ERIC Number: ED027246
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jul
Reference Count: 0
New Curricular Materials and the Teaching of the Disadvantaged. Project Report One, NDEA National Institute Conference (June 19-21, 1967).
This publication reports the content and proceedings of a conference at which curriculum planners and designers and academic specialists and generalists met with representatives of eight disadvantaged American minority groups to examine the relationships between curriculum change and better education for disadvantaged children. The body of the report contains (1) statements of the purpose and questions of the conference, (2) summary of ideas from all the group discussions pinpointing areas of consensus and of controversy, (3) suggestions for the future including recommendations and lists of key problems and priorities, and (4) addresses by A. Harry Passow, Keith R. Kelson, and R. Louis Bright. Appendix 1 consists of eight background papers prepared by population representatives regarding some considerations in dealing with the Southern urban Negro child, the American Indian child, the Southern rural Negro child, the Mexican-American child, the central urban Negro child, the migrant child, the Northern urban Negro child, and the Appalachian child. Appendix 2 contains short descriptions of nineteen curriculum projects which were represented at the conference. Appendix 3 lists the names and positions of the 76 conference participants. (JS)
Descriptors: American Indians, Black Youth, Conference Reports, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Problems, Disadvantaged Youth, Experimental Curriculum, Instructional Innovation, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mexican Americans, Migrant Children, Minority Group Children, Rural Youth, Teacher Effectiveness
NDEA, c/o AACTE, Room 804, 1201 Sixteenth St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 ($2.00).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.; Ball State Univ., Muncie, IN.