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ERIC Number: ED001700
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Oct-29
Pages: 28
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FORD FOUNDATION PROJECTS. PROGRESS REPORT.
ROBINETT, RALPH F.; ROJAS, PAULINE M.
THE FORD FOUNDATION PROJECTS INCLUDE--THE PREPARATION OF READING MATERIALS FOR NONENGLISH SPEAKING BILINGUAL PUPILS ENTERING THE FIRST GRADE, THE REVISION OF "FRIES AMERICAN ENGLISH SERIES" FOR NONENGLISH SPEAKING BILINGUAL PUPILS WHO CAN READ AND WRITE IN THEIR OWN VERNACULAR, THE PREPARATION OF AUDIOVISUAL MATERIAL FOR BILINGUAL STUDENTS, AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A BILINGUAL SCHOOL. THE SCHOOL IS TO BE ORGANIZED IN DADE COUNTY PRIMARILY FOR CUBAN REFUGEES. THE FIRST THREE PROJECTS ARE IN THE PLANNING STAGES. STAFF ORIENTATION IS TO BE ACCOMPLISHED THROUGH SUMMER INSERVICE WORKSHOPS. MATERIALS DEVELOPED IN THE SUMMER PROGRAM WILL BE UTILIZED IN THE BILINGUAL SCHOOL. THE SCHOOL WILL BEGIN WITH TWELVE GROUPS OF PUPILS--FOUR GROUPS EACH IN FIRST, SECOND, AND THIRD GRADES. TWO TEACHER GROUPS WILL INCLUDE NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH, AND TWO, NATIVE SPEAKERS OF SPANISH WITHIN EACH GRADE LEVEL. THE INTER-CULTURAL RELATIONSHIPS WILL ALLOW EACH CULTURAL GROUP TO ADJUST TO THE OTHER'S ABILITIES AND ENVIRONMENT. INFORMATION ON SCHOOL ORGANIZATION, SCHEDULING, CLASSROOM ACTIVITY, TEACHER AIDE SCHEDULES AND THE LONG RANGE TESTING PROGRAM ARE INCLUDED.
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Identifiers: FLORIDA; Florida (Miami); MIAMI BILINGUAL PROGRAM