Table of contents for Elementary education : a reference handbook / Deborah A. Harmon and Toni Stokes Jones.

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Contents
Series Editor's Preface
Preface
1
	Elementary School Student Populations
		Changes in Population
		Ethnicity and Culture
		Language
		Families
		Child Care
		Latchkey Children
		Socioeconomic Status
		Poverty
		Homelessness
		Ability
	Current Trends and Issues in Elementary Education
		Diversity
		Students with Special Needs
		Students Placed At Risk
		School Violence
		Gang Violence
		National Standards
		Alternative Assessment
		Technology
		Family Involvement
		School Choice
		Year Round Schools
		Open Enrollment Schools
		Hub Schools or Full Service School Programs
		Magnet Schools
		Charter School
		Vouchers
		Home Schooling
		Privatization of Public Schools
	Summary
	References
2
	Purpose of Education
	Foundations of Education
		Historical Foundations of Education
		Philosophical Foundations of Education
		Social Foundations of Education
		Cultural Foundations of Education
	Summary
	References
3
	Principles of Human Development
	Physical Development
	Cognitive Development
		Piaget's Theory of Intellectual Development
		Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development
		Criticism of Piaget's Theory
		Application of Piaget's Theory in Elementary Education
		Vygotsky's Sociocultural View of Development
		Application of Vygotsky's Theory in Elementary Education
		Informational Processing View of Cognitive Development
		Storage of Information
		Cognitive Processes
		Metacognition
		Application of Information Processing View in Elementary Education
	Language
		Linguistic Development
	Personal Development
		Erik Erikson's Psychosocial Theory
		Application of Erikson's Psychosocial Theory in Elementary Education
		Self Concept Development
		Racial Identity Formation
	Moral Development
		Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development
		Criticism of Kohlberg
		Eisenbery's Theory of Prosocial Behavior
		Application of Eisenbery's Theory of Prosocial Behavior in Elementary Education
		Application of Moral Development in Elementary Education
	Social Development
		Perspective Taking
		Social Problem Solving
	Summary
	References
4
	Learning Theories
		How Knowledge is Constructed
		Application of Learning Theory to Elementary Education
	Higher Level Thinking Skills
		Criticism of Bloom's Taxonomy
		Application of Bloom's Taxonomy to Elementary Education
	Intelligence
		Sternberg's Triarchic Theory
		Multiple Intelligences
		Criticism of the Theory of Multiple Intelligences
		Application of Multiple Intelligences in Elementary Education
	Creativity
		Application of Creativity in Elementary Education
	Learning Styles
		Field Dependent/Independent
		Application of Learning Styles in Elementary Education
	Culture and Learning
		Racial Identity and Learning
		Application of Culture in Elementary Education
	Language
		English as a Second Language
		Ebonics Debate
		Application of Language in Elementary Education
	Self Concept and Learning
		Application of Self-Concept Development on Elementary Education
		Socioeconomic Status and Learning
		Application of Socioeconomic Factors to Elementary Education
	Summary
	References
5
	Early Childhood Education
		Developmental Appropriate Practices
		Early Childhood Curriculum Models
		The Creative Curriculum
		Banks Street - Developmental Interaction Approach
		High/Scope Curriculum
		Montessori Method
		Waldorf
		The Project Approach
		Theme-Based Model
		Child-Oriented Versus Academically Oriented Programs
	Kindergarten Curriculum
		Full Day Kindergarten
	Elementary Curriculum
		Reading
		Writing
		Mathematics
		Science
		Social Studies
		Physical Education, Wellness, and Health Education
		Fine Arts
		Technology
		Character Education and Moral Education
		Multicultural Education
		Creativity
		Multiple Intelligences
		Differentation
		Affective Curriculum
		Role Models and Mentors
		Family and Community Involvement
	Summary
	References
6
	A look at the use of technology between 1800 and 1919.
	Opening doors with technology between 1920 and 1950.
