ERIC Number: ED132312
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Development of Career Awareness Materials for Spanish-Speaking Migrant Children. Grades K-6. A Technical Report. An Executive Summary.
Rios, Edwin T.
Twelve different career education bilingual (Spanish-English) curriculum units were the results of a project designed to develop educational materials, for use in classrooms, which would simultaneously provide career information to the Spanish-speaking migrant student at the elementary level. Each Curriculum unit, containing three booklets, was developed at different levels of student reading ability--Level A (nonreader), Level B (beginning reader) and Level C (advanced reader), for a total of 36 different books (modules). Each book was designed as a self-contained learning module comprised of a teacher manual, two student activities, and a set of criterion referenced tests. These materials were field tested using a national advisory panel, and 78 teachers and 1,488 students from seven states representing three major migrant streams--western, central, and eastern. The students were representative of the two main Spanish-speaking groups, Mexican-American and Puerto Rican. Results showed that the objectives of the project had been met and that the materials (1) are useful for interstate, intrastate, or settled out migrants, (2) are useful for non-migrant Spanish-speaking students, including those beyond the sixth grade, (3) can be infused by teachers into the traditional school curriculum, or by parents, resource teachers, and teacher aides in separate programs, i.e., summer school, (4) are useful over a wider geographical area due to their bilingual quality, and (5) have a demonstrable ability to help the student relate positively to his local school and home environment. (TA)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Career Awareness, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Instructional Materials, Material Development, Migrant Education, Program Evaluation, Reading Development, Reading Level, Spanish Speaking
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Educational Factors, Inc., San Jose, CA.
Note: For related documents see CE 008 739-775