ERIC Number: EJ563749
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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The Literature-Based Basals in First-Grade Classrooms: Savior, Satan, or Same-Old, Same-Old?
Hoffman, James V.; McCarthey, Sarah J.; Elliott, Bonnie; Bayles, Debra L.; Price, Debra P.; Ferree, Angela; Abbott, Judy A.
Reading Research Quarterly, v33 n2 p168-97 Apr-Jun 1998
Examines, in four Texas districts, changes in teacher practices related to adoption of the new literature-based basal programs. Surveys over 250 teachers statewide; focuses on 14 teachers in depth. Finds (1) teachers changed practices from year one to year two; (2) teachers' epistemological orientations determined how they responded to changes in teaching context; and (3) staff demonstrated little development. (PA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: Texas