ERIC Number: ED057440
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Nongraded Elementary Education: Individualized Learning -- Teacher Leadership -- Student Responsibility.
Gumpper, David C.; And Others
This document evaluates the first year of an experimental continuous progress program in a Pennsylvania elementary school. The report covers (1) a summary and a discussion of the evaluation implications, (2) a compendium of other nongraded school studies, (3) a description of the experimental school, (4) a discussion on program structure and staff characteristics as variables, (5) an outline of the ideal educational program as proposed by the State, (6) an evaluation of the graded program, (7) an appraisal of the continuous progress program, (8) the results of student achievement and attitude change tests, (9) the data on parent and teacher attitude change, and (10) a brief examination of the conditions necessary to implement successful educational innovation. Two appendixes provide descriptions of the methodology and the instruments employed and a cost comparison between the graded and the continuous progress schools. (Author)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Continuous Progress Plan, Costs, Design Requirements, Educational Innovation, Educational Research, Elementary Schools, Human Resources, Individualized Instruction, Nongraded Instructional Grouping, Parent Attitudes, Program Design, Program Evaluation, Staff Role, Staff Utilization, Student Role, Teacher Influence, Test Results
Institute for Research on Human Resources, 407 Graduate Bldg., Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 ($3.00)
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Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Inst. for Research on Human Resources.