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Rochin, Refugio I. – 1997
Professors can improve their chances of earning tenure by paying attention to organizing certain areas of their professional lives. Evidence of teaching effectiveness, professional and community service, research and other creative activities needs to be gathered and presented in a clear manner at faculty review proceedings. Good organizational…
Descriptors: Career Development, College Faculty, Higher Education, Organization
American Federation of Teachers (NJ), 2010
Each new school year brings high hopes, great expectations and challenges for both new and seasoned educators. The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) has developed a series called "Classroom Tips" to help educators start the year right and anticipate the year ahead. Over the past 40 years, most research studies on homework have found that…
Descriptors: Homework, Study Habits, Time Management, Achievement Gains
Basic Skills Agency, 2012
Successful transition to work is important for all young people and crucial for those with poor basic skills. Research suggests that speaking and listening skills--an aspect of basic skills often overlooked--are particularly important at work. The message from employers can hardly be clearer--good speaking and listening skills matter at work. How…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Work Experience, Listening Skills, Basic Skills
O'Brien, George, Ed. – 1988
This collection of instruction modules studies the interactions of science, technology, and society (STS) using five activity sets. The introduction module includes activities which show students the STS relationships in their world, develop good organizational skills, develop an understanding of who and what a scientist is, develop graphing…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Design Preferences, Energy, Energy Conservation
Borba, Mary F. – Principal, 2009
As a coordinator of a teacher preparation program, students often stop by this author's office to inquire about the school's program. Some of them are interested in becoming elementary school principals. However, they have not yet realized the importance of "earning your stripes" before moving into a leadership position. Many of them assume that…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Principals, Elementary Education, Instructional Leadership
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Carbone, Angela; Mannila, Linda; Fitzgerald, Sue – Computer Science Education, 2007
In this paper we present the results of a phenomenographic study revealing the conceptions of successful and unsuccessful teaching among information and communication technology, information technology (IT), and computer science academics. We examine ways in which the understandings of IT teachers are similar to or differ from other teachers in…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Information Technology, Teacher Attitudes, Computer Science Education
Gillis, M. K. – 1985
Noting that good reading comprehension is aided by the reader's attention to text organization, this paper presents a rationale and method for teaching students to map content materials. The paper begins by noting research demonstrating that good comprehenders attend to text organization. It then briefly reviews research related to the impact on…
Descriptors: Classification, Cognitive Processes, Content Area Reading, Elementary Secondary Education
Arthur, Lore, Ed.; Hurd, Stella, Ed. – 1992
Taking into account the British government's decision to include foreign language learning as a foundation subject in the National Curriculum for all school pupils ages 11-16, this guide examines approaches to second language learning for adults. Chapters include the following: (1) The Adult Language Learner (learning as an adult, recognizing…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Classroom Techniques, Foreign Countries, Guidelines
Englert, Carol Sue; And Others – PRISE Reporter, 1986
This newsletter issue concentrates on the topic of teaching written language skills to mildly handicapped elementary and secondary students, with emphasis on the communicative function of writing. The feature article discusses expository writing instruction, describing essential elements of the expository writing process and characteristics of…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Courseware, Elementary Secondary Education, Expository Writing
Martin, Sabrina Budasi – 1996
This curriculum guide provides materials for a six-session, site-specific training course in customer service and team problem solving for the Claretian Medical Center. The course outline is followed the six lesson plans. Components of each lesson plan include a list of objectives, an outline of activities and discussion topics for the lesson,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Conflict Resolution, Curriculum Guides
Hill, Brian – 1989
A practical guide for language teachers to make the best use of television is presented. The focus is on the establishment of a "portfolio of good practice" with concrete ideas for using the medium, illustrated with examples from British programs. Also included are a chapter to set the scene, some thoughts on organizational alternatives, and a…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Niedhamer-Tenan, Julie; And Others – 1990
This manual is intended specifically for new teachers who will be working with reentry or "hard-to-serve" adults. Introductory materials include general information for high school teachers who will incorporate this new, diverse population into the secondary classroom, descriptions of who these new adult students will be, and a discussion of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, Age Discrimination, Ancillary School Services
Fenton, Mary C. – 1983
The synthesis of four instructional models for argumentative writing--the Toulmin, Hiduke, Winder, and Crebbe-Debate approaches--with basic discourse theory produces a practical and positive method of teaching college students to write effective persuasive essays. A battery of questions based on a modified communication triangle--subject…
Descriptors: College English, Essays, Expository Writing, Higher Education
Hammer, Judith McGowan; O'Bar, Angelina Merenda – 1989
Growing Up Strong (GUS) is a curriculum designed to develop strong mental and physical health in kindergarten through sixth grade students, with the objective of preventing subsequent substance abuse. This document contains a teacher's guide for using GUS in fifth and sixth grade classrooms (GUS 5-6) and duplication masters of materials that can…
Descriptors: Activity Units, Child Rearing, Class Activities, Daily Living Skills
Rancifer, Jesse L. – 1992
This paper describes a study designed to determine the congruency of preservice student learning experiences with student needs and expectations. During the 1991-1992 academic year, 39 secondary student teachers responded to 3 analytical questions about their student teaching experiences. Responses were analyzed and ranked in three categories. In…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives, Educational Research
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