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ERIC Number: ED018519
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jan
Pages: 12
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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ATLANTA MODEL, A PROGRAM FOR IMPROVING BASIC SKILLS.
Atlanta Public Schools, GA. Communication Skills Labs.
A PROGRAM TO OVERCOME RACIAL AND SOCIAL DIFFERENCES IN SPEECH PATTERNS, READING ABILITY, AND SOCIAL BEHAVIOR IS DESCRIBED IN THIS REPORT. COMMUNICATIONS SKILLS LABORATORIES HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED IN NINE HIGH SCHOOLS, INCLUDING SEVERAL INTEGRATED SCHOOLS. LISTENING, SPEAKING, READING, AND WRITING ACTIVITIES ARE FEATURED. INSERVICE TEACHER TRAINING HAS BEEN DESIGNED FOR THE LABORATORY TEACHERS, REGULAR FACULTY MEMBERS, AND NEW STAFF TEACHERS IN THE NINE HIGH SCHOOLS. RACIALLY INTEGRATED TEAMS OF THESE STAFF TEACHERS VISIT OTHER ATLANTA PUBLIC SCHOOLS, INCLUDING ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS, TO TEACH 1- TO 5-DAY ENRICHMENT UNITS. THE REGULAR CLASSROOM TEACHERS IN THESE SCHOOLS ARE THUS RELEASED FOR INSERVICE TRAINING. AT 3-WEEK SUMMER WORKSHOPS TEACHERS ARE INTRODUCED TO NEW TECHNIQUES OF READING INSTRUCTION, ORAL PATTERN PRACTICE DRILLS, AND COMPOSITION INSTRUCTION. (DK)
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Authoring Institution: Atlanta Public Schools, GA. Communication Skills Labs.
Identifiers: Atlanta Public Schools GA; GEORGIA; Georgia (Atlanta)