ERIC Number: ED472287
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Easter School Guidance. The National Literacy and Numeracy Strategies.
Department for Education and Skills, London (England).
This booklet explains the goals of Easter Schools, part of England's National Literacy and Numeracy Strategies. Easter Schools should be planned to cover four half-days and include four literacy and four mathematics lessons each covering the equivalent of at least an hour. The booklet addresses the following issues: why funding has been made available for Easter Schools; whether the lessons will be identical to school lessons; how to motivate children to attend Easter Schools; and how to ensure children will improve their literacy and mathematics skills. It provides models of mathematics lessons and lists key aspects of literacy that should be emphasized. In addition, the booklet lists National Literacy Strategy materials that will help the planning of the four literacy lessons. (PM)
Descriptors: British National Curriculum, Elementary Education, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Literacy, Mathematics Instruction, Reading Instruction, Spelling, Student Improvement, Student Motivation, Supplementary Education, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction
Department for Education and Skills (DfES), PROLOG, P.O. Box 5050, Sherwood Park, Annesley, Notts NG15 0DJ. Tel: 0845 6022260; Fax: 0845 6033360; e-mail: email@example.com. For full text: http://www.standards.dfee.gov.uk/midbins/literacy/easterschools.PDF.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Department for Education and Skills, London (England).