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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
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
Godt, Pamela Terry; And Others – 1991
This document is the second volume of a three-volume set comprising a workshop leader's guide designed to help in-service providers conduct workshops on early childhood education for teachers, administrators, and others associated with Chapter 1 programs. The guide contains step-by-step procedures for preparing, organizing, and presenting a…
Descriptors: Administrators, Child Development, Cooperative Learning, Early Childhood Education
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
National Association of Early Childhood Specialists in State Departments of Education. – 1991
Most of the federal government's support of disadvantaged young children has come through Head Start and Chapter 1 programs. Chapter 1 has mainly been used for pull-out remedial reading and mathematics programs in the elementary grades. The National Association of Early Childhood Specialists in State Departments of Education (NAECS/SDE) is…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Federal Programs, Preschool Education
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
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ERS Spectrum, 1994
Research shows that current ways of employing paraprofessionals in classroom do not generally improve instructional quality or performance. Hiring of untrained Chapter 1 aides rather than professional teachers is growing. States should be required to develop training programs and licensing procedures that include coursework on learning and…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Elementary Education, Guidelines, Instructional Effectiveness
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
Seda, Ileana – 1989
A study was conducted concerning the reduced and limited curricula which tests may represent. Observations were made at 18 different elementary and middle school classrooms in four school districts in central Pennsylvania during the language arts instructional period. All of the teachers were involved in promoting a holistic approach to literacy.…
Descriptors: Classroom Research, Curriculum, Curriculum Research, Elementary Education
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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Becker, Henry Jay – 1990
This paper reviews evaluation reports on the use of integrated learning systems (ILSs) in elementary and middle schools throughout the United States in light of the following questions: Do these systems work? Do students make more progress using an ILS than learning in "traditional" ways? Could the cost of software and equipment be…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Compensatory Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction
Morse, Kathy; Kaemper, Jack – 1987
In 1985-86, the Albuquerque (New Mexico) Public Schools, through Chapter 1 funding, entered the final year of a 3-year pilot of Early Learning Programs (ELPs) at four sites in the district: (1) Lavaland; (2) Longfellow; (3) Tomasita; and (4) Alamosa. Four- and five-year-old children (N=272) participated in the pilot program. Seventy-five percent…
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Educational Assessment, Followup Studies, Hispanic Americans
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