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ERIC Number: ED017341
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Pages: 157
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Reference Count: 0
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THE NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.
FRAZIER, ALEXANDER, ED.
THE 8 PAPERS OF THIS BOOKLET DEAL WITH VARIOUS ASPECTS OF THE NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS. THE INTRODUCTION SINGLES OUT, AS MAJOR AREAS OF CONCERN, (1) THE NEW STRESS ON THE EDUCATION OF YOUNGER CHILDREN, (2) NEW EVALUATIONS OF ADULT-CHILD RATIOS FOR SCHOOLS, (3) NEW ORGANIZATIONAL PATTERNS FOR SCHOOLS, (4) CHANGES IN TEACHER FUNCTIONS, AND (5) CURRICULUM REDEVELOPMENT. THE FIRST 3 PAPERS DEAL WITH NEW KNOWLEDGE ABOUT CHILDREN, THE FIRST WITH THE PSYCHOLOGY OF UNDERSTANDING, THE SECOND WITH THE EFFECTS OF HOME AND FAMILY ON CONCEPTUAL DEVELOPMENT, AND THE THIRD WITH THE ACQUISITION OF LANGUAGE. THE SECOND GROUP OF 3 PAPERS IS CONCERNED WITH NEW APPROACHES TO ORGANIZATION AND STAFFING. THE FIRST DISCUSSES NEW ORGANIZATIONAL PATTERNS, WITH PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO THE "MIDDLE SCHOOL" PROPOSAL. THE SECOND SURVEYS THE STATUS OF IN-SERVICE EDUCATION FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS. THE THIRD SUGGESTS NEW MODELS FOR THE ELEMENTARY TEACHER AND CONSIDERS THE KNOWLEDGE NECESSARY FOR EACH. THE LAST 2 PAPERS COVER CURRICULUM CONTENT AND CURRICULUM DESIGN. THE FIRST REVIEWS AN EXAMPLE OF SOCIAL STUDIES IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AND THE SECOND DISCUSSES THE BASIC ASSUMPTIONS AND CONTENT PRIORITIES OF THE NEW CURRICULUM DESIGNS. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM ASSOCIATION FOR SUPERVISION AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT, NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, 1201 SIXTEENTH STREET, N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C 20036 FOR $2.50. (DR)
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Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Washington, DC.; Department of Elementary School Principals, Washington, DC.
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