ERIC Number: ED124276
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-May
Reference Count: N/A
EPIE Educational Product Report: Early Learning Kits -- 25 Evaluations.
EPIE Educational Product Report, v8 n5 May-June 1975
This report presents evaluations of 25 early learning materials kits, designed for use with young children in nursery school, kindergarten, and day care centers. Each evaluation includes: a physical description of the kit (with cost information), the target audience, content and objectives, methods of use, conditions of use, rationale, research and development, and summary. Each of these categories consists of a producer description, an EPIE analysis, and user feedback (when available). The kits evaluated are: (1) Amazing Life Games Theater (N-K); (2) The APELL System; (3) Basic Skills Kits A, B, C, D; (4) Beginning To Read, Write, and Listen; (5) Bold Beginning: In Early Learning; (6) Developing Understanding of Self and Others; (7) Distar Language I & II; (8) Early Childhood Curriculum; (9) Early Childhood Discovery Materials; (10) Early Explorations; (11) Early Learning System; (12) Frostig Program for the Development of Visual Perception; (13) GOAL: Language Development Program No. 7575; (14) Human Development Program; (15) Inquisitive Games: Discovering How to Learn; (16) Kindergarten Keys; (17) The Kindergarten Program; (18) Language and Thinking Program; (19) Nuffield Foundation Mathematics Project; (20) Olympus Teaching Toy Library; (21) Open Court Kindergarten Program; (22) Peabody Language Development Kit, Level #P; (23) Playway; (24) Reader's Digest Early Learning Modules; and (25) TRY: Experiences for Young Children. (SB)
Descriptors: Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Evaluation, Instructional Materials, Kindergarten, Media Selection, Nursery Schools, Preschool Education
Circulation Manager, EPIE Institute, 463 West Street, New York, New York 10014 (EPIE Educational Product Report No. 68, $20.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York State Univ. System, Albany.
Authoring Institution: Educational Products Information Exchange Inst., Stony Brook, NY.