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ERIC Number: ED002396
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965-Jul
Pages: 55
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MOTT FOUNDATION PROJECTS MOTT PROGRAM--FLINT PUBLIC SCHOOLS, SUMMARY REPORTS JULY 1, 1964 TO JUNE 30, 1965.
BRIGGS, LARRY; AND OTHERS
ONE-PAGE REPORTS ARE PRESENTED, SUMMARIZING EACH OF THE PROJECTS IN THE MOTT PROGRAM FOR THE FLINT PUBLIC SCHOOLS--WORKSHOPS AND VISITATIONS, ADULT EDUCATION, GRADUATE TRAINING, YOUTH PROGRAMS, THE MOTT CAMP, RECREATION, A BETTER TOMORROW FOR THE URBAN CHILD, THE PERSONALIZED CURRICULUM PROGRAM, MEDICAL-DENTAL HEALTH, INTERUNIVERSITY CLINICAL PREPARATION, ECONOMICS, AND LEADERSHIP. A STATEMENT OF PHILOSOPHY, STAFFING AND FACILITIES, STATISTICS, AND PROJECTIONS FOR THE FUTURE ACCOMPANY EACH REPORT. ONE PROGRAM REVIEWED IS THE TOT LOTS. A VARIETY OF EXPERIENCES IN VARIOUS AREAS ARE OFFERED 4- TO 8-YEAR-OLDS THROUGH SUPERVISED PLAY. THE ATTEMPT IS MADE TO RELATE PLAY ACTIVITIES TO PLANNED LEARNING EXPERIENCES--SELF-EXPRESSION, COOPERATION, SHARING, SELF-CONFIDENCE, AND SKILLS IN MANY AREAS. THE TOT LOTS ARE STAFFED BY A FULL-TIME DIRECTOR DURING THE SUMMER, 4 ASSISTANTS, AND 122 LEADERS. FIFTY-FOUR CHILDREN MEET IN EACH OF 52 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS AND PRIMARY UNITS. THE PHILOSPHICAL PURPOSE OF THE MOTT FOUNDATION IS TO INCREASE THE STRENGTH AND CHARACTER OF ALL MEMBERS OF THE FLINT COMMUNITY. THE EFFORT IS BEING MADE TO IMPROVE THE EDUCATION, RECREATION, PHYSICAL FITNESS, CHILDREN'S HEALTH, THE UNDERSTANDING OF BASIC ECONOMICS, SOCIAL SERVICES, SPIRITUAL VALUES, SELF-RELIANCE AND USEFUL LIVING.
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Authoring Institution: Flint Public Schools, MI.
Identifiers: Michigan (Flint); Mott Camp MI; Mott Foundation