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, Don M. Beech, Don M. Beach
     
 

ISBN-10: 0023992859

ISBN-13: 9780023992858

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,

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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:
9780023992858
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/10/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
365
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

I. AREAS OF STUDY IMPACTING TEACHING AND LEARNING IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.

1. The Elementary School: A History of Change.
2. The Elementary School Today.
3. Social Contexts Of Elementary Education.
4. Views of Children: How They Grow and Learn.

II. AREAS OF STUDY THAT IMPACT THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM.

5. The Curriculum Development Process: Setting the Stage.
6. Curriculum Planning: The Reflection Step.
7. Curriculum Implementation: Teaching as an Interactive Step.
8. Curriculum Assessment.
9. Using Technology in the Classroom.

III. SUBJECT AREAS IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CURRICULUM.

10. Curriculum for the Language Arts.
11. The Mathematics Curriculum.
12. The Social Studies Curriculum.
13. The Science Curriculum.
14. Physical Education and Fine Arts Programs.
Epilogue: Teachers Do Make a Difference.
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