ERIC Number: ED211703
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Learn in the Community. How Parents Can Help Children Learn Basic Skills. Community Proven Practices II.
This guide provides suggestions for parents of elementary school children on how to help a child learn basic skills through community education. Nine community situations are described in which language, mathematics skills, and citizenship are developed. Activities and specific questions that parents can use are described when in the park, at the bank, at the supermarket, on the freeway, at the post office, at a museum, on a walk, at a factory, or at a library. Forty-three listening and reading skills, 46 speaking and writing skills, 46 mathematics skills, and 48 citizenship skills are cross referenced with each of the 10 community activities. (BPB)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Basic Skills, Childhood Interests, Citizenship Education, Communication Skills, Community Education, Elementary School Students, Experiential Learning, Language Skills, Outdoor Education, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Parent Student Relationship, Primary Education, Reading Skills, Writing Skills, Young Children
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.