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ERIC Number: ED003716
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 92
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TRANSLATING DEMOCRATIC PRINCIPLES INTO THE BEHAVIORS OF CHILDREN IN THE KINDERGARTEN-PRIMARY GRADES.
LEVINE, LOUIS S.
THIS STUDY REPORTED ON THE DEVELOPMENT AND DEMONSTRATION OF NEW PROCEDURES FOR INSTRUCTION OF DEMOCRATIC PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES TO AMERICAN YOUTH. A REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE WHICH WAS CONDUCTED BY AN INVESTIGATIVE TEAM. THE STUDIES (212) WERE ABSTRACTED AND COMPRISED THE ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY. A WORKING SET OF DEMOCRATIC PRINCIPLES WERE PRESENTED AND EVALUATED FOR TRANSLATION INTO THE BEHAVIORS OF CHILDREN. BEHAVIORS BY THE STAFF WERE SPECIFIED FOR IDEOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES THROUGH EXAMINATION OF LITERATURE, OBSERVATIONS OF YOUNG CHILDREN, AND CONSULTATION WITH TEACHERS. THE INTER-RATER AGREEMENT APPROACH WAS IMPLEMENTED BY COLLATING BEHAVIORAL ITEMS AND ASSOCIATED PRINCIPLES. THE RESULTS OF THIS 11-MONTH STUDY INDICATED IT WAS POSSIBLE TO SPECIFY DEMOCRATIC IDEOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES. FURTHER RESEARCH WAS SUGGESTED TO DETERMINE METHODS OF MODIFYING CHILD BEHAVIOR IN A DEMOCRATIC DIRECTION. (RS)
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Authoring Institution: Frederick Burk Foundation for Education, San Francisco, CA.; San Francisco State Coll., CA.
Identifiers: CALIFORNIA; California (San Francisco)