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ERIC Number: ED337245
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 75
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Program Continuity: Elementary Education in Action.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
This material on educational program continuity is presented in a series of five booklets. Each booklet is prefaced with an overview of the contents and concludes with a listing of discussion topics. Booklet 1 provides an introductory discussion of continuity and integration. Appendixes list assumptions implicit in the continuity policy and developmental indicators for students of various educational levels. A 41-item bibliography is included. Booklet 2 looks at ways teachers can promote program continuity for students. A description of the first day of a new school year is followed by discussion of classroom environment, learning strategies, learning centers, and content organization. Booklet 3 explores ways administrators can promote continuity in schools. School organization, learning materials, instruction decisions, and action planning are considered. Booklet 4 examines ways to enhance mutual understanding among families, schools, parents, and teachers. Booklet 5 outlines approaches to evaluating students' growth. Observation, portfolios, checklists, diagnostic tools, achievement tests, teacher reports, and self-appraisal are discussed. Appendixes in booklets 2-4 present information relevent to the topics of the booklets. (BC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Identifiers - Location: Canada