ERIC Number: ED239736
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
By Parents for Parents. A Pre-First Parent's Guide to the Early Education Program in Eastern Lancaster County School District.
Hood, Kathleen; And Others
This parent guide provides an overview of the Gesell Developmental Program (pre-first grade) in the Eastern Lancaster County School District (Pennsylvania). The following topics are covered: (1) a history of the program; (2) a brief description of the Gesell preschool tests; (3) answers to questions parents are likely to ask about the program; (4) a description of the program and its philosophy; (5) several means of communication available between parents and teachers; and (6) parent reactions to several aspects of the program. The appendices include a project letter and program evaluation questionnaire sent to parents of the participating children, a pre-first grade report card, a child observation guide and response form, a letter providing an update of the program to the parents, some class activities, and two letters initiating informal parent meetings and coffee klatches. A 12-item bibliography for parents is included. (JW)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Eastern Lancaster County School District, New Holland, PA.