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Schoengood, George; Westheimer, Ruth K. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1979
Presents results by grade levels of a 1975 survey on sex education practices in New York City school districts, including instructional format (separate class or integrated subject matter), time allotment, topics discussed, teaching methods, and single-sex or coeducational presentation. Study recommendations include city-wide program coordination.…
Descriptors: Course Content, Educational Practices, Educational Programs, Elementary Schools
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Brand, Alice G. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1979
Despite recent criticism, the personal growth model of English studies that became synonymous with the Dartmouth Conference of 1966 is still considered preeminently viable by many educators. That is, more important than any other single function, language serves the most profound and intimate of human purposes--personal development. (Author)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Conferences, Creative Writing, Educational Objectives
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Bailey, Gerald D. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1979
Described is a one-year study initiated to assist six teachers in developing student self-assessment instructional packages and to evaluate the impact of these materials on teacher/student behavior and attitudes. One of the lesson plans, on dress and manners for secondary students, is included. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Individual Development, Lesson Plans, Program Evaluation
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Teitelbaum, Blanche R. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1979
Describes the Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome, a little-known disorder of the central nervous system whose symptoms include involuntary movements, such as facial tics, and the production of involuntary sounds, such as grunts and obscenities. Suggests ways teachers can help a child afflicted with this disorder. (SJL)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Disability Identification, Drug Therapy, Neurological Impairments
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Beach, Don M.; Reinhartz, Judy – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1978
The University of Texas at Arlington's Education Department has developed a series of supervised prestudent teaching experiences which allow the college student to observe and practice as a teacher aide at school-based sites. This article includes details on two of the school-based secondary certificate courses. (SJL)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Core Curriculum, Course Descriptions, Education Majors
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Nelson, Lois N. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1978
This article briefly describes Live Oak School, a nongraded, parent-run alternative for ages 4-13, whose main concern is providing a positive and supportive learning environment. Its affective objectives for learners and teachers in the areas of self-concept, responsibility, and positive social interaction are outlined. (SJL)
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Educational Environment, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Education
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Wolfe, Deborah P. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1977
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Attitudes, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy
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Foreman, J. Les – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1976
Many colleges cannot provide sabbatical leave for teachers. With the "mini", short-term leave can produce long-term benefits. (Editor)
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Guidelines, Institutional Cooperation, Program Costs
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Stanley, Cheryl; Cunningham, Claude H. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1977
To reduce ethnic isolation and provide a richer education for all seem to be goals and achievements in a major school district. Here is an encouraging model. (Editor/RK)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education
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Scott, Harry V. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1977
Looks at some facts, attempts to analyze some dilemmas, and makes some recrommendations with regard to the school effectiveness controversy, i.e., whether schools are effective in educating students and in being a joyful and productive educational experience. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Aptitude Tests, Critical Thinking, Cultural Influences
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Mickey, Lois – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1977
In an authoritarian state, visitors are as controlled as are the local inhabitants. This report by an educator, an elementary teacher from Urbana, Illinois, offers some critical comments on Cuban education. (Editor/RK)
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational Environment, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning
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Ivey, Ellis, II; McArdle, Paul E. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1977
Most colleges and universities offer graduate programs for teachers. The idea of a graduate-undergraduate mix, plus internship, and multi-media projects may be an innovative model for many of us. (Editor)
Descriptors: Degree Requirements, Educational Finance, Graduate Study, Internship Programs
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