ERIC Number: ED442087
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Balanced Reading Instruction: Teachers' Visions and Voices.
Johns, Jerry L., Ed.; Elish-Piper, Laurie, Ed.
The 18 articles in this collection represent a view from the classroom regarding balanced reading instruction in the early stages of what is likely to become a widespread movement. The articles are intended to stimulate educators to reduce, or perhaps boldly eliminate, one-way thinking about methods, skills, grouping, and assessment. Articles in the collection are: "In Search of Balance: Restructuring Our Literacy Programs" (Dorothy S. Strickland); "Attempting Takeoff: The Metamorphosis of a Reading Teacher" (Jeanne McCarthy); "Dodging the Educational Pendulum: A Journey toward a Balanced Language Curriculum" (Melisa J. Bower); "A Third-Grade Teacher's Vision of Balanced Reading Instruction" (Loria Thatcher); "The Reality of Balanced Literacy in a Primary Classroom" (Jenelle Gallagher-Mance); "A Balanced Reading Program in a First- and Second-Grade Classroom" (Cynthia Vandergriff); "Balanced Reading Instruction: One Teacher's Voice" (Suzie Lobdell); "Authentic Reading and Writing in a Skills-Based Basal Reading Program" (Christine Truckenmiller); "Maintaining Balance in a First-Grade Classroom" (Linda Mast); "Components of an Ever-Changing Language Arts Program" (Dawn Hinz); "Creating a Balanced Reading Program in First Grade" (Rhonda L. Waggoner); "The Balanced Equation: Elementary + Secondary = A District Reading Program" (Ann Kimpton); "The Challenge of Balanced Reading Instruction for In-Class Special Reading Programs" (Mary Kelly); "Balanced Reading: Notions, Emotions, and Potions" (Beth R. Cowman); "Balanced Assessment for Balanced Instruction" (Jocelyn Klotz); "The Challenge of Technology in Balanced Reading Instruction" (Janene Bowden); "Technology Bifocals" (Linda J. Conrad); and "From Student to Teacher" (Bryn Biesiadecki). (Contains approximately 100 references.) (NKA)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Literacy, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Role
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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