ERIC Number: ED390545
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Teaching for Success: Strengthening Child-Centered Classrooms. 8th Edition Resource Book.
Fredenburg, Aldene, Ed.
This resource book, compiled by the Society for Developmental Education (SDE), focuses on the child-centered classroom, providing articles and suggestions for strengthening child-centered education. The seven sections of the book are as follows: (1) "For Discussion," including debates on class size and inclusion; (2) "Readiness/Kindergarten," covering issues such as the all day kindergarten and developmental diversity; (3) "Learning Styles/Multiple Intelligences"; (4) "Multiage Education," including a discussion of the nongraded classroom; (5) "Integrated Curriculum"; (6) "Assessment"; and (7) "Teaching All Children," focusing on collaboration, special needs children, and acceptance. Some sections include activities, tips, worksheets, and suggested resources. An extensive bibliography of over 500 items compiled by SDE conference presenters is included, divided into categories including: attention deficit disorder (ADD), assessment, behavior and discipline, cooperative learning, curriculum, language arts, learning styles and multiple intelligences, multiage education, and parent involvement. (BGC)
Descriptors: Class Size, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Curriculum Design, Elementary Secondary Education, Integrated Curriculum, Kindergarten, Language Arts, Mixed Age Grouping, Multiple Intelligences, Nongraded Instructional Grouping, School Readiness, Student Centered Curriculum, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Whole Language Approach
Society for Developmental Education, Ten Sharon Road, P.O. Box 577, Peterborough, NH 03458 ($24.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society for Developmental Education, Peterborough, NH.