ERIC Number: ED255885
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
New Directions in Reading: Research and Practice. 1985 Yearbook of the State of Maryland International Reading Association.
Gambrell, Linda B., Ed.; McLaughlin, Elaine M., Ed.
Articles in this yearbook focus on reading and technology, teaching techniques, children's literature, and the reading/writing relationship. The 11 articles discuss the following: (1) computers and reading instruction, (2) using closed-captioned television in the classroom, (3) imagery training and the reading comprehension of below average readers, (4) a reading wheel of response cues for comprehension, (5) a practical strategy for assisting students to answer comprehension questions, (6) the use of signing as a reinforcement of sight vocabulary in primary grades, (7) a comparison of poor readers' preferences of prereading motivational activities and teacher practices, (8) discovering picture books with intermediate grade children, (9) facilitating bibliotherapy through the use of response guides, (10) the roots of reading and writing, and (11) reading and writing theory into practice. (HTH)
Descriptors: Bibliotherapy, Childrens Literature, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, Elementary Education, Integrated Activities, Picture Books, Reader Response, Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Student Motivation, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary Development, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Research; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association. Maryland Council.