ERIC Number: ED336375
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
State Compensatory Education: For Teachers.
Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Special Programs.
This guide is a compilation of methods, strategies, and skills which were teacher developed and proven by research to be effective when incorporated into state compensatory education programs. Its purpose is to ensure the success of all students by helping them to succeed in the regular school program, attain grade-level proficiency, and improve achievement in basic and more advanced skills. Part of this process must include developing and maintaining a sense of self worth and value. The guide contains sections dealing with: advanced thinking skills; computer assisted instruction; cooperative learning; coordination of instruction; diagnosing student needs; dialogue journals; English as a Second Language; family involvement; journal writing; learning styles; motivation to learn; primary language instruction; questioning strategies; tutoring; and whole language. The school practices outlined will contribute to successful outcomes in the classroom, the school, and the program. (LL)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Compensatory Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Resource Materials, State Curriculum Guides, Teacher Developed Materials, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
Division of Special Programs, Planning and Implementation, Texas Education Agency, Austin, TX 78703 ($1.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Special Programs.