ERIC Number: ED265530
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Implementing the Recommendations of "Becoming a Nation of Readers": A Guide for Practitioners.
Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, Andover, MA.
Continuing the work synthesized in the Commission on Reading report "Becoming a Nation of Readers," this guide charts 31 programs (described in "Educational Programs That Work") validated by the National Diffusion Network that meet the commission's 17 major recommendations. The guide will enable educators to see which of the validated programs they can use to improve their reading programs in any of the recommended areas, which include working with parents to foster reading at home, instructional materials and approaches, classroom environment, reading and writing assessment, and teacher education and professional development. (HTH)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment, Elementary Education, Family Influence, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Literacy Education, Professional Development, Reading Habits, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Reading Programs, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education
Publications Department, The Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, 290 South Main St., Andover, MA 01810 ($2.50 ea, includes postage and handling, prepaid, $2.00 ea, over 20, discounts on larger quantities).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, Andover, MA.