ERIC Number: ED205940
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-May
Reference Count: 0
Simformation 1: Introducing Parents to the Wisconsin Reading Design.
Klenke, William H.; And Others
This guide is intended to provide practical, hands-on materials for local school district personnel to use in improving the home-school-community relations of schools using the Wisconsin Design for Reading Skill Development (WDRSD). The guide describes "simformation," a simulation-information exercise designed to increase parental understanding of the WDRSD. The first section of the guide provides an overview of simformation, while the second section explains how educators can prepare and present simformation materials and activities. The third section explains how to conduct a preassessment interview with parents that will reveal their needs in relation to the WDRSD, and the fourth section discusses the five activities involved in the simformation: (1) a reading class simulation, (2) the pupil profile card, (3) a WDRSD reading lesson, (4) a postassessment exercise, and (5) a summarizing exercise. The fifth section details the evaluation procedure used to assess parents' knowledge of the program design and their understanding of their role in it. Copies of materials used in the activity are appended. (FL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Research and Development Center for Cognitive Learning.
Identifiers: Wisconsin Design for Reading Skill Development