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The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is an internet-based digital library of education research and information sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides access to bibliographic records of journal and non-journal literature from 1966 to the present. ERIC also contains a growing collection of materials in Adobe PDF format. ERIC's mission is to provide a comprehensive, easy-to-use, searchable Internet-based bibliographic ...



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The purpose of this handbook is to provide information on the fundamental requirements, as set down in the Federal law and policy, that are necessary in planning Title I, Elementary Secondary Education Act proposals. Also, this handbook is meant to clarify Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 and its amendments. It provides a further elaboration of Health Education Welfare Department Program Guides 44 and 45A for Title I. The handbook is organized to reflect in sequence...
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MARANAO, OF THE MALAYO-POLYNESIAN LANGUAGE GROUP, IS ONE OF THE EIGHT MAJOR LANGUAGES IN THE PHILIPPINES AND IS SPOKEN BY 400,000 MOSLEMS ON THE ISLAND OF MINDANAO. THIS DICTIONARY, BASED PRIMARILY ON THE SPOKEN FORM OF THE LANGUAGE, CONTAINS 18,000 MARANAO ENTRIES IN PART I AND THEIR ALPHABETIZED ENGLISH GLOSSES CROSS-REFERENCED IN PART II. THE INTRODUCTION INCLUDES A SKETCH OF MARANAO GRAMMAR TO AID THE READER IN IDENTIFYING BASE FORMS (USED FOR THE ENTRIES) AND A RATHER EXTENSIVE...
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This text is designed to enable a student who knows English to gain reading proficiency in Albanian. Part One, which is presented here, includes the first 30 of the 100 units in the complete course. The units include texts from various periods of Albanian writing and include a variety of contents and styles: folklore, biography, news articles, literary works, art, history, archeology, humor, and allegory. Each unit has been provided with glosses for the lexical items that appear in the reader...
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THE MATERIALS FOR A BASIC COURSE IN SPOKEN BENGALI PRESENTED IN THIS BOOK WERE PREPARED BY REVISION OF AN EARLIER WORK DATED 1959. THE REVISION WAS BASED ON EXPERIENCE GAINED FROM 2 YEARS OF CLASSROOM WORK WITH THE INITIAL COURSE MATERIALS AND ON ADVICE AND COMMENTS RECEIVED FROM THOSE TO WHOM THE FIRST DRAFT WAS SENT FOR CRITICISM. THE AUTHORS OF THIS COURSE ACKNOWLEDGE THE BENEFITS THIS REVISION HAS GAINED FROM ANOTHER COURSE, "SPOKEN BENGALI," ALSO WRITTEN IN 1959, BY FERGUSON AND...
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The first volume of the 31st annual proceedings of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education conference presents plenary lectures; research forums; discussion groups; working sessions; short oral communications; and posters from the meeting. Plenary lecture papers include: (1) On Humanistic Mathematics Education: A Personal Coming of Age? (Chris Breen); (2) Certainty, Explanation and Creativity in Mathematics (Michael Otte); (3) I Need the Teacher to Tell Me If I Am...
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Daily news reports portray Latinos--especially immigrant families--as suffering from a variety of problems. Latino men increasingly fill the prisons. Teenagers dropping from high schools. Young children entering kindergarten already behind. But newborns of Latino immigrants are remarkably healthy, and children display robust levels of social development in their early years, often achieving high grades in school--despite growing-up in poor communities. Most Latino children are raised in...
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Beginning Pashto is part of a set of materials for teaching oral and written Afghan Pashto. The Pashto writing system is taught in the first unit of the book and is used in the presentation of the material from then on. In the first three units, material is provided also in a romanized transcription. After that, the transcription of a word or phrase is given only when the word or phrase is introduced, or when pronunciation is the focus. Dialogues and readings on various topics (e.g. food,...
