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ERIC Number: ED103810
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Feb
Pages: 26
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Reference Count: 0
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Reading Innovations: Practical Suggestions for Teaching and Humanizing Procedures.
Smith, Nila Banton
This paper discusses innovations in reading and suggests ways in which procedures for them may be humanized. The contents include: "Sex Equality," which discusses studies related to sex images, sex differences in the staffing of schools, sex roles as depicted in reading textbooks, and advances in human relations related to sex equality in the schools; "Career Education," which presents a definition of career education, examples of career awareness in elementary and secondary schools, and a discussion of what relation career exploration has to reading instruction; "Increased Attention to Student Development," which discusses the current emphasis on child development and the issue of teaching reading to preschool and kindergarten children; "Language Difficulties," which discusses the technological revolution and its relation to language difficulties; "Poverty Has Its Effect on Children," which discusses the child from the poverty home and the relationship of an impoverished environment to reading; "Trends in Teaching Children Who Speak Dialects to Read in Standard English," which discusses several recent approaches now being used to meet the dialect problem; and "Trends in Teaching Reading to Non-Speakers of English." (WR)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Plains Regional Conference of the International Reading Association (3rd, St. Louis, Missouri, February 20-22, 1975)