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ERIC Number: ED264024
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Pages: 49
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Student Teacher Manual.
Wright, Cheryl
Written in outline form to provide basic information to student teachers about the University of Utah's Child and Family Development Center preschool program, this manual describes a model preschool program based on creative thinking skills. Included are: a description of the program's creative philosophy which also contains a list of blocks to creativity; requirements for student teachers and curriculum; a list of components of creativity; categories of creative talent; suggestions for lesson plans; suggested materials for creative activities in the preschool; tips for excursions; guidelines for conducting home visits and involving parents; basic guidance techniques; a list of limits for children; a statement of preschool policy for student teachers; an outline of safety procedures, and suggestions for avoiding common problems in student teaching. Appended are a teacher competency rating form; a statement of policy on group composition and scheduling; a child and family background information form; a creativity form for children; a parent involvement survey form; a field trip permission form, an accident report form, a statement of policy regulating visitors wishing to observe the program; observation authorization forms; research policy information for parents; and a contract establishing the responsibilities of teachers, parents, and researchers involved in the preschool program. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utah Univ., Salt Lake City. Dept. of Family and Consumer Studies.