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These 12 journal issues include articles on the following topics: cultural effects on learning and teaching English in Vietnam; a student guide to plagiarism; getting a master's degree in TEST at Temple University Japan; getting organized in Japan; conference reports; a discourse pattern for teaching the reminiscence story; student controlled learning; contagious storytelling; fairy tales and language learning; resources about storytelling; a study of attitudes and apathy in university students...
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This proceedings contains papers from the 2001 Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) conference. Papers are organized in the following sections: (1) Concepts and Procedures (24 papers); (2) Distance Education (42 papers); (3) Diversity and International (15 papers); (4) Educational Computing Course (19 papers); (5) Educational Leadership (24 papers); (6) Electronic Portfolios (12 papers); (7) Faculty Development (41 papers); (8) Graduate and Inservice (52 papers);...
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This book is intended to guide the nonformal educator in organizing and implementing workshops, conferences, demonstrations, and other short-duration educational activities at the community level. The book is divided into three sections: (1) an events sampler, which presents 15 case studies of successful solar and energy conservation activities; (2) an organizing primer, which delineates the essentials of organizing community solar programs; and (3) an annotated guide to selected films, slides,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Community Education, Community Information Services, Community Involvement, Energy,...
This collection presents papers pertaining to the wide area of educational multimedia/hypermedia and telecommunications. The conference serves as a forum for the dissemination of information on the research, development, and applications in all areas of multimedia/hypermedia and telecommunications in education across all disciplines and levels. The papers cover a range of topics, including: instructional design; distance education; authoring; media in education; interactive learning...
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This teacher's manual for a preschool second-year program in English as a second language contains daily lesson plans--objectives, activities, exercises, and subject material--for 22 weeks of class. The program is designed for two English instructional periods per day. English should also be used as the medium of instruction in one other subject. The first four weeks are spent in review of the first year's work. The subjectives and subject material for each week's work are listed at the...
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This audiolingual course in Indonesian consists of 102 lesson units; Volumes I-XI. (Volume I is in two separately bound sections.) The lessons are designed to train beginning students to Level 3 proficiency in comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing Indonesian. (This scale rates native speakers on Level 5.) Units consist of perception drills with cartoon guides, dialogs with English translation, pattern drills, grammar and cultural notes, and vocabulary listings. Later units provide for...
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This journal is a monthly publication of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT), a nonprofit professional organization of language teachers dedicated to the improvement of language learning and teaching in Japan. JALT's publications and events serve as vehicles for the exchange of new ideas and techniques, and a means of keeping abreast of new developments in a rapidly changing field. Each issue of the journal contains several sections and departments: feature articles; opinions and...
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This directory is the tenth edition published by the American Institute of Physics listing colleges and universities which offer degree programs in physics, astronomy and astrophysics, and the staff members who teach the courses. Institutions in the United States, Canada, and Mexico are indexed separately, both geographically and alphabetically. Also included is an alphabetical index of personnel. The document is available for sale by Department DAPD, the American Institute of Physics, 335 East...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Astronomy, College Faculty, College Science, Curriculum, Directories, Educational...
The bibliography lists almost 4,000 books, articles, pamphlets, and research papers about women and feminism. All items in this third volume were published or in progress in 1973-1974. The items are classified by the topics of abortion, arts and media, contemporary women's movement, cultural studies, education, employment, family organization, government and politics, history, legal status, literary criticism, mental and physical health, rape, religion, sex roles and sex differences, sexuality,...
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The Enterprise Zone-Preschool Inclusion Project (EZ-PIP) was a four-year demonstration project funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. The purpose of the project was to expand, implement, evaluate and disseminate a model program designed to promote the inclusion of young children with disabilities into early childcare programs in economically depressed areas of a major metropolitan city. The model included three components, which are detailed in this...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Consultants, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Inclusive...
This primary education curriculum guide was developed jointly by the Iowa and Nebraska Departments of Education to provide educators with a coherent framework to guide local planning for reform of educational programs for children at the kindergarten and primary level. In the belief that the field has moved beyond separate areas of service or curriculum, this second edition of the guide presents content related both to differences among learners and to emergent areas of curriculum throughout...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Educational Change, Educational Objectives,...
