ERIC Number: ED456925
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
Focus on Elementary (Ages 7-10): A Quarterly Newsletter for the Education Community, 2000-2001.
Boyd, Barbara Foulks, Ed.
Focus on Elementary, v13 n1-4 Fall 2000-Sum 2001
This document consists of four issues of a quarterly newsletter for educators at the elementary school level. Each issue features two articles and a column by an ACEI Executive Board vice president. The Fall 2000 issue features an article on reducing the amount of teacher control in elementary school learning centers, thereby providing benefits for teachers and students, and an article on describing opportunities for international travel fellowships for elementary school teachers. The vice president's column concerns integrating the Internet into the elementary school curriculum. The Winter 2000 articles address the use of drama as play and discuss incorporating interracial literature into the classroom. The vice president's column addresses science and mathematics activities available at an amusement park. The Spring 2001 issue discusses ways to foster communicative competence in a second language, including a list of teaching resources, and presents components of a writer's workshop. The vice president's column presents information on a social curriculum. The Summer 2001 issue features an article on a pen pal project between first graders and college students majoring in early childhood education, and the vice president's column on ways to provide guidelines for parents regarding early adolescents. (KB)
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Classroom Techniques, Dramatic Play, Early Adolescents, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Fellowships, Internet, Mathematics Activities, Multiracial Persons, Prosocial Behavior, Science Activities, Second Language Learning
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.
Note: Published quarterly. For volume 12, see ED 455 913.