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ERIC Number: ED369269
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: 9
Abstractor: N/A
A Teacher's Guide to Choosing a Secondary Foreign Language Textbook.
Schneider, Carol
This paper discusses steps that high school foreign language teachers can take to select appropriate textbooks for their classes. Teachers should: (1) determine their department's philosophy; (2) look at their students' needs; (3) ask department members for suggestions; (4) review school district guidelines; (5) examine as many textbooks as possible; (6) contact sales representative for sample textbooks, materials, and presentations; (7) examine the current textbook in use; (8) examine and compare textbooks; (9) teach sample lessons from various texts; (10) find out what other school districts are using; (11) talk to colleagues; (12) observe classes being taught with various texts; (13) discuss possible choices; (14) involve students in the process; and (15) make a selection. (Contains 4 references.) (MDM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A