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ERIC Number: EJ772110
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 7
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0009-8655
The Reading Writing Center: What We Can Do
Spillane, Lee Ann
Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, v80 n2 p63-65 Nov-Dec 2006
Writing centers offer students the means to success. The Reading Writing Center (RWC) at University High School in Orlando, Florida, serves a diverse population of more than 3,700 students. The center serves dual purposes. A classroom side operates as a demonstration space where the author, who is the center's director, leads and sometimes coteaches content-based reading and writing lessons. The other side of the center is a help center run by students for students. As the center's director, the author also carries a full load of service-learning students. A description of RWC's beginnings and what it can do for teachers and students is provided. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Florida