Teaching and Learning in the Elementary School : Focus on Curriculum / Edition 1

Teaching and Learning in the Elementary School : Focus on Curriculum / Edition 1

by Judy Reinhartz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0023992859

ISBN-13: 2900023992857

Pub. Date: 12/10/1996

Publisher: Pearson

This comprehensive, realistic view of teaching and curriculum development in the contemporary elementary school, uses an interactive, reflective, and research-based approach supported with numerous practical explanations, examples, and illustrations. Written in easy-to-understand language, it 1) covers the historical, philosophical, social, and…  See more details below

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This comprehensive, realistic view of teaching and curriculum development in the contemporary elementary school, uses an interactive, reflective, and research-based approach supported with numerous practical explanations, examples, and illustrations. Written in easy-to-understand language, it 1) covers the historical, philosophical, social, and psychological background of teaching and curriculum development, 2) outlines the steps and strategies for planning, implementing, and assessing the curriculum and for teaching throughout construction of traditional or thematic teaching units, and 3) offers an overview of the various subject areas taught in the elementary school (concepts, goals, resources, and tools). Practicing elementary school teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900023992857
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/10/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
365

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Areas of Study Impacting Teaching and Learning in the Elementary School1
Ch. 1The Elementary School: A History of Change2
Ch. 2The Elementary School Today26
Ch. 3Social Contexts of Elementary Education49
Ch. 4Views of Children: How They Grow and Learn68
Pt. 2Areas of Study that Impact the Elementary School Curriculum97
Ch. 5The Curriculum Development Process: Setting the Stage98
Ch. 6Curriculum Planning: The Reflection Step123
Ch. 7Curriculum Implementation: Teaching as an Interactive Step149
Ch. 8Curriculum Assessment170
Ch. 9Using Technology in the Classroom195
Pt. 3Subject Areas in the Elementary School Curriculum217
Ch. 10Curriculum for the Language Arts218
Ch. 11The Mathematics Curriculum246
Ch. 12The Social Studies Curriculum271
Ch. 13The Science Curriculum298
Ch. 14Physical Education and Fine Arts Programs326
Epilogue349
Indexes355

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