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Adler, C. Ralph; Goldman, Elizabeth – National Institute for Literacy, 2006
This guide begins with a story about the parents of twin kindergartners. The story models ways in which the parents of Mike and Chris help them learn to read, such as reading the newspaper together with them and asking them questions about the books they are reading. Included is another short story parents can read with their child, and a list of…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Vocabulary Development, Reading Skills, Sight Vocabulary
Online Submission, 2005
This resource provides schools and jurisdictions with a sample framework and strategies for developing and/or supporting a culture of character and citizenship. The framework encourages individual schools to assess and put action plans in place to improve their cultures. It also looks at how character and citizenship education can be supported by…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, School Culture, Educational Environment
Howard, Elizabeth; Sugarman, Julie; Perdomo, Marleny; Adger, Carolyn Temple – Education Alliance at Brown University, 2005
This Toolkit is meant to be a resource for teachers, parents, and administrators involved with two-way immersion (TWI) programs, particularly those at the elementary level. Two-way immersion is a form of dual language instruction that brings together students from two native language groups for language, literacy, and academic content instruction…
Descriptors: Native Speakers, Immersion Programs, English (Second Language), Bilingual Education