ERIC Number: ED345221
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Paired Reading: Positive Reading Practice. A Training Videotape with Accompanying Manual.
Brailsford, Anne; Brimacombe, Margaret
Using the Paired Reading Method, this training package provides instruction for school-aged children and adults in Canada, and combines a prescribed technique for reading practice with positive feedback, discussion, and student control of learning. The training package contains: (1) a videotape which provides detailed demonstrations of the Paired Reading technique and reviews the basic steps involved in Paired Reading instruction; and (2) a manual which offers background information for educators using the videotape to train tutors and students. The manual's four chapters focus on: introducing the Paired Reading approach; organizing a Paired Reading project; using the videotape; and questions and answers about Paired Reading. Samples of inservice handouts, letters to initiate projects, and evaluation sheets are included at the back of the training package. (RS)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education, Reading Aloud to Others, Reading Improvement, Reading Programs, Videotape Cassettes
Filmwest Associates Distribution LTD., 2399 Hayman Rd., P.O. Box 1437, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada V1Y 7V8 ($179 Canadian).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Literacy Secretariat, Ottawa (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: Northern Alberta Reading Specialists' Council, Edmonton.
Identifiers: Canada; Paired Reading
Note: Funding also received from the government of Alberta.