ERIC Number: ED255482
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Teaching in America: The Common Ground. A Report of the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute.
College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY.
Articles are presented illuminating the effectiveness of cooperation between New Haven secondary school faculties and Yale University faculty working together at the Teachers Institute. The following articles are included: (1) "The Concept of the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute: The Primacy of Teachers (James R. Vivian); (2) "Encounter with a City: Education and the Promise of Local History" (Howard R. Lamar); (3) "The City in Black and White and Color: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching Life in the City" (Robert Johnson Moore); (4) "The Play's the Thing" (Thomas R. Whitaker); (5) "Poetry and Paintings: Teaching Mood, Metaphor, and Pattern Through a Comparative Study" (Jane K. Marshall); (6) "On Batting .667: Three Courses for the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute" (Robin W. Winks); (7) "Finding the Key: Teaching Detective Fiction in the Developmental Classroom" (Pamela M. Price-Anisman); (8) "Teaching a Science Seminar in the Teachers Institute" (Maurice J. Mahoney, M.D.); (9) "Teaching about Prenatal Development in Biology" (Elisabet O. Orville); (10) "Teaching Teachers: A Faculty View of the New Haven Teachers Institute" (Richard H. Brodhead); and (11) "Teaching Through: The University and the Development of Minority Literature" (Michael G. Cooke). Appendices include evaluations of the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute by Ernest L. Boyer and Robert Kellogg; a summary of principal findings of questionnaires administered to 1982 New Haven teachers; a list of Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute seminars offered between 1978 and 1982; and a list of information about the contributing authors. (JD)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Cooperative Programs, Interdisciplinary Approach, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Improvement
College Board Publications, Box 886, New York, NY 10101 ($8.95).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY.
Identifiers: Yale New Haven Teachers Institute