This is the third of five volumes comprising a directory of public and nonpublic elementary and secondary day schools in the United States and outlying areas for 1968-69. This volume provides names and addresses of public schools in the Southeast Region. Institutional information includes grade span; number of pupils in prekindergarten and kindergarten, elementary grades, and high school; number of teachers in each of these categories; and number of high school graduates in 1967-68. Indications...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Day Schools, Directories, Educationally...
In 1985 the Agency for Instructional Technology conducted its second national contest to search out the best promotion and utilization ideas that instructional television (ITV) agencies use to increase use of instructional video materials; and this 1986 compilation of the award-winning ideas is intended to serve as a reference for instructional technologists. The utilizations projects and activities described were entered in the competition under six major categories: (1) Recognition, which...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Advertising, Awards, Class Activities, Curriculum Enrichment, Educational Television,...
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A Tagalog reader designed for adult students beyond the intermediate level contains 30 lessons in agriculture, art, economics, education, history, language, literature, medicine, music, political science, religion, and sociology. Each unit contains four sections: (1) a reading passage with numbered paragraphs and underlined vocabulary words, for later reference; (2) two word lists containing general and specialized or technical vocabulary, defined as used in the text, with parts of speech,...
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This grammar of Pashto was designed to accompany a set of beginning- and intermediate-level instructional materials for teaching the Pashto language to English speakers, but can be used separately as a reference by readers who are not learning the language. Introductory sections in English and Pashto describe the content and organization. The first chapter gives background information on the people who speak it and on the language (history, social status, dialects, standardization, and history...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adjectives, Alphabets, Diachronic Linguistics, Form Classes (Languages), Grammar,...
This publication describes what approximately 100 groups around the country are doing with regard to food, housing, energy, and health to beat inflation on the neighborhood level. The book is intended as a resource for citizens wishing to take the kind of consumer action that will save them and their neighbors money. Some of the programs featured are saving families hundreds of dollars annually. For instance, several groups are promoting community and backyard gardening. In 1979, backyard and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Community Cooperation, Community Organizations, Community Programs, Community...
A compilation of BASIC computer programs developed by teachers and students involved in the Huntington Computer Project is presented. The programs are grouped by subject area. The six subject areas are biology, earth science, chemistry mathematics, physics, social studies, and teacher assistance. For each program, the following information is given: (1) description; (2) objectives; (3) preliminary preparation for the student and for materials needed; (4) discussion; (5) sample output; and (6)...
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The items in this extensive compilation of resources for early childhood educators are presented in seven sections: (1) sources of information on early childhood education, (2) a collection of various materials produced by the ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education, (3) information on associations and organizations, (4) information on publications and suppliers, (5) information about state activities and publications, (6) articles and special reports, and (7) materials...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Child Development, Child Welfare, Early Childhood...
This report focuses on the proposals, materials, programs produced, and the results that occur when new teachers and their students become involved with exemplary science materials and with teachers judged to be exemplary. This project enrolled exceptional teachers who could work together in class groups with some common purpose as to science approach or with some purpose peculiar to specific K-12 grade levels. The teachers conducted inservice workshops, wrote articles, prepared curricula, made...
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This teacher's guide and student workbook are part of a series of content-centered supplementary curriculum packages of alternative methods and activities designed to help secondary students who have disabilities and those with diverse learning needs succeed in regular education content courses. The content of Parallel Alternative Strategies for Students (PASS) materials differs from standard textbooks and workbooks in several ways. Simplified text, smaller units of study, reduced vocabulary...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Communication Skills, Disabilities, English,...
