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ERIC Number: ED434324
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Oct-13
Pages: 14
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The School Principal as Leader in Reading Instruction.
Ediger, Marlow
The school principal's role in assisting teachers to excel at various types of reading instruction is discussed. This paper addresses several types of reading instruction and principal involvement: (1) guiding primary grade instructors to value their students' personalized reading experiences through familiarity and with demonstration of new approaches; (2) developing and informing teacher proficiency with using Big Books; (3) guiding teachers to use quality basal readers to benefit and encourage student reading; (4) being aware of the merits and drawbacks of reading instruction philosophies in relation to remedial readers; and (5) leading teachers to use various types of poetry instruction and encouraging student interest and experience in writing poems. In conclusion, the paper suggests that the principal plays a key role in assisting teachers to enable each pupil to become a successful reader. Contains 10 references. (EF)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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