ERIC Number: ED451151
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
I Teach Kindergarten! A Treasure Chest of Teaching Wisdom.
This book offers kindergarten teachers a collection of easy-to-implement ideas, from assessing student work to helping struggling students. The eight chapters focus on: (1) "Widely Held Expectations for Kindergartners" (developmental and academic expectations); (2) "Classroom Environment" (e.g., work and play areas, classroom schedules, bulletin boards, and centers); (3) "Assessment" (e.g., alphabet letter/sound checklist, journal entry/writing stages, sentence dictation, anecdotal records, and number recognition and writing); (4) "Classroom Management Tips and Techniques" (general ideas, grouping, and time management); (5) "Parents as Partners" (communicating with parents and asking parents for help); (6) "Teaching With Themes"; (7) "Substitute Teachers"; and (8) "Dealing with Struggling Learners." The book also provides an index and table of contents, a list of recommended resources, student work samples, reproducibles, questions and answers, sample letters, and sample activities. (SM)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Kindergarten, Learning Disabilities, Parent Participation, Preschool Teachers, Primary Education, Student Evaluation, Substitute Teachers, Teacher Expectations of Students, Thematic Approach
Crystal Springs Books, 75 Jaffrey Road, P.O. Box 500, Peterborough, NH 03458; Tel: 800-321-0401 (Toll Free); Fax: 800-337-9929 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.crystalsprings.com ($19.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A