This textbook of Nepali lessons is a revision of a text originally developed in 1965. Materials are divided into seven units and are organized to follow an audiolingual approach with pattern drills. The numeric system of Nepali is also outlined. A Nepali-English glossary is included, with both romanized and script versions of Nepali words, as well as an English-Nepali glossary and an English-Nepali technical glossary for surveyors. (CLK)
Topics: ERIC Archive, Audiolingual Methods, English, Glossaries, Instructional Materials, Language...
This collection of articles from Indian newspapers is designed for use in the secondary classroom to assist with the study of India. There are 12 categories of articles: (1) Women: Like Avis, #2 But Trying Harder; (2) Calcutta: City of Joy; (3) India: Feeling Its Curry; (4) Us & Them: Misunderstandings; (5) Those Monsoon Showers May Come Your Way; (6) Religious (In)tolerance: The Babri Dispute; (7) Caste and Outcast; (8) Problems Aplenty; (9) Election Year Politics; (10) Isms; Terror,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Anthologies, Cultural Education, Educational Resources, Foreign Countries, Foreign...
The book and accompanying CD-ROM is designed to assist teachers who want to develop their own materials on the World Wide Web, are interested in integrating interesting Web sites and ideas into their curriculum, or are interested in students' perspectives of the Web. It is also for anyone who wishes to refresh a language or get a feel for a new one or who wants to learn more about Web-based language teaching. The book is divided into three parts and several chapters. Part one,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Chinese, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Educational Technology, English...
Written for language educators, this volume about reading and research suggests that the theory-practice and research-teaching gaps are dysfunctional and calls for a collaborative pedagogy between colleges and schools to develop a practical theory of reading instruction. In the opening article, Jerome Harste discusses issues that emerged from sitting in special education classrooms observing reading instruction. The second section, "Classroom Insights," contains the following...
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This dictionary of Fulani (Fulfulde) is designed for Peace Corps volunteers serving in Niger, and reflects daily communication needs in that context. A brief introduction to pronouns and verb endings precedes the dictionary text. The dictionary is presented in two sections. The first lists English words alphabetically and their translations in both French and Fulani, noting the Fulani words that are verbs, and the singular and plural forms of nouns. The second section lists words alphabetically...
Topics: ERIC Archive, African Languages, English, Foreign Countries, Form Classes (Languages), French,...
The four issues of the 1998 bibliography, published in German, contain annotated listings of materials of interest to modern foreign language teachers. Introductory sections give instructions in the design and use of the bibliography, and a list of relevant periodicals, publishers, and institutions is provided. Subsequent sections include: annotated citations of research reports, articles, and books, with subject and author indexes; annotated citations of instructional materials, with subject...
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This is the first national directory of public and nonpublic secondary schools which offered vocational curriculums during the 1971-72 school year. Information for the directory was compiled from data provided through cooperative arrangements with the 50 states and the District of Columbia, Canal Zone, Guam, Puerto Rico, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands and the Virgin Islands. Data were submitted for all schools with one or more vocational curriculums in Grades 9, 10, 11, and 12....
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This catalog supplement represents the additions to the collection of the Environmental Conservation Library of Minnesota (ECOL) from September 10, 1973 to September 17, 1976. The supplement contains 3,329 books and documents. The catalog includes an author and main entry catalog, a title catalog, a subject catalog, a pamphlet file, subject headings, and a periodical list. The materials range in difficulty from introductory books for children to highly technical reports on minute aspects of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Air Pollution, Bibliographies, Conservation (Environment), Environment, Environmental...
Background reading resource materials and teaching units for elementary and secondary teachers interested in teaching about peace and justice are presented in this resource manual. The units are designed to help students learn that nonviolent conflict resolution is possible and that war is not inevitable; realize that sharing our resources, helping the poor, and living more sparingly and responsibly is a matter of justice and not charity; and appreciate the differences in cultures around the...
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This supplement to the Peace Corps Course in Tunisian Arabic is intended primarily for Peace Corps volunteers, but is also useful to other English speakers who wish to acquire systematically a knowledge of Tunisian Arabic. The dictionary consists of two parts. The lexicon, which begins with a chart of all the phonetic symbols used in the dictionary, explains the main points of Tunisian Arabic grammar. The main body of the work follows, with separate English-Tunisian Arabic and Tunisian...
