ERIC Number: ED436727
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Council Connections: A Newsletter of the Reading Recovery Council of North America, 1996-1999.
Council Connections, v2-4 1996-1999
This document consists of three years' worth (8 issues) of "Council Connections," the newsletter of the Reading Recovery Council of North America. Each issue offers brief articles, updates of Reading Recovery programs in various countries, messages from the organization's president, past president, and/or the executive director, updates on the organization's committee actions, and a regular column (Classroom Connections) designed to serve Reading Recovery partners--the classroom teachers who work together with Reading Recovery teachers to teach children to read and write. The Summer 1996 issue includes "The Importance of Membership in the Reading Recovery Council of North America" (Deborah R. Dillon) and "Trainers from around the World Meet" (Rose Mary Estice). The Fall 1996 issue includes "Using an ABC Center to Help Children Learn about Letters, Sounds, Words, and How They Work" (Gay Su Pinnell). The Spring 1997 issue includes "Conquering the Spelling Frontier" (Vicki Fairchild Crain). The Summer 1997 issue includes "Life Stories: An Easy Way to Promote Journal Writing" (Cheri Slinger). The Fall 1997 issue reports on the First North American Leadership Academy held in San Diego, California, from July 30 through August 2, 1997. The Spring 1998 issue includes "Portfolios: One District's Journey" (Geraldine Haggard). The Fall 1998 issue includes "Copyright Questions--Ethical Responses: Understanding Copyright Issues" (Mary Anne Doyle) and "Kindergarten Drama Based on the Book 'Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse' by Bruce Henkes" (Sherlyn Porter). The Winter 1999 issue presents brief accounts of implementation of Reading Recovery in Canada, Department of Defense Schools, Queensland, Japan, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom; and "Effective Literacy Programs (Gay Su Pinnell). The Spring 1999 issue includes "Descubriendo la Lectura: An Overview" (Yvonne Rodriguez) and "Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Interactive Writing" (Justina Henry and Barbara Joan Wiley). (RS)
Descriptors: Copyrights, Early Intervention, Foreign Countries, High Risk Students, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Journal Writing, Portfolios (Background Materials), Primary Education, Reading Difficulties, Remedial Reading, Spelling, Teacher Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
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Authoring Institution: Reading Recovery Council of North America, Columbus, OH.