ERIC Number: ED070531
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Elementary Education Today: Its Impact on Children.
Strom, Robert D., Ed.; Bell, Mary Elizabeth, Ed.
Articles previously published in "Today's Education" and in other publications produced by professional organizations in the NEA Center are reproduced in this book. The collection presents a description and analysis of current student needs. The six sections of the book are: (1) The Early Environment (suggestions for parents and teachers on how to improve the impact of early environment); (2) The Learning Process (insights into how children learn and related teacher behavior); (3) Mental Health and Personality (reasons for enlarging the concept of student success to include mental health and personality development); (4) Conflict and Growth (expression of dissent toward school practices and its implications); (5) Respecting Differences (alternative help strategies for working with minority youngsters); and (6) Goals for Education (objectives of the future school). A total of 54 authors are represented in the book.(DB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Books, Early Experience, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Learning Processes, Mental Health, Minority Group Children, Personality Development, Preschool Children, Special Education, Student Attitudes, Student School Relationship, Teacher Behavior
NEA Publications-Sales Section, 1201 Sixteenth Street, N. W., Washington, D. C. 20036 (paper, $4.75, Stock No. 381-11972; cloth, $6.50, Stock No. 381-11974; Quantity discounts)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.; American Association of Elementary, Kindergarten, and Nursery Educators, Washington, DC.