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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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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 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)
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This book was written as a tool to help teachers of prekindergarten to grade 3 make use of recent developments in the cognitive psychology of mathematical learning. Chapters included are: (1) "The Nature of Children's Mathematical Thinking"; (2) "Designing Effective Mathematics Instruction"; (3) "Oral Counting"; (4) "Numbering"; (5) "Numerical Relationships"; (6) "Informal Arithmetic"; (7) "Reading and Writing Symbols"; (8)...
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This audiolingual text is designed to serve as supplementary material for a beginning course in Finnish, to be introduced "when the student has mastered much of the basic structure of Finnish and about 700 lexical items." The authors suggest that it may also be used as an intermediate course. The text comprises 57 graded reading selections representative of various types of Finnish literature and writing. Each reading is followed by comprehension questions intended to develop facility...
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The sources of the idioms included here, and of the notations about their grammatical and stylistic properties, were two Russian lexicons: "Tolkovyj Slovar' russkogo jazyka," published in Moscow in 1935, and "Slovar' russkogo jazyka," published in 1957 by the Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R. in Moscow. Each entry contains the headword from the source lexicon, printed in capital Cyrillic letters, followed by a two-digit evaluation code that precedes each idiom and refers...
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Numerical tables of mathematical functions are in continual demand by scientists and engineers for preliminary surveys of problems before programming for computing machines. This handbook was designed to provide scientific investigators with a comprehensive and self-contained summary of the mathematical functions that arise in physical and engineering problems. The chapters contain numerical tables, graphs, polynomial or rational approximations for automatic computers, and statements of the...
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The Mathematics Resource Project has as its goal the production of topical resources for teachers, drawn from the vast amounts of available material. This experimental edition on Ratio, Proportion, and Scaling, contains a teaching emphasis section, a classroom materials section, and teacher commentaries. The teaching emphasis section stresses ideas which may help to teach the topic, including calculators, applications, problem solving, mental arithmetic, estimation and approximation, and...
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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 revised selected bibliography offers descriptive annotations of literature, films, records, tapes, and other teaching aids related to marriage, parenthood, family relationships, and kindered topics. The material is divided into the following general areas: (1) theoretical, historical, and cross cultural perspectives on the family; (2) sexuality, sex roles, and sex education; (3) human reproduction and family planning; (4) adolescence and youth, including materials for teenagers and adults;...
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The role of the Hudson Institute in the policy research center program was to build on and adapt current studies of the future for the purpose of assisting the Office of Education and its five pilot centers. Part 1 of this report comments briefly on some methodological and substantive issues that arose during the pilot phase and suggests how portions of the work might be continued. Parts 2-9 are papers that summarize some of the background studies. The authors and their papers are (1) Raymond...
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Opinions abound on what students should wear to class. Some see student dress as a safety issue; others see it as a student-rights issue. The issue of dress codes and uniform policies has been tackled in the classroom, the boardroom, and the courtroom. This Policy Report examines the whole fabric of the debate on dress codes and uniform policies through a collection of short reports; policy recommendations; and opinions by administrators, teachers, students, and civil libertarians. Topics of...
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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 lessons in Chichewa are a continuation of the first volume. As in the first volume, two types of lessons are presented. The "A" lessons present basic grammatical patterns through explicit discussions of the patterns involved. The "B" lessons present language in use. They contain dialogs, monologs, narratives, proverbs, riddles, and exercises based on these forms of communication. A section of supplementary materials provides readings on various topics of a cultural...
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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...
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This bulletin focuses on these topics: (1) Higher education; (2) Some recent movements in city school systems; (3) Constructive tendencies in rural education; (4) Medical education; (5) The progress of dental education; (6) Recent progress in legal education; (7) Art education in the United States; (8) Industrial education; (9) Agricultural education; (10) Progress in home economics education; (11) Progress in kindergarten education; (12) Adult education for foreign-born and native illiterates;...
