ERIC Number: ED035713
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969-Dec
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Intensive Reading Instructional Teams (IRIT), Hartford, Connecticut. Program Conspectus.
Center for Urban Education, New York, NY. Program Reference Service.
This program selected 252 students on the basis of teacher recommendations and kindergarten survey test scores. Students were divided into teams and remained with an Intensive Reading Instructional Team for 10 weeks. Moving from teacher to teacher at hourly intervals each morning, students met with teachers specializing in one of three crucial areas of reading. "These areas were: the decoding program, which included instruction in word analysis and word attach skills; language development and enrichment program, which stressed vocabulary and comprehension development; and the visual and auditory perception program, which was designed to develop an enjoyment of reading...." (KG)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Urban Education, New York, NY. Program Reference Service.
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut