ERIC Number: ED059014
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Reading Programs: What Is a Good Reading Program? Number 6.
Rogers, Norma; Laffey, James L.
Some of the components of a good reading program are described so that parents can have a basis for judging the status of the reading program in their own child's school. The components identified are (1) a knowledgeable, enthusiastic administrator who understands the components of a good program and is sensitive to student and teacher needs; (2) a highly trained reading supervisor, reading specialists, and competent classroom teachers and librarians; (3) a continuous reading development program with specific goals and cooperative planning; (4) adequate diagnosis providing thorough records of the children; (5) an attractive, well-equipped library/media center supervised by a qualified and imaginative materials specialist; and (6) a wide and exciting variety of books, instructional materials, and equipment. Finally, the brochure explains the role of parents in supporting the reading program and their responsibilities in helping their child learn to read. This brochure is one of a series commissioned by the National Reading Center to help inform all citizens about reading issues and to promote national functional literacy. (AW)
Descriptors: Developmental Reading, Objectives, Parent Role, Personnel, Program Evaluation, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Programs
National Reading Center, 1776 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D. C. 20036 (free)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Reading Center Foundation, Washington, DC.