ERIC Number: EJ526769
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Moving Toward a Student-Centered Literature Class.
McKenna, Elaine M.
Teaching and Change, v3 n2 p130-47 Win 1996
A fifth-grade classroom teacher and a reading specialist changed the classroom structure from teacher-centered to student-centered, using flexible grouping, students' choice of literature, student journals, and student-driven discussion groups. They found that students' motivation and interest in reading improved over time. (SM)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Discussion Groups, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Grade 5, Intermediate Grades, Journal Writing, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Student Centered Curriculum, Student Interests, Student Journals, Student Motivation, Teacher Collaboration, Teaching Models
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A