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Teaching Needy Kids in Our Backward System

Siegfried Engelmann

Editore: ADI Press, 2007
ISBN 10: 1880183005 / ISBN 13: 9781880183007
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Titolo: Teaching Needy Kids in Our Backward System

Casa editrice: ADI Press

Data di pubblicazione: 2007

Legatura: Hardcover

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Riassunto: Teaching Needy Kids in Our Backward System documents the often-outrageous experiences of a man some consider the most important educator ever, Siegfried (Zig) Engelmann. Through a tapestry of vignettes that start in the 60s and continue through 06, Professor Engelmann describes the battles he has fought to provide effective instruction for at-risk kids, particularly children of poverty.

The most incredible of Engelmann s battles occurred in Project Follow Through, the largest and most definitive educational experiment ever conducted, involving 180 communities and over 200,000 at-risk children in grades kindergarten through 3. To discover which approach was most effective, Follow Through installed and tested 22 models of teaching disadvantaged children, from 1968 to 1977. The models covered the spectrum of approaches that are in schools today, from the discovery-oriented approaches to those based on behavioral principals of reinforcement.

The evaluation measured the children's achievements in reading, math, language, and spelling. The study was also designed to discover which models were superior in teaching basic skills and which excelled in teaching higher order thinking skills, also which models had kids with the strongest sense of personal responsibility and which kids had the highest self images. The results astounded educators and made a mockery of their predictions.

There were not various winners, but only one winner, and that one excelled in every category measured. The winning model was designed by Zig Engelmann and his colleagues- Direct Instruction.

Why haven t you heard about Follow Through, Direct Instruction, or Zig Engelmann? Because Follow Through outcomes were never disseminated, never made public, and never used to influence educational decision making. Why would the Feds spend half a billion to fund Follow Through and never disseminate the results? Read the book and discover the astonishing truths.

L'autore: Siegfried Engelmann is Professor of Education at the University of Oregon and Director of the National Institute for Direct Instruction. He has authored over 100 instructional programs, ranging from beginning reading to elementary chemistry and earth sciences. His principal efforts have focused on at-risk, deaf, Down syndrome, and autistic children. He has authored 50 chapters, 95 articles, and 20 books on educational psychology and instruction, including Theory of Instructon (with Carnine). He received the 2002 Award for Education Research form the Council of Scientific Society Presidents.

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