ERIC Number: ED452496
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Apr
Peer- and Parent-Assisted Learning in Reading, Writing, Spelling and Thinking Skills. SCRE Spotlights 82.
The focus here is on learning by school-age children, assisted by the family and/or peers, and supported and managed by professional teachers. The author/educator, who specializes in researching paired learning, provides an outline of the essential concepts of peer-assisted and parent-assisted learning, followed by discussion of some specific practical evidence of its use in reading, writing, spelling, and thinking skills. (NKA)
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Strategies, Parents as Teachers, Peer Teaching, Reading Instruction, Skill Development, Spelling Instruction, Thinking Skills, Writing Instruction
Scottish Council for Research in Education, 15 St. John Street, Edinburgh, EH8 8JR, Scotland. Tel: 0131 557 2944; Web site: http://www.scre.ac.uk.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Scottish Council for Research in Education, Edinburgh.