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King, Frederick; Sommer, Andy – 1990
This workshop, designed for Chapter 1 compensatory education teachers, administrators, and staff, offers alternatives to the widespread use of worksheets. Four strategies for alternative classroom methods are explored: cooperative learning, peer tutoring, reciprocal teaching, and theme-based instruction. The following elements are included in the…
Descriptors: Class Organization, Compensatory Education, Elementary Education, Enrichment Activities
Griswold, Philip A.; And Others – 1986
Intended for teachers and administrators who work with Chapter 1, Education Consolidation and Improvement Act programs, this report describes elements identified by researchers as essential features of successful schooling. After discussing the impact of schools and teachers and the interrelatedness of their effectiveness, it presents 13…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educational Environment, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1990
This document is a process evaluation of the Academic Achievement (A2) program, a compensatory education reading and mathematics program in Saginaw (Michigan) funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981 and Article 3 of the Michigan State School Aid Act. Information was gathered from questionnaires…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Federal Programs, Formative Evaluation, Grade 1
Ascher, Carol; Flaxman, Erwin – 1988
Recent evaluations of Federal compensatory education programs funded by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, Title I, and maintained by the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981, Chapter 1, point to qualified effectiveness in the targeting of services, program structures, and classroom arrangements for increasing the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Delivery Systems, Educationally Disadvantaged
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Meroney, Barbara – 1994
A practicum addressed the problem that the traditional Chapter 1 program of a school district had not been effective in promoting literacy growth. The students repeatedly read the same stories with equal lack of success each time. They were not motivated to read or write because the purpose was irrelevant and failure was probable. The strategy…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Computer Assisted Instruction, Cooperative Learning, Elementary School Students
Wilkinson, Louise Cherry – 1986
This paper provides an overview of research and theory on within-class grouping for instruction, including how groups are formed and managed, how students interact in groups, and how grouping affects students' achievement, with particular concern for low-achieving students served by Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvements Act of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Federal Programs, Grouping (Instructional Purposes)
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Lee, Valerie E.; Loeb, Susanna; Lubeck, Sally – Child Development, 1998
Used hierarchical linear modeling to explore the effects of the social context of Chapter 1 prekindergarten classrooms on 4-year-olds' learning. Found that children made smaller gains on the Preschool Inventory over the preschool year in classrooms with higher concentrations of minorities, children with special needs, recent immigrants, and…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Cognitive Development, Compensatory Education, Context Effect
Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Div. of Compensatory Education. – 1987
This instructional resource guide has been developed to assist Kentucky teachers in compensatory education programs funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act. Over 100 suggested classroom activities, games, and bulletin boards are grouped under the following topics: (1) effective instruction for Chapter 1 students;…
Descriptors: Bulletin Boards, Classroom Techniques, Compensatory Education, Discipline
Dimino, Joseph; Kolar, Christine – 1990
A 9-day study based on the framing strategy investigated the effects of using frames on low-performing students' (learning disabled or Chapter 1) comprehension of social studies text. Subjects were 14 fifth-graders from a large urban school district who were reading at least one year below grade level. All lessons were designed to involve students…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Cooperative Learning, High Risk Students, Instructional Effectiveness
Stringfield, Sam; Millsap, Mary Ann; Winfield, Linda; Brigham, Nancy; Yoder, Nancy; Moss, Marc; Nesselrodt, Pamela; Schaffer, Eugene; Bedinger, Sam; Gamse, Beth – 1997
This volume presents second year findings from a 3-year project that collected case study data on 10 promising strategies for educating disadvantaged children. The study occurred at 25 urban or suburban/rural sites. Participating schools had Chapter 1 programs or were eligible for Chapter 1. The sample included students in grades 1, 3, and 9 who…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Data Collection, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Improvement
Radzievich, Rose Mary – 1990
A dissertation-study focused on 210,305 non-categorical third and fifth grade reading results of the 1987 Pennsylvania Test for Essential Learning Skills (TELS). The data given by the Pennsylvania Department of Education was analyzed through descriptive statistics for the following purposes: (1) to determine a difference and a magnitude of a…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Elementary Education, Evaluation Research, Grade 3
Kaemper, Jack; Morse, Kathy – 1984
In the spring of 1979 and again in 1984, middle school and high school students who were participants in the Title I/Chapter 1 secondary school reading program in the Albuquerque Public Schools (NM), their parents, and regular classroom teachers completed questionnaires which helped provide information on their perceptions of the effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Dropout Prevention, Educationally Disadvantaged, High Risk Students
Hershfield, Marlene – 1991
A practicum attempted to improve the low reading achievement of Chapter 1 students in a low socioeconomic fifth-grade class by implementing a self-esteem building program. Activities were designed in a workbook format to complement class instruction in self-esteem building exercises. An emphasis on critical thinking skills was incorporated into…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cooperative Learning, Grade 5, Intermediate Grades
Yagi, Kan; And Others – 1986
The Portland (Oregon) Public Schools 1985-86 Chapter 1 Project included 68 public and nonpublic schools at elementary and secondary levels. About 7,500 students received supplementary support in basic skills, reading and/or math. The project included three programs: HOSTS, Prescription Learning, and Garden Variety or individual school-developed…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Basic Skills, Disadvantaged
McKinley, DonnaIrene – 1992
This paper describes a pilot project designed to facilitate coordination among Chapter 1, Pennsylvania Special Education, and Pennsylvania Regular Education services, with the goal of providing a more integrated support system for students. The project, named C.H.A.P. (for Chapter 1 Special Education Helping At-risk Programs), served 282 educators…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Disabilities, Educational Cooperation, Elementary Education
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