ERIC Number: ED053815
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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Nurseries in Cross-Cultural Education. Final Report.
Lane, Mary B.; And Others
Nurseries in Cross-Cultural Education (NICE) initiated and implemented a 5-year program involving three nursery schools in preventive mental health in a San Francisco poverty area. It was a demonstration project carried out to study processes of involving inner-city families in coping with problems that often overwhelm city dwellers. NICE focused on the education of children 2 to 5 years old as an intercultural preschool experience whose influence extended outward to the multi-ethnic neighborhood. The processes developed in NICE comprise an interaction model that might be utilized with groups of people everywhere. Chapter titles include: The Setting of the Study, Individualized Cross-Cultural Family Model, Review of Research in Preschool Programs, Description of the Sample, Description of Project Setting and of Staff, Program for Children, Program for Adult Members, Mother as Teacher at Home, The Acquisition and Analysis of Evaluational Data, Analysis of Processes Used to Obtain Growth, and Vignette of a NICE Project. Extensive appendixes present schedules, timetables, behavior rating scales and staff information. (WY)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Family Involvement, Home Programs, Individual Differences, Inner City, Intercultural Programs, Mental Health Programs, Models, Nursery Schools, Poverty Areas, Preschool Education, Program Descriptions, Tables (Data), Teacher Role
Mary B. Lane, San Francisco State College, School of Education, 1600 Holloway, San Francisco, California 94132
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Sponsor: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: San Francisco State Coll., CA. School of Education.