ERIC Number: ED356112
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
[Qualities and Strengths of Rural Schools.]
deRosa, Richard J., Ed.
Journal of the Assembly of Rural Teachers of English (ARTE), 1992
This journal contains the following articles pertaining to English instruction in rural schools: (1) "Different, To Be Sure" (Nathan James Weate) compares rural and urban students and finds rural students to have strong family cohesiveness, strong moral values, and diversified interests; (2) "An Elevating Experience" (Dorothy Trusock) describes a freshman writing experience which involves researching travel destinations and writing and telling about an imaginary journey; (3) "Outdoor World" (Craig Akey) details an elective English course, "Outdoor Literature" which uses various novels and writing assignments to discuss endangered species, sportsman's ethics, ecological relationships, and the question of hunting; (4) "Expanding Audiences in a Rural Classroom" (Richard Lessard) relates the experiences of a junior English class in reading and reacting to correspondence with a group of inner city fourth grade students; and (5) "Window: Teaching in Rural, Scenic, Tricultural Northern New Mexico" (Alfredo Lujan) uses the analogy of the computer "window" to bring glimpses of his Pojoaque, New Mexico environment through his eyes and the eyes of his middle school students. (KS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Assembly of Rural Teachers of English.