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ERIC Number: ED172577
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Dec-16
Reference Count: N/A
Interim Evaluation Report, 1977-78. ESEA Title VII Bilingual Project. Project Number SO163SA.
Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation.
A report is presented of the 1977-78 demonstration bilingual program of the Austin Independent School District. A program description, status reports, and information on the evaluation of the program are provided. The instructional component of the program is designed to provide bilingual instruction in language arts, reading, and math. The curriculum development program component is designed to develop sequential guides for Spanish and English oral language and reading instruction. The staff development component includes one week of preschool teacher training and on-site individualized training throughout the school year. The parental involvement component focuses on informing and involving parents of project students. A major activity of all components is the preparation and implementation of an activity-oriented/experience-based curriculum. Evaluation concerns three areas: (1) evaluation of and feedback concerning on-going project activities; (2) measurement of reading, math, and oral language development of students; and (3) evaluation of the relative benefits of using at-home study units by parents. Evaluation findings, assessment instruments, and questionnaires are included. (SW)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Curriculum Development, Demonstration Programs, Elementary Education, English Instruction, English (Second Language), Inservice Teacher Education, Language Arts, Language Teachers, Language Tests, Mathematics Instruction, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Reading Instruction, Second Language Learning, Spanish, Student Evaluation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Austin Independent School District, TX. Office of Research and Evaluation.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII