ERIC Number: ED083233
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
EPDA B-2 Alhambra Elementary Kindergarten-Aide Training Project.
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.; Alhambra School District 68, Phoenix, AZ.
This paper presents the Alhambra/Arizona Department of Education EPDA (Education Professions Development Act) B-2 Kindergarten Aide Training Project, which was a cooperative effort to develop a performance-based program with specific objectives. Following a brief introduction, the development of the training program objectives is discussed in relation to cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains. The preservice and in-service training programs foraides is explained and, for music and art, outlined. A task analysis form was included along with tables of responses obtained from nine aides and 13 teachers. Information is given concerning the involvement of parents, the development of program materials, and evaluation procedures. Recommendations are made concerning future programs. The appendixes contain a) summary of skills that teachers thought kindergarteners should possess, b) criteria for selecting kindergarten teachers in Alhambra district, c) philosophy for kindergarten, d) interview and selection data for kindergarten aides, e) kindergarten rating scale, f) suggestions for the development of skills by kindergarten aides, g) guidelines for classroom observation by aides, h) kindergarten progress report, i) parent-aide workshop, and j) materials used in the training program. (BRB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.; Alhambra School District 68, Phoenix, AZ.