Teachers of literacy, love of reading, and the literate self: A response to Ann Powell-Brown
- Polices of promise and practices of limit: Singapore’s literacy education policy landscape and its impact on one school programme. Wolf, Jeanne; Bokhorst-Heng, Wendy // Educational Research for Policy & Practice;2008, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p151
This paper is about the interaction between policy and practice, and about how competing policies contributed to a paradoxical tension within that interaction in one school. Within a paradigm of educational renewal, the Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE) has initiated a number of policies...
- 'One Bite at a Time'. Brown, Kathleen J. // School Administrator;Jan2002, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p24
Deals with the implementation of intervention practices at the University of Utah Reading Clinics to strengthen reading teachers and improve student literacy. Details of its individual tutoring program; Overview of the practicum model of professional development to help teachers learn how to...
- Meeting, Not Ignoring, Teen Literacy Needs. Ivey, Gay // Education Digest;Oct2002, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p23
Reports on a research that revealed inconsistencies between young adolescents' literacy skills and the reading they experience in school. Factor that worsened adolescents' dissatisfaction with the content they are required to study in school; Three important first steps schools can take to...
- Summer: A hot time for reading. // Reading Today;Aug/Sep2002, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p12
Reports on the Sizzle Literacy Camp, a summer reading program in Easton, Pennsylvania. Literacy programs offered to students; Sponsors of the program; Teachers involved in the program.
- A Modern Program for a Modern Day. Willey, Gilbert S. // Educational Leadership;May1946, Vol. 3 Issue 8, p356
The article focuses on the suggestion that school programs should be given of much importance which deal directly on the concerns of childhood and youth. Although the usual notion is that a teacher should prepare the kids for the next level, for instance, elementary children will be prepared for...
- What are Connecticut's reading specialists doing? What should they be doing? Klein, Jean; Lanning, Lois // New England Reading Association Journal;2004, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p17
Presents information on the study "Twenty-First Century Challenges for Reading Specialists in Connecticut," released by the Connecticut Association for Reading Research (CARR) in the U.S. in June 2004. Purposes of the study; Challenges facing reading specialists in working with students;...
- Literacy partnerships in education. Lefever-Davis, Shirley; Heller, Mary // Reading Teacher;Mar2003, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p566
Focuses on the literacy partnership programs in education. Overview of the emergence of professional development school movement; Concepts that are critical to the preparation of teachers of literacy; Influence of the performance-based standards in practice on the preparation of undergraduates...
- TFEA students join in Read Across America project. // East Bernard Express (TX);4/ 5/2012, Vol. 69 Issue 14, p12
Photographs of several Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE) students reading to preparatory (pre-k) and kindergarten students during the Read Across America reading project on March 31, 2012 including freshman Carson Swoboda, senior Allie Bradley, and senior Lindsey Campbell are presented.
- "We're Going to Figure That Out Together": Implications of Segregating Programs in Content Literacy Courses. Garrahy, Deborah A.; Meyer, Barbara B. // US-China Education Review;Mar2011, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p288
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