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Hope, Jack – 1990
The purpose of this report is to identify changes that need to be made in the Saskatchewan mathematics curriculum and to provide the curriculum writers and advisory committee with sufficient background information to develop a revised program and to evaluate teaching materials currently available. The purpose of Part 1 of the guide is to examine…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Curriculum Research
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Lacampagne, Carole B. – 1993
The implementation of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics'"Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics" implies fundamental shifts in the teaching and learning of mathematics. Intended for those individuals who will be instrumental in the implementation of those changes--teachers, administrators, and…
Descriptors: Calculators, Change Agents, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education
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Walker, Allan; Qian, Haiyan – Journal of Educational Administration, 2006
Purpose: This article aims to set the scene for this Special Issue on beginning principals and to inform one's understanding of how new principals manage their work lives to make a difference in their schools. Design/methodology/approach: Based on recent literature on beginning principals, the paper draws together and analyses issues encompassing…
Descriptors: Beginning Principals, International Cooperation, Expectation, Recruitment
Hanson, Marjorie – 1986
Reviews of relevant research on the application of operations research and statistics that appeared prior to 1980 are compared with those appearing in the early 1980s. In summary, both explicit and implicit users of mathematics in educational administration see it as a tool that essentially brings order and generalizability to administrative data.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Creative Thinking, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education
Capper, Joanne – Executive Educator, 1984
Researchers suggest that teachers should place greater emphasis on the qualitative understanding of the procedures involved in mathematical problem-solving. Administrators can advise teachers to encourage students and show them how to be more thorough in analyzing problems. (MLF)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Elementary Education, Mathematics Skills, Problem Solving
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Fraser, E. J. P. – British Educational Research Journal, 1994
Reports on the attitudes toward and achievement in mathematics among 7,169 undergraduate male and female students in British and Scottish universities. Finds large differences in participation rates between women and men in English and Scottish universities. (CFR)
Descriptors: Course Selection (Students), Educational Change, Females, Foreign Countries
Dyrenfurth, Michael J. – 1984
Given the importance of technology in our society today, it would seem that the hope for a future in which people are in control of their environment lies in universal technological literacy or, in other words, in the ability to do and use technology instead of just being aware of it. The earliest form of collective arguments for technological…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Definitions, Educational Needs
Ogletree, Earl J.; Haskins, Therese C. – 1983
A literature review of studies on educational computer applications and use revealed that U.S. school districts have incorporated microcomputers into both their instructional and administrative processes. Apple and Radio Shack's TRS-80 microcomputers are the two most popular microcomputers used. Mathematics and language usage are most often…
Descriptors: Administrators, Computer Uses in Education, Consortia, Courseware
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Borg, Mark G.; Falzon, Joseph M. – British Educational Research Journal, 1995
Reports on a study of the role of pupil age in scholastic performance among 4,123 Maltese primary-age students. Finds a strong and consistent age effect in Maltese, English, and mathematics achievement in three grade levels. Also finds that girls consistently outperformed boys in the three subjects. (CFR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age Differences, Age Grade Placement, Child Development
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Ray, Katherine; Smith, Maureen C. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2010
This article describes kindergarten from the perspective of the whole child. Specifically, it reviews current research on best practices to improve children's math and language arts competencies, memory skills, and the role of kindergarten in beginning science. It also describes the social experiences children have in kindergarten with respect to…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Parent Participation, Minority Group Children, Kindergarten
Thomas, Constance D. – Journal of Educational Opportunity, 1998
Explores the history and literature on Total Quality Management (TQM) in an educational setting, and examines results of a university study of its own TQM program. The study found both faculty and administrators dissatisfied with their TQM effort; although most felt that TQM could have positive effects, the perception was that little was being…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, College Administration, College Faculty, College Instruction
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Meyer, Katrina A. – SRA Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1991
In response to increasing costs and growing reliance on external funding for college faculty research, a plan for promoting faculty success in gaining financial support for research is proposed. The plan is based on information in the literature concerning prerequisites for success in getting external support. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Fund Raising, Grantsmanship, Higher Education
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McInerney, William D. – CEFP Journal, 1987
In the future, schools will become resource networks with teachers functioning as brokers and with peer learning, mentors, parents, and the community playing significant roles. Schools must be sophisticated enough to give the vision of educators a shape and a dwelling. (MLF)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Planning, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society)
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Molyneux, Robert E. – Journal of Academic Librarianship, 1986
Analyzes employment statistics of Association of Research Libraries members, relates data to patterns of library collection growth and decline during those years, and speculates on future staffing. Variables used to measure personnel are the number of professionals, nonprofessionals, full time staff, and ratio of professionals to full time staff.…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Librarians
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Gordon, Virginia – NACADA Journal, 1998
Presents a brief history of the National Academic Advising Association and examines the association's role at the turn of the 21st century, including the characteristics of tomorrow's students, the role of faculty, and the role of information technology as they relate to academic advising. Approaches to meeting these challenges based on recent…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Agency Role, College Faculty, College Students
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