ERIC Number: ED398691
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Learning To Read, Reading To Learn: Helping Children with Learning Disabilities To Succeed. Information Kit.
National Center To Improve the Tools of Educators, Eugene, OR.
This packet of materials addresses teacher and parent strategies for teaching reading to children with learning disabilities. A brochure addresses the importance of reading and the widespread phenomenon of reading difficulties and offers a list of additional resources. Five pamphlets include: (1) "Principles for Learning To Read: Essential Skills for Children with Learning Disabilities," which describes 10 skills needed for reading; (2) "Reading: The First Chapter in Education," which describes the challenges of illiteracy and lack of phonemic awareness and proposes solutions for the classroom; (3) "Tips for Parents," which outlines what parents can do to improve their child's reading; (4) "Tips for Teachers: Teaching Reading to Children with Learning Disabilities"; and (5)"Researchers as Resources," which describes the Researchers as Resources on Reading Network and lists affiliated researchers. Reprints of the following articles on reading are included: "Shakespeare and Beginning Reading: 'The Readiness Is All'" (Edward J. Kameenui) and "Learning To Read: Schooling's First Mission" (Elizabeth McPike). Also provided are a resource guide for 1996-1997, which includes information on reading instruction, and a professional development calendar. Contains 26 references. (RC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Parents; Practitioners
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center To Improve the Tools of Educators, Eugene, OR.