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Stone, Judith – Instructor, 1984
This article contains suggestions for dealing with sex related issues in the classroom. Teachers are offered advice on handling sex play, crushes, dating, and questions on the facts of life. Sex education policy in the schools is discussed. (DF)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Individual Development, Moral Development, Moral Issues
McAuliffe, Delia – Instructor, 1981
Lists steps for a teacher to follow in seeking project funding from a foundation. (SJL)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Grantsmanship, Guidelines, Philanthropic Foundations
Spohn, Christine J. – Instructor, 1981
Describes some common vision problems and lists classroom behavior symptoms which may help the classroom teacher to detect a child with poor vision. (SJL)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Disability Identification, Elementary Education, Student Behavior
Instructor, 1980
Suggests ways teachers can use their talents and expertise to create jobs for themselves that supply extra income during the summer. These "moonlighting" ideas include tutoring, giving guided tours, planning weddings, and starting exercise classes. (SJL)
Descriptors: Employment Opportunities, Job Development, Teachers, Vacations
Paradiso, Jim; Paradiso, Suzi – Instructor, 1980
Basic guidelines are provided for planning a school fundraising project. (SJL)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Elementary Secondary Education, Fund Raising, Program Development
Hill, Beatrix – Instructor, 1980
Presents simple instructions for 15 mixed media art projects for the elementary grades. Part one of this series, listing 18 other techniques, appeared in the September 1979 issue of Instructor on pages 145-49. (SJL)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Materials, Art Products, Class Activities
Owen, Roy – Instructor, 1981
Brief answers are provided to 50 questions concerning basic reading research and how a parent can help teach reading. (SJL)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Learning Activities, Parent Participation, Preschool Education
Instructor, 1979
Ideas for educational games in the elementary school classroom. (M)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Games, Elementary Education, Instructional Materials
Albert, Burton; Brown, Betty J. – Instructor, 1979
Presents two rating scales, one for teacher self-evaluation, the other for student evaluation of teaching performance. (SS)
Descriptors: Guides, Rating Scales, Self Evaluation, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance
Instructor, 1988
New instructional materials for social studies are briefly described, including six textbooks, a software game, two filmstrips, and two books about teaching methods. (CB)
Descriptors: Courseware, Elementary Education, Instructional Films, Instructional Materials
Kinnamon, J. C. – Instructor, 1988
Six software products are reviewed including multimedia packages for history/geography and science. Other products include a coloring program, riddle-maker, word puzzle generator, a lesson on counting money, and a math game equipped with animation and sound effects. (IAH)
Descriptors: Computer Games, Computer Software Reviews, Courseware, Elementary Secondary Education
Schall, Jane; Harbaugh, Mary – Instructor, 1987
Health authorities believe that formal instruction about Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is crucial by grades 6 to 8. Teachers of primary children, however, need to be prepared to answer questions in a knowledgeable, reassuring way. Resources are listed. (MT)
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Health Education
Sylvester, Fran – Instructor, 1987
A teacher describes how she uses storytelling in her fifth grade classes, because storytelling combines listening skills and imagination with the nuances of language, history, culture, and values. Resources are listed. Two insets discuss the benefits of storytelling and offer tips on becoming a storytelling teacher. (MT)
Descriptors: Creative Development, Elementary Education, Grade 5, Self Concept
Instructor, 1987
Two units of study are presented as part of a series about the richness of democracy. The primary unit is aimed at students understanding that voting is a privilege and a responsibility. The intermediate unit helps students realize that Americans have the right to seek redress of a grievance. (MT)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Democratic Values, Elementary Education, Units of Study
Burns, Marilyn – Instructor, 1987
Alphabet Math is an investigation of the order of usage of letters in the alphabet. Children collect individual data then compare and interpret it to make inferences. The inferences are compared to analyses of larger samples. How this is done is described. (MT)
Descriptors: Data Interpretation, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Learning Activities
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