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ERIC Number: ED002439
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Sep
Pages: 9
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COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAMS FOR IMPROVING MATHEMATICS EDUCATION OF PUPILS IN POVERTY AREAS.
BROWN, KENNETH E.
CHARACTERISTICS OF PUPILS IN POVERTY AREAS INCLUDE LOW ACHIEVEMENT, UNPREDICTABLE AND UNORGANIZED BEHAVIOR, AND LITTLE PARENT MOTIVATION. THE POVERTY CHILD NEEDS TO HAVE HIS MATHEMATICAL POTENTIAL DEVELOPED TO COPE WITH A SCIENTIFIC WORLD. THE SCHOOL MATHEMATICS STUDY GROUP FURNISHES EXPERIENCE AND INFORMATION ABOUT THE EDUCATION OF MIDDLE GROUP STUDENTS WHICH MAY HAVE SIGNIFICANCE FOR THE MATHEMATICAL EDUCATION OF THE POVERTY CHILD. SUGGESTIONS TO STIMULATE PROGRAMS FOR THE EDUCATION OF THE POVERTY CHILD INCLUDE ESTABLISHMENT OF COMMUNITY COMMITTEES ON MATHEMATICS EDUCATION FOR THE POVERTY CHILD, ESTABLISHMENT OF CENTERS FOR THE STUDY OF HIS NEEDS, INVESTIGATION OF EFFECTIVE METHODS OF TEACHING THE POVERTY CHILD, ESTABLISHMENT OF LOCAL COMMITTEES TO LOCATE PROMISING PRACTICES FOR IMPROVING HIS EDUCATION, COOPERATION BETWEEN THE LOCAL COLLEGE AND THE COMMUNITY IN A PILOT STUDY PROJECT ON TEACHING THE POVERTY CHILD, STUDY OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE USE OF TEACHER ASSISTANTS IN CLASSES OF THESE CHILDREN, STUDY OF MEANS OF COMMUNICATING WITH PARENTS OF THE LOW ECONOMIC GROUP, PROVISION OF PART-TIME EDUCATION WITH WORK EXPERIENCE FOR THE POVERTY CHILD, AND ESTABLISHMENT OF SUMMER CAMPS TO PROVIDE RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES.
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