ERIC Number: ED023176
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Research and Development Activities in R & I Units of Five Elementary Schools of Racine, Wisconsin, 1966-67. Report From Project Models.
Klausmeier, Herbert J., Ed.; And Others
Experimental educational programs emphasizing individualized instruction and motivation were conducted with classes from kindergarten through grade 6. Projects analyzed individualization and motivational procedures in mathematics, individualization in handwriting and spelling, instructional procedures in language arts for disadvantaged children, and the effects of increased home-school contact on parental attitudes and student achievement. Field testing revealed which control groups for the Research and Instruction Units were adequate and also which strategies for ascertaining pupil achievements were appropriate. Administration of a teacher opinion scale confirmed that student behavior, achievement, motivation, and attitudes were better in R & I classes than in control classrooms. (JK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Disadvantaged, Elementary Schools, Field Studies, Handwriting Instruction, Individualized Programs, Instructional Improvement, Language Arts, Learning Motivation, Mathematics Instruction, Parent Attitudes, Parent School Relationship, Research and Instruction Units, Spelling Instruction, Statistical Analysis, Teacher Attitudes
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Research and Development Center for Cognitive Learning.
Identifiers: Project MODELS