ERIC Number: ED405976
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
First Teacher, Volume 17, 1996.
Durkin, Lisa Lyons, Ed.
First Teacher, v17 n1-6 Jan-Dec 1996
These six theme-oriented newsletter issues present specific curriculum planning ideas and activities for teachers of young children. The theme of the January/February 1996 issue is "Children's Literature." This issue focuses on library utilization, props, telling and creating stories, and bookmaking for children. The theme of the March/April 1996 issue is "People in the Neighborhood." It focuses on careers and jobs for kids, bringing in special visitors, neighborhood field trips, and a classroom restaurant. The May/June 1996 issue's theme is "Spring Creativity." This issue focuses on exploring the arts outdoors, springtime recipes, spring field trips, and problem solving with toddlers. The theme of the July/August 1996 issue is "Low-Key Summer Learning." This issue focuses on summer fun, outdoor motor skill development, picnicking, exploring summer weather, and summer carnivals. The theme of the September/October 1996 issue is "The Times of Your Day." It explores time issues such as smooth arrivals and departures, snacktime, and naptime. The theme of the November/December 1996 issue is "Peace and Goodwill." This issue focuses on working together, creating peaceful classrooms, mediation, helping in the community, and teaching caring and sharing. (SD)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Childrens Literature, Classroom Techniques, Community Characteristics, Learning Activities, Neighborhoods, Outdoor Activities, Peace, Preschool Curriculum, Preschool Education, Prosocial Behavior, Sharing Behavior, Story Telling, Summer Programs, Time, Time Management
First Teacher, P.O. Box 6781, Syracuse, NY 13217 ($24, one year bi-monthly subscription; $27, foreign rate).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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