ERIC Number: ED330451
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
The Primary School Institute (Louisville, Kentucky, October 22-24, 1990).
Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort.
This document is a compilation of handouts, guidelines, position papers, statements of principles, development charts, and other materials used at a conference focused on issues relating to the implementation of an ungraded primary block at the elementary level. Topics included the relation of learning environment to students, teachers, parents; assessment of students; organizational issues, including a comparison between conventional graded and nongraded systems; curriculum development, particularly in relation to learning styles; and research on various student populations. Topics related to instruction included cooperative learning, evaluation of students, the multiability classroom, and assessment of student reading and writing progress in whole language programs. Teacher education and training and classroom management were also part of the agenda. Samples of tools for assessing students' skills, a day planner, reprints of articles on instructional approaches, and resource materials are included. (BC)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Cooperative Learning, Curriculum Development, Educational Environment, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Instructional Improvement, Nongraded Instructional Grouping, Primary Education, Student Centered Curriculum, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort.