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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
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
Brophy, Jere – 1986
This paper reviews research on school effects and teacher effects on student achievement. In general, academic learning is influenced by the amount of time that students spend engaged in appropriate academic activities. Students learn more efficiently when their teachers instruct them actively by structuring new information and helping them relate…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Educational Environment, Educational Quality
Gonzales, Phillips C.; Grubbs, Melvin H. – 1989
This document describes changes in language arts instruction that are designed to recognize the unique strengths and abilities of Chapter 1 and migrant education students. The document also describes a particular vision of a new language arts program for these students, a program designed to teach to their strengths and provide them with…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Language Arts
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Bittner, Joyce – Teaching and Change, 1995
Describes a Title 1 classroom model that required one day per week of team teaching all students by the regular classroom teacher and Title 1 staff. The remaining four days could involve a standard pull-out or other type of service delivery system. The article explains how the program correlates to the new reauthorization laws. (Author/SM)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students, Mathematics Instruction
Higashino, Fukue S. – 1985
In 1981, when Chapter 1 replaced Elementary Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Title I and with the advent of the effective schools movement, the Hawaii state administrators of Chapter 1 made a long term commitment to program improvement, especially in the area of instruction and quality delivery of services to the target students. In this program…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Classroom Observation Techniques, Compensatory Education, Elementary Education
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
Allington, Richard; And Others – 1985
A study was conducted to provide preliminary information on the nature of remedial reading instruction. Specifically, the study examined the focus of remedial instruction and the relationships of this instruction to the classroom reading program. In addition, it gathered data on what instructional activities remedial students missed when they left…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Observation Techniques, Elementary Education, Program Content
Claus, Richard N.; Quimper, Barry E. – 1990
During the first half of the 1989-90 school year, the Chapter 1 Prekindergarten program of the Saginaw, Michigan school district screened 421 children and served 377. Process evaluation activities consisted of an on-site, half-day classroom observation of each of the 13 prekindergarten teachers' classrooms. The observation instrument focused on…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Classroom Observation Techniques, Cognitive Development, Compensatory 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
Mei, Dolores M.; Dworkowitz, Barbara – 1990
This report evaluates the use of instructional models in eight New York City high school remediation programs funded in 1988/89 by Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act and the Pupils with Compensatory Educational Needs (PCEN) program. It found that teaching strategies within each of the models were surprisingly similar. The…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Classroom Techniques, Compensatory Education, English (Second Language)
Ford, Michael P. – 1990
A graduate reading course provided students a hands-on experience in using dialog journals with elementary school children to illustrate the value of integrating writing opportunities into reading programs. Every week of the semester reading methods students read, responded, and returned the journals to the cooperating elementary classes. Only…
Descriptors: Dialog Journals, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Interschool Communication
Passow, A. Harry – 1989
This document reviews the history of compensatory education programs under the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act (Chapter 1), assesses the programs' current status, and speculates on their future paths. Part 1 is a historical review of compensatory education, identifying strategies, programs and services provided, ways it has been…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. – 1990
In December 1989, the School District of Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) and Research for Better Schools, Inc., with the support of the State Department of Education, initiated a collaborative 2-year study of the district's Chapter 1 schoolwide projects. This report presents findings from the study of McMichael Elementary School (kindergarten through…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Observation Techniques, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Evaluation
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Los Angeles Unified School District, CA. Research and Evaluation Branch. – 1986
This report describes the activities and research directions taken during the second year of an anticipated four-school-year study that attempts to identify effective instructional practices in Chapter 1 junior high schools in Los Angeles (California). The report is divided into four sections. Section 1 reviews the purposes of the study and…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, English Instruction, Federal Programs, Instructional Materials
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