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ERIC Number: ED402295
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 76
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-55734-891-X
ISSN: N/A
Learning Centers. Professional's Guide.
McClay, Jodi L.
Learning centers are special areas in the classroom where students can work independently or in small groups to build a concept, explore a topic, or refine a skill. Learning centers are a way to meet the academic, social, emotional, and physical needs of elementary school students through active involvement in the learning process by enabling classrooms to decentralize and become student-centered rather than teacher-directed. This book begins with an overview of learning centers, including the rationale for these centers, a description of how they work, and benefits they provide. The other chapters cover: starting a learning center, planning activities, classroom management, student accountability, and authentic assessment. Suggested activities and sample forms are included. (Contains 31 references.) (ND)
Teacher Created Materials, Inc., 6421 Industry Way, Westminster, CA 92683.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A