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van Hees, Jannie; Nation, Paul – NZCER Press, 2017
This book is written for teachers of young children aged from 5 to 12 years in primary schools who want to support students' English vocabulary. Most of these children will be native speakers of English, although the increasing cultural and linguistic diversity of our communities suggests a significant number will be from homes where other…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Students, Vocabulary Development, English Language Learners
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DeGraff, Deborah; And Others – Population Research and Policy Review, 1996
Examines the effects of family size and sibling position on children's current school enrollment status in the Philippines. The results indicate the existence of negative effects of fertility on school enrollment. These effects differ according to the sibling position of the child. (AIM)
Descriptors: Birth Order, Birth Rate, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Size
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1986
Divided into two sections, this booklet demonstrates how the discovery/inquiry approach and values clarification can be used to teach population education. Each part presents a theoretical discussion of a teaching method including its definition, its relevance to population education, some outstanding characteristics that make it suitable for…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Discovery Learning, Educational Methods, High Schools
Thomas, Paul F. – 1985
This teacher resource packet contains a total of 28 modules for teaching about Japan at the elementary and secondary level. Activities on the Japanese family appropriate for grade 1 focus on similarities and differences, family size, family needs, and family roles. Grade 2 lessons look at the school, neighborhood, roles of children in the…
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Community Characteristics, Community Relations, Cross Cultural Studies
Zero Population Growth, Inc., Washington, DC. – 2000
Population issues are interconnected to many of the most pressing concerns of today, nine of which are addressed on the front of the wallchart included in this guide. The activities in this guide allow students to explore these topics in order to better understand the significance of our current demographic milestone for society and the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, Ecology, Elementary Education, Environment
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Fitzsimons, Dennis – Journal of Geography, 1989
Defines basic typographic terminology and offers two classroom projects using microcomputers to create and use type. Discusses typeface, type families, type style, type size, and type font. Examples of student projects that include the creation of bulletin board displays and page-size maps. (KO)
Descriptors: Computer Graphics, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1980
This mathematics teacher's manual contains ten sample lessons on population growth and demography that were adapted from materials produced in several countries in Asia and Oceania. Among the mathematics concepts and skills students apply during these lessons are set theory, cardinal and ordinal numbers, frequency tallies, percentages, ratios,…
Descriptors: Demography, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Mathematics Education
Department of Education and Culture, Manila (Philippines). – 1981
Revised to be in accordance with the customs, traditions, beliefs, and practices of the Muslim Filipinos, these elementary-level social studies units will help Filipino children understand world population problems and develop the necessary skills, attitudes, and values that will lead them to make rational decisions about population matters,…
Descriptors: Demography, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. – 1992
These lesson plans are the result of two regional workshops sponsored by UNESCO in Indonesia in 1989 and Pakistan in 1991. The workshops focused on the need to introduce population education core messages in the Asia-Pacific Programme of Education for All (APPEAL). These prototypes of exemplar instructional materials for primary education,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Demography, Economic Development, Family Planning
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Kirker, Sara Schmickle – SchoolArts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, 2008
This article describes how to create the life-size teacher portraits that are displayed during an annual "Meet the Teacher" event held to introduce students and families to the facility and staff of the Apple Glen Elementary School in Bentonville, Arkansas. Several months prior to this event, students are asked to closely observe their…
Descriptors: Studio Art, Elementary School Students, Portraiture, Freehand Drawing
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1980
Comprising this manual are lessons, exercises and curriculum materials which show how literacy programs can reach illiterate youth and adults with population education messages. Each sample lesson includes information regarding its content, objectives, methodology, and user level. A primary objective of the materials is to encourage instructors to…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Basic Skills, Developing Nations
Zero Population Growth, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1984
This kit contains 16 comprehensive activity modules that elementary and secondary teachers can use to introduce students to a wide range of population trends. The modules may also be used to introduce these trends to citizens in the community. Each module includes: (1) recommended educational level; (2) curriculum area (science, social studies,…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Economics, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography
Fisher, Douglas; Frey, Nancy – ASCD, 2010
Although Response to Intervention (RTI) is a necessity for all schools, the truth is that supplemental instruction can never compensate for inadequate core instruction. That's why you need this book's improved approach to RTI. Authors Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey introduce you to a strengthened model of RTI that emphasizes formative assessment…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Instructional Improvement, Intervention
Denno, Dawn M.; Carr, Victoria; Bell, Susan Hart – Brookes Publishing Company, 2010
To prevent and resolve common behavior problems in young children, early childhood teachers need a full understanding of what's behind the behaviors and strategies that really work. This complete professional development package gives pre- and in-service educators the practical help they've been waiting for. Taking a "big picture"…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Young Children, Student Behavior, Early Childhood Education
Cancellier, Patricia H.; Crews, Kimberly A. – 1986
One volume in a series for the classroom, this document contains readings, resources, exercises, and statistical information concerning women and their places in their respective societies. The report covers such topics as women in the family, size of families, health, divorce, education, life expectancy, infant mortality, and women in the labor…
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education, Females
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