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ERIC Number: ED480269
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jul
Pages: 33
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What Every DeKalb Administrator Needs to Know about the Balanced Approach to Literacy: A Guide to Successful Implementation.
This guide seeks to provide school administrators with specific information concerning the implementation of an effective school reading program. Information in the guide is intended to provide support for local school administrators, as they work with school staff in establishing cohesive and coordinated reading instructional programs for children. These programs are based on scientific research on the teaching of reading. The recommended methodologies, strategies, and approaches to reading instruction presented in the guide are all classroom tested and reflect current best practices research. Included in the guide are the following items: What to Look For in the Classroom (Effective classroom practices); Components of Effective Reading Instruction (Pre K-12); What Is Balanced Literacy?; Assistance Available to Local School Staff from the DeKalb R.E.A.D.S. Staff; Literacy Components Emphasis by Grade Level (Pre K-12); 9 Good Habits for All Readers; Recommendations for Teaching Reading (Pre K-12); Recommendations for Teaching Writing (Pre K-12); What Administrators Should Know about Teaching Phonemic Awareness; What Administrators Should Know about Teaching Reading Comprehension; What Administrators Should Know about Teaching New Vocabulary Words; Grade Level Literacy Performance Expectations (Pre K-3rd Grade); Using Bloom's Taxonomy to Improve Reading Skills; Glossary of Reading Terms; and 12 Resources on Teaching Reading for Building Administrators. (NKA)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
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Language: English
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