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ERIC Number: ED424901
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 224
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-884548-14-8
Wonderful Rooms Where Children Can Bloom! Over 500 Innovative Ideas and Activities for Your Child-Centered Classroom. K-2.
Feldman, Jean R.
This book for primary grade teachers provides over 500 ideas and suggestions for designing the environment and developing learning activities in a child-centered classroom. Part 1 of the book focuses on the larger school environment, with suggestions for making the whole school inviting for parents and children. Part 2 provides ideas for making the classroom physical space attractive, creating student portfolios, and storing educational materials. Included in part 2 is a classroom rating scale to identify strengths and weaknesses in classroom organization. Part 3 deals with creating a literate environment. Part 4 shows how to use children's art as a main focus in planning the classroom arrangement. Part 5 is devoted to learning centers, providing management and documentation tips and ideas for creative, fun activities, while part 6 details several games to challenge children's minds and build skills. (KB)
Crystal Springs Books, Ten Sharon Road, Box 500, Peterborough, NH 03458-0500; Tel: 800-321-0401 (Toll-Free) ($19.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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