ERIC Number: ED108149
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Guggenheim Museum Children's Program: Learning to Read through the Arts.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York, NY.
One of the twelve exemplary programs summarized in the Introduction to Right to Read's "Effective Reading Programs: Summaries of 222 Selected Programs" (CS001934), this program attempts to improve the reading skills of inner-city children, increase their aspirational levels, enhance their feelings of self-worth, and stimulate their interest, knowledge, and skills in all the arts. Three times a week, outside school hours, children between the ages of ten and twelve who are poor readers meet at the Guggenheim Museum or at artists' studios to attend workshops in two of fifteen art areas the creation of class journals and diaries, movie scripts, poetry, and the collection of the creation of class journals and diaries, movie scripts, poetry, and the collection of information about artists' lives and works. Instruction in the reading workshops is tailored to correct children's specific skill deficiencies. Every week a special event related to the arts is planned for the children. (TO/AIR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York, NY.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I