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Novelli, Joan – Instructor, 1993
Presents strategies for banishing behavior problems in the classroom and creating a positive learning environment. The behaviors include name calling; hitting and pushing; tattling; poking and touching; overactivity; talking back; complaining about no playmates; being unprepared to work; and lying, cheating, and stealing. On-the-spot solutions are…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education
Novelli, Joan – Instructor, 1993
Describes how technology helped one elementary teacher meet the needs and celebrate the strengths of all his students in a mixed-ability-grouped, student-centered classroom. Technology allowed the children many more choices for different kinds of learning and helped them develop their individual strengths. (SM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Computer Assisted Instruction, Cooperative Learning, Creative Teaching
Novelli, Joan – Instructor, 2001
Six ideas for writing autobiographies with elementary school students include: model the writing process to get students started; read examples of autobiographies; brainstorm writing ideas; free-write the first draft; edit and revise; and publish the stories. Suggestions for mini-lessons are included. A student reproducible offers an editing…
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Childrens Writing, Elementary Education, Writing Instruction
Novelli, Joan – 1998
Intended for teachers of grades K-2, this book aims to inspire students with the award-winning art and stories found in Caldecott books. The book uses Caldecott winners as springboards to provide lively, literature-based learning experiences--from projects that encourage children's own artistic expression to fun and creative activities that…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Creative Activities
Novelli, Joan, Ed. – Instructor, 1993
Two articles discuss changes that are making technology useful to teachers. After examining computer uses in education, the articles describe new research and educational technology trends, and products and projects that got three teachers hooked on technology. (SM)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Computer Software Reviews, Cooperative Learning
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Novelli-Olmstead, Tina – Volta Review, 1980
The article describes an overall approach used by model Ohio teachers to improve special education instruction for the hearing impaired through individualized education programing as required by P.L. 94-142 (the Education for All Handicapped Children Act). Sections address four program components: prescription, teaching, reassessment, and…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, Hearing Impairments, Individualized Education Programs
Novelli, Joan; Lasky, Kathryn – Instructor, 1996
Students can learn to appreciate history as readers and writers of historical fiction. This section presents an introduction to historical fiction, a display idea, a mystery history game, discussion of character-building, charts for students to fill in with information on historical characters, suggestions for customizing writing centers and for…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, History Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach, Literature Appreciation
Novelli, Joan; Edgar, Susan – Instructor, 1997
Two articles present suggestions for enhancing classroom management in creative ways. The first article describes how to use flexible seating arrangements to encourage cooperation, friendship, and community. The second article discusses how to encourage and work with classroom volunteers from the community. (SM)
Descriptors: Class Organization, Classes (Groups of Students), Classroom Design, Classroom Techniques
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Novelli-Olmstead, Tina; Ling, Daniel – Volta Review, 1984
Seven hearing impaired children (five to seven years old) assigned to the Speakers group made highly significant gains in speech production and auditory discrimination of speech, while Listeners made only slight speech production gains and no gains in auditory discrimination. Combined speech and auditory training was more effective than auditory…
Descriptors: Auditory Discrimination, Auditory Training, Elementary Education, Hearing Impairments
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Forrest, William Craig; Novelli, Cornelius – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 1980
Maynard Mack, Emeritus Sterling Professor of English at Yale, discusses his pioneering work with the oral interpretation of literature in the graduate and undergraduate English classroom, making the point that such oral techniques need not be limited to the drama or speech departments. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Choral Speaking, English Curriculum, English Departments, Higher Education
Kepler, Lynne; Novelli, Joan, Ed. – 1996
This book contains 18 themed teaching units with 2 themes per chapter, organized seasonally around the traditional school year. Each theme includes natural connections and hands-on science activities that correspond to what children are already observing in their world. Each chapter begins with highlights of the month and a reproducible "Science…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Earth Science, Elementary Education, Environmental Education
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Schriesheim, Chester A.; Novelli, Luke, Jr. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1989
Differences between recommended sets of equal-interval response anchors derived from scaling techniques using magnitude estimations and Thurstone Case III pair-comparison treatment of complete ranks were compared. Differences in results for 205 undergraduates reflected differences in the samples as well as in the tasks and computational…
Descriptors: Comparative Testing, Higher Education, Psychometrics, Rating Scales
Academy for Educational Development, Inc., New York, NY. – 1991
This booklet contains excerpted remarks by government and public health officials concerning social marketing and its use. It is noted that the agencies they represent are among those that are considered pioneers in applying social marketing to some of the toughest problems facing America. Topics concerning government, public health, and the use…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Behavior Change, Disease Control, Federal Government
Gryskiewicz, Stanley S., Ed. – 1993
The conference proceedings contain the following papers: "Hard Organizational Development" (Anthony); "Positive Impact of Humor in the Workplace or TQM (Total Quality Mirth) in Organizations" (Collier); "Introducing the Integrated Programme for the Creative Training of Leaders" (Diaz-Carrera); "Vision of Quality versus the Quality Vision" (Green);…
Descriptors: Business Administration, Creative Thinking, Creativity, Creativity Research
Porter/Novelli PR Agency, Chicago, IL. – 1992
In an effort to inform the debate on the effect of health care on children's readiness to learn, a study was conducted of the perceptions of 250 kindergarten through grade 3 teachers and 250 teachers in fourth through sixth grades concerning the relationship between their students' health and academic performance. Interviews were conducted via…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Child Health, Comparative Analysis, Elementary Education
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