SHALL WE "SPEED UP" THE THREE R'S?
- When Grandfather Was a Boy. // Education Digest;Sep1952, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p12
The article presents a reprint of the editorial in the October 5, 1902 issue of "The New York Sun". The author recalls his schooldays when he was a child. Boys had to do a little work in school. They were not coaxed. Spelling, writing and arithmetic were not elective. They had to learn them....
- The Old vs. the New Three R's. Elson, William H.; Bachman, Frank P. // Education;May1910, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p571
The article analyzes how the 20th century teaching of reading, spelling, writing and arithmetic in elementary schools differs from the 19th century methods. According to the author, the teaching of these subjects in the modern era has been modified by the increase in the materials of culture, by...
- What Happened to Elementary School Arithmetic? Brown, Gerald W. // Education Digest;Sep1971, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p38
The article focuses on the state of elementary school arithmetic in the U.S. Many say the new mathematics is to teach the why as well as the what. The attack on rote learning has been continuous since 1940 and vehement since 1948--long before the revolution. Some justifies the revolution on the...
- Space Telescope LEVEL: Pre-A. // Science Weekly;3/28/1990, Vol. 6 Issue 16, p1
The article presents a science-related activity programs for level pre-A elementary education which teach students about space telescopes and allow them to know the use of space telescopes, along with concepts related to vocabulary, arithmetic, and cognitive skills exercise.
- Conceptualizing, investigating, and enhancing adaptive expertise in elementary mathematics education. Verschaffel, Lieven; Luwel, Koen; Torbeyns, Joke; Van Dooren, Wim // European Journal of Psychology of Education - EJPE (Instituto Su;Sep2009, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p335
Some years ago, Hatano differentiated between routine and adaptive expertise and made a strong plea for the development and implementation of learning environments that aim at the latter type of expertise and not just the former. In this contribution we reflect on one aspect of adaptivity,...
- Find the numbers. Georgiou, Bambos // U+S+ Kids;Sep98, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p16
Presents a number game for children.
- Voices of the other: Understandings emerging from the controversy. Griffith, Priscilla L. // Reading Teacher;May2000, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p614
Editorial. Introduces a series of articles which explores the roles and relationships in partnerships for enhancing reading and writing in elementary years.
- Use of Paraprofessionals. Erb, Jane // Educational Leadership;Jan1972, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p323
The article discusses the role of paraprofessionals in the midst of educators in schools and educational institutions. Teachers' assistants represent the hands, hearts and minds that work right along with teachers, principals and school administrators for the purpose of assisting students reach...
- MASS METHOD VERSUS INDIVIDUAL METHOD IN TEACHING MULTIPLICATION TO FOURTH GRADE PUPILS. Morrison, Maria Paul // Education;Feb1937, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p345
The article discusses an experiment conducted at the fourth grade level of the Hosmer School of Watertown in Massachusetts to determine whether multiplication is more effectively taught by the mass method of instruction or by the individual method. The mass method involved the use of...