ERIC Number: EJ839851
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-May
Abstractor: As Provided
Research Connections: The San Diego Striving Readers' Project: Building Academic Success for Adolescent Readers
McDonald, Trevor; Thornley, Christina; Staley, Rosemary; Moore, David W.
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v52 n8 p720-722 May 2009
This Research Connections column describes the background to and the research base for the San Diego Unified School Districts' federally funded Striving Readers Project. The curriculum for the project was developed out of a longitudinal study into the literacy experiences of secondary students in New Zealand and from exploratory work in San Diego from 2003-2005. The curriculum emphasizes the importance of a routine of literacy teaching and learning approaches and for the development of a knowledge base amongst students of the ways in which the literacy routine they learn can support them in their reading and writing across the content areas.
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Theory Practice Relationship, Reading Improvement, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Adolescents, Curriculum Development, Learning Strategies, Literacy
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: California