ERIC Number: EJ511130
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Learning to Read: Schooling's First Mission.
McPike, Elizabeth, Ed.
American Educator, v19 n2 p3-6 Sum 1995
Examines the problem of children not learning to read well enough for reading to have a positive impact on their lives. It shows that while a large body of research exists on reading instruction, much of this knowledge has not made its way into the classroom. Five points about the reading problem and teaching effectiveness are addressed. (GR)
Descriptors: Decoding (Reading), Educational Malpractice, Educational Quality, Elementary Education, Instructional Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Reading Skills, School Responsibility, Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Improvement, Teaching Methods, Whole Language Approach
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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