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ERIC Number: ED180016
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Aug
Reference Count: 0
What Do We Know About Standards for Effective Basic Skills Programs?
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
The purpose of this booklet is to provide information on what is known about standards for effective basic skills improvement programs to persons developing such programs, philosophies, standards, and strategies. It also provides access to current thinking by practicing professionals on standards for building effective programs to eligible applicants for Title II grants and contracts. The eight sections in the booklet contain a position paper on basic mathematical skills prepared by the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics; a report of the Kansas City Coordinating Conference on Mathematics Issues, held in 1978; the standards for basic skills writing programs developed by the National Council of Teachers of English; guidelines for the professional preparation of reading teachers devised by the Professional Standards and Ethics Committee of the International Reading Association; a discussion of reading programs that work; a reading program assessment scale developed by Right to Read; and a flow chart for program assessment and planning from the "Right to Read Assessment and Planning Handbook." (FL)
Publication Type: Guides - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title II