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This document consists of the first 16 issues of a serial providing learning activities for intermediate and advanced students of Spanish. Each issue is organized around a separate theme, with the first 9 issues devoted to celebration of the fifth centenary of the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus: (1) "Cultural Contact"; (2) "Expeditions"; (3) "The Age of Discoveries"; (4) "The Hispanic Presence in the United States"; (5) "Expo '92";...
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This volume is intended as a supplement to Nepali language instruction. It contains songs, numerals, dialogues in Devanagari script, a Nepali-English, English-Nepali glossary, and an English-Nepali surveyor technical glossary. (AM)
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This booklet presents a variety of materials concerning the first part of Tony Kushner's play "Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes." After a brief introduction to the play, the booklet presents a description of the principal characters in the play, a profile of the playwright, information on funding of the play, an interview with the playwright, descriptions of some of the motifs in the play (including AIDS, Angels, Roy Cohn, and Mormons), a quiz about plays,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Acting, Cultural Enrichment, Drama, Higher...
A comprehensive listing of food service equipment including--(1) companies authorized to use the National Sanitation Foundation seal of approval, and (2) equipment listed as meeting NSF standards including soda fountains, spray-type dishwashers, dishwashing equipment, cooking equipment, commerical cooking and warming equipment, freezers, refrigerators, food preparation equipment, ice-making equipment, food vending machines, special equipment, cloth towel dispensers. A final section presents an...
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This document includes volumes 2-18 (November 1978 through August 1995) of the newsletter of the National Association for Bilingual Education. Individual issues contain news and information about a wide range of issues in bilingual education, including: international, national, and state trends; multicultural education; legislation concerning bilingual education; public policy and policy formation; classroom teaching techniques; program design and administration; program types; parent...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Book Reviews,...
The word frequency lists presented in this publication were compiled to create a database for further research into vocabulary use, especially the variation in vocabulary due to differences in situation and social group membership. Taken from the natural conversations of 40 target children (four and a half to five years old) with their families, friends, teachers, and preschool classmates, the word lists are offered according to socioeconomic status and race: white middle class, black middle...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Child Language, Computational Linguistics, Language Research, Language Styles,...
This book is a revised publication in the series on Aerospace Education II. It describes the employment of aerospace forces, their methods of operation, and some of the weapons and equipment used in combat and combat support activities. The first chapter describes some of the national objectives and policies served by the Air Force in peace and war. The second and third chapters examine the mission and structure of major Air Force operating commands. The fourth chapter describes the various...
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Designed to help teachers, librarians, and parents introduce books of exceptional literary and artistic merit, accuracy, and appeal to preschool through sixth grade children, this annotated bibliography presents nearly 1,800 annotations of approximately 2,000 books (2 or more books in a series appear in a single review) published between 1988 and 1992. Annotations are grouped under 13 headings: Biography; Books for Young Children; Celebrations; Classics; Contemporary Realistic Fiction; Fantasy;...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Fantasy,...
Intended for use with or without counseling help, this occupational exploration guide is organized around 12 interest areas, 66 work groups, and 348 subgroups of occupational titles. The interest areas (an expansion of John Holland's six occupational categories) represent the broad interest requirements of occupations as well as the vocational interests of individuals. Within each interest area are work groups (occupational clusters) suitable for exploration by those who have a particular...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Career Exploration, Guides, Occupational Clusters, Occupational Information,...
This participant's resource guide and trainer's guide are designed to train career development facilitators to help their clients use labor market information. The participant's resource guide contains 10 modules. Each module consists of these components: National Career Development Guidelines (NCDG) Counselor Competencies, abbreviated version of the trainer's lecturette with copies of transparencies embedded within the text, and references. Module subjects are as follows: introduction;...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Education, Career...
