ERIC Number: ED119881
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Title I Instructional Aides' Training Sessions (Nampa, Idaho, School District 131, November 21, 1974-January 2, 1975.
Pearce, Consuelo Q. de
The four training sessions for instructional aides working with migrant children in the Nampa, Idaho school district included objectives to facilitate: (1) awareness of aide influence; (2) aide self-confidence; (3) comfortable interaction between aides and school district personnel; (4) problem detection and prevention; (5) the aide's role in school-home communication; (6) sensitivity to migrant and Mexican American student needs; (7) comprehension of student bilingualism; (8) understanding of the importance of diagnostic testing; (9) use of individualized methodology; (10) interpretation skill at parent-teacher conferences. The first training session involved discussion of the role of the aide and the special needs of migrant children, while the second session involved continued discussion of migrant needs; a descriptive narrative on what it means to have a good self-image; and a film, "Children of the Fields", on the experiences and responsibilities of migrant children. The third session involved interchange with a child development specialist and examination of Erik Erikson's eight stages in the psycho-social development of man. The final session was devoted to examining objectives; sharing past experiences; discussing specific duties of the aide; and discussing specific ways in which an aide can assist in reading and language arts instruction. (JC)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Compensatory Education.
Authoring Institution: Migrant Education Resource Center, Nampa, ID.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I