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Pappas, Gloria – Instructor, 1988
Fircrest Elementary School (Vancouver, Washington) attempts to reach its students by recognizing their individual and collective needs and providing opportunities for teachers to learn new ways to teach and stress students' strengths. (CB)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Individual Instruction, Inservice Teacher Education, School Effectiveness
Pappas, Georgia – LARASA/Report, 1995
Racism, discrimination, and prejudice are typically viewed from the perspective of the disadvantaged ethnic minority, but another approach is to address the advantages of whites. There is one culture that is usually invisible to whites, and that is "whiteness." To grow up white is to be the focal point from which others differ. Whites…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Cultural Awareness, Disadvantaged Youth, Equal Education
Fine, Michelle; Pappas, Liza; Karp, Stan; Hirsch, Lesley; Sadovnik, Alan; Keeton, Andre; Bennett, Mary – Education Law Center, 2007
Ordinarily, one might expect that an alternative education program that encourages thousands of secondary students to stay in school and remain on track to earn a high school diploma would have broad support. However, New Jersey's "special review assessment" or SRA, has been the subject of longstanding and, at times, contentious public…
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Graduation Requirements, Exit Examinations, Educational Policy
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Skinner, Christopher H.; Pappas, Danielle N.; Davis, Kai A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2005
Although educators often provide opportunities for students to engage in active academic responding, in many situations, students either cannot or will not respond. In the current article, we analyze the reasons students fail to respond. Practical procedures educators can use to prevent "can't do" problems are provided. "Won't do" problems are…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Educational Opportunities, Student Behavior, Student Participation
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Pappas, Dennis G.; Pappas, Dennis G., Jr. – Volta Review, 1997
This article discusses medications which, by entering the confines of the inner ear, can be toxic and destroy the structures of hearing. Medications that may produce ototoxicity are explained and include aminoglycosides, quinine, salycilates, and diuretics. Factors that should be considered relating to ototoxicity are provided. Contains…
Descriptors: Adults, Children, Drug Therapy, Drug Use
Pappas, Marjorie L. – School Library Media Activities Monthly, 2002
Discusses how to teach students in primary and intermediate grades to record and organize information. Highlights include developing a research question; collaborative planning between teachers and library media specialists; consistency of data entry; and an example of a unit on animal migration based on an appropriate Web site. (LRW)
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Cooperative Planning, Curriculum Guides, Data Collection
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Pappas, Marjorie L. – Knowledge Quest, 2002
Explains the use of Web-based software for communication between classroom teachers and school library media specialists. Discusses threaded discussion forums; experiences using that forum by the AASL (American Association of School Librarians) at the American Library Association (ALA) preconference; and forum software. (LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Software, Discussion, Elementary Secondary Education
Pappas, Marjorie L. – School Library Media Activities Monthly, 2002
Discusses teaching students literary appreciation and how to teach the appreciation of other media. Suggests comparing a book and video version of the same story and includes a literary review unit guide for middle school or junior high school students, as well as a sample lesson on comparing stories in two mediums. (LRW)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Films, Information Skills, Junior High Schools
Pappas, Richard J., Ed. – 1994
Designed to inform the marketing efforts of community college presidents, this document describes the importance of marketing, presents a targeted approach, and outlines the specific roles and skills needed by the president to ensure successful efforts and effective institutions. The first chapter, "Developing a Marketing-Strategic…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, College Planning, College Presidents, Community Colleges
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Baker, Doris Luft; Santoro, Lana; Biancarrosa, Gina; Baker, Scott K. – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2015
Reading aloud to students in preschool and the early grades is ubiquitous in American classrooms and considerable research has been conducted on read aloud practices (Karweit & Wasik, 1996; Morrow & Brittain, 2003; Van Kleeck, Stahl, & Bauer, 2003; Varelas & Pappas, 2006; Wilkinson & Silliman, 2000). Compelling evidence…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Vocabulary, Reading Aloud to Others, Reading Comprehension
Uchida, Craig D.; Solomon, Shellie; Katz, Charles M.; Pappas, Cynthia E. – US Department of Justice, 2006
The Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Office funded the School-Based Partnerships (SBP) grant program for the purpose of partnering law enforcement agencies with schools to address crime and disorder problems in and around middle and high schools. In Fiscal Years 1998 and 1999, the COPS Office awarded 275 law enforcement agencies more…
Descriptors: Grants, Problem Solving, Crime Prevention, Law Enforcement
Pappas, John G. – 1988
The need for career guidance and counseling services in post-secondary institutions is well-documented in the professional literature and recent research studies. Accordingly, this module is intended as a guide for instructors to use in conjunction with an existing introductory course in college student personnel/student affairs in higher…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Guidance, Career Information Systems
Pappas, Christine C. – 1984
The concept of scaffolding can be used as a framework to argue that a "rich interpretation" in child language is needed in the area of early literacy learning. Child language is the reading-like text language of "prereading" kindergarten children. Two threads (internal and external) of the scaffolding process have been identified. The external…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Child Language, Early Reading, Emergent Literacy
Pappas, Christine C. – 1987
A study examined the general structure of children's information books and their use of language. A corpus of over 110 information books was examined for (1) obligatory elements of the genre, (2) optional elements, (3) iterative or repeating elements, (4) elements with fixed orders of occurrence in relation to other elements, and (5) elements with…
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Comparative Analysis, Content Analysis
Pappas, Victoria C. – 1982
The dissertation examines the relationship among aspects of the individualized education program (IEP) elements: what the contract states, what the teacher intends, and what the child experiences. An initial chapter focuses on the socio-political context of the IEP, noting the lack of research on how the IEP is implemented in the classroom.…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Individualized Education Programs, Preschool Education, Student Role
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