ERIC Number: ED203293
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Thumbprints and Thoughtprints: Every Learner Unique. Proceedings of the Annual Pittsburgh Conference on Reading and Writing (32nd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1981).
Biggs, Shirley A., Ed.; And Others
The 13 articles in this book are designed to help teachers develop the reading and writing potential of students through individualized instruction. Topics discussed in the articles are (1) child development problems faced by both parents and teachers, (2) reading difficulties that exist at all grade levels, (3) strategy-based reading instruction, (4) multiflex grouping to maximize learning in reading, (5) diagnosing the unique learner with reading difficulties in high school and college, (6) the implications of English language research for personalized instruction, (7) writing instruction for reluctant writers, (8) challenging every student through literature, (9) teaching English reading and writing to Vietnamese children, (10) mainstreaming, (11) the gifted child and the composing process, (12) the parent's role in meeting the special needs of children, and (13) activities for teaching reading at home. (FL)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Child Development, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Higher Education, Individualized Instruction, Literature Appreciation, Mainstreaming, Parent Participation, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Refugees, Writing Instruction
Faculty in Language Communications, 4H01 Forbes Quadrangle, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260 ($6.00).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Univ., PA. Div. of Teacher Development.
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