An important goal of the Educational Information Exchange (EIE) of Alberta Education is to provide leadership in promoting school student record automation. This document presents a mechanism for the review, evaluation, and recommendation of school-based student records software for the EIE. The report provides an overview of the initiative to automate and begins with a description of the preparations taken prior to the beginning of the review process. The main topics covered in this section...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Automation, Computer Software Evaluation, Computer System Design, Computer Uses in...
The WebNet 2001 conference addressed research, new developments, and experience related to the Internet, intranets, and extranets. The 452 contributions of WebNet 2001 presented in this volume consist of the full and short papers accepted for presentation at the conference. Major topics covered include: commercial, business, professional, and community applications; e-learning/educational applications; electronic publishing and digital libraries; ergonomic, interface, and cognitive issues;...
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These proceedings contain the papers of the International Conference e-Learning 2013, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society and is part of the Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (Prague, Czech Republic, July 23-26, 2013). The e-Learning 2013 conference aims to address the main issues of concern within e-Learning. This conference covers both technical as well as the non-technical aspects of e-Learning. The...
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These four issues of the bibliography, entirely in German, contain 860 citations of journal articles, books, monographs, and reports of research on all aspects of second language teaching and learning. Many of the works cited are in English, French, and Spanish. An introductory section describes the citation format and contains lists of journals, publishers, institutions, and organizations commonly cited as sources. An alphabetical listing of works, by author, follows. Each listing contains...
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On February 8 and 20, 1978, the United States Senate Subcommittee on Child and Human Development heard testimony regarding child care and child development programs which would provide background information to committee members examining how best to shape future federal legislation involving child care and child development. Testimony and prepared statements were presented on several aspects of child care, including operational and health policies, costs of child care, scope of services, and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Child Care, Child Caregivers, Child Development, Day Care, Day Care Centers, Delivery...
This proceedings contains papers from the 2002 Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) conference. Papers are organized in the following sections: (1) Invited Papers and Invited Panels; (2) Concepts & Procedures; (3) Corporate & Distance Education; (4) Diversity/Equity; (5) Educational Computing Course; (6) Educational Leadership; (7) Electronic Portfolios; (8) Faculty Development; (9) Fine Arts; (10) Graduate and Inservice Education; (11) Instructional Design;...
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A school-associated violent death is any homicide, suicide, or weapons-related violent death in the United States in which the fatal injury occurred: (1) on the property of a functioning public, private or parochial elementary or secondary school, Kindergarten through grade 12, (including alternative schools); (2) on the way to or from regular sessions at such a school; (3) while person was attending or was on the way to or from an official school-sponsored event; and (4) as an obvious direct...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Elementary Secondary Education, School Safety, Violence, School Security, Crime,...
This guide is designed for Russian language training of Peace Corps workers in Russia, and reflects daily communication needs in that context. It consists of seven instructional units. An introductory section gives an overview of the Russian language, Cyrillic alphabet, phonology, and morphology. The first instructional unit is intended as a 1-week introductory course, presented as a game with mnemonic aids, many immediately useful phrases and expressions, and pronunciation aids. This unit is...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Acculturation, Classroom Communication, Community Services, Competency Based...
This reader provides teachers with background material on a range of sex-related subjects likely to surface in any classroom at every level, but particulary in middle or high school science classrooms. The first section presents statements of the National Science Teachers Association supporting the right and responsibility of teachers to provide sex education. The second section provides articles which focus on the debate between advocates of sex education and its opponents as well as on the...
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This book consists of four sections: (1) "Supplemental Materials"; (2) "Supplemental Investigations"; (3) "Test Item Bank"; and (4) "Blackline Masters." The first section provides additional background material related to selected chapters and investigations in the student book. Included are a periodic table of the elements, genetics problems and solutions, and background information on acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). The second section...
