ERIC Number: ED061788
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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Language in American Indian Education: A Newsletter of the Office of Education Programs, Bureau of Indian Affairs, United States Department of the Interior.
Slager, William R., Ed.; Madsen, Betty M., Ed.
This newsletter contains articles which deal with current issues in education which are relevant to schools for Indian children and reports on Bureau of Indian Affairs activities, recent publications and conferences, text materials for the teaching of English, and bilingual reading materials. The newsletter begins with articles on early childhood education approaches, namely the Montessori and Piaget methods, and the "open classroom" method used in the British Infant School. An information exchange section follows with reports of teacher training programs, language study programs, workshops, curriculum bulletins, projects, and local resource materials for teachers. A section on specific instructional materials and programs is provided. The final section includes stories in several Indian languages and their translations. (VM)
Descriptors: American Indians, Cognitive Development, Conferences, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, English (Second Language), Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Language Programs, Learning Theories, Newsletters, Resource Materials, Second Language Learning, Teacher Aides, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Workshops
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Authoring Institution: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Albuquerque, NM.