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Hennings, Dorothy Grant – 1992
Focusing on reading aloud in the classroom, this monograph demonstrates ways to integrate read alouds into an ongoing whole-language program in which children learn to reflect on literature by listening and responding to it. The monograph identifies and describes specific teaching strategies that invite students not only to listen to stories,…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Journal Writing, Poetry
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. – 1992
Within the framework of the Wisconsin Model for a Comprehensive K-12 Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Program, this curriculum guide is designed to help students develop information and personal, interpersonal, and social system competencies as they explore fundamental principles related to alcohol and other drug abuse. The guide begins by…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Education, Class Activities, Curriculum Design
Udall, Anne J.; Daniels, Joan E. – 1991
Grounded in personal experiences of classroom teachers, this book discusses broad ideas concerning thinking and teaching of complex-level thinking, and the pragmatic realities of teaching thinking in the regular classroom. The book notes that creating the "thoughtful" classroom is akin to a journey of change from one style to another style of…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Environment, Critical Thinking, Elementary School Students
Chao, Han-Hua; Smith, Carl, Comp. – 1990
Originally developed for the Department of Defense Schools (DoDDS) system, this learning package on expanding thematic units beyond the textbook is designed for teachers who wish to upgrade or expand their teaching skills on their own. The package includes a comprehensive search of the ERIC database; a lecture giving an overview on the topic; the…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Distance Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education
Hill, Brian – 1989
A practical guide for language teachers to make the best use of television is presented. The focus is on the establishment of a "portfolio of good practice" with concrete ideas for using the medium, illustrated with examples from British programs. Also included are a chapter to set the scene, some thoughts on organizational alternatives, and a…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Barley, Anthony – 1990
Prepared for practicing language teachers, this book's aim is to help them make the most of audio, a readily accessible resource. The book shows, with the help of numerous practical examples, how a range of language skills can be developed. Most examples are in French. Chapters cover the following information: (1) making the most of audio (e.g.,…
Descriptors: Audio Equipment, Audiovisual Aids, Class Activities, Distance Education
Lonergan, Jack – 1990
A practical guide for language teachers illustrates the different ways in which cameras can be employed in language work, with suggestions and advice taken from current experience. Teachers can be involved by making their own language training videotapes and focusing on an area of language, literature, or thematic interest directly applicable to…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning, Foreign Countries
Cheyney, Arnold B. – 1992
Helping to build a bridge between classroom lessons and the world outside the classroom door, this book suggests specific strategies for using the newspaper across the school curriculum. The introduction to the book answers the question: Why use newspapers in the reading curriculum? Chapters in the book are entitled: (1) Teaching How to Read the…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Content Area Reading, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Arts
Hutchings, Janice H., Ed. – 1989
Developed for use during National Geography Awareness Week, this packet contains ideas for integrating geography instruction with other subject matter at both the elementary and secondary levels. The ideas vary in length and complexity, with average participation time 20 minutes. Some of the activities suggested are mapping activities, field…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Curriculum Enrichment, Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Concepts
Gahala, Estella M. – 1986
Producing a high level of student involvement in the foreign language classroom depends on four common elements under the teacher's control: (1) teacher expectations and their modeling in class; (2) classroom atmosphere; (3) instructional formats; and (4) teaching activities. Students are more consistently involved in using the target language in…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Communication, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques
National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL. – 1990
Contributed by English teachers across the United States, the activities contained in this booklet are intended to promote the effective teaching of English and the language arts. Teaching strategies offered in the first section of the booklet are designed to stimulate language exploration and include activities where students improvise dialogue…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Creative Writing, Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education
Kaufmann, Felice A., Ed. – 1989
This guidebook contains materials from "NOTES Plus," the National Council of Teachers of English's (NCTE's) journal for the exchange of ideas by teachers and other English professionals. The suggestions presented here are meant for use by substitute teachers. The activities are divided into five categories: "Thinking and Writing with…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Lesson Plans
Bathurst, Effie G., Ed. – 1943
This 1943 National Education Association yearbook was written to teach rural educators about conservation education in the United States. The general purposes of the book are: (1) to describe the major problems of conservation education; (2) to give specific illustrations of what specialists believe rural schools should teach; (3) to present…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Community Education, Conservation Education, Conservation (Environment)
Jamiolkowski, Raymond; And Others – 1989
This manual is intended to give novice and veteran teachers a basis for inquiry within their classrooms. The following sections are intended to guide the reader through an introduction to practicing inquiry within the classroom: Philosophical Overview, Historical Overview, Use in the Classroom, How to Establish Inquiry in Your Classroom, and…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Inquiry
Kansas ASCD Record, 1990
The articles in this volume are written primarily by classroom teachers who share their experiences and offer practical examples of cooperative learning activities. Lesson and unit plans, games, group projects, samples of student work, worksheets, and evaluation forms are included, as well as cooperative learning activities for several grade…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Cooperative Learning, Educational Games
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