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ERIC Number: ED001071
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Jun
Pages: 19
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SYNOPSIS OF SELECTED PROGRAMS. FISCAL YEAR 1965-1966.
Mobilization for Youth, Inc., New York, NY.
THE LABORATORY SCHOOL PROVIDED EXPERIENCE FOR TEACHERS WORKING WITH LOWER-CLASS GROUPS AND ENCOURAGED THE USE OF LOCAL FACILITIES FOR RESEARCH AND EXPERIMENTATION. A STAFF OF FIFTEEN, OPERATES A CURRICULUM CENTER TO AID SCHOOL PERSONNEL IN CURRICULUM PLANNING AND MATERIAL PROCURMENT. IN ADDITION THE CENTER PRODUCES INSTRUCTIONAL UNITS AND TEACHER GUIDES WITH ASSISTING MATERIALS. A READING CENTER SEEKS TO DEVELOP TEACHING SKILLS OF TEACHERS IN MODERATELY RETARDED CLASSES. A READING CLINIC ATTEMPTS TO LOCATE AND DEVELOP TECHNIQUES AND MATERIALS TO BE USED IN ELEMENTARY AND JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOLS. ENRICHED EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES ARE PROVIDED FOR 117 PREKINDERGARTEN THROUGH FIRST GRADE CHILDREN. ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PUPILS ARE HELPED IN AFTER-SCHOOL HOMEWORK SESSIONS USING PAID HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AS TUTORS. ABSENTEEISM IS REDUCED BY SPECIAL GUIDANCE COUNSELORS WHO SEEK OUT THE CAUSES OF ABSENTEEISM. SUMMER HELP FOR CHILDREN RETARDED IN THEIR SCHOOL WORK IS GIVEN IN CLASSES, READING CLINICS AND TUTORIAL HELP. A PROJECTED PROGRAM WOULD SEEK TO MOTIVATE STUDENTS THROUGH SPECIAL COUNSELORS, TEACHING SERVICES, SATURDAY AND AFTER-SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS, TRIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS, PARENT WORKSHOPS, AND MOTIVATIONAL TRAINING CLASSES. A DEMONSTRATION PRESCHOOL PROGRAM FOR A RACIALLY, ECONOMICALLY, AND LINGUISTICALLY MIXED GROUP IS TO BE SET UP. IT WILL USE THE MONTESSORI METHOD OF INSTRUCTION.
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Authoring Institution: Mobilization for Youth, Inc., New York, NY.
Identifiers: NEW YORK; New York (New York)