ERIC Number: ED053885
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Model Programs: Reading. Elementary Reading Centers, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA.
The Elementary Reading Centers located in 36 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, urban schools provide supplementary remedial reading instruction to pupils with low reading achievement and provide reading resource teachers to assist and train classroom teachers. Reading teachers emphasize comprehension, vocabulary development, word recognition, study skills, and independent reading skills. The resource teachers' activities include testing, preparing materials, assisting in special programs, and evaluating reading programs, as well as giving inservice training to reading teachers. The 1969-70 evaluation showed that generally pupils in the project did as well as nonproject pupils of lesser disability. Teacher and parent response was favorable to the program. A bibliography is included. (AL)
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Developmental Reading, Elementary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Program Descriptions, Reading Achievement, Reading Centers, Reading Consultants, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Skills, Remedial Programs, Remedial Reading
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 1780-0786, $0.25)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Center for Educational Communication (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA.