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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
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
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
King, Fredrick; Sommer, Andrew – 1990
The goals for a Chapter 1 program are to help children succeed in the regular program, attain grade level proficiency, and improve achievement. Students have attained these goals in both pull-out and in-class programs. Most research suggests that the model used is not as important as the degree of coordination between the Chapter 1 and the regular…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Class Size, Classroom Techniques, Comparative Analysis
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1989
In the school year 1988-89 the school district of the city of Saginaw operated two programs designed to meet the special needs of bilingual and migrant students: (1) the Section 41, State Bilingual Education Program; and (2) the ECIA, Chapter 1, Migrant Education Program. Both programs operated at 21 elementary schools, 5 junior highs, and 2 high…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Students, Compensatory Education, Counseling
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
Shiminski, James A. – 1992
The United States Education Department recognizes projects that effectively meet the special needs of educationally deprived students. In 1992, the Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Chapter 1 preschool program earned national validation as an "unusually successful" compensatory education program. The program has served as a statewide model, and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Failure, Compensatory Education, Early Intervention
King, Fredrick – 1990
The pullout model is the model most widely used for Chapter 1 programs. This model involves taking students out of their regular classroom for one or more class periods to receive instruction from a Chapter 1 teacher. Problems associated with the pullout model include lack of coordination between the pullout class and the regular classroom. This…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Models
Reynolds, Smith and Hills, Inc., Jacksonville, FL. – 1986
The Danville, Illinois, District #118 Chapter 1 program is described in terms of: (1) district information; (2) program and project information; (3) goals and objectives; (4) coordination with regular and special school programs; (5) parent and community involvement; (6) professional development and training; (7) leadership; (8) instructional…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Elementary Education, Exceptional Persons
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