ERIC Number: EJ647009
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Ecological Approaches to Sustained Silent Reading: Conferencing, Contracting, and Relating to Middle School Students.
Akmal, Tariq T.
Clearing House, v75 n3 p154-57 Jan-Feb 2002
Describes a proven program of structured, sustained silent reading (SSR) for middle school students that helps students successfully develop academically and socially. Notes the learning climate attends to the cognitive, personal, and social needs of the learner. Discusses student-teacher conferences and SSR, and negotiating individual reading contracts with students. Discusses contract formats, and notes 25 alternatives to traditional book reports. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Applying Constructivism.