ERIC Number: ED429716
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Jan-10
Reference Count: N/A
Extended Learning and Family Involvement Issues: Proceedings from the Lightspan Achieve Now Education Summit (New Orleans, Louisiana, January 10, 1999).
Lightspan Partnership, Inc., San Diego, CA.
This document presents the proceedings from the Lightspan Achieve Now Education Summit, a gathering of educators held to discuss effective education programs for children in Title I schools. Presentations were given by educators who have implemented educational models featuring a strong set of varied instructional strategies and support systems aligned to local standards and assessments, cooperative and individualized learning for students, and important roles for teachers, students, and parents. The presentations were as follows: (1) "Introduction" (James Marshall); (2) "Designing a Successful Districtwide Title I Program" (Gloria Gallegos); (3) "What is Lightspan Achieve Now and Why Does It Work?" (Bernice Stafford); (4) "Implementing Lightspan Achieve Now in Title I Programs to Extend Learning and Facilitate Family Involvement" (Larry Vaughn and Doris Fassino); (5) "If Schools Account for Thirty Percent of Test Score Variation and Families Account for Seventy Percent, Then What is a Hundred Percent Solution?" (Dale Mann); (6) "Lightspan Achieve Now Supports Effective Reading Strategies" (Jay Blanchard); and (7) "Lightspan's Comprehensive Approach to School Reform" (Richard Fairley). (KB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Lightspan Partnership, Inc., San Diego, CA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I