ERIC Number: ED091116
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: N/A
Evaluation: Open Concept School for Indian Education, 1971-72.
Sault Sainte Marie Public Schools, MI.
The Michigan Department of Education's 1971-72 Title III evaluation reports on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), Title I, Open Concept School program for Indian Education in the Sault Sainte Marie Area Public Schools. Of the 185 students in the school, 100 were of American Indian origin; approximately 1/2 were economically and educationally deprived; and 14% were rural. The program included students from 3 1/2 years old to 6th grade. The major goals were: to demonstrate the feasibility of an open concept neighborhood school for the education of Indian children; to create closer community-school relationships; to improve the performance of students in cognitive skills; to broaden student behavior in affective skill areas; and to increase student mastery of psychomotor skills. Part I gives statistical data by ESEA evaluation form; Part III, Evaluation Data, also uses reporting forms. Copies of the teacher performance rating scales, the teacher evaluation of the open concept, and a parent survey regarding open concept were also included. The technical supplement includes, both in narrative and tabular form, the research design, instrumentation, and results of testing with the four major instruments--the Test of Basic Experiences, the Stanford Achievement Test, the Otis-Lennon Test of Mental Ability, and the Purdue Psycho Motor Survey. (KM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, American Indians, Cognitive Development, Disadvantaged, Elementary School Students, Federal Programs, Open Education, Performance Factors, Preschool Children, Program Evaluation, Psychomotor Skills, Rural Youth, School Community Relationship, Skill Development, Socioeconomic Status, Tables (Data)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing.
Authoring Institution: Sault Sainte Marie Public Schools, MI.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III