ERIC Number: ED031853
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Demonstration Project for the Initiation of Summer Curriculum with Special Emphasis upon Language Acceleration for Hearing Impaired Children. Final Report.
Behrens, Thomas R.
To demonstrate the need for summer educational programs for hearing impaired children and to study ways of implementing programs, a summer program, conducted at a school for the deaf, was utilized. Twenty-two educators in four groups observed the program for four days each, met for discussions, and analyzed strengths and weaknesses. Academic and recreation programs were provided for 126 students from 4 to older teens in age; teachers were encouraged to be innovative. Summeries of teaching units for age groups from 4 to 6 through adolescents, and summaries of three special programs and a recreation program are presented. Replies of observers to an evaluative questionnaire are provided and reveal generally favorable attitudes to the program and to the possibility of starting summer programs at other schools. (RJ)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Auditory Training, Educational Innovation, Exceptional Child Research, Filmstrips, Hearing Impairments, Instructional Materials, Language Enrichment, Lipreading, Overhead Projectors, Program Evaluation, Reading Instruction, Recreational Programs, Scheduling, Speech Instruction, Summer Programs, Summer Schools, Teaching Methods, Unit Plan
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Kendall School for the Deaf, Washington, DC.; Gallaudet Coll., Washington, DC.