ERIC Number: ED045764
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Oct
Reference Count: 0
A Research Report of the North Carolina Advancement School: Fall Term 1968, Spring Term 1969.
North Carolina Advancement School, Winston-Salem.
This is a report on the North Carolina Advancement School's research and program for the Fall, 1968, and Spring, 1969. The School was designed to implement research on the problem of underachievement. The students, sixth- and seventh-grade boys, usually reside at the School. The instructional program includes humanities, reading, mathematics, and art. Individual instruction, team teaching, and other experimental methods were employed. The results show that the students evidenced significant growth on measures of achievement; the sixth-graders did better than those older in this area. This suggests that age is related to ability to respond to the program. Changes in personality variables were also more pronounced for sixth-graders. However, all students tended to change on psychological characteristics in a positive direction. Further research is urged. For related reports, see UD 011 076-079 and 011 081. (Author/JW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Boarding Schools, Disadvantaged Youth, Educationally Disadvantaged, Experimental Programs, Experimental Schools, Intelligence, Junior High School Students, Program Evaluation, Psychological Testing, Residential Schools, Self Concept, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation, Underachievement
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Advancement School, Winston-Salem.
Identifiers: North Carolina Advancement School; North Carolina (Winston Salem)