ERIC Number: ED311420
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Leaders for Literacy: Papers from the Conference (1st, Oxford, Ohio, June 20-23, 1988).
Berger, Allen, Ed.
The 10 papers collected in this book deal with reading and writing instruction, the relationship between teachers and researchers, the role of the school administration in promoting literacy, the dangers of inappropriate standards, using poetry to improve literacy, and textbook adoptions. Papers include: (1) "Knowing What to Do--And Doing It," (Margaret J. Early); (2) "From Practice to Research and Back Again," (Wayne Otto); (3) "A Principal's View," (Kay Walla); (4) "Getting Real--Forming Collaborative Alliances," (Jo Anne Vacca); (5) "Setting Realistic Standards," (Richard Vacca); (6) "The View from the Superintendent," (Mary Ann Corr); (7) "Poetry in the Reading Program: A Goal for Administrators," (Eileen Tway); (8) "Thinking about Adopting: Two Views," (Alan M. Frager and Maureen Vanterpool); (9) "Children's Language," (Andrew V. Johnston and Elizabeth B. Johnston); and (10) "Reading Terminology for the Up-to-Date Administrator," (Sarah L. Dowhower). (RS)
Descriptors: Administrators, College School Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Literacy, Poetry, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Textbook Selection, Writing Instruction
Heckert Reading and Writing Center, Department of Teacher Education, School of Education and Allied Professions, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Miami Univ., Oxford, OH. School of Education.