ERIC Number: ED020241
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Nov
Reference Count: 0
NEW MEXICO STATE CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION OF THE DISADVANTAGED, REPORT OF PROCEEDINGS (ALBUQUERQUE, NOVEMBER 11-12, 1966).
New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe.
DISCUSSED AT THE FIRST GENERAL SESSION OF THIS STATEWIDE CONFERENCE WERE (1) THE OBJECTIVES OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT TITLE I PROGRAMS, (2) THE PREPARATION OF TEACHERS OF THE DISADVANTAGED, AND (3) IMPRESSIONS OF THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION OF THE DISADVANTAGED, WHICH SOME OF THE CONFEREES HAD ATTENDED. THE CONTRIBUTION OF VARIOUS STATE AGENCIES TO IMPROVE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE DISADVANTAGED WAS ALSO CONSIDERED. AT THE SECOND GENERAL SESSION GUEST LECTURERS SPOKE ON TEACHING METHODS, MATERIALS, AND CURRICULUM FOR THE DISADVANTAGED. GROUP DISCUSSIONS WERE CONCERNED WITH SPANISH-SPEAKING STUDENTS, READING INSTRUCTION, VOCATIONAL PROGRAMS, CULTURAL ACTIVITIES, SCHOOL SERVICES, AND STUDY CENTERS. ADDITIONAL TOPICS UNDER CONSIDERATION INCLUDED KINDERGARTEN AND PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS, INSERVICE TRAINING, APPROACHES TO PUPIL EVALUATION, AND RESEARCH AND INFORMATION DISSEMINATION PRACTICES. NEW MEXICO'S DISADVANTAGED POPULATION CONSISTS OF INDIAN, SPANISH, AND ANGLO ETHNIC GROUPS. (LB)
Descriptors: American Indians, Ancillary School Services, Compensatory Education, Conference Reports, Cultural Enrichment, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Testing, Evaluation Methods, Federal Programs, Information Dissemination, Preschool Education, Remedial Reading, Rural Areas, Spanish Speaking, State Agencies, Teacher Education, Vocational Education, White Students
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe.
Identifiers: Conference on Educ of Disadvantaged (New Mexico); Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I; NEW MEXICO