ERIC Number: ED106782
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Project: Pegasus [Personalized Education Growth and Achievement; Selective Utilization of Staff].
Tuscaloosa City Board of Education, AL.
One of the programs included in "Effective Reading Programs...," the Continuous Progress Reading Program is structured by specific performance objectives and corresponding diagnostic test items within each of 17 sequential levels. Begun in 1971, the program serves first through sixth grade students in a number of schools. The students move through a cycle in which their reading levels are determined and their specific reading skill needs are diagnosed. On this basis, subgrouping takes place within levels according to specific needs, and instructional activities are prescribed and conducted to meet individual and group needs. When a student has mastered the skills at one level, his or her needs at the next level are diagnosed and the cycle begins again. Feedback about each child's performance is provided to children individually, to children in small groups, and to parents in conferences. A major goal of the program is to evolve an increasingly efficient differentiated staff operation and to develop detailed descriptions of staff roles and organization charts. Program materials include informal reading inventories, a teacher handbook, and a collection of plans for varied skill development activities. (TO/AIR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Right to Read Program.
Authoring Institution: Tuscaloosa City Board of Education, AL.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III