	The many influences on public education, especially technology, between 1950 and 1959
		1954
		1957 and 1958
		1959
	The emergence of computer-assisted instruction and the disappearance of slate blackboards during the 1960s
	Smaller, better, affordable technology of the 1970s and 1980s
	Technology, technology,-the only limitation in the 1990s to present is your imagination
	Using Technology to Support learning
	Technology/Distance Learning and Homeschooling
	Technology and Ethics
	The One-Computer Classroom
	Handheld Computers in the Classroom
	Technology and a New Literacy
	Summary
	References
7
	Students with Cognitive or Academic Difficulties
		Students with Learning Disabilities
		Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
		Students with Speech and Communication Disorders
	Students with Social or Behavioral Problems
		Autism
	Students with Delays in Cognitive and Social Functioning
	Students with Physical or Sensory Challenge
		Students with Visually Impairment
		Students with Hearing Loss
		Students with Severe and Multiple Disabilities
	Inclusion
		Legal Aspects of Special Education
		Fair and Nondiscriminatory Evaluation
		Due Process
		Education in the Least Restrictive Environment
		Individualize Education Program
	Mainstreaming Versus Self-contained Classrooms
	Educational Strategies for Students with Disabilities
	Gifted and Talented Students
		Characteristics of Gifted Students
		Psychological Needs of Gifted Students
		Twice Exceptional Students
		Culturally Diverse Gifted Students
	Intelligence Testing
		The Norms of the Test
		The Language of the Test
		The Context of the Tests
		Student Attitudes about Test Taking
		Teaching Strategies that Improve Test Taking
	Bilingual Education Programs
		History of Biligual Education
		Strategies for Teaching Bilingual Students
	School Reform Movement
		Comprehensive School Reform Demonstration (CSRD) Project
		Comprehensive School Reform Demonstration Models
		Evaluation of School Reform Models
		Title I Programs
		Reading Recovery
		Head Start Programs
	Summary
	References
8
	CyberSmart!
	Digital Divide Council - Bridging the Gap
	Disney Online presents CyberNetiquette
	George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF)
	Electronic Portfolios
	Enchanted Learning
	Free Translation to Professional Translation
	Goknow Powerful Learning Tools for Today's Digital Kids
	Internet Sites for Teaching American History with Primary Source Documents
	K12 Handhelds - Handheld solutions for educators
	Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
	LEARN: Learn to use Technology in the Classroom
	Learning @ Hand
	Math Cats
	Michigan Teacher Network
	ProTeacher
	North Central Eisenhower Mathematics and Science Consortium
	PBS TeacherSource
	Southwest Educational Development Laboratory
	Southwest Educational Development Laboratory: Technology Assistance Program - Connecting Student Learning and Technology
	Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
	The Kaboose Network - Funschool
	The Kennedy Center ArtsEdge
	United States Department of Education
	Yahooligans!tm Teachers' Guide
	Information Literacy Standards for Student Learning
	National Council for the Social Studies - The Standards and Position Statement
	National Educational Technology Standards (ISTE)
	National Science Education Standards
	National Standards for Arts Education comes from the Consortium of National Arts Education Associations
	Physical Education Content Standards come from the National Association for Sport and Physical Education
	Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (Standards 2000 Project) comes from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
	Standards for the English Language Arts come from the National Council of Teachers of English
	Standards for the Foreign Language Arts come from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
	U.S. Standards provided by Education World - The Educator's Best Friend
Professional Associations
	Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT)
	Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
	Center for Improvement of Early Reading Achievement (CIERA)
	Education, Technology and Library Science Professional Organizations for K-12 Educators
	International Reading Association (IRA)
	International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
	NAEYC (NAEYC) Technology and Young Children Interest Forum: Technology and Young Children
	National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)
	National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
	National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE)
	National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)
	National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
	National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
	National Education Association (NEA)
	National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
	North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL)
	North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium (NCRTEC)
	The North Central Eisenhower Mathematics and Science Consortium (NCEMSC)
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	Early Childhood Print Resources
	Elementary Education Resources
	Elementary Science Resources
	Elementary Social Studies Resources
	Elementary Mathematics Resources
	Early Education
	Bilingual Education
	Multicultural Education
	Gifted Education
Glossary

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Education, Elementary -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.