ERIC Number: EJ613481
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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The Potential of Book Floods for Raising Literary Levels.
Elley, Warwick B.
International Review of Education, v46 n3-4 p233-255 Jul 2000
Summarizes the findings of Book Flood studies in Niue, Fiji, Singapore, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Solomon Islands, and several other developing countries. It is possible to double the rate of reading acquisition of Third World primary school pupils with a Book Flood of about 100 high-interest books per class and short teacher training sessions. Addresses the problems of cost per school and cultural suitability of imported books. (Contains 41 references.) (VWC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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