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Community Learning [microform] : A Field-Based Education Model / Karon LeCompte and Others
Bib ID 5597634
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
LeCompte, Karon
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1995 
17 p. 
Summary

This paper describes aspects of a program at Sammons Elementary School (Houston, Texas) designed to create a learning community that includes preservice teacher education students, practicing teachers, university faculty, and Sammons students and parents. The school has been designated as an Urban Professional Development Site for the Sam Houston State University Center for Professional Development (SHCPD). The site receives federal Title VII Transitional Bilingual Education funds. These funds help to support the community education focus of the program, which includes a major effort to engage parents of linguistically diverse students in encouraging and supporting their children's learning environment. University and school personnel collaborate on two major goals: improving student performance and preparing preservice students for authentic teaching. The paper includes an overview of several elements of the preservice program: curriculum, technology-based activities, field experience, bilingual and multicultural education. The Saturday School at Sammons (SSS), a 10-week Saturday program for parents and children, is the central component of the overall program's parent support services. Parents receive English as a Second Language classes and computer training. In addition to Sam Houston University, Texas A&M University is a partner in SSS, and preservice teachers and university professors from both institutions plan and prepare SSS lessons. (Contains 13 references.) (IAH)

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May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Bilingual Education Programs.  |  College School Cooperation.  |  Community Education.  |  Elementary Education.  |  Elementary School Teachers.  |  English (Second Language)  |  Field Experience Programs.  |  Higher Education.  |  Limited English Speaking.  |  Parent Participation.  |  Parent School Relationship.  |  Partnerships in Education.  |  Preservice Teacher Education.  |  Professional Development Schools.  |  Student Teachers.  |  Teaching Experience.  |  Urban Schools.  |  Elementary Secondary Education Act Title VII Sam Houston State University TX Texas A and M University
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