ERIC Number: EJ624617
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
"Amidst Familial Gatherings": Reading Apprenticeship in a Middle School Classroom.
Jordan, Marean; Jensen, Rita; Greenleaf, Cynthia
Voices from the Middle, v8 n4 p15-24 May 2001
Describes Reading Apprenticeship, an approach to adolescent reading improvement in which teachers apprentice students into the strategies skilled readers use. Demonstrates the program at work in one seventh and eighth grade classroom. Discusses four key dimensions of classroom life: social (building community); personal (connecting to reading); cognitive (developing a tool kit); and knowledge-building (tapping resources). (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: When Readers Struggle.