ERIC Number: ED252665
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Teaching Students to Read Better. Professional Development Series, No. 6.
This guide consists of suggestions designed to assist vocational educators in helping students improve their reading skills. School-related and non-school-related reasons why students have difficulty reading are examined. Discussed in a section on teaching the essential technical reading skills are textbook usage skills, vocabulary development, and comprehension and study skills improvement. Auditory and visual methods for helping bilingual students are provided. Suggestions are set forth for using the services of reading specialists, librarians, and school nurses to help students improve their reading skills. Finally, the teaching of a model reading unit is described in terms of the phases of the school year, from the August preparatory period through the wrap-up stage in June. (MN)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Bilingual Students, Classroom Techniques, Content Area Reading, Guidelines, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, Models, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Resource Staff, Secondary Education, Skill Development, Staff Utilization, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Units of Study, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
American Vocational Association, 2020 N. 14th Street, Arlington, VA 22201 (Order No. 10381).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Vocational Association, Arlington, VA.