ERIC Number: ED038050
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1958
Reference Count: 0
Foreign Language Teaching in Elementary Schools: An Examination of Current Practices.
Thompson, Elizabeth Engle; Hamalainen, Arthur E.
Information and recommendations concerning foreign language in the elementary school (FLES) center about a set of criteria for examining proposals and programs made in 1954. Included among the criteria are the importance of goals and their cooperative development, provision for the mental health of teachers and children, sound teaching-learning principles, good teaching materials, and proper evaluation. Considerable attention is also given to the examination of organizational issues and four different program considerations. Other topics include selection of programs for study, introduction of school language programs, current issues and viewpoints, and facilitating of elementary school language instruction. A bibliography is furnished. (RL)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Articulation (Education), Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Evaluation Criteria, FLES, Language Instruction, Language Programs, Modern Languages, National Surveys, Program Design, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Second Language Programs, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Washington, DC.