ERIC Number: ED032244
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969-Apr
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Exemplary Programs in English As a Second Language, San Diego County. Final Report.
San Diego City Schools, CA.
This document reports a 2-year project designed to (1) establish four model English as a Second Language (ESL) demonstration centers (kindergarten through grade 12); (2) demonstrate ways to equip Mexican-American pupils with the four English language skills: listening, comprehending, speaking, reading and writing; (3) acquaint teachers and staff with better methods, materials, and techniques of working with non-native speakers of English; (4) identify for the teacher the unique cultural characteristics which Mexican-American children bring to the learning process; (5) develop in each pupil the fundamental skills and modes of learning that carry beyond the classroom and the immediate school environment; (6) encourage, promote, and maintain pupil and parent participation and appreciation for education at all age levels; and (7) evaluate and disseminate the findings of the project. Included are descriptions of various phases of the program including summer and monthly inservice workshops for 100 teachers; selection and field testing of ESL curriculum materials; study conference for educators and community representatives; and conferences and classes for parents. Included also are description of the typical Mexican-American family in the county and discussion of changes influenced by the project, the part played by 12 cooperating community agencies, and contribution of project activities without federal support. (JS)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: San Diego City Schools, CA.
Identifiers - Location: California; California (San Diego)