ERIC Number: ED359804
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Jul-7
Reference Count: N/A
Bilingual Education through Architectural Mathematics (Project BEAM), Community School District 7. Transitional Bilingual Education Grant T003A90275, 1991-92. Final Evaluation Profile. OREA Report.
A bilingual education program in two New York City elementary schools is evaluated. The program served 369 students, most of them limited-English-proficient native Spanish-speakers, providing supplementary instructional services in English as a Second Language (ESL), native language arts, and mathematics in the context of architecture. The report summarizes the program's staffing, specific behavioral objectives and results in those content areas, attendance and persistence patterns, student grade retention, services for students with special needs, mainstreaming, staff development, curriculum development, and parental involvement, and includes one brief case study. Notes on methods of data collection and analysis for the evaluation and a list of instructional materials used are appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Architectural Education, Attendance Patterns, Behavioral Objectives, Bilingual Education, Curriculum Development, Dropout Prevention, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, English (Second Language), Enrollment, Mainstreaming, Mathematics Instruction, Native Language Instruction, Parent Participation, Program Design, Program Evaluation, Research Methodology, Spanish Speaking, Staff Development, Staff Utilization, Student Characteristics, Teachers, Transitional Programs
Office of Research, Evaluation, and Assessment, New York City Public Schools, 110 Livingston St., Room 732, Brooklyn, NY 11201.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Research, Evaluation, and Assessment.