CLASSROOM SOLUTIONS FOR AT-RISK CHILDREN

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$49,998.00
Award Year:
1989
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
11183
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
The Academic Edge Inc
3341 Holwyn Rd, Lexington, KY, 40503
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THIS RESEARCH WILL DEVELOP IN-SERVICE TRAINING MODULES FOCUSED ON REASONABLE AND EFFECTIVE INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNIQUESFOR MIDDLE- AND UPPER-SCHOOL CONTENT-AREA TEACHERS OF MAINSTREAMED LEARNING-DISABLED OR AT-RISK CHILDREN. EMPHASIS IS ON TEACHING TACTICS TO PROMOTE INDIVIDUAL SUCCESS, REDUCE FRUSTRATION AND STRESS IN LEARNING SITUATIONS, AND ENCOURAGE POSITIVE PSYCHOSOCIAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT. THE SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY OF INTERACTIVE, SATELLITE-DELIVERED, DISTANT-LEARNING TECHNOLOGY AS A DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR A CLASSROOM SOLUTIONS NETWORK BROADCASTING IN-SERVICE AND CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION FOR TEACHERS VIA THE MULTISTATE STAR SCHOOLS PROJECT AND THE KENTUCKY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION NETWORK WILLBE TESTED. BASED ON THE MODULE DEVELOPMENT AND INTERACTIVE VIDEO BROADCAST EXPERIENCE AND THE RESULTS FROM PILOT TESTS AND FIELD DEMONSTRATION AND EVALUATION ACTIVITIES INVOLVING 26 SCHOOL SITES AND 200 CLASSROOM TEACHERS, RECOMMENDATIONS AND PLANS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF MODULES FOR A FULL TELECOURSE IN ADAPTIVE TEACHING TECHNIQUES FOR REGULAR CLASSROOM TEACHERS WILL BE PROPOSED.

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