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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
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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
Ellsworth, J'Anne; Monahan, Alicia K. – 1991
This study analyzed the impact of the Developmental Discipline Management System (DD) on teaching effectiveness and student achievement in special needs classrooms. DD was developed as a human centered, systems approach to education. Its core philosophy was to help each child achieve self mastery and mastery of subjects and to help teachers feel…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Techniques, Confidence Testing, Developmental Programs
Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. – 1987
Focusing on remedial reading instruction for primary level students (grades K-3), this handbook presents training materials for teachers and coordinators of Chapter 1 reading programs. After a discussion on the nature and purpose of the program, the handbook describes a model of Chapter 1 programming, presenting three combined approaches that are…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Beginning Reading, Cognitive Style, Holistic Approach
Bock, Joan – 1989
A study investigated how second-grade learners, identified as less proficient, continued their literacy learning in a whole language classroom. Subjects, six second-grade Chapter 1 students, were observed during independent reading time twice per week over a period of 8 months. Additional data collection procedures included participant…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Case Studies, Classroom Environment, Classroom Research
Arnson, Beth; Trauba, Bonita – 1986
The Chapter 1 district program for Superior, Wisconsin, is described in terms of the following: (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)…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, High Risk Students, Kindergarten Children
Lafayette School Corp., IN. – 1986
The Kindergarten Intensified Development System (KIDS) Chapter I program of the Lafayette, Indiana, School Corporation is described in terms of the following: (1) district information; (2) state agency program information; (3) project information including staff degrees and experience, education needs, student selection, and participating schools;…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Exceptional Persons, High Risk Students
Ediger, Marlow – 1999
Describing Reading Recovery and Chapter I as two programs that emphasize a one-on-one approach in assisting pupils in learning to read, this paper considers advantages and aspects of these programs. It gives 10 reasons for stressing a single teacher assisting one pupil in learning to read and proposes how these programs may be incorporated into…
Descriptors: Comprehension, Group Instruction, Individual Instruction, Primary Education
Brown, Minnette I. – 1990
This study investigated the effects of story mapping on reading comprehension. Subjects, 20 second-grade students of below-average reading achievement, were presented over a 10-week period with activities in story mapping utilizing a variety of story map frames. The Metropolitan Achievement Test was administered as a pre- and posttest. Results…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Grade 2, Primary Education, Reading Attitudes
Hayes, Mary E. – 1996
A study investigated transition to the location of remedial instruction, repeated use of drills, and regular class management activities as they occurred in the Accelerated Literacy Learning (ALL) model, an early intervention program for at-risk students. Qualitative and quantitative investigation of the small-group, second-grade, in-class ALL…
Descriptors: Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques, Comparative Analysis, Compensatory Education
Resnick, Lauren B.; And Others – 1991
Early results are reported for an effort to use a reasoning-based mathematics program in the primary classroom. In the preschool years, children develop knowledge about quantities of material, referred to as protoquantitative reasoning. Integrating counting with the protoquantitative schemas seems to occur as early as 4 years of age. Drawing on…
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Classroom Techniques, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary School Mathematics
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
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Sudzina, Mary R.; Foreman, Patricia A. – Ohio Reading Teacher, 1990
Studies children from three first grade Chapter 1 classrooms to determine whether the use of recorded books as a supplement to a basal reader program would make a significant difference between reading pretest and posttest scores. Finds that students' test scores in word attack skills, vocabulary, comprehension, and oral reading skills improved.…
Descriptors: Audiotape Recordings, Childrens Literature, Grade 1, Nonprint Media
Yunginger-Gehman, Julianne – 1991
A pilot project in Eastern Lancaster County School District, Pennsylvania, will use portfolio assessment in a Chapter 1 program. Based on test data and the input of classroom teachers, Chapter 1 tutors and classroom teachers will collaborate to identify two or three goals for each individual student, who will be asked to commit to them and add one…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Portfolios (Background Materials), Primary Education, Program Descriptions
Johnson, Jessie – 1992
The All-Day Kindergarten (ADK) Program was implemented in the Columbus (Ohio) Public Schools in January 1972 to provide a full day of instruction to prepare underachieving kindergarten pupils for first grade. The ADK is an individualized, language-based program that reinforces the skills, concepts, and educational experiences taught in the regular…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Full Day Half Day Schedules, Kindergarten, Kindergarten Children
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