degree and manner of…
Descriptors: Child Development, Community Organizations, Community Role, Early Childhood Education
Neuman, Susan B.; Copple, Carol; Bredekamp, Sue – 2001
This Spanish language edition of "Learning To Read and Write: Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Young Children," presents effective research-based strategies for promoting children's literacy learning in preschool, kindergarten, and elementary classrooms and infant/toddler settings. Including classroom photos and children's work,…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Beginning Writing, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Elementary Education
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Stensland, Per G. – Convergence, 1974
The author suggests a framework for planning and evaluating continuing education, giving attention to the learner, his objectives, and the learning process; these components are discussed in determining the special characteristics of the continuing education of professional health workers, and a model program is presented. The article is in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Health Occupations, Health Personnel
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Bevilacqua, Anunciacion Mazzella de – International Journal of Early Childhood, 1985
Deals with incorporating community skills into the field of education using a non-formal educational framework and active participation by young people and families. (NH)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Early Childhood Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Family Involvement
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Carballo, Emmanuel – Babel: International Journal of Translation, 1980
Describes the role and socioeconomic status of translators in the Latin American countries. Blames the poor quality of translations on inadequate compensation based on the piecework system. It also advocates translators' unionization as a first step to obtain higher salaries and contracts covering all benefits guaranteed to workers under labor…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Employer Employee Relationship, Interpreters, Labor Legislation
Wallach, Lorraine B. – 1996
This digest examines the developmental consequences for children who are the victims of or witnesses to family and community violence. A baby's ability to trust depends upon the family's ability to provide consistent caregiving, which is compromised when the infant's family lives in a community wracked by violence. When they reach toddlerhood,…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Rearing, Child Safety, Childhood Attitudes
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Mattenella, L. E.; Velazco, J. W. – Information Development, 1992
This article briefly describes the development of bibliographic retrieval systems in the Instituto de Beneficio di Minerales (IN BE MI) in Salta, Argentina, using the Mini-micro CDS/ISIS software developed by Unesco. (LRW)
Descriptors: Bibliographic Databases, Bibliographic Records, Computer Software, Computer System Design
Katz, Lilian G. – 1995
To help parents address those aspects of their child's development which may need special encouragement, support, or intervention, this digest delineates 11 categories of behavior for assessment. Parents should not be alarmed if their children are having difficulty in only a few categories, and they should not judge their children's permanent…
Descriptors: Affection, Child Development, Childhood Interests, Curiosity
Boethel, Martha – 2000
Available in English or Spanish, this resource guide aims to help rural schools and communities learn ways of supporting each other so that both can thrive. Background information and basic tools are provided for starting a joint school-community development effort. Chapters contain: (1) outline of the guide and statement of beliefs about…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Community Development, Community Schools, Cooperative Programs
Linke, Hildegard – Comunicacoes, 2000
Seeks to justify the educational practice of dialogue and its contributions to community development. Contends that the central element and cause of dialogue is constituted within the non-formal educational process. States that Paulo Freire emphasizes the role of words and its basis as a creative synthesis of theory and practice. (BT)
Descriptors: Community Development, Educational Practices, Higher Education, Nonformal Education
Lerner, Claire; Dombro, Amy Laura; Powers, Stefanie – 2001
Based on the view that the primary caregivers for infants and toddlers are their own best resource for understanding and caring for their child and that parenting is a lifelong learning process, this book provides information and tools to help caregivers build a strong foundation for their child's development. The book, both in English and…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Rearing, Infant Care, Infants
Ada, Alma Flor; De Olave, Maria del Pilar – Journal of the National Association for Bilingual Education, 1976
The article gives suggestions as to how to incorporate children's literature and traditional oral literature to the Language Arts program. (Author)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Childrens Literature, Cultural Awareness, Folk Culture
McClellan, Diane E.; Katz, Lilian G. – 1996
The best childhood predictor of later adult adaptation is the adequacy with which a child gets along with other children. Because social development begins in the early years, it is appropriate that early childhood programs include regular formal and informal assessment of children's acquisition of social competence. This digest presents the…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Early Childhood Education, Evaluation Criteria, Individual Characteristics
Amar Amar, Jose Juan – 1996
In Latin America and the Caribbean, 240 million people, or 50 percent of the population, live in poverty. This report, written in Spanish, summarizes research by the Proyecto Costa Atlantica into the effects of such widespread poverty on the cognitive and social development of children. After an introduction on the general responses of the…
Descriptors: Child Development, Cognitive Development, Community Role, Disadvantaged Environment
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