ERIC Number: ED448410
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
The California Reading Initiative and Special Education in California: Critical Ideas Focusing on Meaningful Reform.
Feldman, Kevin; Johnson, Barbara; Pinsky, Ron; Rice, Beth
This book addresses the importance of the California Reading Initiative (CRI) to children who are struggling readers or who have reading disabilities. It notes the CRI focuses on disseminating information from research results and fostering teaching practices drawn from this research. This book emphasizes aspects of reading instruction for children who have difficulty learning to read, and it dispels common misconceptions about reading disabilities and reading instruction. Chapters include: (1) Effective Reading Instruction; (2) Early Intervention and Prevention: "Catch Them Before They Fall"; (3) Assessment That Drives Instruction: The Better We Use Assessment Data, the Better We Teach; (4) Access to the Core Curriculum and Reading Instruction; and (5) Practices Linked to Research. (Contains 52 references.) (EF)
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Utilization, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Special Education
CDE Press, Sales Office, California Dept. of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95812-0271. Fax 916-323-0823. For full text: http://www.cde.ca.gov/spbranch/sed/resources.htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Special Education.