ERIC Number: ED313675
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Whole Language: Integrating the Language Arts--and Much More. ERIC Digest.
Wagner, Betty Jane
In response to a current grass-roots movement among teachers, this ERIC digest provides an overview of the whole language approach. The first section outlines what whole language is, and the second section enumerates what whole language is not. The third section discusses what happens in whole language classrooms, and the final section discusses theory and research supporting whole language. (NKA)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Emergent Literacy, Language Arts, Language Research, Primary Education, Reading Writing Relationship, Student Centered Curriculum, Teacher Role
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Indiana University, Smith Research Center, Suite 150, Bloomington, IN 47405 (single copy, free; up to 10 no-cost items, $2.00 postage and handling).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Bloomington, IN.