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This workshop guide is designed to help civil service students both learn to use good grammar and develop their technical writing skills. Discussed are such topics as nouns, gender, number, person and case, appositives, pronouns, mood, verbs, (transitive and intransitive), adjectives and adverbs, comparisons, articles, conjunctions, infinitives, gerunds, participles, commas, punctuation, hyphenation, phrases, clauses, sentences, parallelism, colloquialisms, editing, dictionary, and prefixes and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adjectives, Adult Education, English Instruction, Grammar, Guides, Instructional...
This series of four text-workbooks was designed for tenth grade mathematics students who have exhibited lack of problem-solving skills. Electric desk calculators are to be used with the text. In the first five chapters of the series, students learn how to use the machine while reviewing basic operations with whole numbers, decimals, fractions, and percents. The rest of the chapters present word problems in simple consumer mathematics, business activities, installment buying, banking, stocks and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Algorithms, Calculators, Grade 10, Instruction, Instructional Materials, Laboratory...
This study sought to analyze phoneme/grapheme correspondences in a 17,310-entry word list drawn from the Thorndike-Lorge word list and Merriam-Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary. Phase one of the research, which has also been reported separately, also sought to determine how closely American-English orthography approximates the alphabetic principle. Correspondences were analyzed irrespective of context, in relation to syllable position, and in relation to position in stressed and unstressed...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Elementary Education, Graphemes, Letters (Alphabet), North American English,...
These student materials--study guides, handouts (some are manuals), a workbook, and programmed texts--for a secondary-postsecondary-level course for communications computer programmer are one of a number of military-developed curriculum packages selected for adaptation to vocational instruction and curriculum development in a civilian setting. A plan of instruction, which suggests number of hours of class time devoted to each course objective and support material and guidance, covers these...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Autoinstructional Aids, Behavioral Objectives, Computer Science, Computer Science...
Modern linguistic research shows that the language of America is that spoken by all residents of the Americas, with many varieties influenced by other national languages (e.g., Spanish, African, American Indian). In addition, linguistic research has resulted in two competing theories about teaching standard English: that teaching standard English to a dialect speaking child enables him to succeed in activities dominated by the white middle class (bidialectalism), and that such insistence on the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Ethnocentrism, Language, Linguistic Theory, Nonstandard Dialects, North American...
This paper presents the results of a multidimensional analysis to investigate stylistic patterns and their communicative functions in language teaching research articles. The findings were that language teaching research articles contained six stylistic patterns and communicative functions. Pattern I consisted of seven salient positive features (i.e. Present Perfect Aspects, Split Auxiliaries, Type Token Ratio, Possibility Modals, Total Adverbs, Infinitives, and That Relative Clauses on Subject...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Language Styles, Journal Articles, Educational Research, Language Patterns, Second...
Discipline-based art education (DBAE) is an approach to art education that draws upon four art disciplines: art production, art history, art criticism, and aesthetics. This handbook is designed to help art specialists and supervisors, classroom teachers, teacher educators, museum educators, and school administrators to understand and implement DBAE. The handbook is organized into nine sections, beginning with an introduction. Section 2 offers a general definition and rationale for the inclusion...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Art Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Resources, Educational Theories,...
Designed for individual study and nonformal classroom instruction, this Navy training manual provides subject matter that relates to the occupational standards of the construction mechanic rating. Each chapter includes line drawings, diagrams, and photos illustrating the subject matter. Subjects covered include the following: preparation for advancement, principles and construction of internal combustion engines, fuel systems, cooling and lubricating systems, automotive electricity, automotive...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Armed Forces, Auto Mechanics, Curriculum Guides, Equipment Evaluation, Individualized...
This bibliography is the second edition of a guide intended to serve adults in selecting books for children of preschool age through the eighth grade. Each of the more than 2400 titles is annotated, with each annotation including descriptions of the main characters, setting, plot, style, factual content, illustrations, suggested age level, publisher (both hardcover and paperback), and price. Most of the titles have been published since 1967. They are arranged under these categories: Picture...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Bibliographies, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary...
