Editors Committee On A National Agenda For The Prevention Of Disabilities Free eBooks (1)

ISBN: 0309043786, 9780309043786
Authors: andrew M. Pope, Alvin R. Tarlov, Editors; Committee On A National Agenda For The Prevention Of Disabilities, Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: prevention, agenda, national, america, disability
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Disability in America presents a five-prong strategy for reducing the incidence and prevalence of disability as well as its personal, social, and economic consequences. Although the preferred goal is to avoid potentially disabling conditions, the authoring committee focuses on the need to prevent or reverse the progression that leads to disability and reduced quality of life in persons with potent......
ISBN: 0309043999, 9780309043991
Authors: committee On A National Research Agenda On Aging, Division Of Health Promotion, Disease Prevention
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Keywords: life, agenda, aging, research, national, enhancing, extending
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Americans are living longer than ever before. For many, though, these extra years have become a bitter gift, marred by dementia, disability, and loss of independence.Extending Life, Enhancing Life sets the course toward practical solutions to these problems by specifiying 15 research priorities in five key areas of investigation:Basic biomedicine--To understand the fundamental processes of aging.C......
ISBN: 0309090199, 9780309090193
Authors: lorraine M. Mcdonnell, Margaret J. Mclaughlin,, Patricia Morison, Editors; Committee On Goals 2000, The Inclusion Of Students With Disabilities, National Research Council
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Keywords: based, reform, standards, disabilities, one, students, educating
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In the movement toward standards-based education, an important question stands out: How will this reform affect the 10% of school-aged children who have disabilities and thus qualify for special education?In Educating One and All, an expert committee addresses how to reconcile common learning for all students with individualized education for "one"--the unique student. The book makes recommendatio......
ISBN: 0309092531, 9780309092531
Authors: Judith Anderson Koenig, Lyle F. Bachman, editors, Committee On Participation Of English Language Learners, Students With Disabilities In Naep, Other Large-scale Assessments, National Research Council
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Keywords: large, scale, educational, assessment, policies, accommodation, score, effects, inclusion, keeping
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U.S. public schools are responsible for educating large numbers of English language learners and students with disabilities. This book considers policies for including students with disabilities and English language learners in assessment programs. It also examines the research findings on testing accommodations and their effect on test performance. Keeping Score for All discusses the comparabili......
ISBN: 0309051444, 9780309051446
Authors: james P. Gould, Andrew C. Lemer, Editors; Committee For An Infrastructure Technology Research Agenda, National Research Council
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Keywords: research, agenda, improvement, infrastructure
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This book advises the federal government on a national infrastructure research agenda. It takes the position that the traditional disciplinary and institutional divisions among infrastructure modes and professions are largely historical artifacts that impose barriers to the development of new technology and encourages the government to embrace a more interdisciplinary approach. In order to be prac......
ISBN: 0309054974, 9780309054973
Authors: diane August, Kenji Hakuta, Editors; Committee On Developing A Research Agenda On The Education Of Limited English Proficient, Bilingual Students, National Research Council, Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: research, agenda, children, minority, schooling, language, improving
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How do we effectively teach children from homes in which a language other than English is spoken?In Improving Schooling for Language-Minority Children, a committee of experts focuses on this central question, striving toward the construction of a strong and credible knowledge base to inform the activities of those who educate children as well as those who fund and conduct research.The book reviews......
ISBN: 0309064147, 9780309064149
Authors: diane August, Kenji Hakuta, Editors; Committee On Developing A Research Agenda On The Education Of Limited-english-proficient, Bilingual Students, National Research Council, Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: children, minority, language, educating
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In the past 30 years, a large and growing number of students in U.S. schools have come from homes in which the language background is other than English. These students present unique challenges for America's education system.Based on Improving Schooling for Language-Minority Children, a comprehensive study published in 1997, this book summarizes for teachers and education policymakers what has be......
ISBN: 0309071372, 9780309071376
Authors: Committee On Hiv Prevention Strategies In The United States, Division Of Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, Monica S. Ruiz, Alicia R. Gable, Edward H. Kaplan, Michael A. Stoto, Harvey V. Fineberg,, James Trussell, Editors
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Keywords: prevention, hiv, getting, lose, time
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The United States has spent two productive decades implementing a variety of prevention programs. While these efforts have slowed the rate of infection, challenges remain. The United States must refocus its efforts to contain the spread of HIV and AIDS in a way that would prevent as many new HIV infections as possible. No Time to Lose presents the Institute of Medicine s framework for a national p......
ISBN: 0309064104, 9780309064101
Authors: M. Susan Burns, Peg Griffin,, Catherine E. Snow, editors; Committee On The Prevention Of Reading Difficulties In Young Children; National Research Council
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Keywords: reading, success, children, promoting, right, guide, starting
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A devastatingly large number of people in America cannot read as well as they need for success in life. With literacy problems plaguing as many as four in ten children in America, this book discusses how best to help children succeed in reading. The book includes 55 activities to do with children to help them become successful readers, a list of recommended children's books, and a guide to CD-ROMs......
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