ERIC Number: ED331279
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Oct-26
Reference Count: N/A
W.I.S.E.: Winners in Sharing Education. Conference Booklet.
Mitchell, E. Glenn, Ed.; DePlacido, Ann, Ed.
This document presents model program efforts designed to foster academic and social growth for all students in the least restrictive environment. The program ideas were presented at a conference highlighting effective program collaboration between regular and special education. The programs aim to enhance student skills as well as foster self-esteem through innovative efforts that address the complex needs of multi-ethnic and multi-racial student populations. Programs from Boston (Massachusetts) Public Schools include: "Social Skills Class/Early Childhood Special Education Program,""Mary Lyon Early Learning Center,""Promoting Peer Interaction among Children with Autism and Non-handicapped Children,""Marshall School Model Resource Room,""Carter School Integration,""PALS (Peers Advance Language Skills) Language Program,""Mozart School Resource Room Model,""O'Hearn Integrated School Model,""The School We Go To,""A Beary Busy Classroom,""Vowel Pals/Star of the Day Game," and "PROJECT STRIVE." Programs developed at other Massachusetts locations include: "McKay Campus School" (Fitchburg Public Schools); "Tarbox School Integration Model" (Lawrence Public Schools); "The Ashfield School Initiative" (Brockton Public Schools); "PROJECT SOLID START" (Melrose Public Schools); "Integrated Language Based Learning Disabilities Program" (Springfield Public Schools); and "Garfield School Building Based Support Team" (Revere Public Schools.) (JDD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Univ., Boston.; Massachusetts Urban Project.; Boston Public Schools, MA.; Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston.