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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
Landsman, Julie, Ed.; Lewis, Chance W., Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2006
For African Americans, school is often not a place to learn but a place of low expectations and failure. In urban schools with concentrations of poverty, often fewer than half the ninth graders leave with a high school diploma. In this book, Black and White teachers provide an insightful approach to inclusive and equitable teaching and illustrate…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Equal Education, Culturally Relevant Education, Whites
Totten, Samuel; Pedersen, Jon E. – Lexington Books, 2005
In the United States, there is a long and rich tradition of professors of education addressing, in one way or another, the vital link between social issues and the educational process. This book is comprised of original personal essays in which noted professors of education of the last half of the twentieth century delineate the genesis and…
Descriptors: Social Problems, Teacher Educators, Personal Narratives, Elementary Secondary Education
Paciorek, Karen Menke, Ed. – Open University Press, 2006
This 27th edition of "Annual Editions: Early Childhood Education" provides convenient, inexpensive access to current articles selected from the best of the public press. Organizational features include: an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites; an annotated table of contents; a topic guide; a general introduction; brief overviews for…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Resource Materials, Internet, Educational Practices
Schiller, Wendy; Veale, Ann – 1989
This booklet presents the arts curriculum in a way that demystifies the arts as an area requiring specialized knowledge by caregivers and early childhood teachers. It discusses the role that caregivers and teachers can play in fostering creativity and artistic expression among young children. It presents techniques that they can use to help…
Descriptors: Art Education, Caregiver Role, Creative Expression, Creativity
Levine, Linda; Casper, Virginia; Futterman, Donna; Casper-Futterman, Evan; Adcock, Holley; Penberg, David – Bank Street College of Education, 2002
What counts as knowledge and whose knowledge counts? When does going away help shape a clearer sense of home, and when does it not? How does living abroad change our perspectives as teachers and learners? The educators who have contributed to this Occasional Paper share a formidable combination of purpose, curiosity, courage, and self-awareness.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Essays, Educational Change, Knowledge Level
Yagelski, Robert P., Ed.; Leonard, Scott A., Ed. – 2002
An effort to contribute to the "story" of English teaching in the United States at the dawn of the new millennium, this book presents 17 essays that tell diverse and complex stories of the value and difficulty of teaching English. The voices in this volume represent an eclectic rather than a comprehensive group of teachers and scholars,…
Descriptors: Business, Curriculum Development, Economics, English Instruction
Dorman, Rebekah, Ed.; Rollo, Karen, Ed. – 1985
Intended for educators who work with migrant children, this handbook and resource directory will also be useful for other groups concerned with child abuse and neglect. The handbook aims to promote understanding of reasons migrant children are maltreated by parents and caretakers, to increase sensitivity to factors contributing to child abuse, to…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Child Welfare, Economically Disadvantaged
Simpson, Robert J., Ed.; Duke, Charles R., Ed. – 2000
A compilation of articles examines the similarities and differences of educational administration in schools for American students overseas. The "Introductions and Orientations" section includes: "The Association for the Advancement of International Education" (Lewis A. Grell); "The Office of Overseas Schools of the United…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Dependents Schools, Educational Administration