ERIC Number: ED059334
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-Dec
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Open Education: ESEA Title I.
Andreae, Jennifer; And Others
Contents of this account of the adaptation of the open classroom philosophy of education in New Rochelle, beginning with a summer Title I E.S.E.A. remedial reading program, include the following: (1) an account of the experience of a traditional teacher in converting to an open classroom; (2) a definition of the approach and a description of the learning principles it is based on; (3) a documentation of the New Rochelle School District reaching the point of implementing the open classroom approach, including teachers' and administrator's motivation to change and the utilization a nd administration of the corridors; (4) parents' relation to the open classroom; and, (5) a discussion of formulations of role for staff in the future. The appendices contain teachers' accounts of movement towards an open classroom approach, the text of a questionnaire sent to parents regarding the changes in classroom and staff organization, a sample individual and weekly record, and floor plans of representative classrooms. (JM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Education for the Disadvantaged.
Identifiers - Location: New York
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I