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Carver, Nancy K. – Childhood Education, 1986
Argues that structured reading programs, workbook pages, and drills do not alone provide an adequate basis for beginning reading instruction and suggests that experiences, knowledge, and other environmental factors ensure success in reading. (HOD)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Classroom Environment, Cognitive Development, Early Experience
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Raines, Shirley C. – Childhood Education, 1986
Shares the experiences of a teacher educator who, upon teaching language arts every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon for a year, observed numerous reading and writing language experiences. (HOD)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Language Acquisition, Language Arts, Literacy
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Spillman, Carolyn V.; Lutz, Jay P. – Childhood Education, 1986
Describes how three schools applied "Writing to Read," a computerized writing and reading program, in kindergarten and first grade. (HOD)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Educational Philosophy, Grade 1
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Webb, Alice; And Others – Childhood Education, 1991
Four K-3 teachers (Brevard County School District) described their experiences using whole language programs. They had in common a child-centered attitude; an initial experience of frustration followed by encouragement from the children's excitement and involvement in learning; and an approach that began with the writing process and moved to…
Descriptors: Childrens Writing, Class Activities, Creative Writing, Elementary School Students
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Dailey, Kathleen A. – Childhood Education, 1991
Discusses questions dealing with children's learning to read and write; children's drawing; encouragement, correction, and interpretation of children's writing; and writing programs. Suggests that parents and teachers can promote children's writing by creating an environment for children that develops confidence and by understanding the processes…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Kindergarten Children, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Parents as Teachers
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Gothard, Heather M.; Russell, Suzanne M. – Childhood Education, 1990
Presents two kindergarten teachers' accounts of the use of the whole language approach to children's learning in class. Describes the reading of a children's book to a public kindergarten class and the subsequent literacy-related activities. (BB)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Childrens Literature, Class Activities, Holistic Approach