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Hynes, Michael C. – Arithmetic Teacher, 1986
Presents pedagogical and physical criteria for selecting manipulative materials. Pedagogical criteria include clear representation of mathematical ideas, appropriateness for students' developmental level, interest, and versatility. Physical criteria include durability, simplicity, attractiveness, manageability and ease of storage, and reasonable…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Evaluation Criteria, Manipulative Materials
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Seddon, G. M.; Pedrosa, M. A. – British Educational Research Journal, 1990
Investigated the effects of nonverbal communication during oral examinations by testing two groups of British secondary students, one group in a face-to-face situation. Finds nonverbal effects increased the mean scores by two points but could not conclude that the increase was a result of student appearance and gestures. (CH)
Descriptors: Body Language, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level
About Face, Toronto (Ontario). – 1992
This instructional kit is intended to increase understanding and empathy within the school community to the needs of the student who has a facial disfigurement. For kindergarten to grade 3, the kit provides information for discussion and activities. For grade 4 through secondary school, an associated video features young people who have a facial…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Classroom Techniques, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Elementary Secondary Education