ERIC Number: ED467353
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Designed Environments: Places, Practices, & Plans. Stuff That Works! A Technology Curriculum for the Elementary Grades.
Neujahr, James L.
This book focuses on the design process and aims to teach students basic design technology with applications in their school and environment. Contents are divided into six chapters: (1) "Appetizers" includes activities that can be done individually to become familiar with the topic of design; (2) "Concepts" provides a basis for design development; (3) "Activities" features activities and classroom projects; (4) "Stories" presents teacher narratives on design; (5) "Resources" provides resources for the implementation of the activities; and (6) "About Standards" describes the standards addressed in math, science, technology, social studies, and English language arts. (Contains 57 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Design, Elementary Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Social Studies, Special Education, Standards, Technology Education
Heinemann, 361 Hanover Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3912 ($17). Tel: 603-431-7894; Fax: 603-431-7840; Fax: 603-431-4971; Web site: http://www.heinemann.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. City Coll.
Note: For other books in series, see SE 066 028-031. Project Director and General Editor was Gary Benenson. Foreword by George D. Nelson.