ERIC Number: ED421865
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Lessons in Literacy: Case Studies of Successful Strategies for Raising Achievement in Multilingual Schools.
Campbell, Bernard, Ed.
The group of case studies details ways in which elementary, middle, and secondary schools in Bradford (England) have responded to recent developments in literacy education and developed whole- school approaches to improving achievement in literacy within multilingual school populations. Case study titles include: "The Literacy Lesson: A Guide" (Ann Winter); "Developing Strategies in the Teaching of Reading" (Carol Satterthwaite); "Developing a Systematic Whole School Approach To Teaching Reading" (Claire Head); "Developing the Literacy Hour" (Barbara Briggs); "Language for Learning" (Tracy McNally); "The Highfield Parent Partnership Project" (Jules Offord); "A Whole School Approach To Reading for Information" (Dorrie Brown, Gwyn Timbers); "Developing a Spelling Policy" (Su Halliday); "Bilingual Poetry Project" (Alex Fellowes); "Developing a Family Literacy Scheme" (Pam Khan); "Assessing and Improving 'Total Communication'" (Zahida Alam, Gill Benzinski); "'Miss, They Might Be Stars!'" (Sharon Hogan, Farhat Aziz, Shelly Fingret, Claire Ackroyd); "Improving Oracy" (Yasmin Ali, Karen Westcott); and "Understanding and Writing Non-Fiction Texts" (Pauline Mitchell). (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Case Studies, Cultural Pluralism, Diversity (Student), Educational Policy, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language), Expository Writing, Family Programs, Foreign Countries, Limited English Speaking, Literacy Education, Parent Participation, Poetry, Program Descriptions, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Speech Skills, Spelling, Writing Instruction
Bradford Education, Flockton House, Flockton Road, Bradford BD4 7RJ, England (10.50 British pounds).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bradford Metropolitan District Council (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)