ERIC Number: ED434339
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Trends and Issues in Elementary Language Arts. Trends and Issues in English Language Arts, 1999.
National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.
This publication contains journal essays and book chapters from publications of the National Council of Teachers of English. The following articles appear in the publication's first section, "Multimedia in the Classroom": (1) "The Classroom" (Marilyn Jody and Marianne Saccardi); (2) "Let's Go to the Movies: Rethinking the Role of Film in the Elementary Classroom" (Michele Whipple); (3) "The Challenge of Change: Exploring Literacy and Learning in Electronic Environments" (Charles Kinzer and Donald J. Leu, Jr.); and (4) "Integrating Technology in the Classroom" (Linda McMillen, Sherrell Shanahan, Kathleen Dowd, Joyce MacPhee, and Jennifer Hester). Articles in the second section, "Second Language Learners," are: (5) "'I Know English So Many, Mrs. Abbott': Reciprocal Discoveries in a Linguistically Diverse Classroom" (Suzette Abbott and Claudia Grose); (6) "A Chinese Boy's Joyful Initiation into American Literacy" (Jane S. Townsend and Danling Fu); (7) "Finding the 'Right Measure' of Explanation for Young Latina/o Writers" (Liliana Barro Zecker, Christine C. Pappas, and Sarah Cohen); and (8) "Doing His Own Thing: A Mexican-American Kindergartner Becomes Literate at Home and School" (Margaret M. Mulhern). Articles in the third section, "How Politics Have Shaped Our Thinking and Our Classrooms," are: (9) "In Which Governor Bush's Business Council Holds a Pre-summit Meeting in Texas" (Denny Taylor); (10) "A Note on Terms: Conceptualizing Phonics and Whole Language" (Constance Weaver); (11) "Believing in What's Possible, Taking Action To Make a Difference" (Ellen H. Brinkley and others); and (12) "The California Reading Situation: Rhetoric and Reality" (Jeff McQuillan). (NKA)
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Elementary Education, English (Second Language), Instructional Effectiveness, Language Arts, Political Attitudes, Second Language Instruction, Technology Integration
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.