ERIC Number: ED092930
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Criteria for Excellence in Reading. Right to Read: Pennsylvania 1974.
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.
The criteria for excellence in reading presented in this paper are intended to be used by local school districts, and it is their prerogative to determine how to achieve the criteria based on local conditions, needs, capabilities, and desires. The contents include: "The Learner," which suggests that the learner should be guided to read widely and independently for his own purposes, instruction should be learner-centered, and the school should establish some means to aid parents in their roles in developing communication skills and enjoyment in learning in their children; "Staff," which discusses the role the educational staff should play in developing an excellent reading program; "Community," which discusses parent involvement, community resources, adult basic education programs, and the role of the school; "Instruction," which presents guidelines necessary for a successful reading program; "Materials," which looks at the function of materials in a total reading program; "Environment," which discusses the physical and psychological setting to which the learner is exposed during the school day; "Time," which presents suggestions for the allocation of reading time; "Evaluation," which presents guidelines for the use of evaluation; and "Budget." (WR)
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Right to Read Program.
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.