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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
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
Center for Research on Elementary and Middle Schools, Baltimore, MD. – 1987
If schools improved the academic performance of at-risk students beginning in the early years and continuing through the elementary grades, this improvement would have multiple positive effects on student dropout, delinquency, pregnancy, substance abuse, and other behaviors. Early improvement of poor academic performance could greatly alleviate…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Cooperative Learning, Early Intervention
Lawrence, Barbara – 1987
This guide presents ways for practitioners to use Chapter 1 achievement data to better understand and evaluate elements of a Chapter 1 program. A variety of types and levels of questions can be addressed with achievement data. Combining standardized achievement test scores with data from the program and from the regular classroom greatly increases…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Compensatory Education
Yagi, Kan – 1989
This report describes and evaluates the Chapter 1 Early Childhood Education Program used in three classrooms in the 1988-89 school year at Kenton School in North Portland (Oregon). Chapter 1 is the "Introduction." Chapter 2, "Description of the Program," includes the following topics: (1) organization of the program; (2)…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Enrichment, Educationally Disadvantaged
Advanced Technology, Inc., Indianapolis, IN. – 1990
The "Clipboard Connection" is a methodology to facilitate the rapid circulation of relevant pre-existing materials from Chapter 1 Technical Assistance Centers (TACs) to their clients, teachers of educationally disadvantaged children in resource centers. Each "Clipboard Connection" consists of a lead sheet summarizing the…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education
Alexander, Dorothy L.; And Others – 1987
This volume is a collection of profiles of 130 outstanding Chapter 1 programs across the United States. All of the programs have been given special recognition by the United States Department of Education because they have been unusually successful in meeting the needs of disadvantaged students. The criteria used for judging the effectiveness of a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Educational Improvement, Educationally Disadvantaged
Guthrie, Larry F. – 1989
The single greatest issue facing American education today is how to improve the education of low achievers and other students at risk of school failure. Currently, elementary school students who have fallen behind academically are placed into special classes designed to eliminate those deficiencies. Students meet in a small group with either a…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Dropout Prevention, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education
Ringenberg, Marie; Currie, Robin – Illinois Libraries, 1988
A program designed by the Palatine (Illinois) Public Library to help children reading below grade level included weekly storytimes in the classrooms, parent/child programs in the library, and cable television programs on storytelling and illiteracy. Increased attention spans, higher levels of cooperation, and more positive attitudes toward reading…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Elementary Education, Institutional Cooperation, Literacy
Keltner, Marge; And Others – 1990
This guide has been prepared to assist Chapter 1 staff in planning and strengthening a successful home-school partnership. Ten basic essentials of successful program development are listed with supplementary detail: review public law, build a commitment, provide for coordination, assess needs and strengths, utilize available resources, plan,…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Family School Relationship, Guidelines, Parent Participation
Doty, Jeanice J. – 1986
This practicum was designed to increase parental awareness of the importance of participation in a student's "daily" educational program. The specific goal of the practicum was to increase parent involvement in a first-grade Chapter 1 public school classroom program serving predominantly Hispanic American migrant children. It was…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Elementary School Students, Grade 1, Hispanic Americans
Chapter 1 Rural Technical Assistance Center, Portland, OR. Region 6. – 1990
This manual is designed to assist paraprofessionals and teachers in forming a strong instructional team dedicated to helping Chapter 1 students succeed in the regular school program. Paraprofessionals often arrive in Chapter 1 classrooms with little or inadequate training. In addition, Chapter 1 and regular classroom teachers working with teacher…
Descriptors: American Indians, Elementary Secondary Education, Interprofessional Relationship, Limited English Speaking
RMC Research Corp., Hampton, NH. Parent Involvement Center. – 1990
This guide aids Chapter 1 Technical Assistance Center staff in conducting a brief (70-minute) workshop on parent participation in compensatory education programs funded under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidaton Improvement Act. The goal is to clarify the attitudes and perceptions that are needed to expand or improve an existing Chapter 1…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Elementary Education, Leaders Guides, Parent Attitudes
Shaughnessy, Joan; And Others – 1991
A workshop designed to present teachers and administrators with information on assessment issues and instruments related to developmentally appropriate practices in early childhood classrooms is presented in this guide for trainers. The workshop is process-oriented, meaning that participants will be engaged in activities that require them to…
Descriptors: Child Development, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Childhood Education, Educational Objectives
Davis, Walter E. – 1983
This document summarizes the criteria for Chapter 1 eligibility, discusses a step-by-step selection procedure, used in the Austin Independent School District, explains the laws and regulations concerning how students are to be selected, emphasizes that special testing should be administered to students whose scores are clearly discrepant from…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Elementary Education, Eligibility, School Districts
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