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ERIC Number: ED020821
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 53
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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BORN FOR JOY, A UNIQUE SUMMER PROGRAM FOR DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN DURING JULY, 1966.
MORRIS, GLYN; WHEATER, JUDITH
A 4-WEEK SUMMER PROGRAM WAS CONDUCTED IN A DISADVANTAGED AREA IN THE ADIRONDACK FOOTHILLS OF NEW YORK. TWO PROJECTS WERE OFFERED, ONE INVOLVING 90 CHILDREN IN GRADES 5 THROUGH 8, AND ANOTHER PROVIDING INSERVICE EDUCATION FOR 75 TEACHERS. THE PROJECT FOR STUDENTS CONSISTED OF CRAFTS, FILMS, RECREATION ACTIVITIES, LISTENING TO RECORDS AND STORYTELLING, HOMEMAKING EXPERIENCES, AND TRIPS TO CANADA, BOSTON, BUFFALO, AND ELSEWHERE. ONE FACET OF THE STUDENT PROJECT WAS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR 9 RETARDED BOYS TO ATTEND A CAMP FOR 3 WEEKS. THE TEACHERS WERE OFFERED 2-WEEK COURSES IN METHODS AND MATERIALS FOR READING INSTRUCTION IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND THE HIGH SCHOOL, AND A COURSE ON MENTAL HEALTH IN THE CLASSROOM. A DESCRIPTION OF BOTH PROJECTS IS GIVEN AND EVALUATIVE REMARKS ARE INCLUDED. AN APPENDIX CONTAINS THE EVALUATION INSTRUMENTS. (NH)
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Authoring Institution: Lewis County Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Lyons Falls, NY.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I; New York (Lewis County)