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ERIC Number: ED541081
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Mar
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 54
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Reciprocal Teaching. Information Capsule. Volume 0609
Blazer, Christie
Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools
Reciprocal teaching is an instructional approach designed to increase students' reading comprehension at all grade levels and in all subject areas. Students are taught cognitive strategies that help them construct meaning from text and simultaneously monitor their reading comprehension. This Information Capsule summarizes reciprocal teaching's basic principles, implementation steps, and four comprehension strategies. Issues to consider when implementing reciprocal teaching are discussed, including how to teach the strategies, what grade levels and types of students benefit from reciprocal teaching, and optimum group size. Research on the impact of reciprocal teaching on students' reading comprehension is reviewed and a brief summary of Miami-Dade County Public Schools' use of reciprocal teaching is provided.
Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools. 1450 NE Second Avenue, Miami, FL 33132. Tel: 305-995-1000; Fax: 305-995-7521; Web site: http://www.dadeschools.net
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Research Services
Identifiers - Location: Florida
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress