ERIC Number: ED029745
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Migrant Children: The Problem and an Approach.
Ponce, Carlos; Powell, Lafayette
The 2 sections of the document are concerned with the problem of teaching migrant children and a possible approach to doing the job more effectively. The first section is devoted to describing the life and deplorable living conditions of Puerto Rican and Negro migrant workers. The experiences encountered by the children in such an environment are discussed as influences on academic achievements. The problems of the migrant workers, ranging from language handicaps to nutritional deficiencies to automobile ownership, are described. The second section includes a brief treatment of the multifaceted background of migrant children. Emphasis is placed on the positive factors which a teacher can employ effectively in order to increase learning. Activities and objectives are suggested with several basic teaching concepts. Several illustrations are included. (CM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Kutztown State Coll., PA.