ERIC Number: ED221272
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-May
Literature Analysis for Relating Children's Experiences to School.
Waterman, Shereen H.
The purpose of this study was to review and synthesize a diversity of research and classroom activities concerned with experiential elementary education. To make these materials readily available to teachers, a collection of examples of experiential activities, research, and professional writings was organized into four academic subject areas (language arts, math, science, and social studies) and listed alphabetically by author. Materials within each subject area were further categorized by general learning skills, using Knowles' (1975) taxonomy of roles and their required competencies. As a result of this study, the author developed a series of activities utilizing the philosophy of experiential education, implementing these activities with 40 fourth-grade students in multicultural classrooms. A detailed description of the procedure, activities, and outcomes of the author's experiment are presented, along with recommendations for using experiential activities in the classroom environment. (MP)
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Masters Theses; Reports - Research; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Specialist in Education Dissertation, New Mexico State University. Contains some pages of marginal legibility due to light print.