ERIC Number: ED335641
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Developing Literacy among Kindergarten Children through the Implementation of Child Centered Activities Based upon Reading Recovery Principles.
Landry, Maureen D.
A practicum provided child-centered activities for 20 kindergarten children during regular school hours. Goals for the practicum were to: (1) develop literacy; (2) increase social interaction between the teacher and the child through verbal and body language communication which weaves reading and writing into the relationship; and (3) obtain a shared commitment to literacy with the assistance and help of the parents and school staff. Child-centered activities utilizing the regular classroom facility and based upon reading recovery principles were used. Results showed a significant shift in students' attitude and performance towards reading, writing, and language. Results suggest that child-centered activities which wove reading, writing, and language behavior into the learning process developed literacy. The appendix provides three survey forms. (75 references; 8 tables) (SR)
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Practicum Papers; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Child Centered Education; Reading Recovery Projects
Note: Ed.D. Practicum, Nova University.