ERIC Number: ED032241
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Institute for Teachers of Disadvantaged Youth (June 9-July 11, 1969). Director's Report. EPDA, Project Number 154615.
Denver County Public Schools, CO.
This document reports the planning, program, and evaluation of an institute designed to meet the needs of Denver teachers for (1) better communication with Negro and Spanish-speaking pupils and parents, (2) aid in the language development of pupils deficient in English vocabulary, and (3) understanding of Hispanic history and culture. Included are outlines and descriptions of five institute courses: Elementary Conversational Spanish; Language Development in the Negro Culture and Community; Hispanic History and Culture; Early Childhood Education--Language and Symbolic Description as Related to Cognitional Development; and Staffing Patterns, Team Teaching, and Utilization of Aides. Included also are a description of a high school preprofessional program designed to give participating students exploratory experience in seven vocational areas with wide employment opportunities, and a course description and outline for a high school course in Afro and White American Literature. Other contents are lists of the 11 staff members and 27 consultants; institute schedules; remarks of the director at the opening session; institute evaluation questionnaire with tabulation of responses; and excerpts from presentations by resource persons on such topics as health problems of the migrant population, parent involvement in minority schools, and the Hispano community in Denver. (JS)
Descriptors: Differentiated Staffs, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Institutes (Training Programs), Minority Groups, Secondary School Curriculum, Spanish Americans, Spanish Speaking, Teacher Education Curriculum, United States Literature, Vocational Education
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Denver County Public Schools, CO.; Metropolitan State Coll., Denver, CO.
Authoring Institution: Denver County Public Schools, CO.
Identifiers: Colorado; Colorado (Denver)