ERIC Number: ED063222
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
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)
Descriptors: Community Resources, Community Study, Cultural Interrelationships, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Experimental Programs, Field Experience Programs, Free Choice Transfer Programs, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Units of Study, Urban Studies
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Chicago Board of Education, IL.