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Roach, Ronald – Black Issues in Higher Education, 2004
At a time when Black studies programs at American colleges and universities are placing increasing emphasis on the impact of Black migrations and movements throughout the world, scholars such as Drs. John Thornton and Linda Heywood, husband and wife historians, are gaining prominence in the discipline due to the shilling focus. Scholars like this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Historians, Higher Education, World History
Long, Diana – 1979
This secondary-level, competency-based curriculum contains 11 modules for Nursery and Greenhouse Worker. A companion teacher's guide is available separately--see note. Each module contains a number of West Virginia-validated Nursery and Greenhouse Worker tasks/competencies with a performance guide listing the steps needed to perform each task,…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Guides
Boston, Bruce O. – 1976
Analyzed and related to the education of gifted children is the role of the mentor as seen in the writings of Castaneda. The mentor/pupil relationship is illustrated in the sorcerer and the apprentice. Characteristics of the mentor's art (such as teaching from the world to the student) and of the pupil (such as a willingness to experience) are…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Exceptional Child Education, Gifted
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Marsden, W. E. – History of Education, 1990
Analyzes religious, environmental, and imperialistic rationalizations for racism throughout history. Examines how racist doctrines, stereotypes, and racial prejudice were instilled in the British education system through school textbooks and children's literature. Suggests this process of socialization created implicit, deeply rooted prejudices…
Descriptors: Blacks, Childrens Literature, Educational History, Elementary Education
Kestenberg-Amighi, Janet – Zero to Three (J), 2004
This article argues that a culturally approved style of nonverbal parent-infant interaction influences the unfolding parent-child relationship and the child's social development. The author, an anthropologist, compares parenting styles in the "low-contact" culture of the United States with parenting in the "high-contact"…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Infants, Parent Child Relationship
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Bruns, Karen; Conklin, Nikki; Wright, Mindy; Hoover, David; Brace, Ben; Wise, Greg; Pendleton, Fariba; Dann, Michael; Martin, Michael; Childers, Jeri – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2002
Outreach can and should exemplify the characteristics typical of any scholarly work if it is to create change in our communities and universities. Glassick, Huber, and Maeroff's insight on the standards for scholarly work are reflected in the processes commonly used to implement outreach. Boyer challenges us to think of scholarship as a communal…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Scholarship, Definitions, Extension Education
Moats, Louisa Cook – 2000
This position paper contends that the whole language approach to reading instruction has been disproved by research and evaluation but still pervades textbooks for teachers, instructional materials for classroom use, some states' language-arts standards and other policy documents, teacher licensing requirements and preparation programs, and the…
Descriptors: Position Papers, Primary Education, Public Schools, Reading Instruction
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Ream, Robert K. – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2003
A critical issue facing U.S. schools and one with broad social implication is the persistent disparity in educational achievement between racial/ethnic groups. The achievement gap may be particularly pronounced for Mexican-Americans who constitute the vast majority of U.S. Latinos and are among the most educationally at risk of all Latino…
Descriptors: Underachievement, Academic Achievement, Student Mobility, Social Networks
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Centre for Educational Research and Innovation. – 1978
Representatives from ten nations met to exchange experiences and information on the role attached to the Inservice Education and Training (INSET) needs of teachers. Four principal aims were defined for this report: (1) to summarize and synthesize the main findings from the first phase of a project on innovative approaches to the INSET of teachers,…
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Governance
Simons, Helen – 1984
This paper addresses the problem of how to introduce new forms of evaluation into school organization without a damaging loss of trust. The evaluators here are teachers engaged in curriculum policy evaluation within the schools in which they work. One way of conceptualizing and rooting contemporary activity under the label of school…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Curriculum Evaluation, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
National Wildlife Federation, Washington, DC. – 1972
This environmental unit is one of a series designed for integration within an existing curriculum. The unit is self-contained and requires minimal teacher preparation. The philosophy of the units is based on an experience-oriented process that encourages self-paced independent student work. The purpose of this unit is to familiarize students with…
Descriptors: Botany, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials
Ainsworth, Mary D. Salter; Tracy, Russel L. – 1972
This paper has two major purposes: first, to consider how infant feeding behavior may fit into attachment theory; and second, to cite some evidence to show how an infant's early interaction with his mother in the feeding situation is related to subsequent development. It was found that sucking and rooting are precursor attachment behaviors that…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Behavior Patterns, Identification (Psychology), Infant Behavior
Sanchez, N. A.; Nichols, P. – 2003
This paper summarizes Technology Integration Project efforts in four urban elementary schools that were involved in Professional Development Schools (PDSs). Project activities centered on: supporting the rooting of technology integration into school culture and teachers' efforts to integrate technology into their classrooms and strengthening the…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Education, Faculty Development
Almerud, Peter – 1984
Serious discussion of the status of children's culture in Sweden began 15 to 20 years ago. Today, it is increasingly realized that children need and have a right to personal artistic experiences. A report presented in the spring of 1983 by the National Council for Cultural Affairs on interaction between preschools and local cultural life prompted…
Descriptors: Artists, Community Resources, Creative Expression, Cultural Activities
Green, Rose Basile – 1974
A chronological analysis of the fictional writings of Americans of Italian ancestry, this book constitutes a record of the interaction of two cultures, immigrant and established, within the composition of American civilization. The materials are divided into three parts: the first part contains an analysis of representative autobiographies as a…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Influences, Italian Americans, Italian Literature
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