ERIC Number: ED089501
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Jul
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Dale Avenue School Early Childhood Education Center Project. Research Bulletin Volume II, No. 3, July 1972.
Paterson Board of Education, NJ.
Reviewed is the development of a set of performance objectives to provide for continuous educational progress in an early childhood education program for disadvantaged children in Paterson, New Jersey. Noted are sources of objectives and successful use of the objectives in the program. The objectives reported cover the following skill areas: listening, naming, observing, speaking, mathematics, writing, classification, reading-encoding/decoding, and seriation. It is explained that the objectives are used to assess the child's initial performance as well as to guide instruction. Reviewed is a questionnaire sent to teachers involved in an ungraded but homogeneously grouped reading program for grades 1 through 3; all teachers wanted the reading format continued. It is reported that first level children who received instruction with the performance objectives at the kindergarten and pre-kindergarten levels are achieving at the national norm in both reading and math. (DB)
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Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Paterson Board of Education, NJ.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III