ERIC Number: ED091491
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jan-8
Reference Count: N/A
Promising Practices: A Guide to Replication. Classroom Directory.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Compensatory Education.; Los Angeles Unified School District, CA.
The 111th Street School is successfully educating black students K-6 in inner-city Los Angeles. The key to the program's success is a form of organization designed to functionally support an ungraded system of learning centers devoted to attainment of specific educational objectives. Two Directories, this for the classroom teacher and a separate volume for the principal, provide a complete pattern to follow in creating a similar structure within your own school environment. At 111th Street School teachers, resource personnel, and supporting aides and volunteers are organized into two units. The Early Childhood unit serves children who would normally be in K-3. The Upper Age group serves children who would normally be in grades 4-6. Students are freely transferred between the units based on their abilities. The environment of the 111th Street School is dynamic. Frequent faculty workshops, team meetings, and staff development activities result in improved procedures for managing the ungraded instructional program and the general operation of the school. Objective-oriented hard work by students, staff, and parents has resulted in significant improvement in academic performance. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Class Organization, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary Schools, Guides, Individualized Instruction, Inner City, Kindergarten, Nongraded Instructional Grouping, Parent Participation, Primary Education, School Organization, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Compensatory Education.; Los Angeles Unified School District, CA.
Identifiers - Location: California (Los Angeles)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I