ERIC Number: ED395653
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Multi-Age and More. Building Connections.
Politano, Colleen; Davies, Anne
As the world becomes more diverse socially, culturally, and economically, there are growing expectations that the individual's differences and rights will be recognized, respected, and responded to in positive ways. This book provides teachers of both multi-age and diverse single-age classrooms guidance on classroom organization, curriculum planning, student progress evaluation, and facilitation of parent involvement. Chapter titles are: (1) "Articulating Our Beliefs"; (2) "Planning for Diversity"; (3) "Creating a Community of Learners"; (4) "Using Physical Space, Materials and Supplies"; (5) "Rethinking Instruction"; (6) "Representing Our Learning"; (7) "Accounting for Learning: Assessment, Evaluation, and Reporting"; (8) "Informing, Inviting, and Including Others"; and (9)"Responding to Questions." Appendices contain reproducible masters and 48 references. (LSH)
Descriptors: Classroom Design, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Cooperative Learning, Curriculum, Elementary Education, Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Heterogeneous Grouping, Inclusive Schools, Mathematics, Mixed Age Grouping, Multigraded Classes, Parent Participation, Physical Education, Physical Environment, Reading, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition)
Peguis Publishers, Ltd., 318 McDermot Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3A 0A2 ($19 plus shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Canada; Diversity (Student)
Note: Paper presented at the European Conference on the Quality of Early Childhood Education (5th, Paris, France, September 7-9, 1995).