ERIC Number: ED342206
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching Limited-English Proficient Children: PREP (Preparing Refugees for Elementary Programs).
Purdham, Lois; And Others
The PREP (Preparing Refugees for Elementary Programs) program and curriculum are described. The federally-funded program provides English language and cultural training to elementary-school-aged Southeast Asian refugee children in the Philippine Refugee Processing Center in Bataan. Its objective is to aid children in the transition to schools in the United States. Curriculum and materials, program design, scheduling, teachers and teacher training, and student achievement are outlined. Appended materials include daily and weekly schedules for different age groups, a proposed revision of the English language instructional sequence, an outline of the math scope and sequence, two sample English language units, two sample math units, the teacher training schedule, a chart of classroom management objectives and techniques, and a teacher supervisor job announcement. (MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cultural Education, Curriculum Design, Elementary Education, English (Second Language), Federal Programs, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Lesson Plans, Limited English Speaking, Mathematics Instruction, Refugees, School Readiness, Second Language Instruction, Teacher Education, Transitional Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Relief, Bataan (Philippines). Philippine Refugee Processing Center.
Identifiers - Location: Philippines