ERIC Number: ED064691
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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The Electric Company.
Children's Television Workshop, New York, NY.
This book is intended as an introduction to the television program, "The Electric Company," designed to help teach reading to children in grades 2-4 who are experiencing difficulty. Contents include: Sidney P. Marland, Jr.'s preface, "A Significant New Teaching Tool"; Joan Ganz Cooney's "Television and the Teaching of Reading"; and Barbara Fowles'"Building a Curriculum for 'The Electric Company'". A section containing a teacher's questions about the nature of the program (posed by Mary Ricketts) and answers (by program staffers David D. Connell, Samuel Y. Gibbon, Jr., and Paul Dooley) conclude the book. Numerous photographs and cartoons from the pilot series serve as illustrations. (RD)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Educational Objectives, Educational Television, Primary Education, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Reading Instruction, Remedial Reading
Children's Television Workshop, 1865 Broadway, New York, N. Y. 10027 ($.95)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Children's Television Workshop, New York, NY.