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ERIC Number: ED002370
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1962
Pages: 11
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COMMUNITY RESOURCES POOL, SOUTH ORANGETOWN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT 1.
FRIEDAN, BETTY
IN OCTOBER, 1962, 250 STUDENTS IN 14 SEMINAR GROUPS, FIFTH GRADERS THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS, BECAME SATURDAY "APPRENTICES" TO PROFESSIONAL RESOURCE PERSONS FROM THE COMMUNITY. STUDENTS WITH HIGH INTEREST AND POTENTIAL ATTENDED THE SEMINARS FOR 8 WEEKS IN THE FALL SEMESTER. A SECOND 8-WEEK SERIES WAS PRESENTED IN THE SPRING. THE PROGRAM WAS FINANCED THROUGH GRANTS AND LOCAL APPROPRIATIONS AMOUNTING TO $16,000. THE STUDENTS WORKED INTENSIVELY WITH SCIENTISTS, ARTISTS AND OTHER PROFESSIONALS, TACKLING REAL PROBLEMS IN THE FIELD. A DESCRIPTION OF THE SEMINARS OFFERED IS INCLUDED WITH THE BULLETIN. THERE WERE WORKSHOPS AND FIELD STUDY IN URBAN RENEWAL INCLUDED IN THE ART SEMINARS. THE SOCIAL SCIENCE SEMINARS CONSISTED OF THREE PROGRAMS IN LOCAL HISTORY, LOCAL GOVERNMENT, AND EMERGING SOUTHEAST ASIAN AND AFRICAN STUDIES. VARIOUS WRITING EXPERIMENTS IN POETRY, DRAMA, AND COMPOSITION WERE OFFERED. DISCOVERY AND CREATIVITY WERE THE BASES FOR FOUR OFFERINGS IN SCIENCE. THE MUSIC PROGRAM CONSISTED OF TWO SEMINARS IN HARP AND COMPOSITION AND VARIED ASSEMBLY PROGRAMS.
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Authoring Institution: South Orangetown Central School District, Orangeburg, NY.
Identifiers: COMMUNITY RESOURCES POOL; New York (Grandview)