ERIC Number: ED107384
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: N/A
Demonstration and Research Center for Early Education (DARCEE).
Wilcoxon, Reba, Ed.
This booklet briefly describes the activities of the Demonstration and Research Center for Early Education (DARCEE), including the basic philosophy of the DARCEE approach, the application of that philosophy in the classroom, the three different classroom training centers, the intervention program, and research and training programs. The purpose of DARCEE (which was established in 1966), is to answer questions about the cognitive and emotional development of the young child through basic and applied research with special emphasis on overcoming the learning deficiencies of disadvantaged urban and rural children under 6, using structured instruction and programmed reinforcement schedule in the classroom and intervention programs in the community. (ED)
Descriptors: Child Development, Cognitive Development, Demonstration Programs, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education, Educational Research, Educationally Disadvantaged, Emotional Development, Home Programs, Parent Education, Poverty, Preschool Children, Program Descriptions, Research Projects
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Social and Rehabilitation Service (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: George Peabody Coll. for Teachers, Nashville, TN. Demonstration and Research Center for Early Education.
Identifiers - Location: Tennessee