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ERIC Number: ED013744
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-May
Pages: 1
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TEN GUIDELINES FOR TEACHING THE DISADVANTAGED.
RAUCH, SIDNEY J.
TEN GUIDELINES FOR TEACHERS OF DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS WITH READING PROBLEMS ARE SUGGESTED--(1) PROCEED ON THE ASSUMPTION THAT THE STUDENT IS CAPABLE OF READING IMPROVEMENT AND CREATIVE THINKING, (2) USE READING MATERIALS AT OR SLIGHTLY BELOW HIS INSTRUCTIONAL LEVEL, (3) CHOOSE SELECTIONS THAT DEAL WITH PEOPLE AND SITUATIONS HE CAN IDENTIFY WITH, AND GIVE BRIEF AND WELL-MOTIVATED ASSIGNMENTS WHICH ASSURE SUCCESS, (4) BE ALERT AND SENSITIVE TO HIS NEEDS, (5) AVOID STANDARDIZED TESTS FOR THESE ONLY SHOW REPEATEDLY THAT HE IS BELOW GRADE EXPECTATIONS, (6) CLARIFY WORD MEANINGS AND CONCEPTS BEFORE READING IN THE CONTENT AREAS, (7) INVOLVE MORE THAN WORD RECOGNITION EXERCISES IN YOUR READING PROGRAM, (8) USE A VARIETY OF APPROACHES AND VARY YOUR DAILY PROGRAM, (9) EMPHASIZE READING-STUDY SKILLS IN THE CONTENT AREAS, AND (10) REMEMBER THAT THE LEARNING PROCESS IS BASICALLY A MOTIVATION-CLARIFICATION-APPLICATION-SATISFACTION PROCESS. MATERIALS ARE RECOMMENDED FOR WORD-RECOGNITION SKILLS, COMPREHENSION SKILLS, AND READING-STUDY SKILLS, AND PROFESSIONAL BOOKS FOR TEACHERS. REFERENCES ARE INCLUDED. THIS ARTICLE APPEARED IN "JOURNAL OF READING," VOLUME 10, MAY 1967. (NS)
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Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
Identifiers: Hofstra University NY; NEW YORK; New York (Hempstead)