Many schools in the United States are considering moving from traditional, skill-based instruction to child-centred instruction in nongraded, primary classrooms. This book describes nongraded, primary programmes that illustrate developmentally appropriate practices for teaching young children. Seven critical attributes to these programmes are examined including multiage/multiability grouping, professional teamwork, positive parental involvement and authentic assessment.
|Publication date:||13th June 1996|
|Author:||Ric A. Hovda, Diane W. Kyle, Ellen McIntyre|
|Publisher:||Corwin Press Inc an imprint of SAGE Publications Inc|
|Categories:||Study & learning skills: general, Primary & middle schools,|
Diane W. Kyle is a professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Louisville. She has coauthored Reaching Out: A K-8 Resource for Connecting Schools and Families and Reflective Teaching for Student Empowerment: Elementary Curriculum and Methods, coedited Creating Nongraded Primary Classrooms: Teachers' Stories and Lessons Learned, and pub-lished in such journals as Language Arts, Peabody Journal of Education, Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, Education & Equity, Teaching Children Mathematics, and Elementary School Journal. Her most recent project, co-directed with Ellen McIntyre, is Sheltered Instruction and Family Involvement: An Approach to Raising Achievement of ...More About Ric A. Hovda, Diane W. Kyle, Ellen McIntyre