ERIC Number: ED045217
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Cognitively Oriented Curriculum, Ypsilanti, Michigan: A Program that Exposes Preschool Children to a Variety of Materials and Equipment to Teach Concepts Through Physical and Verbal Experiences. Model Programs--Childhood Education.
American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA.
The Perry Preschool Project, for educable mentally retarded 3- and 4-year-olds from disadvantaged homes is described. This program uses a cognitively oriented curriculum (based on Piagetian theory) designed to help the child construct the mental representations of himself and his environment that will lead to the development of logical modes of thought. Sources of more detailed information are provided for this program, specifically, and for Model Programs Childhood Education, in general. (Author/NH)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Concept Formation, Disadvantaged Youth, Home Visits, Pamphlets, Preschool Education, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Team Teaching
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (HE 5.220:20145, $0.25)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Educational Communication (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA.
Identifiers: Piaget (Jean)
Note: Booklet is one in a series of 34 descriptive booklets on childhood education programs prepared for the White House Conference on Children, December, 1970