ERIC Number: ED032242
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
The Nongraded School.
Department of Elementary School Principals, Washington, DC.
Most of the 20 articles in this collection are by education professors and school principals from various sections of the U.S. Included are an editorial on the nongraded school; an overview of definitions, history, and research on nongraded schools; some preliminary findings of a 1967 NEA survey of the principalship; suggested guidelines for planning, establishing, and maintaining a nongraded school; discussion of curriculum for nongraded schools; discussion of the responsibilities of teachers in nongraded schools for home-school communication; suggestions for research analysis and planning; report of a national survey of practices in nongraded elementary schools; reviews of three books on nongraded schools; suggestions for the preservice and inservice education of principals and teachers for nongraded schools; description of a program in which reading level is the criterion for classroom assignment; program description of a nongraded middle school; and 22 questions suggested for study and discussion of the nongraded school idea. Other articles are "Jump on the Nongraded Bandwagon? Stop! Wait!"; "Profile of the Nongraded Child"; "The Report Card on a Nongraded School"; "Travels with Apache: A Tour of Nongraded Schools" (the typical, the atypical, and the ideal); "Physical Facilities for Nongraded Schools"; and "From Kindergarten to What?" (JS)
Descriptors: Classes (Groups of Students), Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary Schools, Family School Relationship, Middle Schools, Nongraded Instructional Grouping, School Administration, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education
National Education Association, 1201 16th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (Stock #181-05550; Single copy, $2.00; discounts on quantity orders)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Elementary School Principals, Washington, DC.
Note: A reprint of articles from the November 1967 and January 1968 issues of THE NATIONAL ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL