ERIC Number: ED186863
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Learning to Read through the Arts.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.
A widely replicated Title I reading-through-the-arts experiential program designed to provide remedial instruction in reading and to promote increased interest in reading and other academic areas is described in this report. Following an overview of the program and a statement of its philosophy, the report provides information about the various components of the program, including staff, reading oriented arts workshops, reading workshops, teacher made materials, field trips and special events, exhibitions of student work, performing arts and film festivals that feature student work, parents' workshops, preservice training for teachers and training materials used, and evaluation procedures and results. Information is also provided concerning replication of the program, dissemination services, and the cultural institutions that assisted in the program. (FL)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art Education, Compensatory Education, Cultural Education, Cultural Enrichment, Elementary Education, Fine Arts, Humanities Instruction, Program Descriptions, Reading Instruction, Remedial Programs, Remedial Reading, Validated Programs
Title I Children's Program, Learning to Read Through the Arts, P.S. 9, 100 West 84th St., New York, NY 10024 (free of charge while supply lasts)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I; Learning to Read through the Arts Program; National Diffusion Network Programs