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Whitin, Phyllis; Whitin, David – National Council of Teachers of English, 2004
In their second book copublished by the National Council of Teachers of English and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, David and Phyllis Whitin offer K-6 teachers a wealth of ideas for integrating literature and mathematics, including: (1) Specific criteria for evaluating math-related books, with emphasis on inquiry, critical…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Mathematics Instruction, Evaluation Criteria, Interdisciplinary Approach
Cook, Barbara; Urzua, Carole – 1993
The literacy club described is a model cross-aged, paired reading program that is being successfully used in an elementary school in Redwood City, California to teach literacy skills to non-native speakers of English. The literacy club pairs older students--"rapid readers"--with younger students--"little readers"--in a yearlong reading experience…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cross Age Teaching, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
Schiro, Michael – 1997
This book explores some of the relationships between mathematics, children's literature, and literary criticism. It focuses on ways of using trade books to provide children and educators with powerful instructional experiences that integrate the study of mathematics with children's literature and the search for excellent children's trade books…
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education
Easley, Jack, Ed. – 1980
This report resulted from work with primary grade children and teachers in Kankakee, Illinois. Essays by four resource persons and two observers are included, each expressing insights and feelings in order to share ideas with resource persons for primary mathematics teaching in other schools. A main objective is to represent the ways elementary…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Processes, Computation, Diagnostic Teaching
Harlen, Wynne, Ed. – 1985
The teacher's role in directing science activities is examined in this book. Suggestions are offered on what teachers might do with the activities and advice is given on how the activities could be used. Each of the eight chapters contains a brief summary at the beginning, a detailed review at its close, and a list of specific guidelines for…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Experiential Learning
Yawkey, Thomas Daniels – 1978
This paper discusses the value of role play in facilitating children's language development and suggests strategies for using role play effectively in early childhood and intermediate classrooms. Role play requires the child (1) to listen and observe peer talk and action and to use language memory, attention and concentration behaviors; (2) to…
Descriptors: Children, Class Activities, Classroom Environment, Communication Skills
Meiring, Steven P. – 1980
This second booklet of a two-part publication, designed as an in-service tool for teachers of grades K-9, concerns the teaching and curriculum aspects of problem solving. It is a digest of selected topics integral to successful problem-solving instruction. The resource is organized into independent units for individual reference or group…
Descriptors: Calculators, Cognitive Processes, Educational Resources, Elementary Education
Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX. – 1978
The teacher's manual, written in Spanish, is a detailed guide for using the reader and workbook of the same title. Taken together, the three books comprise the second level of a series of supplementary materials to teach reading in Spanish to second grade students. The teacher's guide contains an introduction explaining the series in its entirety,…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Course Objectives, Diagnostic Tests, Educational Games
Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX. – 1978
The Spanish language teacher's guide is part of the third level of a series of supplementary materials designed for teaching second grade reading in Spanish. The manual is a detailed guide to the use of the reader and workbook of the same title. It contains an explanatory introduction and an extensive list of objectives, for each of the five to…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Course Objectives, Educational Games, Educational Objectives
Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX. – 1978
The teacher's guide, written in Spanish, and the reader and workbook of the same title, form the fourth level in a series of supplemental instructional materials designed for teaching reading in Spanish to second grade students. Following an introduction and a detailed list of objectives for each of the five to eight lessons per unit, there are…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Course Objectives, Educational Games, Educational Objectives
Petreshene, Susan S. – 1978
Practical, classroom-tested ideas for developing classroom learning centers are presented in this book. The sixteen chapters deal with the following topics: an overview of learning centers and individualization, basic considerations in setting up a learning center, getting started, mechanics of operating learning centers, room arrangement and…
Descriptors: Creative Writing, Discovery Learning, Elementary Education, Handwriting
Rasmus, Carolyn J., Ed.; Fowler, John, Ed. – 1977
This manual is for the use of elementary school teachers. It presents a systematic approach to teaching movement and ways of teaching physical education activities in the classroom rather than in a gymnasium or out-of-doors. Activity games that will help children develop flexibility, motor skills, and a sense of space and cooperation with others…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Games, Elementary Education, Exercise (Physiology)
Kessler, John – 1978
Defining a learning center as a classroom area containing several learning stations where students may work independently with materials which teach, reinforce, or enrich their skills, this guide presents essential considerations for designing such a center. Among the items discussed are scheduling, time management techniques, and record keeping…
Descriptors: Classroom Design, Elementary Education, Guides, Individualized Instruction
Atwood, H. Mason, Ed. – 1975
Over 350 activities are suggested for primary and intermediate grade students to learn about aging and older adults. They have been designed for with use with already existing curricula, so that teachers will not feel a need to plan an entire unit on aging. Interdisciplinary in nature, the activities are listed according to the subject areas for…
Descriptors: Art, Class Activities, Concept Teaching, Cultural Awareness
Evers, Virginia – 1976
This four-week fourth grade social studies unit dealing with religious dimensions in ancient Egyptian culture was developed by the Public Education Religion Studies Center at Wright State University. It seeks to help students understand ancient Egypt by looking at the people, the culture, and the people's world view. The unit begins with outlines…
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, African Literature, Ancient History
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