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Warren-Kring, Bonnie Z.; Warren, Grace A. – Reading Improvement, 2013
The purpose of this research was to study the impact of an adolescent literacy education course on content area education students' attitudes toward implementing adolescent literacy strategies within their content lessons. Longitudinal data were gathered over five years and then analyzed. The researcher documented changes in the attitudes of the…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Preservice Teachers, Literacy, Adolescent Literature
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Chance, Cindi – Reading Improvement, 1991
Finds that (1) Tennessee elementary school principals are significantly more involved in the management and evaluation of the reading program than in its operation or planning; (2) female principals are more involved than male principals; and (3) principals' involvement in the total reading program is positively related to increased training in…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Role, Elementary Education, Instructional Leadership
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DeMoulin, Donald F. – Reading Improvement, 1996
Focuses on developing positive neuro-associations and a healthy self-concept through a personalized reading program. Surveys 200 kindergartners in Kentucky, Kansas, and Tennessee; each was given a special "I Like Me" reader for use with parents and with the teacher. Indicates that, using this reader, children demonstrated a significant…
Descriptors: Kindergarten Children, Primary Education, Reading Comprehension, Reading Improvement
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Hatch, J. Amos – Reading Improvement, 1993
Describes the ways key issues in whole-language implementation were handled in Tennessee's pilot program. Offers a framework for encouraging teachers to look closely at the advantages of whole language without squeezing them between a rock and a hard place. (RS)
Descriptors: Basal Reading, Elementary Education, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Program Descriptions