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Acoustical Society of America
Type: Article/Report - Web site
Summary: Guidelines and resources for learning more about acoustics and education. An interesting page include "some interesting sounds, complete with whales, fire ants, underwater sounds,and musical instruments.
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Classroom Acoustics
Type: Article/Report
Summary: The classroom acoustics standards, criteria and design requirements guidelines for schools is free and avaialble for downloading.
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Daylit Schools
Type: Article/Report - Web site
Summary: Results of several case studies shows the relationship of daylighting to student performance and energy efficiency.
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Do School Facilities Affect Academic Outcomes?
Type: Article/Report
Summary: From acoustics to temperature to air quality, this report addresses conditions of school facilities and how they affect academic objectives. A comprehensive, and linkable, list of resources follows the end of this 24-page pdf.
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Guidelines for Classroom Acoustics in New Construction
Type: Article/Report - Fact sheet - Web site
Summary: Poor classroom communication can result from poor accoustics in the educational environments. This article from a 1997 workshop proposes draft guidelines for classroom acoustics in new construction as well as other acoustical issues.
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Quiet Classrooms
Type: Article/Report - Manual/Handbook - Web site
Summary: Classroom Acoustics Coalition has provided some valuable resources including a publication, Classroom Acoustics, which is provided as a PDF. The website offers links to current articles on classroom acoustic issues and accomplishments, discussions on non-nois...
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Silent Scourge: Children, Pollution and Why Scientists Disagree
Type: BiblioResources (Books) - Manual/Handbook
Summary: NonFiction

AuthorColleen Moore

ISBN019515391

Colleen Moore’s book identifies a troubling body of evidence. She shows how environmental pollution places an increasing and quantifiable burden on the education of American children. The book...

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