ERIC Number: ED358419
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Helping the Beginning Reader: Successful Techniques Used by Successful Teachers.
William Gladden Foundation, York, PA.
This booklet delineates the actions and attitudes of successful teachers who typically produce skilled readers. Presenting a variety of approaches, the booklet emphasizes that needs created by beginning readers' diverse backgrounds can only be met through a curriculum marked by equal diversity. The booklet outlines those identified characteristics that promote an eagerness to read and that do help students learn. The following chapter titles are included: Questions and Answers (discussing 20 questions, such as, Why is learning to read difficult for beginning readers? How do successful teachers enlist the help of parents in teaching the beginning reader?); Characteristics of Successful Reading Programs; Practical Approaches for Teaching Reading; Successful Techniques to Teaching Beginning Readers; Stages of Learning to Read; and Agencies and Professionals to Contact about Reading. (SAM)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Curriculum Development, Instructional Effectiveness, Parent Influence, Parent Participation, Primary Education, Reading Strategies, Reading Teachers, Student Needs, Teacher Effectiveness
William Gladden Foundation, P.O. Box 7222, York, PA 17404 ($2.95 per copy; more than 5 copies, $1.90 per copy; 5,000 or more, $0.90 per copy).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: William Gladden Foundation, York, PA.