ERIC Number: ED395293
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Methods of Teaching Reading: Key Issues in Research and Implications for Practice. Interchange No. 39.
Noting the continuing concern about reading standards, reading processes, and methods of teaching reading, this booklet reviews current research in reading. Sections of the booklet discuss: (1) research on reading processes; (2) how fluent readers recognize words; (3) what beginning readers need to know about language; (4) what beginning readers need to know about print; (5) how children learn to read; (6) the reading-writing-spelling connection; (7) the content and organization of reading instruction; (8) reading schemes (basal reading series); (9) the role of parents and other care-givers; and (10) children with reading difficulties. Each section in the booklet ends with a short list of implications. Contains 16 references. (RS)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Literature Reviews, Parent Role, Reading Achievement, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Reading Processes, Reading Research, Reading Writing Relationship, Spelling, Word Recognition
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Information Analyses
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Authoring Institution: Scottish Office Education and Industry Dept., Edinburgh. Research and Intelligence Unit.