ERIC Number: ED400677
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Iowa FLES Newsletter, 1985-1995. A Newsletter for Teachers of Foreign Language in the Elementary School.
Rosenbush, Marcia H., Ed.
Iowa FLES Newsletter, v1-10 1985-1995
The first ten years (30 issues) of the newsletter for Iowa teachers of foreign language in the elementary school (FLES) contain a variety of articles on both curricular and extracurricular FLES programs and teaching. Topics addressed include: teacher certification; summer language camps; multicultural education and cultural awareness; program development; program articulation; pupil pairing across age groups; a survey of Iowa FLES teachers; bringing FLES into the curriculum; classroom games; professional networking; summer teacher training opportunities; program design; Total Physical Response; simulation of a flight to Germany; lessons from an immersion program; extracurricular FLES; student motivation; Iowa census data on FLES programs; international studies; a program integrating language, art, history, and poetry; state foreign language education policy formation; attitudes toward FLES; special needs education; the FLES teaching experience; instructional units and class activities; integration of language and culture in the classroom; Japanese FLES instruction; research on FLES benefits; sign language to enhance second language learning; business support for FLES; and making a conference presentation. Professional association news, professional and conference notes, and book and materials reviews are included. Most articles are not language-specific; instructional materials and teaching resources reviewed refer primarily to French, German, and Spanish. (MSE)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Conferences, Cultural Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Opportunities, Educational Planning, Educational Strategies, Educational Trends, Elementary Education, Extracurricular Activities, Federal Aid, FLES, Food, French, Games, German, Grants, Higher Education, Immersion Programs, Instructional Materials, International Studies, Language Teachers, Multicultural Education, Nutrition Instruction, Professional Associations, Program Descriptions, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Programs, Simulation, Spanish, Statewide Planning, Summer Programs, Surveys, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education, Trend Analysis
Iowa FLES Newsletter, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, 300 Pearson Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Univ. of Science and Tech., Ames. Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literature.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa