ERIC Number: EJ904570
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
Learning Disabilities or Teaching Disabilities? Rethinking Literacy Failure
Applegate, Anthony J.; Applegate, Mary Dekonty; Turner, Jennifer D.
Reading Teacher, v64 n3 p211-213 Nov 2010
It takes a literacy leader to save some schools and districts from serious misconceptions about the nature of core reading programs as well as the nature of some reading disabilities. Well-prepared professionals can, by means of their extensive pedagogical repertoire, help districts to avoid compulsive repetition of the same fundamental types of instruction.
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Reading Programs, Learning Disabilities, Misconceptions, Teaching Methods, Literacy, Program Effectiveness, Teacher Attitudes, Grade 1
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 1
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