TEACHING BILLINGUAL READING & LANGUAGE ARTS WITH MICROCOMPUTERS IN THE CHICANO COMMUNITY

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Education
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$30,000.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
6957
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Research & Resources
1422 W Valerio St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
DR JOSE SALVADOR HERNANDE
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Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
PHASE 1 OF THIS PROJECT WILL INTEGRATE THE USE OF WORD-PROCESSING SKILLS DEVELOPMENT IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH, PEER-TUTORING, AND COMMUNITY/BUSINESS INVOLVEMENT. PEER DIADS OF BILLINGUAL AND LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENT HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WILL BE INSTRUCTED IN THE USE OF A WORD-PROCESSING PROGRAM AND HOW TO UTILIZE THOSE SKILLS IN READING COMPREHENSION STRATEGIES AND CREATIVE WRITING. STUDENT DIADS WILL ALSO BE GUIDED THROUGH AFTER SCHOOL AND WEEK-END SESSIONS WHERE THEY CAN WORK ON ANY OF THEIR REGULAR SCHOOL HOMEWORK. PHASE 1 WILL PRODUCE A PRELIMINARYSTUDENT/TEACHER GUIDE WHICH DESCRIBES AND DISCUSSES HOW TO IMPLEMENT THE VARIOUS COMPONENTS OF THE PROJECT.

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