ERIC Number: EJ547939
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Beyond Early Childhood: Restructuring Efforts at the Middle Level.
Childhood Education, v73 n5 p282-85 1997
Discusses the needs for restructuring the curriculum, instruction and environment of middle schools to better meet the needs of learners and teachers. Suggests that most reform today is moving toward a developmentally appropriate, child-centered approach. Issues under consideration include a definition of developmentally appropriate programs at this level, conditions for successful implementation, and avoidance of the retrenchment phenomenon. (AA)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescent Development, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Adolescents, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality, Educational Strategies, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Retrenchment, School Culture, School Effectiveness, School Restructuring, Student Adjustment, Student Needs
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: Young Adolescents.