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Author(s): Christine Rietveld

Integration is promoted because (1) evaluation studies show no educational benefit for segregating the handicapped and significant benefits for integrating them; (2) there is a growing awareness...

Author(s): Frances Strong

Many words used to describe disability are outdated, inaccurate and stem from fears and misconceptions. These words are not consistent with the reality of being disabled or the way people with...

Author(s): David Johnson and Roger Johnson

Placing handicapped students in the regular classroom is the beginning of an opportunity to influence handicapped students' lives deeply by promoting constructive relationships between them and...

Author(s): Gary Thomas

'He needs so much time - what do I do with the other 30?' The question is not obstructive, not reactionary, not symptomatic of laziness and it revolves around a collection of seemingly insoluble...

Author(s): Roger Openshaw and David Lange

Despite thousands of words in curriculum reviews and plenty of new ideas we still have teachers out front, work on the blackboard, children in rows, uniforms, examinations . . .
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Author(s): Ivan Snook

Schools, according to the traditional view, prepare individuals for life in a society - as citizens, parents, workers, and moral agents. In recent years, however, some theorists have sought to...

Author(s): Peter Warr

Psychological health depends upon the nature of the work which a person undertakes. In addition to workers in paid jobs, mothers work in their domestic roles, volunteers in community projects...

Author(s): Cathy Wylie

What is fairness?
NZCER concentrated on
(a) access (pre-school to continuing education);
(b) content and teaching style;
(c) allocation of educational resources;...

Author(s): Warwick B. Elley

Most children in school learn the meanings of more than a thousand new words each year. Yet few teachers deliberately set out to drill their pupils systematically on selected word lists. Nor do...

Author(s): Alison Searle

Outside schools, on buses, at church, in parks, in the homes of friends and neighbours, in shopping centres, in the street, and in a day-care centre we asked young children about their joys and...

Author(s): Ruth Webber

One divorce can create two step-families, and as the pool of men and women available for remarriage grows the increase in step-families outstrips the rate of divorce. In 1981, 29.1% of all...

Author(s): Joy Hay

In 1984 I heard it claimed that, 'Teachers rarely report child abuse, partly because they lack knowledge of how to identify and report and partly because they are reluctant to get involved in...

Author(s): Christine Perrott

An everyday discussion involves an issue and a sense of argument and debate, examination and consideration. Hence we say that something is 'under consideration' or 'open to discussion' and mean...

Author(s): Brian Burnham

Homework is tradition that has survived waves of enthusiasm and of disenchantment. The famous report in the USA called A Nation at Risk, prescribed 'more homework' as one remedy for education's...

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