ERIC Number: ED403539
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Creating Support for Effective Literacy Education: Workshop Materials and Handouts.
Weaver, Constance; And Others
Designed for workshops or college courses focusing on professional development and inservice teacher training, this book presents over 200 reproducibles (including transparencies, brochures, and fact sheets) to help parents and administrators understand how reading and writing flourish in whole language classrooms. The book addresses the need to help others understand the nature of learning and the processes of language and literacy development, as well as some of the specific ways teachers nurture independent and competent readers and writers. After an introduction, sections of the book are: (1) Learning Theory and the Acquisition of Language and Literacy; (2) Language Acquisition: Learning to Talk; (3) The Reading Process; (4) Teaching and Learning to Read; (5) Phonics and the Teaching of Phonics; (6) Strategies and the Teaching of Strategies; (7) Writing and Learning to Write; (8) Assessment; (9) Fliers; (10) Letters; (11) Brochures; and (12) Fact Sheets. (RS)
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Elementary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Language Acquisition, Language Arts, Learning Theories, Literacy, Phonics, Reading Instruction, Reading Strategies, Student Evaluation, Whole Language Approach, Workshops, Writing Instruction
Heinemann, 361 Hanover Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3912 ($34).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A