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ERIC Number: ED020252
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1960
Pages: 12
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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THE USE OF TEACHING TEAMS TO IMPROVE THE EDUCATION OF IN-MIGRANT, TRANSIENT PUPILS IN DEPRESSED AREAS. PROJECT PROPOSAL.
Pittsburgh Public Schools, PA.
PROPOSED IS A PROJECT TO REORGANIZE THE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT IN FIVE DISADVANTAGED AREA ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS SERVING IN-MIGRANT, TRANSIENT CHILDREN. IT IS BELIEVED THAT THESE STUDENTS WILL IMPROVE THEIR ACHIEVEMENT IN ENGLISH, SOCIAL STUDIES, AND ARITHMETIC. NEW TEACHING METHODS WILL BE DEVELOPED, AND PARENTS WILL BE ENCOURAGED TO PLACE A GREATER VALUE ON EDUCATION. THE PROJECT WILL ALSO OFFER AN INCENTIVE TO OUTSTANDING TEACHERS TO BECOME "MASTER" TEACHERS INSTEAD OF ADMINISTRATORS. TEACHING TEAMS, ORGANIZED ON THE PRIMARY, INTERMEDIATE, AND INTERSCHOOL LEVELS, WILL BE COMPOSED OF A LEADER, SEVERAL REGULAR TEACHERS, A PARAPROFESSIONAL, AND STUDENT TEACHER AIDES. OTHER PERSONNEL WILL INCLUDE A PROJECT DIRECTOR, SUPERVISORS, A PSYCHOLOGIST, CONSULTANTS, TUTORS, A SCHOOL-HOME LIAISON PERSON, AND EVENING SCHOOL STAFF FOR ADULT EDUCATION. THERE WILL ALSO BE TUTORIAL PLACEMENT FOR GIFTED STUDENTS, INTENSIVE REMEDIAL EFFORTS, AND GREATER STRESS ON ENGLISH FOR ALL STUDENTS. (NH)
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Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Public Schools, PA.
Identifiers: Great Cities Program; PENNSYLVANIA; Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh)