Project follow through, the largest experiment ever undertaken to find effective methods for teaching disadvantaged children, discovered such a teaching method at a cost of nearly a billion dollars they call it direct instruction, a highly structured, teacher- led teaching method. Following through is a critical skill for managers at all levels—whether you're working on a seven-figure development project or simply completing your department's performance reviews. Follow through was the largest and most expensive experimental project in education funded by the us federal government that has ever been conducted the most extensive evaluation of follow through data covers the years 1968-1977 however, the program continued to receive funding from the government until 1995. Project follow throuoh-- project follow through, formilly established under the eco-nomic opportunity act in 1958 as part of the war on poverty, is a.
Project follow through, originally conceived in 1967 as a social action program to extend head start into the primary grades, became an educational experiment aimed at finding effective methods for educating disadvantaged children. Follow through 1 verb to engage in an action or complete some task that one said or implied one would do if you told her you'd help her move, then you need to follow through.
Lyle grant of athabasca university provided instructional design with this project siegfried e engelmann biography engelmann's direct instruction and project follow through. Project follow through, originally conceived in 1967 as a social action program to extend head start into the primary grades, became an educational experiment aimed at finding effective methods for educating.
Follow through evaluation di, undisputed winner the formal evaluation of follow through sponsors and follow through's overall performance came out in april of 1977. Project follow-through was the largest study ever produced it cost over $600 million, covered 180 schools, and 79,000 children for a more comprehensive look at the study, jeff lindsey has a nice write up on it here. Project follow through why a us government agency covers up proven educational methods while millions of children become illiterate it is naïve to pretend that science is free of bias and of political involvement.
Noun the completion of a motion, as in the stroke of a tennis racket the portion of such a motion after the ball has been hit the act of continuing a plan, project, scheme, or the like to its completion. Direct instruction evidence: project follow through note: glossary links are in boldface recall that project follow through was conceived as a social program whose primary goal was to provide disadvantaged school-age children with compensatory education.
The accomplishments and activities of project follow-through, a system designed to gather data from college students, are reported for the first six months of its development (july 1 through december 31, 1968. Project follow through (ft) remains today the world's largest educational experiment it began in 1967 as part of president johnson's ambitious war on poverty and continued until the summer of 1995, having cost about a billion dollars. Chapter 5 discusses the evaluation of project follow through most educators are not familiar with it, and it is all but unknown outside the educational community that is ironic because follow through was the largest educational experiment ever conducted. Project follow-through began in 1967 under president lyndon johnson its express purpose was to study instructional methods that would lead to a reduction in the disparity between low- and high-performing students by improving the performance of low-performing students.