ERIC Number: ED039071
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Migrant Children in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
According to this summary report, the State of Wisconsin has been guided by 3 goals in planning education programs for migrant children: (1) to increase familiarity of the school staff with the problems and needs of migrant children, (2) to develop a curriculum emphasizing communication skills, and (3) to build a school environment which facilitates development of communication skills. The report outlines in-service training activities for teachers of migrant students and identifies 10 special needs of these students: (1) a sense of belonging, (2) enriched learning experiences, (3) opportunities to explore the arts, (4) verbal practice in English, (5) a knowledge of Spanish, (6) practice in listening, (7) opportunities to explore vocational interests, (8) health care, (9) family-school cooperation, and (10) continuity of school records. A disucssion of programs and activities developed by the schools to meet each of these needs is presented. A map of Wisconsin showing the location and name of existing migrant schools is also included. (TL)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged, English (Second Language), Enrichment Activities, Health, Individual Development, Inservice Teacher Education, Migrant Education, Parent School Relationship, Recordkeeping, Spanish Speaking, State Programs, Vocational Aptitude
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.