ERIC Number: ED095681
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
1972-1973 Report of the Essential Early Education Project.
Knight, Martha F.; And Others
Presented is the 1972-73 report of the second year of the Essential Early Education Project in two Vermont school districts to identify 5-year-old children eligible for special education, develop materials for dissemination, and continue the home-based parent training program. Noted is the refinement and replication of survey and testing procedures leading to the development of a census and survey manual and derivation of minimum objectives for the kindergarten year and from birth to 6 years of age. Seen to be essential to home-based services are 10 steps such as defining target behaviors and specifying and implementing teaching/learning procedures. Also reported is research on the effects of variables related to training parents, the validity of survey and testing procedures, and estimated incidences of eligible children. The major portion of the document consists of appendixes containing the following information: case studies, procedural guidelines for surveying parents and identifying children eligible for essential early education services, minimum objectives for entering first graders, procedures for the social and self-care inventory, the minimum objectives sequenced for the kindergarten year, minimum objectives sequenced for first 6 years, and an article on the effects of feedback in parent training. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Vermont State Dept. of Education, Montpelier. Div. of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services.
Authoring Institution: Vermont Univ., Burlington. Coll. of Education.