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Christenbury, Leila, Ed.; Bomer, Randy, Ed.; Smagorinsky, Peter, Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2009
The first comprehensive research handbook of its kind, this volume showcases innovative approaches to understanding adolescent literacy learning in a variety of settings. Distinguished contributors examine how well adolescents are served by current instructional practices and highlight ways to translate research findings more effectively into…
Descriptors: English Curriculum, Visual Arts, Adolescents, Ability Grouping
Nilson, Linda B. – 2003
This handbook is meant to be a toolbox, a compilation of hundreds of practical teaching techniques, formats, classroom activities, and exercises. This edition is revised and expanded to cover more about topics relevant to today's classroom, such as technology and the Internet. The 31 chapters are grouped into these sections: (1) "Sound…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Faculty, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement
Marzano, Robert J.; Gaddy, Barbara B.; Foseid, Maria C.; Foseid, Mark P.; Marzano, Jana S. – Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2005
Use this handbook in self-help, study group, and teacher workshop situations to implement the research-based classroom management practices from the ASCD best-seller "Classroom Management That Works". The authors guide you through the classroom management approaches that support higher student achievement and provide you with hundreds of…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Teacher Workshops, Teaching Methods, Guides
Oliver, Mary – 1994
Intended to impart the basic ways a poem is constructed, this concise handbook is a prose guide to writing poetry. The handbook talks about meter and rhyme, form and diction, sound and sense, iambs and trochees, couplets and sonnets, and how and why this should matter to any person writing or reading poetry. Interspersing history and analysis with…
Descriptors: Creative Writing, English Literature, Figurative Language, Poetry
Rigby, Ken – 2001
Noting that bullying in school is a growing concern in Australian communities, this handbook draws upon a 10-year study of bullying in Australian schools and is designed to help educators find out what is happening in their school and develop sound anti-bullying policies. The handbook also provides guidance in working effectively with students to…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Bullying, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
Iacono, Frank P., Comp. – Rhode Island Office of Library and Information Services, 2006
Since the Office of Library and Information Services published the first Rhode Island trustees manual in 1980, Rhode Island public libraries have continued to respond to an ever increasing demand for service. In so doing, they consistently have taken advantage of new opportunities to provide this service more efficiently and effectively via…
Descriptors: Public Libraries, Trustees, Legal Responsibility, Library Administration
General Behavioral Systems, Inc., Torrance, CA. – 1971
The basic reading course outlined in this student handbook emphasizes the decoding process. The contents consist of a letter-and-sound spelling chart and 87 course modules which are based on single-letter and letter-combination sounds. Many of the modules include exercises, and some contain reading material. (JM)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Reading Programs, Auto Mechanics, Basic Reading
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Page, Angela – Kairaranga, 2006
The Ministry of Education (2000) handbook, "Gifted and talented students: Meeting their needs in New Zealand Schools" requires each school to show they are identifying and catering for their gifted and talented students. The terms "gifted" and "talented" represent a range of diverse special abilities rather than…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Foreign Countries, Talent Development, Academically Gifted
Online Submission, 2006
The goal of this K-12 science safety resource is to bring together information needed by administrators, planners, teachers and support staff to help them make sound decisions regarding science safety. The document identifies areas for decision making and action at a variety of levels. It supports planning and action by providing information on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Facility Guidelines, Elementary Secondary Education, Safety Equipment
South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Vocational Education. – 1983
This handbook on teaching reading in vocational education is designed to provide vocational education teachers with a resource to use in helping students to develop sound reading skills. Provided in the handbook are information sheets, self-checks, practice activities, and suggestions for further reading dealing with the following topics:…
Descriptors: Cloze Procedure, Content Area Reading, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities
Allen, Robert L.; And Others – 1966
This handbook introduces the important correspondences existing between English sounds and English spelling patterns. The lessons present the vowel sounds, one by one, along with systematically selected consonant sounds, and show how each sound or combination of sounds is usually spelled in English words. Irregularly spelled words are introduced…
Descriptors: Consonants, English, English (Second Language), Films
Dumond, Val – 1991
This handbook is intended for students, teachers, journalists, executives, and court and government workers who want to eliminate sexism from their English. It offers sound advice on gender-inclusive or gender-neutral language. Among its topics of interest are: the reasons to avoid sexist language; sensible alternatives to offensive terminology;…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, English, Gender Issues, Higher Education
Ericson, Lita; Juliebo, Moira Fraser – 1998
This handbook offers a practical and comprehensive means of teaching and monitoring children's development of phonological awareness in the classroom. The handbook points out that studies have shown clearly that even informal phonological awareness activities, such as the natural and spontaneous word play found in stories, songs, and games, can…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Class Activities, Kindergarten, Learning Activities
Lamb, Gerald F. – 1972
The handbook was developed to allow teachers to take advantage of the ideas of persons participating in the Zoo Project for Handicapped Children, in which educationally and mentally handicapped children received language arts instruction organized around the use of animals at the zoo site and in classrooms. The first section of the handbook lists…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Curriculum Guides, Educational Facilities, Exceptional Child Education
CHAVARRIA-AGUILAR, O.L. – 1962
THE MATERIALS IN THIS HANDBOOK CONSIST OF 64 PRONUNCIATION DRILLS FOR THE "PASHTO BASIC COURSE." THESE DRILLS ARE BASED ON A CONTRASTIVE ANALYSIS OF PASHTO AND ENGLISH PHONOLOGY AND ARE TO BE ADMINISTERED BY A NATIVE SPEAKER. SIXTY PASHTO ITEMS ARE INCLUDED IN EACH DRILL, 30 CONTAINING THE PARTICULAR SOUND BEING TAUGHT AND 30 CONTAINING…
Descriptors: Audiolingual Methods, Contrastive Linguistics, Language Instruction, Pashto
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