Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: pisa, united, states, lessons, education, performers, successful, reformers, strong
Number of Pages: 261
Published: 2011-05-01
ISBN-10: 9264096655
ISBN-13: 9789264096653

US President Obama has launched one of the world’s most ambitious education reform agendas. Under the heading “Race to the Top”, this agenda encourages US states to adopt internationally benchmarked standards and assessments that prepare students for success in college and the workplace: recruit, develop, reward, and retain effective teachers and principals; build data systems that measure student success; and inform teachers and principals about how they can improve their practices and turn around their lowest-performing schools. But what does the “top” look lik

Author: Dr. Rafael Mendoza and Dr. Aymee Valdes
Publisher: Sclerotherapy Books
Keywords: doctors, manual, sclerotherapy
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 2009-01
ISBN-10: 0982261136
ISBN-13: 9780982261132

Author: Euis Nurlaelawati
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: practice, indonesian, religious, courts, legal, islam, tradition, identity, kompilasi, hukum, modernization
Number of Pages: 297
Published: 2010-07-15
ISBN-10: 9089640886
ISBN-13: 9789089640888

Drawing on Max Weber's approach to legal rationalization--which stimulated a transfer from the patrimonial tradition of law to a more systematic and rational legal code--"Modernization, Tradition and Identity" investigates how and why Islamic justice in Indonesia has evolved over the years. Euis Nurlaelawati delves into classic Islamic legal texts--known as the "fiqh"--and shows their significance in Indonesian state and Islamic family law, how they are interpreted by judges to justify deviations from state legislation, and the role they play in debates between Muslim scholars and religious co

Author: OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: government, imperative, studies, oecd
Number of Pages: 200
Published: 2003
ISBN-10: 9264101195
ISBN-13: 9789264101197

E-government is more about government than about “e”. The spread of new information and communication technologies has spurred major changes at all levels of society and notably in citizen expectations. Governments have also been integrating those technologies into work practices to keep pace and enhance the policy outcomes, service quality, and responsiveness to citizens that determine their effectiveness. E-government initiatives can bolster government effectiveness in important ways like facilitating cross-agency cooperation on complex problems, fostering a customer focus for services,

Author: Zora Hurston and Bret Harte
Publisher: Plain Label Books
Keywords: poker, flat, outcasts
Number of Pages: 26
ISBN-10: 1603030018
ISBN-13: 9781603030014

Author: James Richard Arthur
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: philippines, fishes, parasites, checklist
Number of Pages: 112
Published: 1997
ISBN-10: 9251040362
ISBN-13: 9789251040362

This checklist summarizes information on the parasites of Philippine fishes contained in the world literature dating from the earliest known record (de Blainville 1822) to the end of 1996. Information is presented in the form of parasite-host and host-parasite lists. Included are 201 named species of parasites, distributed among the higher taxa as follows: Apicomplexta - 1, Ciliophora - 16, Mastigophora - 2, Microspora - 1, Myxozoa - 9, Trematoda - 90, Monogenea - 22, Cestoda - 6, Nematoda - 20, Acanthocephala - 5, Mollusca - 1, Branchiura - 2, Copepoda - 21 and Isopoda - 5. Also included are

Author: Bennie Armbruster
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: first, reading
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 2002-06
ISBN-10: 0756722691
ISBN-13: 9780756722692

This guide was designed by teachers for teachers, & summarizes what researchers have discovered about how to successfully teach children to read. It describes the findings of the 2000 National Reading Panel Report & provides analysis & discussion in five areas of reading instruction: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, & text comprehension. Each section defines the skill, reviews the evidence from research, suggests implications for classroom instruction, describes proven strategies for teaching reading skills, & addresses frequently raised questions. Illustrated.
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