ERIC Number: ED329348
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Early Prevention of School Failure: A Program Designed to Provide Staff Development and Resource Materials for Screening, Conferencing and Implementation of an Academically Successful Educational Program for All Four, Five and Six Year Old Children. Awareness Packet.
This awareness packet consists of materials associated with a nationally validated program designed to prevent school failure by identifying the developmental levels and learning styles of 4-, 5-, and 6-year-old children. Materials concern: the bimodal curve range of development of kindergartners and their characteristics; developmental characteristics of children 3 through 6 years of age; an effective teaching strategy model; program components for the Early Prevention of School Failure (EPSF) project; team screening and conferencing; parent information; a class list for modality instruction; effective teaching strategies for meeting children's developmental needs at different developmental levels and with diverse learning styles; current evaluation studies; selected research studies and practices related to school success for kindergarten children; an adoption agreement for schools implementing EPSF programs; a budget worksheet for these schools; a purchasing order; a list of awareness materials; and EPSF observation guidelines. A classroom observation checklist for EPSF is provided. (RH)
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Kindergarten Children, Preschool Children, Prevention, Resource Materials, Staff Development, Validated Programs
Early Prevention of School Failure, 114 North Second Street, Peotone, IL 60468 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. National Diffusion Network.
Authoring Institution: Peotone 207-U Administrative School District, IL.
Note: Observation checklist may not reproduce legibly.