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English, Lyn D. – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2014
An exciting event had occurred for the grade 3 classes at Woodlands State School. A new play space designated for the older grades had now been opened to the third graders. In sharing their excitement over this "real treat, real privilege," the teachers invited the children to find out more about playgrounds and, in particular, their new…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Play, Teaching Methods
Rimbey, Kimberly – Actuarial Foundation, 2008
Created by teachers for teachers, the Math Academy tools and activities included in this booklet were designed to create hands-on activities and a fun learning environment for the teaching of mathematics to the students. This booklet contains the "Math Academy--Play Ball! Explorations in Data Analysis & Statistics," which teachers can use to…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Middle School Students, Elementary School Students, Athletics
Charlesworth, Ann; Charlesworth, Robert; Raban, Bridie; Rickards, Field – Literacy Teaching and Learning, 2006
This study quantitatively analyzed the structure of Reading Recovery lessons for children with hearing loss by examining and comparing the supportive interactions of three Reading Recovery teachers of 12 children with hearing loss and three Reading Recovery teachers of 12 hearing children. All of the children were in the second year of primary…
Descriptors: Reading Failure, Hearing Impairments, Literacy, Literacy Education
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Tsiakkiros, Andreas; Pashiardis, Petros – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2002
The main goal of the present study was to investigate the perceptions of Cypriot teachers on the management of small primary schools. From the wide range of issues identified in the literature, seven areas were chosen for examination: management and leadership; teachers in small schools; advice and support; pupils in small schools; curriculum and…
Descriptors: Small Schools, Foreign Countries, Students, Elementary School Students
Wragg, E. C.; Brown, G. – 2001
This book explores strategies for building up a repertoire of techniques that allow teachers to develop effective explanatory skills. Though it focuses on elementary teachers, many strategies are appropriate for secondary teachers. The book uses a mixture of activities, discussion points, and classroom-based findings that have been proven…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Feedback
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Oxley, Liz; Topping, Keith – British Educational Research Journal, 1990
Reports a project in which the cued spelling technique was utilized among seven to nine year olds. Concludes that cued spelling is a technique that children can successfully utilize in a peer-tutoring format after relatively brief training using a minimum of special materials. (DB)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries