ERIC Number: ED180205
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Aug
Reference Count: 0
St. John Valley Bilingual Education Project, Madawaska, Maine.
American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA.
The St. John Valley Bilingual Education Project (Project VIBE) has undertaken the multidisciplinary French/English bilingual education of public school students in Madawaska, a Maine community near the Canadian border. The present report represents a complete description of this Title VII program, covering program development, staffing and management, parent and community involvement, program costs, and a summary of evaluating reports. A description of the course of instruction includes: (1) the rationale for determining the language of instruction for each subject; (2) an excerpt from the French curriculum guide; (3) classroom grouping techniques; (4) methods of diagnosis and assessment; (5) a suggested weekly schedule; and (6) discussions of facilities, equipment, and key materials. Sources for further information about the project are appended. (JB)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Bilingual Education, Community Role, Curriculum, Educational Assessment, Educational Equipment, Educational Facilities, Elementary Secondary Education, English, French, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Language of Instruction, Parent Role, Program Costs, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Scheduling, Second Language Learning, Teachers, Validated Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Planning, Budgeting, and Evaluation.
Authoring Institution: American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA.
Identifiers: Bilingual Programs; Maine; National Diffusion Network Programs; Project VIBE
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