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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 childrTeaching 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.
He was born November 26, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois After graduating with class honors in philosophy from the University of Illinois in 1955, he spent time in a variety of occupations, from working in exploratory oil to being a science editor While working as a marketing director in the early 1960s, Engelmann became interested with how children learn This interest began with examining how much exposure was required for a young child to learn a motto or an advertising theme and what effects reinforcing presentations would have on learning rates He began working with preschoolers, including his own children, focusing first on topics related to advertising and then on academic content In 1964, he left his job in advertising and became a research associate at the Institute for Research on Exceptional Children at the University of Illinois at Champaign Urbana, working with Carl Bereiter In 1970, he moved from the University of Illinois to the University of Oregon in Eugene, becoming a Professor in the University s College of Education.
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