ERIC Number: ED026369
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Jul
Reference Count: 0
English in the Primary School: Being the Evidence of the Association Presented to the Plowden Committee.
National Association for the Teaching of English (England).
This outline of approaches to the teaching of English in the primary schools of Great Britain covers the following topics: (1) classroom practices in teaching listening, speaking, reading, drama, and writing, (2) the school organization and environment (size of classes, design of school buildings, ancillary staff, continuity within the school, and teacher-child and school-home relationships), (3) provisions for materials (books, audiovisual equipment, and writing and drawing materials), (4) grouping and selection of students, and their transition to secondary schools, (5) the education of teachers (inservice training and courses provided in training colleges), and (6) areas in which educational research is needed. (SW)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational Environment, Educational Research, Elementary Education, English Instruction, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, School Community Relationship, School Organization, Schools of Education, Student Teacher Relationship, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
National Council of Teachers of English, 508 South Sixth Street, Champaign, Ill. 61820 (Stock No. 22308, HC $1.00).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for the Teaching of English (England).