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ERIC Number: ED063222
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 23
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Reference Count: 0
Project Wingspread. Metropolitan Community Resources as the Interface for Open Communications. Objectives.
Talmage, Harriet; Mendelson, Lloyd J.
This publication, part of supplementary materials for a National Council for the Social Studies Conference paper described in SO 003 075, characterizes and offers evaluations on the Wingspread Project. A number of school exchange programs for varying age groups of suburban and urban young people from diverse backgrounds emphasizes a sense of community when students explore social issues and learn about each other. The supplementary materials paper includes: 1) ten project objectives to heighten the awareness of and the commitment to metropolitan community living; 2) three basic models developed to implement the various programs at the intermediate, upper-grade, and high school level; 3) a description of the manner in which a typical high school Wingspread program is implemented; 4) a summary of the follow-up study concluding from assessment of teachers, counselors, and students that Wingspread project affected them personally; 5) a summary of an evaluation report mentioning areas of conflict and areas of positive impact; and, 6) a list of program materials and units for elementary, junior and senior high grades. Related documents are SO 003 075 and SO 003 091. (Author/SJM)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Chicago Board of Education, IL.