This document contains 127 papers and innovative sessions and three poster sessions presented at a conference on human resource development (HRD). A program overview, author index, keyword index, and a CD-ROM version of the document are also included. The papers are grouped by the conference's 44 symposiums, which were devoted to the following topics: action learning; integrating university and corporate learning with work; HRD in Asia; distance learning; HRD in Latin America; trust in...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Action Research, Adjustment (to Environment), Administrators, Adult Learning, Adult...
A teaching guide containing 24 lessons in intermediate- and advanced-level Hausa contains materials developed in a U.S. Department of Education sponsored Advanced Hausa Institute. The lessons contain teacher notes, a dialogue, and notes on related grammar and vocabulary. (MSE)
Topics: ERIC Archive, African Languages, Class Activities, Cultural Education, Curriculum Guides, Grammar,...
This document provides witness testimony and prepared statements from five sessions of the Congressional hearing called to consider the question of pornographic material and its effects on women and children. Witnesses include several victims of sexual abuse, medical personnel, legal and law enforcement personnel, magazine representatives, and women who have appeared in pornographic films. The effects of sex and violence portrayed in magazines, in movies, and on television are considered, and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Child Abuse, Child Welfare, Federal Regulation, Females, Hearings, Obscenity,...
This set of five separately-published annual bibliographies present annotations of children's and youth literature chosen for literary and/or graphic qualities to be part of the Bologna Children's Book Fair. The 1994 bibliography contains over 200 titles in 28 languages from 40 countries; the 1995 issue contains over 170 titles in 25 languages from 38 countries; the 1996 issue contains nearly 250 titles in 27 languages from 43 counties; the 1997 issue contains 275 titles in 23 languages from 43...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Elementary...
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This 7,000-word dictionary is designed for English speakers learning Dari. The dictionary consists of two parts, the first a reference to find words easily translatable from one language to the other, the second a list of idioms and short phrases commonly used in everyday conversation, yet not readily translatable. Many of these entries have no adequate translation and may thus provide an insight into the Afghan culture. The list of translatable words gives Dari words in Arabic script and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Idioms, Multilingual Materials, Phonetic Transcription, Vocabulary, Word Lists
Activities and accomplishments are described for a 3-year project which (1) developed and field tested a Career Education Curriculum Resource Guide (K-14), containing materials which can be adapted for use in the classroom setting. (2) compiled and printed a Career Education Consulting Package for statewide dissemination (specific instruction on the process of initiating career education activities), and (3) established career education resource centers in region V secondary schools. The body...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Administrative Principles, Administrator Guides, Career Education, Career Guidance,...
This instructor guide and the corresponding student reference contain 12 units, which cover the following topics: (1) opportunities in the landscaping and turfgrass industries; (2) how plants grow; (3) plant identification; (4) hand and power tools (identification and maintenance); (5) pesticides; (6) installation and maintenance of trees and shrubs; (7) installation and maintenance of bedding plants and ground covers; (8) turfgrass; (9) site analysis and evaluation; (10) plant identification...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Agricultural Education, Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based...
This bibliography lists materials that are available in large print format from the South Dakota State Library. The annotated entries are printed in large print and include the title of the material and its author, call number, publication date, and type of story or subject area covered. Some recorded items are included in the list. The entries are arranged alphabetically by title. Author, title, and subject indexes are provided. The subject categories include adventure, animal stories,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Fiction, Indexes, Large Type Materials, Library...
Intermediate Pashto is part of a set of materials for teaching oral and written Afghan Pashto. The transcription of a word or phrase is given only when the word or phrase is introduced, or when pronunciation is the focus. Dialogues and readings on various topics (e.g. food, shopping, weather, family, etc.) are used, with accompanying presentations on grammar and vocabulary, and exercises for oral practice and conversation. The Workbook, which is mostly in English, provides background...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Dialogs (Language), Foreign Countries, Grammar, Instructional Materials, Language...