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ERIC Number: ED396825
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 221
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8039-6486-2
Creating Nongraded K-3 Classrooms: Teachers' Stories and Lessons Learned.
Hovda, Ric A., Ed.; And Others
Based on the experiences of teachers, principals, and parents involved in the Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA), this book is a collection of accounts and reflections by teachers or administrators who have engaged in developing and implementing nongraded primary education programs. The articles in this book are: (1) "Reforming the Education of Young Children" (Diane Kyle, and others); (2) "We are Here" (Katherine Alexander) on how teachers' personal and professional lives interact in the process of reform; (3) "Team Teaching: A Journey of Professional Bonding and Reflective Practice" (Anne Dill and Geraldine Hendricks); (4) "Sea of Changes: Finding Sunken Treasures in Shark-Infested Waters" (Cathy Cool) on adapting to change; (5) "Assessment in a Nongraded Primary Program: Discovering Children's Voices and Talents" (Kris Gregory, and others); (6) "Let the Wild Rumpus Start!: The Story of One Multi-Age/Multi-Ability Classroom" (Tina Cron, and others); (7) "Multi-age, Multi-Abilities: An Inclusive Primary Program" (Philip Poore and Cheryl Armstrong); (8) "Learning to Assess: Teachers, Students and Parents Together" (Kathy Birdwhistell, and others); (9) "Facing the Seven Critical Attributes" (Bridgit Baker and Lisa Smith); (10) "From Philosophy to Practice: A Continuous Struggle for Excellence" (Karen Adkins); (11) "What about the Skills? Shouldn't I Be Teaching Them?" (Beverly Wells); (12) "What a Difference a Year Makes" (Catherine Pillow, and others); (13) "A Principal's Perspective for Educational Reform" (Joe Jacovino); (14) "Partnerships for Learners" (Jeannie Bass, and others); (15) "Lessons on Creating Nongraded Primary Programs or Implementing Other Systemic Changes" (Ellen McIntyre, and others); and (16) "Professional Development Possibilities" (Ric Hovda, and others). Contains 97 references and an index. (MOK)
Corwin Press, Inc., 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-2218 (paperback: ISBN-0-8039-6486-2, $27.95; clothbound: ISBN-0-8039-6486-2).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Kentucky Education Reform Act 1990