ERIC Number: ED044362
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
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General Learning Corporation and Teacher Education 1970. A Report to Superintendents.
General Learning Corp., Washington, DC.
This booklet briefly describes ten recent General Learning Corporation (GLC) projects designated as a cross-section which reflects concern with and work toward better teacher instructional development. Addresses for further information are included with each sketch: 1) teachers' guides and consultant aid for use with GLC textbooks; 2) elementary mathmetics films--12 for teacher training and 30 for use in grades 4-7; 3) a laboratory-centered, self-pacing curriculum program for junior high science; 4) training of 39 Peace Corps volunteers as English, mathematics, and vocational education teachers in Ethopia; 5) training of 200 area residents as community reading assistants to help motivate children by providing personalized reading experience both in the school setting and at home; 6) development of the "Teacher Effectiveness Program" to train Job Corps teachers; 7) publication of "The New Nursery School," a book with six accompanying pamphlets for planning and implementing classroom activities to achieve a variety of objectives; 8) the "Teacher Skills" package, a multi-media program of 34 sound/color films and ten instructional manuals for preservice or inservice improvement of teacher technical skills; 9) An Instructional Development Experience (AIDE), a workshop for school administrators to demonstrate alternative modes of inservice teacher training; and 10) "ID (Instructional Development)," a monthly newsletter for school administrators. (JS)
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Authoring Institution: General Learning Corp., Washington, DC.