ERIC Number: ED055042
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Projects in Progress: A Description of Learning Programs for the Disadvantaged.
Theimer, William C., Jr., Ed.; And Others
This booklet contains summaries of projects being carried out under four of the 1970-71 programs funded by the Division of the Compensatory Education, California State Department of Education. The programs are 1) Professional Development Centers, projects which emphasize the strengthening of classroom instructional techniques in reading and mathematics in kindergarten and the elementary grades by involving school district personnel and student teachers from higher education institutions in pertinent training programs; 2) Research and Teacher Education, projects intended to discover and demonstrate instructional practices that will assist teachers in poverty areas to work effectively with disadvantaged pupils; 3) Education Professions Development Act, projects that provide services for educationally disadvantaged children and train teachers to work in rural and isolated areas; 4) New Careers, projects to recruit and train individuals from poverty backgrounds as teachers. Each project summary contains a statement of objectives, a description of its program, and the instruments and procedures to be used in evaluating its success in helping disadvantaged youth. (RT)
Descriptors: Academically Handicapped, Career Ladders, College School Cooperation, Disadvantaged, Disadvantaged Youth, Handicapped Students, Inservice Teacher Education, Job Training, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Evaluation, Rural Schools, Teacher Aides, Teacher Education, Teacher Recruitment, Teaching Methods, Urban Teaching
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Authoring Institution: University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA. Lab. of Educational Research.