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Through an analysis of school uniform policies and theories of social justice, Samantha Deane argues that school uniforms and their foregoing policies assume that confronting strangers--an imperative of living in a democratic polity--is something that requires seeing sameness instead of recognizing difference. Imbuing schooling with a directive that says schools ought to be places where children learn to confront the humanity of others requires that we ask questions about how educational...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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This guide is designed for Ilonggo (Hiligaynon) language training of Peace Corps workers in the Philippines, and reflects daily communication needs in that context. It consists of: phrase lists for a wide range of daily activities and needs; a list of targeted core language competencies, at three proficiency levels, for those daily activities; an Ilonggo-to-English glossary; a workbook with illustrated exercises for language practice and skill reinforcement; and extensive grammar notes. (MSE)
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Contained in this directory are: (1) the Constitution and bylaws of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT); (2) the organization's Code of Ethics; (3) the Board of Directors; (4) the staff members of the national office; (5) the regional coordinators; (6) the divisions; (7) national affiliates; and (8) AECT committees and task forces. In addition, there is a complete membership list including names, addresses, phone numbers, job titles and settings, and division...
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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 Aklanon-English dictionary consists of a list of basic root words or word bases of Aklanon. The dictionary is designed to be used both by native speakers of Aklanon and by foreign learners. For the former, it can serve to: (1) establish a uniform system of spelling, (2) broaden or intensify the use and understanding of idiomatic standard American English, (3) serve as a reference book for the standard speech of Kalibo, (4) broaden the vocabulary of those interested in studying their native...
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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 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 special journal issue is designed to draw attention to the varied musical traditions of cultural groups living in New York State. Recent research by folklorists and musicologists also is examined. Articles include: (1) "Introduction: Folk and Traditional Music in New York State" (Ray Allen; Nancy Groce); (2) "African-American Sacred Quartet Singing in New York City" (Ray Allen); (3) "The Anglo-American Fiddle Tradition in New York State" (Simon Bronner); (4)...
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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...
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This bibliography presents a retrospective index of 6,050 doctoral dissertations, accepted by Western European universities, on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian languages and literatures, part of a larger, world study of that field. The bibliography's scope is limited to doctoral dissertations on the Romance languages and dialects of Portugal, Spain, and Ibero-America and on the literatures written in these languages. Also included are dissertations on the relationships between these literatures and...
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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 set of instructional materials is designed to provide beginning and intermediate learners of Haitian Creole with a foundation in the phonology, grammar, and vocabulary of the language. It is intended for use by individuals wanting to communicate with monolingual Haitians. A revision of earlier materials, this set emphasizes authentic representation of Haitian language and culture, focuses on interpersonal communication needs, and uses an officialized spelling, which is explained in the...
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This paper describes the policies and practices of school inspection in Nigeria. The first section discusses the school inspection system from 1954 to 1967. In 1954, Nigeria was given a new constitution which divided the country into regions, each of which was responsible for education in its own area. School inspection was managed on a regional basis, with a mixed record of idealism, efficiency, and ineffectiveness. The next section considers school inspection after the splitting of Nigeria...
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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,...
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This English-Mandinka dictionary is part of the Peace Corps language training instructional materials series. Many of the entries include sample sentences illustrating the use of a given item. (CLK)
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The 1969-70 report on California's testing program provides information on the achievement scores of students in grades one, two, three, six, and twelve. The report is divided into three parts: (1) a statewide analysis and summary--an introduction to the report which begins with a summary of the findings; (2) percentile ranks and normalized standard scores for achievement test scores and other school district factors for all districts--the data collected from the program and a...
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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...
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This course, designed by the Foreign Service Institute in 1957, was prepared to train officers of the Foreign Service and of the United States government agencies who are involved in foreign affairs and who need to learn to speak Spanish. The course is designed to be taught by a native speaker of Spanish. Normally, the class is limited to six students who receive six hours of class drill daily and are expected to do two hours of preparatory study daily, primarily with the use of tapes....
