ERIC Number: ED033994
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
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The Disadvantaged Early Adolescent: More Effective Teaching.
Storen, Helen F.
Addressed to future teachers, this treatment of the junior high school years contains records of teachers presently in the field. Chapter 1 summarizes the characteristics of disadvantaged youth. Chapter 2 deals with the problems of establishing rapport, motivation, and discipline. Chapter 3 focuses on diagnosing the students' needs and readiness. Chapter 4 examines the selection and organization of the content of the academic experience. Chapter 5 deals with the methods used for presenting the content, the importance of structure, flexible planning, and discussion techniques. Each chapter ends with questions for discussion and suggested readings. The eiplogue includes material obtained over three years of operation of the Bridge Project, a preservice teacher education project at Queens College. (EM)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Discipline Problems, Junior High School Students, Junior High Schools, Motivation Techniques, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, N.Y. ($2.95)
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Identifiers: BRIDGE Project; City University of New York Hunter College; City University of New York Queens College; Project TRUE