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ERIC Number: ED001468
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 66
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THE COMPENSATORY EDUCATION PROGRAM PRESCHOOL DEPARTMENT GUIDE FOR 1965-1965.
BOWSER, VELMA; AND OTHERS
THE PRESCHOOL PROGRAM ENDEAVORED TO MAKE UP FOR ANY LACK IN THE HOME THAT PREVENTED A CHILD FROM BEING READY FOR KINDERGARTEN. THIS BULLETIN ACQUAINTED PARENTS WITH THE PROGRAM AND WITH THE NEEDS OF PRESCHOOL CHILDREN. ENTRANCE WAS DEPENDENT ON CERTAIN HEALTH REQUIREMENTS AND THE PARTICIPATION OF A PARENT ONE DAY A WEEK. THE 2-, 3-, AND SOME OF THE 4-YEAR-OLDS ATTENDED PART OF THE WEEK, OTHER 4-YEAR-OLDS AND 5-YEAR-OLDS ATTENDED ALL WEEK. GENERAL GOALS FOR THE CHILDREN INCLUDED--(1) TO DEVELOP WHOLESOME ATTITUDES TOWARD SCHOOL, (2) TO ACQUAINT THE CHILD WITH THE EXCITMENT OF LEARNING, AND (3) TO PROMOTE A SATISFYING SELF-IMAGE. SPECIFIC GOALS INCLUDED--TRAINING IN SCHOOL DEPORTMENT, SKILLS IN LANGUAGE AND VOCABULARY, EYE-HAND COORDINATION, VARIED BROADENING EXPERIENCES NOT OFFERED IN THE HOME, MOTOR AESTHETIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, AND HEALTH EDUCATION. PERIODIC RECORDS OF EACH CHILD WERE MADE BY PARENT, TEACHER AND NURSE. THE DAILY PROGRAM FOR EACH GROUP WAS DESCRIBED. ADVICE WAS GIVEN TO MOTHERS AS TO HOW TO ACT WITH THEIR CHILDREN WHILE THEY WERE PARTICIPATING. PARENTS LEARNED ABOUT THE SPECIFIC NEEDS AND ABILITIES OF PRESCHOOL CHILDREN AND DEVELOPED SKILLS FOR HOME GUIDANCE. CHARACTERISTICS, ACTIVITIES ENJOYED, AND NEEDS OF EACH AGE LEVEL TAKING PART WERE LISTED. RESOURCE MATERIALS HELPFUL TO PARENTS WERE SUGGESTED.
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Authoring Institution: Fresno City Unified School District, CA.
Identifiers: CALIFORNIA; California (Fresno); INFORMATION BULLETINS