ERIC Number: ED086766
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Sep
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Organizing for Prescriptive Teaching: An Instructional Management System for Teaching All Children; Walden Middle School, 1972-73. Research and Development Report, Volume 7, Number 9, September 1973.
Addy, Polly; Norris, Mike
The Atlanta public schools, Federal and state assistance, and community services provided the following resources for Walden School's instructional program: The Instructional Assistance Program provided a team comprising a lead teacher, a language arts teacher, a social studies teacher, a foreign language teacher, a mathematics teacher, a science teacher, a media specialist, a Spanish speaking assistant teacher and a typist working under the leadership of the Coordinator of Foreign Languages to develop a perfect multi-media learning activity packets designed around a core curriculum. A Dynamics and Influences of Culture and Environment Program was funded by the Instructional Assistance Program for the second year. The Spanish speaking assistant teacher was a participant in the Career Opportunities Program. Through the Title I Program, funded under the 1965 Elementary Secondary Education Act, a lead teacher, a reading teacher, and six instructional aides worked with first through third year pupils to improve the instructional program with emphasis on reading and English. The Teacher Corps Program provided two teams, each consisting of two lead teachers, eight senior teachers, and 18 paraprofessionals to work with the first and second year pupils. The Program for Education and Career Exploration was a guidance program that provided experiences for second and/or third year pupils that would enable them to make realistic educational and career choices at future major decision points. (Author/JM)
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Authoring Institution: Atlanta Public Schools, GA.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia (Atlanta)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I