ERIC Number: ED337245
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Program Continuity: Elementary Education in Action.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
This material on educational program continuity is presented in a series of five booklets. Each booklet is prefaced with an overview of the contents and concludes with a listing of discussion topics. Booklet 1 provides an introductory discussion of continuity and integration. Appendixes list assumptions implicit in the continuity policy and developmental indicators for students of various educational levels. A 41-item bibliography is included. Booklet 2 looks at ways teachers can promote program continuity for students. A description of the first day of a new school year is followed by discussion of classroom environment, learning strategies, learning centers, and content organization. Booklet 3 explores ways administrators can promote continuity in schools. School organization, learning materials, instruction decisions, and action planning are considered. Booklet 4 examines ways to enhance mutual understanding among families, schools, parents, and teachers. Booklet 5 outlines approaches to evaluating students' growth. Observation, portfolios, checklists, diagnostic tools, achievement tests, teacher reports, and self-appraisal are discussed. Appendixes in booklets 2-4 present information relevent to the topics of the booklets. (BC)
Descriptors: Administrators, Articulation (Education), Developmental Continuity, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Family School Relationship, Foreign Countries, Integrated Activities, Learning Activities, Learning Strategies, Parent Participation, Program Implementation, Student Evaluation
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.