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A guide to instruction in Setswana, the most widely dispersed Bantu language in Southern Africa, includes general material about the language, materials for the teacher, 163 lessons, vocabulary lists, and supplementary materials and exercises. Introductory material about the language discusses its distribution and characteristics, and orthography. Each of the lessons consists of at least two phases: mimicry and communication. The first focuses on pronunciation, manipulation of grammatical...
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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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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...
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This textbook is designed to teach the French used in West African nations. Thus, pronunciation and topics reflect standard usage in those countries. Chapters generally consist of several dialogues, grammar and cultural notes, and numerous pattern drills and other exercises. English translations for the dialogues are provided in the back of the volume. (AM)
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This text is aimed at those interested in learning the Wolof language, the most widely used language in Senegal, spoken by more than 80% of the Senegalese and Gambian people. This manual can be best used under the following conditions: (1) the instructor is Wolof born or speaks the language fluently, (2) the course is taught in intensive or semi-intensive sessions (a minimum of 3 hours per day), (3) the audio-aural method of teaching is used (with exclusive use of Wolof in the classroom), and...
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This document, consisting of 7 chapters, 20 figures, and 261 tables, provides large amounts of statistical data on most aspects of United States education, both public and private. The chapters cover (1) all levels of education; (2) elementary and secondary education; (3) postsecondary education, including college and university education and adult and technical education; (4) federal programs for education and related activities; (5) economic outcomes of education; (6) international education;...
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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...
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Listings of the National Science Foundation's grants and awards for 1972 are organized by topic areas. Within each topic area the entries are listed by state geographical locations. Each entry contains the name(s) of the person(s) conducting the research, the institution at which the research was conducted and the amount of the grant received. (JP)
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Twelve issues of "Exceptional Parent" magazine provide a variety of articles and resources on parenting the child or young adult with a disability. The January issue is a resource guide with directories of national organizations, associations, products, and services. The February issue focuses on early childhood, including assessment, day care, and transitions. The March issue's emphasis is on mobility and considers rehabilitation technology and power/manual wheelchairs. The main...
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Intended for teachers of preschool through sixth grade children, librarians, parents, educational media specialists, and students of children's literature, this bibliography contains annotations of 2,500 recommended books for children. The annotations, listed in alphabetical order by author, are divided into several categories, including the following: (1) traditional literature, (2) modern fantasy, (3) science fiction, (4) historical fiction, (5) contemporary fiction, (6) poetry, (7) holidays,...
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Two volumes of the 1987-88 Directory of Postsecondary Institutions list all postsecondary institutions in the United States and its outlying areas (American Samoa, Guam, Northern Marianas, Puerto Rico, Trust Territories' and the Virgin Islands) that were known to exist as of June 1988. There were 12,052 institutions: 2,652 colleges granting at least a bachelor's degree; 2,925 2-year schools; and 6,475 less-than-2-year institutions. The information presented for each institution includes its...
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This guide is designed for Luganda (Ganda) language training of Peace Corps workers in Uganda, and reflects daily communication needs in that context. It consists of an introduction on use of the materials and a series of topical instructional units addressing specific language competencies. Each unit includes the targeted competency and a behavioral objective, text or dialogue, several grammar and vocabulary exercises, and grammar and cultural notes. Unit topics include greetings and...
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This selective bibliography for production and study of modern plays was compiled by the NCTE Liaison Committee with the Speech Communication Association and the American Theatre Association. The introduction, "A Guide to Play Production," discusses general criteria of play selection and provides an overview of the collaborative process of producing a play, focusing chiefly on the role of the director in giving conceptual unity to the production. Approximately 850 plays are described...
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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...
