ERIC Number: ED435969
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
The Best of "The Running Record." Revised Edition.
Reading Recovery Council of North America, Columbus, OH.
This revised edition of the first volume of the "Best of the Running Record Newsletter" contains 23 articles published between March 1989 and Spring 1998--some selections are from the now out-of-print first edition. Articles are arranged by subject matter to assist the reader in finding articles which address a particular point of interest. Section 1, Historical Perspective, contains the following articles: "Why Reading Recovery Works, May 1989" (Barbara Watson); "An Early Intervention To Prevent Literacy Learning Difficulties: What Is Possible? Spring 1994" (Marie M. Clay); and "Welcome Speech, Fall 1995" (William D. Lynch). Section 2, Research and Rationales, contains the following articles: "Reading Recovery Swift, Effective in Reversing Reading Failure, MacArthur Study Find, Winter 1992" (Gay Su Pinnell); "The Role of the University in Reading Recovery in North America, Spring 1993" (Janet S. Gaffney and Gay Su Pinnell); and "Rationale for Teaching At Least Four Reading Recovery Children, Spring 1997" (Noel Jones). Section 3, Reading Recovery Training, contains these articles: "Reading Recovery Teachers as Lifelong Learners: Teachers in Transition, Autumn 1991" (Diane DeFord) and "Interpreting Teacher/Student Interactions in Reading Recovery from a Vygotskian Perspective, Winter 1993" (Carol A. Lyons). Section 4, Teaching for Diversity, contains the following articles: "Descubriendo La Lectura: A Reconstruction of Reading Recovery in Spanish, Winter 1994" (Kathleen McDonough); "Helping All Students Learn, Winter 1994" (Raquel C. Mireles); "Responding to Changing Demographics: Selecting Reading Recovery Books, Winter 1994" (Linda Garrett); "Text Selection for Limited English Proficient Students in Reading Recovery, Winter 1994" (Diana Geisler); and "'We Goed to Readin': Understanding How Children Learn Language, Fall 1995" (Nancy Anderson). Section 5, Teaching and Learning in Reading Recovery, contains the following articles: "A Closer Look at the Writing Component in the Reading Recovery Program, Autumn 1990" (Mary D. Fried); "Learning To Look at Print, Autumn 1992" (Steve Hansell); "Organizing Reading Recovery Lessons for Efficiency and Effectiveness, Autumn 1993" (Steve Hansell); "Dual Processing in Reading: Don't 'Get Your Mouth Ready' Yet, Autumn 1994" (Noel Jones); "Reading Recovery and Phonics: A Response for Parents, Autumn 1994" (Steve Hansell); "What Does Teaching at the Word Level Really Mean? Winter 1994" (Rose Mary Estice); "Doing It by the Book...or, Using the Language of the Guidebook in Our Teaching, Winter 1995" (Judith Neal); "Using Patterns of Responding to 'Follow the Child,' Spring 1997" (Rose Mary Estice); "Helping the Hard-To-Accelerate Child: Problem-Solving the More Difficult Cases, Fall 1997" (Noel Jones); and "Teaching for Strategies in Writing: Maintaining the Balance between Composing and Transcribing, Spring 1998" (Lee Skandalaris). (Each article contains references.) (NKA)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Early Intervention, Elementary Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Literacy, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Student Needs, Teacher Role
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
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Authoring Institution: Reading Recovery Council of North America, Columbus, OH.