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ERIC Number: ED001108
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Jun-5
Pages: 16
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BOSTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS ACTION FOR BOSTON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.
MANEY, CATHERINE M.
A LETTER TO PARENTS INVITES THEM TO REGISTER CHILDREN AT LEAST 3 AND 1/2 YEARS OLD FOR THE SECOND YEAR OF THIS EXPERIMENTAL PREKINDERGARTEN PROGRAM. THE FORMS WHICH MUST BE FILLED OUT BY TEACHERS ARE GIVEN. A DAILY SCHEDULE SHOWS THE FIVE PERIODS OF THE SCHOOL DAY--(A) ARRIVAL AND GREETING, (B) ACTIVITY PERIOD WITH FREE CHOICE, (C) SMALL GROUP LESSONS, (D) MUSIC, RHYTHMS, AND STORY, (E) OUTDOOR PLAY AND INDOOR GAMES. A DAILY PLAN SHEET LEAVES SPACES TO BE FILLED IN FOR ACTIVITIES AND NOTES CORRESPONDING TO EACH PERIOD. FOR A PLANNED SMALL GROUP LESSON THE SUBJECT MATERIALS, PROCEDURE, EXPECTED RESULTS AND COMMENTS ARE TO BE INCLUDED. THE NORMS FOR VARIOUS MOTOR SKILLS ARE DESCRIBED ACCORDING TO FOUR PROGRESSIVE STEPS OF DEVELOPMENT. A LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT FORM IS TO SHOW LEVEL OF DEVELOPMENT IN 11 CATEGORIES. A CHECKLIST OF AUDITORY DISCRIMINATION FACTORS IS ALSO INCLUDED. THE LEVEL OF ACCOMPLISHMENT OF FINE MOTOR SKILLS IS TO BE INDICATED. THESE INCLUDE SKILL IN THE USE OF SCISSORS, PASTE AND CRAYONS, SKILL WITH VARIOUS PUZZLES AND IN DRESSING PROCEDURES. CHECKLISTS FOR VISUAL DISCRIMINATION AND GROSS MOTOR SKILLS ARE GIVEN. A RECORD OF EACH CHILD'S OBSERVED BEHAVIOR AND THE TEACHER'S INTERPRETATION ARE KEPT ON THE ANECDOTAL RECORD FORMS. THE WORDS EMPHASIZED IN SMALL GROUP LESSONS AND THE RESPONSES OF EACH CHILD ARE ALSO TO BE RECORDED.
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Authoring Institution: Action for Boston Community Development, Inc., MA.; Boston Public Schools, MA.
Identifiers: MASSACHUSETTS; Massachusetts (Boston)