ERIC Number: ED106832
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Early Reading Success Program.
Ferguson-Florissant School District, Ferguson, MO.
This program, included in "Effective Reading Programs...," serves almost 9000 children ranging from preschoolers to sixth graders. The program is actually a series of programs designed to coordinate reading instruction. It includes the following features: a complete diagnostic testing program beginning at age four; individualized reading instruction at all levels, including the preschool level; a remediation program for children reading significantly below expectancy level; a continuous inservice training program in reading diagnostic and instructional methods; consultants to provide help with reading, language, and learning disabilities; extensive professional and student library media at all elementary schools; use of teacher-made materials and aids; and parent volunteers working as parent-teachers in the program. Most program activities take place in the classrooms, libraries, or homes. Program materials include a wide variety of commercial and teacher-prepared materials, a district-prepared checklist of reading skills, and an early childhood curriculum guide. (WR/AIR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ferguson-Florissant School District, Ferguson, MO.