A documentary about Project Breakthrough by the office of Economic Opportunity Community Action Program to teach preschool children language skills in Cooks County, Illinois. A talking typewriter to teach children from poor families the ability to relate words to pictures and increase their communication skills. An African American child at the talking typewriter. One of the project officials Pamela Jung speaks about how the talking typewriter helps children to learn in a responsive situation. Another official related to the project informs that a talking typewriter consists of a screen, a keyboard and an audio. A woman sends a child into a room having the talking typewriter. The woman speaks into a telephone from outside the room as she instructs the child at the typewriter. The child looks around and underneath to find out from where the voice is coming from. An official says that the children are chosen from low income families.
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