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ERIC Number: ED013140
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jun-30
Pages: 219
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Reference Count: 0
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AN INSERVICE EDUCATION PROGRAM TO FACILITATE INTEGRATION IN OAK RIDGE SCHOOLS THROUGH IMPROVEMENT OF LANGUAGE SKILLS AND RELATED CURRICULUM FROM PRE-KINDERGARTEN THROUGH JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL.
WATSON, WILLIAM GENE
THIS PROJECT IN THE OAK RIDGE SCHOOLS WAS DESIGNED TO IMPROVE THE LANGUAGE ARTS AND READING PROGRAMS FOR NEGRO STUDENTS AT A RACIALLY SEGREGATED ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. IT ATTEMPTED TO PREPARE THESE STUDENTS FOR SUCCESSFUL SCHOOL INTEGRATION IN A DIFFERENTIATED EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM AT AN INTEGRATED JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL. THE PROGRAM INCLUDED PRESCHOOL EDUCATION, IMPLEMENTATION OF A SPECIAL READING PROGRAM, DEVELOPMENT OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS, AND METHODS AND APPROACHES FOR DEALING WITH DISADVANTAGED YOUTH IN ALL CURRICULUM AREAS. A STUDY CENTER WAS ORGANIZED AT NIGHT AND MANNED BY VOLUNTEER TEACHERS. EXTENSIVE WORK WAS DONE BY A COORDINATOR IN DEVELOPING BETTER HOME-SCHOOL RELATIONSHIPS. AN INSERVICE TEACHER EDUCATION WORKSHOP WAS CONDUCTED WITH CONSULTANTS BROUGHT IN TO HELP THE TEACHERS IN VARIOUS CURRICULUM AREAS. THE REPORT CONCLUDED THAT CONSIDERABLE GAINS WERE MADE IN TERMS OF IQ POINTS AND READING ABILITY. (JS)
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Authoring Institution: Oak Ridge Schools, TN.
Identifiers: Department of Health Education and Welfare; Oak Ridge Schools TN