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This study investigated the extent to which word games and culturally relevant songs and stories could motivate senior secondary school students in Nigeria, thereby enhancing their performance in English. A pre-test/post-test control group design was used. The sample consisted of 100 senior secondary school II students randomly assigned into experimental and control groups. Four instruments were designed, validated, and used for data collection. Four hypotheses were formulated and tested. The...
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This handbook is designed by teachers for teachers to share ideas and activities for celebrating the Martin Luther King holiday, as well as to teach students about other famous black leaders throughout the school year. The lesson plans and activities are presented for use in K-12 classrooms. Each lesson plan has a designated subject area, goals, behavioral objectives, materials and resources, suggested activities, and an evaluation. Many plans include student-related materials such as puzzles,...
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This guide is designed for Estonian language training of Peace Corps workers in Estonia, is intended for use in a competency-based language training program, and reflects daily communication needs in that context. It consists of 52 lessons, each addressing a specific language competency, organized in 14 topical units. An introductory section gives background information on the Estonian language, its phonology, morphology, and syntax. The instructional units follow. Each is prefaced by a page...
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This volume of the basic course in Guarani (the indigenous language of Paraguay) contains the core stage, or class-instructional phase, of the ten units presented in Volume One. These units contain explanations, exercises, dialogues, various types of pattern drills, suggestions for games and communication activities, and various types of vocabulary lists and exercises. Most of the exercises are in Guarani and English, with the exception of the last section of the book which is in Guarani and...
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This document contains witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine the plight of child victims of exploitation. The opening statement by Congresswoman Boggs outlines federal legislation and Congressional action regarding the exploitation of children. Representative McCain discusses legislation he has introduced which deals with child pornography. Kenneth V. Lanning, a special agent from the Behavioral Science Unit of the Federal Bureau of...
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The passages in transcription comprise one component of the "Pashto Reader" materials. They accompany "Pashto Reader," which is the basic text, and the "Pashto Reader Originals," the passages in their original published forms. They are passages in Pashto presented in broad phonetic transcription, for use by linguists and others interested in the structure and pronunciation of authentic Pashto but unfamiliar with the written script. The 45 passages are divided into...
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The two volumes comprising this text represent the beginning and intermediate levels of a course in the Quechua language for speakers of Spanish. Based on the "Audio Lingual Materials" format, the ten lessons in the the first volume generally contain: (1) a short dialog and a supplementary vocabulary section or adapted dialog which present new structures, (2) explanation of new grammatical structures, presented in non-technical linguistic terminology, and (3) a number of repetition,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Audiolingual Skills, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Quechua, Spanish...
This document presents in highly concentrated form and scope highlights of the principal programs and activities engaged in by the Bureau. Selected major characteristics of more than 50 programs, grouped into related subject matter areas are presented in tabular format. The frequency with which data are made available, principal publications in which they appear, and some of the principal uses of the data are given. A brief narrative accompanies each major subject grouping. Major topical...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Employment, Employment Statistics, Federal Programs, Health Conditions, Labor...
This junior high school study guide supplements Gore Vidal's "Visit to a Small Planet." Included are quizzes (with answer keys) and teaching suggestions on the presentation of the opus, oral reports, reading comprehension, various acts of the play, vocabulary and word analysis, sentence patterns and tranformations, language usage, composition, allusion, theme, and character analysis. Also provided are a pre- and post-test with answer keys. The guide is designed to provide students...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Critical Reading, Drama, English Instruction, Junior High Schools, Language Skills,...
This curriculum guide contains a 4-week course designed to address the problems students face in making career or job choices and selecting the appropriate high school courses to give them the necessary skills to achieve their career goal. It contains materials for teachers to use in doing the following: assist students in self-assessment, expand the student's knowledge of actual careers available and real job opportunities, help them understand the educational curriculum choices they have and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Aptitude Tests, Career Choice, Career Development, Career Education, Career Guidance,...
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...
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,...
