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ERIC Number: ED001470
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 2
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SAN FRANCISCO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT COMPENSATORY EDUCATION, PROJECT NARRATIVE REPORT 1963-1964.
San Francisco Unified School District, CA.
THE SAN FRANCISCO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT COMPENSATORY EDUCATION PROJECT PROVIDED OPPORTUNITIES IN CULTURALLY DEPRIVED NEIGHBORHOODS. INCLUDED IN THE PROJECT WERE YOUTHS FROM PREDOMINANTLY CHINESE, NEGRO,AND SPANISH-SPEAKING BACKGROUNDS. FIELD TRIPS WERE PROVIDED TO BUILD EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE. IT WAS ANTICIPATED THAT THROUGH EXTENDED EXPERIENCES OUTSIDE THE SCHOOL, THE PROGRAM WOULD PROVIDE FOR DEVELOPMENT OF LANGUAGE SKILLS, INCREASED MOTIVATION, BROADENED CULTURAL BACKGROUND, AND IMPROVED SELF-IMAGE. THE ENTIRE PROGRAM CALLED FOR TRIPS INTO THE COMMUNITY, WITH PRE- AND POST-ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THE LEARNING PROCESS. MATERIALS HELPED THE TEACHER HIGHLIGHT THE TRIP AND BUILD EXPERIENCES IN THE CLASSROOM WHICH WOULD READY THE CHILDREN FOR THE TRIP. RESULTS SHOWED THAT THE CHILDREN'S VISUAL ACUITY AND AUDITORY PERCEPTION HAD IMPROVED THROUGH REAL EXPERIENCES IN OBSERVATION AND LISTENING. ALSO THERE WAS EVIDENCE OF IMPROVED COLOR SENSE AND LANGUAGE PATTERN FACILITY. CHILDREN APPEARED TO BE MORE CURIOUS AND BECAME MORE TALKATIVE.
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Authoring Institution: San Francisco Unified School District, CA.
Identifiers: CALIFORNIA; California (San Francisco)