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ERIC Number: ED010971
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 28
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Reference Count: 0
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A COMPREHENSIVE REGIONAL APPROACH TO SMALL SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT.
OVARD, GLEN F.; AND OTHERS
THIS BROCHURE SUMMARIZES THE WESTERN STATES SMALL SCHOOL PROJECT. INCLUDED ARE THE PROJECT'S BASIC ASSUMPTIONS, CRITERIA FOR MEMBERSHIP, A LIST OF THE FIVE PARTICIPATING STATES, THE HISTORY OF THE PROJECT, A DESCRIPTION OF FOUR MAJOR PROJECTS ORGANIZED TO PROMOTE SMALL SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT, SIGNIFICANT RESULTS OF PROJECT ACTIVITIES, A CAREER SELECTION EDUCATION PROGRAM, AND THE MANY DIVERSE PROJECTS OF THE PARTICIPATING STATES. THE ARIZONA PROJECT ATTEMPTS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF BOTH STUDENTS AND TEACHERS FOR INDIVIDUALIZING THE TEACHING-LEARNING PROCESS. THE COLORADO PROJECT IS CONCENTRATING ON NEW METHODS, TECHNIQUES, AND ORGANIZATIONAL PATTERNS. THE NEVADA PROJECT EMPLOYS A VARIETY OF INSTRUCTIONAL MEDIA OR MATERIALS TO REDUCE THE EFFECTS OF SMALLNESS AND ISOLATION. THE NEW MEXICO PROJECT IS EMPHASIZING LINGUISTIC READING IMPROVED PREPARATION FOR CULTURALLY DEPRIVED RURAL CHILDREN, AND SPANISH FOR SPANISH-SPEAKING CHILDREN. THE UTAH PROJECT IS DEVELOPING GUIDELINES FOR AN ENVIRONMENT TO STIMULATE AND ENCOURAGE INDEPENDENT STUDY IN INDIVIDUALIZED PROGRAMS OF INSTRUCTION, EXPLORE APPROACHES TO MEETING THE PROBLEM OF EARLY CULTURAL DEPRIVATION, AND DEMONSTRATE THE EFFECTIVE USE OF EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION IN SMALL SCHOOLS. A DIRECTORY OF THE PROJECT DIRECTORS AND THE POLICY BOARD IS ALSO INCLUDED. (RB)
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Identifiers: Western States Small Schools Project