ERIC Number: ED204978
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jan
An Instructional Guide for Teachers of Gifted Children with Emphasis on the Teaching of S.P.A.N.I.S.H. K-6.
The practicum was designed to train 45 elemenary teachers of gifted children to teach basic Spanish through provision of an instructional guide and consultation. An introductory section reviews the literature and cites benefits of foreign language learning. Data on student performance and teacher perceptions are detailed. Among findings are that over 50% of the teachers who used the instructional guide reported increases in such skills as understanding of conversational Spanish, enriching the curriculum by incorporating Spanish activities, and using common Spanish expressions for classroom situations. Among eight appendixes are sample letters to teachers, teachers evaluation form rating scale, and the instructional guide. (CL)
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Ph.D. Dissertation, Nova University.