ERIC Number: ED061387
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Mar
Notes from City College Advisory Service to Open Corridors.
Meier, Deborah; And Others
Contents of this booklet include: (1) "What's wrong with reading tests?", Deborah Meier, covering the following areas: the definition of reading, the social context of testing, the trouble with the tests, and how children handle tests; (2) "An English view of evaluation," an excerpt from a longer interview with Kenneth Barker at Froebel Institute in London, conducted a year ago as part of the Ford Foundation/School Council's Anglo-American Primary School Project; (3) "The game of language," Elli Ohringer, a paper concentrating on ways teachers can help children develop their skills and self-confidence in oral communication; and, (4) a book review by Celia Houghton of "Theresa, theater, terrariums," a pamphlet prepared by Jennifer Andreae documenting the New Rochelle School District's effort to implement the open classroom approach. (JM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Communication Problems, Communication Skills, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Schools, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Open Education, Reading Achievement, Reading Level, Reading Readiness, Reading Tests, Speech Communication, Teaching Methods, Testing Problems
City College Advisory Service to Open Corridors, Klapper Hall 214, Convent Avenue & 136th St., N.Y., N.Y. 10031 ($0.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY.