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ERIC Number: ED018579
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 160
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PILOT TRAINING PROGRAM FOR SUPERVISED WORKER IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER, JOB-ORIENTED PROGRAM FOR HOME ECONOMICS, MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE, FEBRUARY 14-JUNE 30, 1966. PROGRESS REPORT.
Memphis City School System, TN.
RESULTS FROM QUESTIONNAIRES SENT TO 5,000 HOME ECONOMICS STUDENTS TO IDENTIFY STUDENT WORK OUTSIDE THE HOME, THE MEANS USED IN SECURING EMPLOYMENT, AND WAGES RECEIVED SHOWED A NEED FOR TRAINING HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS FOR WORK IN PRESCHOOL CHILD CARE CENTERS. A PILOT PROGRAM, INITIATED BY HOME ECONOMICS PERSONNEL, PROVIDED (1) A LABORATORY COURSE FOR 20 GIRLS TO ACQUIRE TECHNIQUES FOR HELPING CHILDREN ACQUIRE FIRST GRADE READINESS, (2) TRAINING FOR GIRLS TO WORK AS TEACHER AIDES FOR 3 HOURS A DAY UNDER SUPERVISION, (3) ONE UNIT OF CREDIT AND WAGES, (4) AN ADDITIONAL PRESCHOOL CENTER FOR THE SCHOOL SYSTEM, (5) DIRECTIONS FOR GUIDANCE AND EVALUATION OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT STUDY IN THE HOME ECONOMICS CLASSES OF THE SCHOOL SYSTEM, AND (6) TRAINED CHILD CARE WORKERS. SOME RESULTS WERE THAT (1) THE STUDENTS LEARNED TO IDENTIFY DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES IN THE CHILDREN, DEVELOPED TECHNIQUES AND SKILLS IN SUPERVISING ACTIVITIES, LEARNED AND USED SAFETY RULES, AND GAINED SKILLS IN ASSISTING THE TEACHERS OF THE CENTER, AND (2) THE TEACHERS LEARNED TO IDENTIFY CONCEPTS AND SKILLS NEEDED IN TEACHING HOME ECONOMICS CHILD DEVELOPMENT UNITS, DEVELOP TECHNIQUES OF WORKING WITH STUDENTS IN A PILOT PROGRAM, AND MAINTAIN A PRESCHOOL CENTER. IN ADDITION TO THE PROGRAM REPORT, THE DOCUMENT INCLUDES (1) THE PRESCHOOL DAILY SCHEDULE, (2) INFORMATION ON PRINCIPLES OF PROGRAM ACTIVITIES FOR THE PRESCHOOL CHILD, DEVELOPMENT PATTERNS OF CHILDREN, RESOURCE MATERIALS, OBSERVATION PRACTICES, SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN, DISCIPLINE AND BEHAVIOR OF CHILDREN, EMPLOYMENT PREPARATION, AND PARENT-SCHOOL RELATIONSHIPS, AND (3) EVALUATION DATA. RELEVANT FORMS AND INSTRUMENTS ARE INCLUDED. (MS)
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Authoring Institution: Memphis City School System, TN.
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