Documents announced with VT numbers only in the Volume 6, Number 3 issue (VT 020 112) of "Abstracts of Research and Related Materials in Vocational and Technical Education" (ARM) are included in this microfiche set. Microfiche availability for these documents is shown on the ARM resume as MF AVAILABLE IN VT-ERIC SET. The microfiche set is arranged in the following sequence: (1) a Vocational Technical (VT) number index to documents in the microfiche collection, (2) the subject and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Career Education, Clearinghouses, Documentation, Educational Research, Indexes,...
THREE-DIGIT SUFFIX CODES ARE PROVIDED FOR EACH JOB TITLE DEFINED IN THE THIRD EDITION OF THE "DICTIONARY OF OCCUPATIONAL TITLES" (DOT) (VT 003 654 AND VT 003 655), THEREBY GIVING A NUMERICAL IDENTIFICATION TO THE JOB TITLES. THE CODES ARE INTENDED FOR INTERNAL USE WITHIN THE EMPLOYMENT SERVICE. THEY HAVE BEEN PREPARED SPECIFICALLY FOR STATISTICAL REPORTING, TABULATING, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES WHERE TITLES CANNOT BE USED AND IDENTIFICATION IS DEPENDENT UPON NUMERICAL DIFFERENTIATION. THE...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Codification, Dictionaries, Occupations
This two-volume audiolingual course in Aymara for Spanish speakers is based on the variety of Aymara spoken in La Paz. The Aymara appears in phonetic transcription; all other material (introduction, directions, notes, and explanations) appear in Spanish. Lesson units in Volume I begin with a dialogue introducing the basic sentence patterns for the unit, followed by exercises and drills to practice the new grammatical structures. Lesson units in Volume II consist of sections on basic sentences,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Audiolingual Methods, Aymara, Contrastive Linguistics, Cultural Context, Glossaries,...
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...
The Proceedings of PME-XVI has been published in three volumes because of the large number of papers presented at the conference. Volume 1 contains: (1) brief reports from each of the 11 standing Working Groups on their respective roles in organizing PME-XVI; (2) brief reports from 6 Discussion Groups; and (3) 35 research reports covering authors with last names beginning A-K. Volume II contains 42 research reports covering authors with last names beginning K-S. Volume III contains (1) 15...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Action Research, Affective Behavior, Algebra, Arithmetic, Cognitive Development,...
This final volume in a series of four texts was prepared as an intensive language course in Spanish for Foreign Service Officers and other United States government agencies involved in foreign affairs who need to learn to speak Spanish. This volume differs from the first three primarily in that it is geared to advanced students whose conversational ability is well established. Materials include work on: basic sentences; drills and advanced grammar; pattern, response, translation, substitution,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Audiolingual Methods, Basic Skills, Conversational Language Courses, Cultural...
The Soundplay project ran in four early years settings in Sheffield, UK, in 2014-15, using a series of music workshops to attempt to increase the music and language attainment of children aged two to four years. The associated research investigated the impact of the programme, using a combination of observation, music and language tracker tools, and interviews and written reports from the early years practitioners, parents and workshop leaders. The research demonstrated higher than average...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Music Education, Music Activities, Workshops, Young Children,...
This question book was developed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for testing applicants who are preparing for certification as airline transport pilots, aircraft dispatchers, or flight navigators. The publication contains several innovative features that are a departure from previous FAA publications related to air carrier personnel certification written tests: (1) testing materials related to the pilot who seeks to advance to the airline transport pilot level are contained in this...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Air Traffic Control, Air Transportation, Aircraft Pilots, Aviation Education,...
Contrary to the beliefs of many, right-handedness is not a single factor existing in almost all people, with a few exceptions termed left-handed: neither extreme exists independently of the other. During the first 4 years of life there is a period of fluctuation between right and left-handed dominance. Statistics and findings vary in determining the number of left-handed students. Some authorities believe that genetic studies reveal a hereditary basis of the development of handedness, others...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Handedness, Handwriting, Left...