ERIC Number: ED331575
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Manitoba Kindergarten Assessment: English Language, French Immersion and Heritage Language Programs, 1985. General Report.
Manitoba Dept. of Education, Winnipeg. Curriculum Development Branch.
This general report presents findings of Manitoba's 1985 assessment of kindergarten English, French immersion, and heritage language programs. The report contains a description of classroom observations, and summaries of interviews with teachers and principals. Sections of the report focus on: (1) background to the assessment; (2) physical environment; (3) planning and organization of classroom activities; (4) content of classroom activities; (5) teacher-student interaction; (6) assessment of kindergarten children; (7) diversity; (8) staffing; and (9) administration. Included are recommendations based on teacher and principal opinion and advisory committee judgments. Manitoba's teachers and school administrators are encouraged to review recommendations for applicability to their kindergarten programs. (RH)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Cultural Differences, Educational Improvement, English Instruction, Foreign Countries, French, Immersion Programs, Kindergarten, Learning Activities, Personnel, Primary Education, Program Administration, School Surveys, Second Language Instruction, Student Evaluation, Teacher Student Relationship
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Manitoba Dept. of Education, Winnipeg. Curriculum Development Branch.
Identifiers: Heritage Language; Manitoba
Note: For summary report, see PS 017 657.