ERIC Number: ED432572
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-May
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Best Classroom Practices. What Award-Winning Elementary Teachers Do.
This book is a hands-on resource that offers ideas, projects, and tips for elementary educators, including lesson plans, calendars and schedules, classroom discussion ideas, uses for new technology, and strategies for working parents. Each of the book's 12 chapters begins with a chapter overview, then offers a collection of articles by teachers who have practical suggestions to share. The chapters are as follows: (1) "Sharing Teacher Philosophies," (2) "Succeeding with Reading and Writing Instruction," (3) "Succeeding with Math Instruction," (4) "Exploring Science, Mathematics, and Technology," (5) "Threading Technology through the Curriculum," (6) "Opening Doors to Parent Involvement," (7) "Integrating Inclusion in the Classroom," (8) "Teaching Social Studies in the Elementary Grades," (9) "Celebrating Art and Music," (10) "Creative Scheduling," (11) "Experiencing Education Abroad," and (12) "Topic Smorgasbord: Sharing More Key Elementary Issues and Perspectives." (SM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Classroom Techniques, Computer Assisted Instruction, Creative Teaching, Cultural Awareness, Educational Technology, Electronic Mail, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Inclusive Schools, International Communication, Mainstreaming, Mathematics Instruction, Music Education, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Reading Instruction, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Scheduling, Science Education, Social Studies, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, World Wide Web, Writing Instruction
Corwin Press, Inc., A Sage Publications Company, 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-5323; Tel: 805-499-9734; Fax: 805-499-5323 (ISBN-0-8039-6759-4, $24.95).
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
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