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Daly, Joseph L.; Walz, Monte – Update on Law-Related Education, 1983
Supreme Court decisions about fund-raising by Political Action Committees, prayer in public schools, and disclosure of political campaign contributors are reviewed. Cases before the Court involving solicitation of funds by charities, unsolicited mailed advertisements for contraceptives, aliens, the exclusionary rule, and sex discrimination issues…
Descriptors: Advertising, Contraception, Court Litigation, Fund Raising
Mora, Raul Alberto – Online Submission, 2004
Television shows have been a traditional outlet for language practices in second language classrooms around the world. However, the only criteria that teachers seem to have to choose said shows are that they are in English and native speakers are involved. This may lead to choosing materials for the sake of watching or selecting materials that do…
Descriptors: Television, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Carroll, Jeri A.; Kear, Dennis J. – 1993
This book accompanies "A Multicultural Guide to Literature-Based Whole Language Activities" and provides a multicultural perspective to several units of study for young children. The units are based in the social studies or the sciences. Each study begins with topics familiar to the young child and expands the study to introduce the unfamiliar.…
Descriptors: Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Culture, Elementary Education
Mattatuck Community Coll., Waterbury, CT. – 1990
This document contains a developmental curriculum plan for an articulated curriculum in hospitality/food service for Connecticut's Mattatuck Community College and area high schools. The curriculum guide includes a course description, criteria for evaluation, attendance policy, objectives, a curriculum area outline, 17 content area objectives, a…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Community Colleges, Developmental Studies Programs, Food Service
Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. – 1976
This manual is designed by the Massachusetts Cooperative Extension Service as a guide for the control of the most common insects and related pests of vegetable crops grown commercially in Massachusetts. It contains general information on insects and specific descriptions of the major pests, their life cycles, and the damage they cause. The topics…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Biology, Certification, Disease Control
Petersen, Donald H.; And Others – 1976
This agriculture extension service publication from Pennsylvania State University consists of four sections on plant disease recognition and control. The titles of these four sections are: (1) Some Important Diseases of Tree Fruits; (2) Diseases of Vegetable Crops; (3) Diseases of Crops; and (4) Diseases of Tree Nuts. The first section discusses…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Extension Education, Field Crops, Ornamental Horticulture
Department of Labor, Washington, DC. – 1961
DEPICTED ARE 12 CHARTS OF MAJOR CROP PRODUCTION CENTERS IN THE UNITED STATES WHICH DEMAND THE LABOR OF MIGRATORY FARM WORKERS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. EACH CHART ILLUSTRATES THE AREAS OF AGRICULTURAL MIGRANT LABOR DEMAND FOR ONE MONTH OF THE YEAR. THE PURPOSE IS TO ACQUAINT THE PUBLIC WITH THE COMPLEXITY OF PLACING AND SCHEDULING MIGRATORY WORKERS…
Descriptors: Employment Opportunities, Employment Services, Farm Labor, Labor Problems
Gesell, Stanley G.; And Others – 1975
This document consists of four agriculture extension service publications from Pennsylvania State University. The titles are: (1) Important Insect Pests of Fruit; (2) Important Insect Pests of Nuts; (3) Field Crop Insect Pests; and (4) Insect Pests of Vegetable Crops. The first publication gives the hosts, injury, and description of 22 insect…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Entomology, Environmental Education, Extension Education
Fadden, Ray (Aren Akweks); And Others
Contributions made by Indians from North, South, and Central America are presented in the form of a coloring book. The scenes depict early agricultural, social, recreational, artistic, and medicinal practices of various Indian tribes which have since become a part of the life of peoples around the world. The coloring book, which can be used as a…
Descriptors: Agriculture, American History, American Indian Culture, American Indians
National Wildlife Federation, Washington, DC. – 1971
This environmental unit is one of a series designed for integration within the existing curriculum. The unit is self-contained and requires minimal teacher preparation. The philosophy of this series is based on an experience-oriented process that encourages self-paced independent student work. This particular unit, designed for the primary grades,…
Descriptors: Botany, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials
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Bennett, Ruth; And Others – 1981
The life of a primary mythical character of the Hupa culture unfolds in this story, which was translated from a version told by an 82-year-old Hupa. The introduction summarizes the story plot explaining that the hero of the story is born under strange circumstances (dug up by a girl who ignores the warning not to dig potatoes with two leaves) and…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Languages, Bilingual Instructional Materials, Language Maintenance
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Storm, Susan R. – 1977
The purpose of this research was to determine young children's comprehension of selected TV program content. The subjects were 210 children in grades K-2. All subjects in groups of five, were shown segments from four TV programs: a scalloped potatoes commercial, a "Batman" and Robin episode, a news story on the MIG-25 and a segment of the…
Descriptors: Children, Childrens Television, Commercial Television, Comprehension
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Herreid, Clyde Freeman – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1998
Discusses the basis of a classification scheme for types of case studies. Four major classification headings are identified: (1) individual assignment; (2) lecture; (3) discussion; and (4) small group activities. Describes each heading from the point of view of several teaching methods. (DDR)
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Case Studies, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Grouping (Instructional Purposes)
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This July 9, 2004 issue of "Chronicle of Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Learning Communities Can Be Cohesive-And Divisive" (Jaffee, David); (2)…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Freshmen, Cooperative Learning, College Presidents
Kuhs, Therese M. – 1997
This book attempts to portray the reality that teachers face when trying to use portfolios. It uses anecdotes and examples that help carry important messages about portfolio use and contains model conversations and interactions. The conversations between teachers and students demonstrate strategies for involving children in the assessment process…
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Communication (Thought Transfer), Educational Strategies, Elementary Education
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