ERIC Number: ED082845
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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Home-Oreinted Preschool Education: Handbook for Mobile Classroom Teachers and Aides.
Little, Mabel; And Others
This handbook is one of seven publications designed to implement the Home-Oriented Preschool Education (HOPE) Program, which uses televised, mobile classroom, and parent instruction to educate 3-, 4-, and 5-year-olds. It describes ways to help the teacher and aide equip the mobiel classroom, schedule its visits, enroll the children, and prepare activities to achieve the program's goals. Lists of specific responsibilities for the mobile classroom teacher and aide are included, along with suggestions for the development of social skills and language, materials selection, and record keeping. Also included: (1) typical problems that may be encountered; (2) suggestions for motivating children, responding to them, and guiding them in play; (3) tips for an effective storytime; (4) suggestions for working with art and music; and (5) symptoms of behavior problems to watch for. Appendices present a sample parents' guide, a sample home visitor's newsletter, lists of toys, books, and supplies, a detailed mobile classroom instructional guide, and a personal enrollee information form. (SET)
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educational Television, Home Programs, Home Visits, Instructional Materials, Language Acquisition, Learning Activities, Mobile Classrooms, Parent Education, Preschool Education, Scheduling, Social Development, Story Reading, Teacher Aides, Teaching Methods
Appalachia Educational Laboratory, Inc., Box 1348, Charleston, W.V. 25325 (no charge)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Lab. Branch.
Authoring Institution: Appalachia Educational Lab., Charleston, WV.