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ERIC Number: ED002513
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Apr
Pages: 1
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CONFERENCE ON THE EDUCATION OF SPANISH-SPEAKING CHILDREN AND YOUTH.
EIDE, CARLA; NANCE, AFTON D.
REPORTS INCLUDE--PROVIDING A KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM THAT IS FLEXIBLE AND MEETS A WIDE RANGE OF INTERESTS AND NEEDS, GUIDING SPANISH-SPEAKING CHILDREN AND YOUTH THROUGH ACHIEVING BETTER UNDERSTANDING, USING STANDARDIZED TESTS OF INTELLIGENCE AND ACHIEVEMENT WITH SPANISH-SPEAKING PUPILS TO OBTAIN THE MOST VALID RESULTS, HELPING CHILDREN TO READ BY ARRANGING SPECIAL CLASSES TO PROVIDE MANY EXPERIENCES AND MOTIVATIONAL ACTIVITIES, TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE USING THE AUDIOLINGUAL METHOD AND FOLLOWING THE SEQUENCE OF UNDERSTANDING, SPEAKING, READING, AND WRITING, USING THE AUDIOLINGUAL METHOD OF LISTEN AND RESPOND TO TEACH ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE, REPORTING PUPIL PROGRESS TO PARENTS BY MEANS OF REPORT CARDS, ACHIEVEMENT GRADING, AND ABILITY GRADING, GAINING THE CONFIDENCE OF PARENTS AND PUPILS THROUGH AN UNDERSTANDING OF SUCH PROBLEMS AS ECONOMIC NEEDS, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL DIFFICULTIES, AND DIFFERENCES AMONG MEXICAN-AMERICAN FAMILIES, PROVIDING FOR HEALTH NEEDS THROUGH THE ESTABLISHMENT OF GOOD RAPPORT WITH MEMBERS OF THE MEXICAN-AMERICAN COMMUNITY, IN ORDER TO BREAK DOWN BARRIERS TO THE EFFICIENT PERFORMANCE OF FUNCTIONS, BUILDING GOOD CITIZENSHIP BY REALISTICALLY TEACHING CHILDREN THE VALUES AND EXPECTATIONS OF THEIR NEW CULTURE AS IT RELATES TO EMPLOYMENT, HELPING SPANISH-SPEAKING YOUTH TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OPPORTUNITIES FOR HIGHER EDUCATION THROUGH EARLY IDENTIFICATION OF DROPOUTS, SMALL CLASSES, TO PROVIDE A SUCCESSFUL EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE THROUGH WHICH SPANISH-SPEAKING CHILDREN COULD TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THEIR OWN ABILITIES.
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Authoring Institution: Decoto Elementary School District, Union City, CA.
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