ERIC Number: ED013179
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
STATE SUPERVISION OF ENGLISH AND READING INSTRUCTION, PROCEEDINGS OF THE COLLEGE PARK CONFERENCE OF STATE SUPERVISORS OF ENGLISH AND READING (UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, MARCH 7-11, 1966).
RODGERS, MARY COLUMBRO
THE MAJOR ADDRESSES AND PROFESSIONAL RECOMMENDATIONS DEVELOPED BY THE FIVE DISCUSSION GROUPS AT THE CONFERENCE OF STATE SUPERVISORS OF ENGLISH AND READING ARE PRESENTED. THE DISCUSSION GROUP TOPICS WERE PRESERVICE AND INSERVICE EDUCATION, CURRICULUM INNOVATION, "INNOVATIONS AND THE SUPERVISOR," A REPORT ON RECENT RESEARCH IN LANGUAGE LEARNING BY ELDONNA L. EVERTTS, THE DISADVANTAGED, AND RESEARCH IN ENGLISH AND READING. THE FOUR ADDRESSES WERE "A SURVEY OF READING RETARDATION," BY LEON EISENBERG, PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY AT JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY, "THE PREPARATION OF LANGUAGE ARTS TEACHERS," BY OLIVE S. NILES, DIRECTOR OF READING, SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS PUBLIC SCHOOLS, "CHILDREN AND POETRY," BY NANCY LARRICK, AND "FACTORS RELATED TO SYMBOLIZATION" BY DR. WALTER B. WAETJEN, ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE AFFAIRS, UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND. IN AN EPILOGUE, DR. ROBERT F. KINDER, READING CONSULTANT FOR THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, CONNECTICUT, PRESENTS THE GOALS OF THE ASSOCIATION OF STATE ENGLISH AND READING SPECIALISTS IN FOUR MAJOR AREAS--THE PROMOTION OF SOUND PROGRAMS OF INSTRUCTION THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES, COOPERATION WITH THE U. S. OFFICE OF EDUCATION, TEACHERS' ORGANIZATIONS, AND PROJECTS DESIGNED TO DEVELOP STUDENTS' THINKING AND LANGUAGE SKILLS. REFERENCES ACCOMPANY EACH ADDRESS. (RH)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Language Arts, Oral English, Poetry, Preservice Teacher Education, Reading Difficulty, Reading Instruction, Secondary Education, State Programs, State Supervisors
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Champaign, IL.