ERIC Number: ED161059
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
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The Complete Guide to Learning Centers.
Petreshene, Susan S.
Practical, classroom-tested ideas for developing classroom learning centers are presented in this book. The sixteen chapters deal with the following topics: an overview of learning centers and individualization, basic considerations in setting up a learning center, getting started, mechanics of operating learning centers, room arrangement and materials storage, keeping the lines of communication open, recruiting and training teacher aides, individualized spelling, handwriting centers, creative writing centers, computation mathematics centers, discovery centers in manipulative mathematics and science, centers that require minimal teacher supervision, scheduling a reading program in a learning centers environment, adaptations for kindergarten learning centers, and developing a basic lesson plan. Numerous illustrations, examples, and step-by-step instructions are featured throughout the book to aid teachers in developing such materials as organizational charts, instructional games and activities, schedules, lesson plans, and student record forms. (GW)
Descriptors: Creative Writing, Discovery Learning, Elementary Education, Handwriting, Individual Instruction, Instructional Materials, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Learning Centers (Classroom), Learning Laboratories, Mathematics, Open Education, Reading Instruction, Sciences, Spelling, Teaching Methods
Pendragon House, Inc., 2595 E. Bayshore Drive, Palo Alto, California 94303 ($9.50 paper)
Publication Type: Guides - General
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