ERIC Number: ED086325
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Sep-28
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Evaluation of Head Start Experience with "Healthy, That's Me" in the Second Year. Volume I.
Zamoff, Richard B.; And Others
This evaluation report is based primarily on interviews administered to Head Start parents and staff at 26 Head Start centers during 1972-73. Chapter I provides a summary of major findings and recommendations. Chapter II summarizes the current status of the health education curriculum guide, "Healthy, That's Me" and discusses the objectives of the second year's evaluation. Chapter III presents the overall reactions of Head Start staff and parents to the curriculum guide, as well as general suggestions for revisions and priorities for additional material to be included in the guide. Chapter IV assesses the impact of "Healthy, That's Me" on various health-related attitudes and behaviors of Head Start staff, parents, and children. Chapter V identifies the costs of various types of teacher training in the use of "Healthy, That's Me" and relates these types of training to teacher, parent, and child outcomes. Included in the final chapter are recommendations for revisions of the curriculum guide and suggestions for methods of training Head Start teachers to use the guide. The appendices provide a detailed analysis of the topics listed above. (Author/CS)
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Sponsor: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Urban Inst., Washington, DC.