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ERIC Number: ED018304
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 34
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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A PLAN FOR PRESCHOOL EDUCATION OF CULTURALLY DEPRIVED 5-AND 6-YEAR OLDS IN THE LAMAR INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, A PROJECT OF GULF SCHOOLS SUPPLEMENTARY EDUCATION CENTER.
TOPE, THOMAS, JR.; AND OTHERS
THE PLANNING DRAFT OFFERED FOR PRESCHOOL EDUCATION OF CULTURALLY DEPRIVED 5-AND 6-YEAR OLDS IN THE LAMAR INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT OF FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS, INVESTIGATES FACTORS AND PROBLEMS AFFECTING THE PRESCHOOL CHILD IN THE CULTURE OF THE ECONOMICALLY DEPRIVED. ANSWERS ARE SOUGHT TO THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS--WHAT AREAS OF DEVELOPMENTAL INSUFFICIENCY COULD BE IDENTIFIED IN THE ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED PRESCHOOL CHILD. WHAT METHODS AND ACTIVITIES COULD BE EMPLOYED TO OVERCOME OR MINIMIZE THESE DEFICIENCIES. WHAT DIFFERENTIALS COULD BE REVEALED BETWEEN A PROGRAM ORGANIZED AROUND DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUCTION REINFORCED BY RELATED ACTIVITIES AND ONE PREDICATED UPON PRIMARY GRADE METHOD IN THE SELF-CONTAINED CLASSROOM. WOULD CHILDREN WHO PARTICIPATED IN THESE PROGRAMS EXHIBIT MEASURABLE DIFFERENCES FROM THOSE WHO HAD NOT PARTICIPATED IN THE PROGRAM IF MEASUREMENT WERE UNDERTAKEN DURING THE FIRST YEAR OF SCHOOL. AREAS OF EMPHASIS WERE LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT, PSYCHOLINGUAL DEVELOPMENT, MOTOR COORDINATION, VISUAL PERCEPTION, RECREATION AND QUIET TIME, LUNCH, AND ENRICHMENT EXPERIENCES. DISCUSSION IS PRESENTED ABOUT THE FOLLOWING ASPECTS OF THE PROGRAM--CLASSROOM ORGANIZATION, CRITERIA FOR STAFF SELECTION, EVALUATION MEANS AND METHODS, AND PURPOSES AND METHODS OF DISSEMINATION. (JH)
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Authoring Institution: Gulf Schools Supplementary Education Center, Pearland, TX.
Identifiers: Texas (Fort Bend County)