ERIC Number: ED120995
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Early Childhood Education at Home Project. Final Report.
Richards, Mary JoAnn
Detailed in the final report of the 4-year project designed to provide home preschool education for handicapped and non handicapped Appalachian children are organization arrangements, project objectives, curriculum design, dissemination methods, program findings and recommendations. Administration is explained to involve a regional board of directors as well as a regional early education advisory council. Project objectives are summarized, including specific goals and achievements for children (improved academic achievement, self concept, and social development), parents (such as increased acceptance and understanding of their child's handicap), teachers, materials (such as the identification and procurement of effective instructional materials), and the school system (including decreased retention rate in first grade). Among findings cited are acceptance by educational leaders and replication of at home preschool education programs. Among seven appendixes are sample assessment, child profile and prescription forms. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Regional Education Service Agency, Region 8, Martinsburg, WV.