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Cotton, Eileen Giuffre – 2000
Presenting a wide array of Internet addresses and sample lessons, this fourth edition shows how teachers can integrate the Internet into their K-12 curriculum to actively involve students. The first section of the book (chapters 1-6) deals with the programs needed to use the Internet, as well as 100 great web sites for teachers, how to manage the…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Games, Electronic Mail, Elementary Secondary Education
Sorenson, Sharon – 1990
Designed to tap the rich collection of instructional techniques in the ERIC database, this compilation of lesson plans offers practical suggestions for incorporating computers into the English/language arts classroom at both the elementary and secondary level. Because many teachers and administrators are using computers for the first time, the…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Class Activities, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software
Cotton, Eileen Guiffre – 1997
Presenting a wide array of Internet addresses and sample lessons, this book shows how teachers can integrate the Internet into their K-12 curriculum to actively involve students. The ideas and lessons in the book help students to communicate with people in faraway places; gather information from around the globe; develop sophisticated research…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Games, Electronic Mail, Elementary Secondary Education
Cotton, Eileen Giuffre – 1998
Presenting a wide array of Internet addresses and sample lessons, this book shows how teachers can integrate the Internet into their K-12 curriculum to actively involve students. The first section of the book (chapters 1-6) deals with the programs needed to use the Internet, as well as 100 great web sites for teachers, how to manage the Internet…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Games, Electronic Mail, Elementary Secondary Education
Jenkinson, Andrea – 1999
This teaching guide urges the use of sentence combining as a technique to improve both the reading and the writing of students. The guide offers practical activities in sentence combining in forms that will make classroom teaching more interesting for the instructor and elicit more productive work from the student. The guide is divided into the…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Activities
Morgan, Mary; Shermis, Michael – 1989
Part of the TRIED Series (teaching resources in the ERIC database, condensed and reorganized from their original sources to offer a wide but manageable range of teaching suggestions, useful ideas, and classroom techniques), this book focuses on practical suggestions for developing critical thinking, reading, and writing skills at both the…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Class Activities, Critical Reading, Critical Thinking
McGowen, Carolyn Smith – 1993
Designed to tap the rich collection of instructional techniques in the ERIC database, this compilation of lesson plans focuses on practical suggestions for addressing the works of women authors in the English/language arts classroom at elementary, middle-school, and secondary levels. The 57 lesson plans in this book cover lessons on gender equity,…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Authors, Biographies, Class Activities
Cobine, Gary R. – 1995
Student journal writing can connect reading, writing, and discussing through activities that accommodate diverse learning styles and that further students' linguistic development. The various uses of journal writing can be incorporated into one compact student notebook. A notebook for an English class might consist of a dialogue journal as a…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Dialog Journals, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction
Pugh, Sharon L.; And Others – 1992
This book provides material and ideas for bringing metaphorical thinking into the classroom in the context of language discussions. It is organized to link the conceptual with the concrete, integrating teaching ideas with discussions concerning the various roles that metaphorical thinking plays in human understanding and communications. The book's…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Critical Thinking, Cultural Context, Elementary Secondary Education
Harnett, Anne Marie – 1991
The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) database is now available to many libraries and curriculum centers on compact disc (CD-ROM version), making it easier for teachers to search for and locate materials for day-to-day classroom activities. This digest asks and answers six questions on the kinds of practice-oriented materials in the…
Descriptors: Bibliographic Databases, Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Little, Mickey; Peterson, Lin – 1985
A well-planned class camping trip is a learning adventure which develops personal values, generates lifelong learning skills, encourages group cooperation, and enhances knowledge of and appreciation for natural environments. This digest is a guide to help teachers offer this unique learning opportunity to their students. Separate sections present…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Camping, Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education
Tsujimato, Joseph I. – 1988
Intended to serve as a general model for the teaching of poetry writing, and written from the perspective of one individual teacher's thinking and experience, this guide, although originally written for teachers of seventh and eighth graders, is adaptable to other levels--elementary, high school, and college. Chapter 1, "Students and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Class Activities, Creative Writing, Elementary Secondary Education
Nagy, William E. – 1988
Based on the best available research, this publication describes the most effective methods of vocabulary instruction for the improvement of reading comprehension. Examples of useful approaches to vocabulary instruction aimed at students past the initial stages of reading are presented for use or adaptation by classroom teachers. The publication's…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Reading Comprehension, Reading Research
Cotton, Eileen Giuffre – 1996
Presenting a wide array of Internet addresses and sample lessons, this book shows how teachers can integrate the Internet into their K-12 curriculum to actively involve students. The ideas and lessons in the book help students to communicate with people in faraway places; gather information from around the globe; develop sophisticated research…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education, Fables