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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
Boring, Michael R. – Washington State School Directors' Association (NJ1), 2011
The selection of a superintendent is among the most significant decisions any school district board of directors will make. The superintendent should be the person and office through which the direction set by the board is carried out. The working relationship that develops between the board and superintendent is thus absolutely critical and the…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Superintendents, Worksheets, Personnel Selection
Bohot, Cameron Brooke; Pfortmiller, Michelle – Library Media Connection, 2009
Today's students are bombarded with digital imagery and sound nearly 24 hours of the day. Video use in the classroom is engaging, and a teacher can instantly grab her students' attention. The content of the videos comes from many sources; the curriculum, the student handbook, and even the school rules. By creating the videos, teachers are not only…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, School Libraries, Media Specialists, Films
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Bradby, Denise; Pedroso, Rosio; Rogers, Andy – National Center for Education Statistics, 2007
This handbook presents a taxonomy and course descriptions for secondary education. The system is intended to help schools and education agencies maintain longitudinal information about students' coursework in an efficient, standardized format that facilitates the exchange of records as students transfer from one school to another, or to…
Descriptors: Courses, Classification, Course Descriptions, 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
Hatch, C. Richard – 1971
A 15- to 20-hour course on materials recycling, teaching junior high school students about environmental problems and solutions, is developed in this set of materials. It attempts to stimulate them to participate in community efforts aimed at improving the environment. Items in the kit include: (1) teacher's manual, with lesson plans enumerating…
Descriptors: Audiodisc Recordings, Audiovisual Aids, Environmental Education, Filmstrips
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
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
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
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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
Beuthner, Reginald, Comp.; And Others – 1983
Reference material is provided in this book for editors, producers, camera and sound technicians, others working in film, and film students. Each chapter is a self-contained unit about specific aspects of film-making, designed to accompany film courses being offered by the University of the West Indies, the Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, and…
Descriptors: Audio Equipment, Audiotape Recordings, Editing, Film Production
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
Cole, Roberta; And Others
The 16-unit language and speech improvement handbook for kindergarten and first grade students contains an introductory section which includes a discussion of the child's developmental speech and language characteristics, a sound development chart, a speech and hearing language screening test, the Henja articulation test, and a general outline of…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Exceptional Child Education, Instructional Materials, Kindergarten
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
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
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