ERIC Number: EJ451992
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Improving Language Instruction in the Primary Grades: Strategies for Teacher-Controlled Change.
Hatch, Amos J.
Young Children, v47 n6 p54-59 Sep 1992
Offers primary school teachers, supervisors, in-service specialists, and administrators guides for improving language instruction using a model that values teachers' professional judgment and encourages change in small, comfortable steps. These guidelines are used in the Tennessee State Department of Education Whole Language Pilot Project designed to familiarize teachers with whole-language principles and practices. (BB)
Descriptors: Basal Reading, Beginning Reading, Demonstration Programs, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Guidelines, Integrated Activities, Language Arts, Primary Education, Public Schools, Teaching Methods, Whole Language Approach, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Guides - Non-Classroom
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