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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) 9 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
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Education, Elementary -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.