ERIC Number: EJ308941
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Small Schools: Let's Take Advantage of Our Size.
Parrett, William H.
Small School Forum, v6 n1 p12-15 Fall 1984
Educational frameworks to accommodate rural America are designed around the concept of smallness and incorporate basic skill development through programed instruction, individual projects, use of volunteers, cross-age tutoring, and computer study. Other areas of focus include community involvement, practical skills, familiarization with the outside world, and development of student initiative. (MM)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Community Support, Competency Based Education, Cross Age Teaching, Curriculum Development, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Education Programs, Institutional Characteristics, Relevance (Education), Rural Schools, Skill Development, Small Schools, Student Development
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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