ERIC Number: ED045219
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Model Observation Kindergarten and First Grade, Amherst, Massachusetts: Model Classrooms which Offer Completely Individualized Scheduling for Mixed Age Groups of Kindergarten and First-Grade Students. Model Programs--Childhood Education.
American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA.
This booklet describes the Model Observation Kindergarten and First Grade whose approach is based on the philosophy that education should be centered in the learner, that children learn at different rates and that children learn something only when they are ready. Many aspects of The British Infant Schools are incorporated in the program. Sources of more detailed information are provided for this program, specifically, and for Model Programs Childhood Education, in general. (Author/NH)
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Grade 1, Group Activities, Independent Study, Individual Development, Kindergarten, Pamphlets, Program Descriptions, Readiness, Teacher Education, Teacher Role
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (HE 5.220:20152, $0.20)
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: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III; Infant Schools (United Kingdom)
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