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ERIC Number: ED017414
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Nov
Pages: 9
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TEAM TEACHING WITH PAPERBACKS.
KENYON, DONALD
TEACHERS AT COVINA HIGH SCHOOL, SAN DIMAS, CALIFORNIA, UTILIZED THE TEAM TEACHING APPROACH TO ENGLISH IN GRADES 9 THROUGH 12. IN ORDER TO DEVELOP LIFE-TIME READERS AT COVINA HIGH, PAPERBACKS WERE USED EXTENSIVELY TO PROMOTE INTEREST IN READING. TEACHERS TRIED TO GET THE RIGHT BOOK TO THE RIGHT PERSON AT THE RIGHT TIME. IT WAS FELT THAT PUPILS THROUGHOUT THE SCHOOL SHOULD BE SURROUNDED WITH BOOKS TO TEMPT THE VIRTUAL NONREADER AS WELL AS THE COLLEGE PREPARATORY STUDENTS. TAPES, FILMS, AND MAGAZINES WERE ALSO USED. IT WAS DEEMED ESSENTIAL THAT THE TEACHER READ WIDELY IN ORDER TO SHARE HIS KNOWLEDGE WITH STUDENTS AND TO BE ABLE TO SUGGEST GOOD BOOKS AT ANY TIME. A NUMBER OF SOURCES FOR THE ACQUISITION OF PAPERBACKS AND A REFERENCE LIST ARE PROVIDED. THIS PAPER WAS PRESENTED AT THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH CONFERENCE (HONOLULU, NOVEMBER 23-25, 1967). (JM)
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