ERIC Number: ED455913
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Focus on Elementary (Ages 7-10): A Quarterly Newsletter for the Education Community, 1999-2000.
Crawford, Patricia, Ed.
Focus on Elementary, v12 n1-4 Fall 1999-Sum 2000
This document consists of four issues of a newsletter for educators at the elementary level. Each issue features articles on a specific theme along with regular columns. The Fall 1999 issue focuses on the role of autonomy in the elementary classroom using the constructivist approach. A second article presents fire and Halloween safety tips. The executive board vice president's column discusses meeting middle grade students' needs with opportunities. The Winter 1999 issue concerns creating an author's notebook to help students become better writers. A second article discusses Web sites for educators, students, and parents. The vice president's column addresses volunteerism. The Spring 2000 issue focuses on multicultural education, with the feature article addressing common misconceptions. The vice president's column discusses raising reading expectations. The Summer 2000 issue deals with ways to reduce students' age bias through literature and learning experiences. The vice president's column discusses the use of museum exhibits as a model for student engagement. Some newsletter issues include listings of new Web resources. (KB)
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Bias, Books, Childrens Literature, Constructivism (Learning), Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Learning Activities, Multicultural Education, Newsletters, Personal Autonomy, School Safety, Stereotypes, Volunteers, Writing Instruction
Association for Childhood Education International, 17904 Georgia Avenue, Suite 215, Olney, MD 20832.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Childhood Education International, Olney, MD.