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Southworth, Julie; Kammerer, William R. – 1993
This document contains 20 competency-based examinations with student and instructor manuals for food production-related occupations. For each of the examinations, the student manual contains the following: the competency, the performance objective, directions, the materials and equipment needed, a space to note time started and time finished, and…
Descriptors: Competence, Competency Based Education, Cooking Instruction, Dining Facilities
Food and Nutrition Service (USDA), Washington, DC. – 1975
This booklet is designed to help school food service personnel to familiarize young school children with a variety of cooked and raw vegetables. The nutritional importance of vegetables in children's diets is emphasized. Learning activities which focus on the visual qualities, nutritional value, and taste characteristics of different vegetables…
Descriptors: Food, Food Service, Foods Instruction, Nutrition
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Sherman, Ross B.; Gill, Peggy B.; Sherman, Cynthia A. – AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, 2007
The future of educational leadership lies in the ability to teach the next generation of leaders how to use their conceptual and intellectual skills; in essence, how to think critically, solve problems appropriately, make decisions cogently and provide leadership to the enterprise. The key to preparing administrators is not "HOW" future leaders…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Principals, Models, Leadership Training
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Chabbott, Colette – Comparative Education Review, 2007
Following the UN Millennium Summit in 2000, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set global sector specific development targets to be achieved by the year 2015. In this article, the author explores the role of health and education research in producing technological innovations and global policy options and goals, such as the MDGs. Here, she…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scientific Research, Delivery Systems, Global Approach
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Godinho, Sally; White, Julie; Hay, Trevor; St. Leger, Pamela – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2007
This paper narrates the development of a project developed by four researchers with differing approaches to qualitative research. The aim of the study was to examine the value of a school-based approach to pedagogy and curriculum subjects for pre-service teachers. What emerged from our collaboration was the accommodation of significant differences…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Evidence, Research Projects
Durand, Linda; Early, Lanell; Wood, Becky Jolly – Research and Curriculum Unit, 2006
Secondary vocational-technical education programs in Mississippi are faced with many challenges resulting from sweeping educational reforms at the national and state levels. Schools and teachers are increasingly being held accountable for providing true learning activities to every student in the classroom. This accountability is measured through…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Time on Task, Competence
Brown, Tasha; Cargill, Debby; Hostetler, Jan; Joyner, Susan; Phillips, Vanessa – 2001
This document is part lesson planner and idea resource and part annotated bibliography of electronic resources. The lesson planner is divided into four parts. Part one, "Tables to Go," contains different tables that can be used for a variety of exercises at all levels of the English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) classroom. Part two, "Exploring the…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development
Cerullo, Mary M. – 1999
This guide, designed for students in grades 3-7, answers intriguing questions about phytoplankton, tiny drifters that have shaped our world. Invisible to the naked eye, phytoplankton are the source of our atmosphere, our climate, our ocean food chain, much of our oil supply, and more. They're also food for zooplankton. Photomicroscopy serves up…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Marine Education, Oceanography
Oakley, Lisa, Ed. – 2002
These teacher developed lessons focus on the impact of the New Deal and World War II on east Tennessee. The forum for developing the lessons included a series of lectures by experts in 20th-century scholarship and interpretation, tours, and experiences at historic sites in the region. During the week long program, teachers traveled throughout east…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Heritage Education, Intermediate Grades, Secondary Education
Sugar, Steve; Sugar, Kim Kostoroski – 2002
This book offers a collection of games for K-8 students that will enliven instruction, boost student motivation, and enhance learning at school or at home. It features in- and out-of-desk activities to motivate and engage students, promote teamwork, build skills, and enhance interactive problem solving. The book includes hundreds of tips on how to…
Descriptors: Creative Teaching, Educational Games, Elementary Education, Problem Solving
Sanders, Ethan S.; Ruggles, Julie L. – Training & Development, 2000
Discusses the evolution of human performance improvement, an outgrowth of instructional systems design and programmed instruction that emerged after World War II. Discusses the contributing disciplines (behaviorism, analytical systems, organizational learning, organizational development, systems theory, management development) and the major…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Instructional Systems, Labor Force Development, Learning Theories
New York State Education Dept. , Albany. Bureau of Mass Communications. – 1975
The goal of Vegetable Soup, a television series for children, is to help counter the negative, destructive effects of racial prejudice and racial isolation and to reinforce and dramatize the positive, life enhancing value of human diversity in entertaining and affective presentations that children can understand and relate to. This teaching guide…
Descriptors: Bias, Career Education, Children, Childrens Television
Neuman, Susan B.; And Others – 1989
To investigate whether a previewing technique, transferred to the television medium, enhances children's comprehension of a televised story, two studies developed a one and one-half minute edited video, designed using a variation of Ausubel's advance organizers and constructed to provide children with a brief overview of the basic plot structure…
Descriptors: Advance Organizers, Cues, Educational Research, Grade 1
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Bissler, Jane – Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 2005
This article discusses ways that clinical practitioners can utilize creative strategies in working with clients who are experiencing grief following the death of their adolescent child. It presents a brief literature review regarding this specific type of parental grief as well as practical and helpful ways to utilize books, songs, and tangible…
Descriptors: Grief, Death, Adolescents, Parents
Boyd, Padi; Granger, Kara C.; Smale, Alan – 1998
AstroCappella combines the love of music with the love of astronomy. The booklet contains hands-on activities that can be done in the classroom coupled with rocking, high-energy, professionally recorded and produced songs written and performed by an established vocal band. The lesson plans help students learn how convection works, how radio…
Descriptors: Astronomy, Computer Software, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
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