ERIC Number: ED405947
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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First Teacher, Volume 16, 1995.
Durkin, Lisa Lyons, Ed.
First Teacher, v16 n1-6 Jan-Dec 1995
These six theme-oriented newsletter issues present specific curriculum planning ideas and activities for teachers of young children. The theme of the January/February 1995 issue is "Circle Time." This issue offers many activities for circle time in the areas of math, science, language development, music, movement, and social studies. The theme of the March/April 1995 issue is "Look Up!" This issue focuses on what children can learn by observing the sky, stars, moon, birds, airplanes, insects, and rainbows. "On the Move!" is the theme of the May/June 1995 issue; it focuses on successful field trip planning and implementation both away from school and in a child's imagination. The theme of the July/August 1995 issue is also "On the Move!" This issue focuses on outdoor classroom activities in backyards, beaches, gardens, and the natural world. The theme of the September/October 1995 issue is "Beginnings." This issue focuses on the child's first experience with a structured school program and what can be done in preparation for a smooth transition. The theme of the November/December 1995 issue is "Let's Celebrate." This issue focuses on techniques for celebrating traditional holidays and creating new traditions for celebration. All issues provide a section listing vendors and advertisers who are retailers of educational materials for youngsters. (SD)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Adventure Education, Classroom Techniques, Discovery Learning, Field Trips, Holidays, Learning Activities, Outdoor Education, Preschool Curriculum, Preschool Education, School Readiness, Student Adjustment
First Teacher, P.O. Box 6781, Syracuse, NY 13217 ($24, one year bi-monthly subscription; $27 foreign rate).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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