ERIC Number: ED405508
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Technology Education in the Elementary School.
Henrico County Public Schools, Glen Allen, VA. Virginia Vocational Curriculum and Resource Center.
This resource guide, which is intended to help Virginia elementary school teachers integrate technology education into their instructional programs, reviews programs and learning activities designed to help students develop problem-solving skills and technological awareness. Discussed in the introduction are the following: the elementary school model; introduction to elementary technology education; integration of technology education in elementary schools; and essential goals for technology education. Section 1 reviews the following elementary school-level comprehensive programs: Virginia Pilot Programs in Elementary School Technology Integration; Total School Technology Integration; Mission 21: Launching Science and Technology across the Curriculum; Project 2061; Technology for Children (T4C); and Design and Technology in the National Curriculum of England. Presented in section 2 are 29 abstracts of learning activities currently being used by Virginia teachers that integrate technology education into the general elementary school curriculum. Each abstract includes the following: description of the activity; school and teacher involved; contact principal; and grade level. Section 3 contains the names/addresses of consultants and resource persons for elementary school technology education and the information needed to order the following: books and resources guides for technology activities; magazines and articles about technology activities; videotapes, software, and multimedia materials; and materials, supplies, and manipulatives. (MN)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Annotated Bibliographies, British National Curriculum, Classroom Techniques, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Elementary Schools, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Activities, Models, Problem Solving, Resource Materials, Statewide Planning, Technological Literacy, Technology Education
Virginia Vocational Curriculum and Resource Center, 2200 Mountain Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060-2208 ($10.46).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Office of Vocational, Adult, and Employment Training Services.
Authoring Institution: Henrico County Public Schools, Glen Allen, VA. Virginia Vocational Curriculum and Resource Center.
Identifiers - Location: Virginia