ERIC Number: ED055383
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
An Administrator's Suggestions for a Sample Staff Training Program Sequence in an Early Childhood Education Center for Handicapped Children. Vol. 1, No. 2.
Kirby, Fred W.
Described is a projected 40-hour staff training program in general educational principles for personnel in early childhood education centers. Three developmental goals of early childhood educational programs are said to be: wholesome self concept, acceptable social concepts, and aesthetic concepts. Program aspects discussed are: educational analysis; evaluative or diagnostic instruments, including their administration, type of information furnished, validity, accompanying terminology, and applicability of findings to children; differences in physical ability, strength, size, agility, and coordination of preschool children; social differences of preschool children; theories of learning or thinking as applied to preschool children; school and community relations with emphasis on parental involvement; exploratory workshop for display of available instructional materials and equipment; and individual conferences for program participants. The author then recommends that 20 hours be spent working with handicapped children in general and 20 hours with specific handicapping conditions. (CB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Dept. of Special Education.