ERIC Number: ED058242
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Promising Practices for Improving Classroom Atmosphere and Pupil Motivation for Learning, Volume I: Language Arts.
Jesser, David L.
The several practices described in this volume represent attempts by classroom teachers of Nevada to solve some of the educational problems with which they are confronted. These practices are discussed under the following headings: Helping Teachers to Help Children Learn and Use Phonics; Teaching the Alphabet in the Kindergarten; Teaching Blends in Phonics; Improving Reading; Individualized Reading; Helping Children Be Better Readers Through Individualized Reading; The Language Experience Approach to Reading; Developing and Increasing Interest in Reading; Individualized Reading; Creating a Desire to Write; Creative Writing; A Beginning Unit on Creative Writing in the Sixth Grade; Improving Creative Writing on a Junior High Level; Improving Expression in Written Composition; Improving Self Expression; Read for Fun to Improve Oral Expression; Improving Oral Expression; Improving Ability in Oral Reports; Teaching Vocabulary Through Creative Writing and Oral Expression in Grades VII and VIII; Improving Teaching Vocabulary Building; Using Writing Assignment Sheets That Provide Choices in Individualized English Literature; and Helping Slow Readers. (DB)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Creative Writing, Elementary Education, English Instruction, Individualized Instruction, Inservice Teacher Education, Language Arts, Learning Motivation, Phonics, Reading Instruction, Secondary Education, Speech Communication, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary Development, Writing (Composition)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Nevada State Dept. of Education, Carson City.
Authoring Institution: Nevada Western States Small Schools Project, Carson City.
Note: A Collection of Practices Developed and Used by Classroom Teachers Participating in the Western States Small Schools Project for Nevada