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Monts, Cheryl – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This research study was conducted as an autoethnographic study of me and supplemented with three African-American female administrators' perspectives and experiences as school administrators. The narrative process was used to tell all of our stories. The narrative process enabled me to tell my story and how my story relates to the stories of…
Descriptors: African Americans, Females, African American Leadership, Principals
Ornstein, Allan – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2007
Class differences and class warfare have existed since the beginning of western civilization, but the gap in income and wealth between the rich (top 10 percent) and the rest has increased steadily in the last twenty-five years. The U.S. is heading for a financial oligarchy much worse than the aristocratic old world that our Founding Fathers feared…
Descriptors: Middle Class, Democratic Values, Western Civilization, United States History
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McDonald, Brandon – Bioscience Education, 2008
Biology has become a large and diversified science. Current biological research areas transgress academic and professional boundaries to such a degree that the biological sciences could arguably be referred to as "all encompassing." In this article, the author describes how he compiled information on currently recognised disciplines and…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Advanced Courses, Intellectual Disciplines, Biology
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Totten, Sam – Social Education, 1983
This annotated listing describes materials dealing with nuclear warfare, including annotated bibliographies, nonfiction, fiction, organizations, journals, newsletters, and curriculum materials for elementary and secondary schools. (RM)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Fiction, Instructional Materials, Newsletters
Totten, Sam; Alexander, Susan – Georgia Social Science Journal, 1985
Intended for elementary, secondary, and college teachers, this listing cites print materials dealing with nuclear warfare. Included are nonfiction, fiction, journals, newsletters, curriculum materials, and organizations. (RM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Disarmament, Elementary Secondary Education
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Kinchin, Ian M. – School Science Review, 1999
Presents a brief overview of allelopathy, or "chemical warfare" among plants. Includes suggestions for school science topics of study and activities. (Contains 11 references.) (Author/WRM)
Descriptors: Biology, Ecology, Habitats, Plants (Botany)
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Slesnick, Irwin L.; Miller, John A. – Science Teacher, 1988
Gives the background history and chemistry of modern day chemical warfare from World War I to the present. Provides discussion questions to stimulate deeper thinking on the issue. Contains a discussion activity called "Can New Chemical Weapons Lead to Humane Warfare?" (CW)
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Controversial Issues (Course Content)
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Chater, Mark – International Journal of Children's Spirituality, 2006
This article is concerned with the violence done in and to education. It does not address physical violence in schools, but is interested in cultural, emotional and psychological violence in schools and education systems. It asks three questions: is education inherently violent? If so, how serious a problem is this? How should spiritual education…
Descriptors: Violence, Discourse Analysis, Cultural Influences, Emotional Response
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Simon, Eric J. – American Biology Teacher, 2002
Presents facts about anthrax so that biology teachers can communicate them to others. Defines anthrax and the nature of bacterial spores. Discusses transmission and clinical presentation as well as prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. Explores the use of anthrax as a biological warfare agent. (Contains 27 references.) (DDR)
Descriptors: Bacteria, Biology, Disease Control, Disease Incidence
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Harris, Ian M. – Journal of Peace Education, 2004
During this past century there has been growth in social concern about horrific forms of violence, like ecocide, genocide, modern warfare, ethnic hatred, racism, sexual abuse and domestic violence, and a corresponding growth in the field of peace education where educators, from early child care to adult, use their professional skills to warn…
Descriptors: Peace, Education, Educational Theories, Violence
Bartlett, Thomas – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
Every college has a hot-ticket class. It is perhaps the subject matter or a celebrity professor. Whatever it is, everybody wants to get in. Yet, not everybody can. When an academic course is the hottest ticket on campus, students will go to great trouble to get a seat. This article discusses how university officials decide who gets a seat and…
Descriptors: Course Selection (Students), Educational Demand, Student Attitudes, Case Studies
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Flintham, A. J. – Education in Chemistry, 1978
The effectiveness of gas warfare during World War I was increased by the lack of a basic understanding of the behavior of gases on the part of the soldiers. This was a result of deficiencies in science education. (BB)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Military Science, Science Education, Science Education History
Sommers, Marc – International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) UNESCO, 2005
Victims of warfare, famine, slavery, and isolation, the Southern Sudanese are one of the most undereducated populations in the world. Since the inception of formal education in southern Sudan a century ago, schooling has largely consisted of island-like entities surrounded by oceans of educational emptiness. Islands of Education is the first book…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, War, Slavery
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Safran, Stephen P. – Remedial and Special Education, 2001
In this article, six Academy Award-winning movies about warfare and disability are analyzed by synthesizing historical information, characteristics of specific disability conditions, and disability-related social issues. Each film's content is examined, with emphasis on how each may potentially influence viewer understanding of disability.…
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Disabilities, Film Criticism, Films
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Daub, Edward E. – American Biology Teacher, 1978
This article points out some faults in A. D. White's "History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom" and presents some problems with using it in support of the teaching of evolution in science. (BB)
Descriptors: Biology, Evolution, Religion, Religious Conflict
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