Explicit and Systematic Teaching of Reading-a new slogan?
- Saskatchewan councils tackle wide range of projects. Tenaski, Connie // Reading Today;Feb/Mar95, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p18
Reports on the projects of the Saskatchewan Reading Council for 1995. Annual conference; Activities of the nine councils.
- Elizabeth's story: The potential of home-based family literacy intervention. Unwin, Cynthia G. // Reading Teacher;Apr95, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p552
Features the story of Elizabeth, Black single mother, as an illustration of importance of motivation and family involvement in developing literacy skills of children. Story of Elizabeth; Development of literacy skills in Elizabeth's children; Lessons from the story.
- Excluded voices: Class, culture, and family literacy in Scotland. Tett, Lyn // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Oct2000, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p122
Focuses on family literacy programs. Discussion on the relationships between literacy and language; Case study of a literacy program in Scotland; Relationship between family literacy programs and the literacies of the home, community, and school.
- Exploring an alternative literacy curriculum for socially and economically disadvantaged parents in. Finlay, Ann // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Sep99, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p18
Explores a family literacy curriculum for socially and economically deprived parents living in the Meadowlands in England. Curriculum decisions that were taken; Gap between teacher and taught; Effect of gender on the curriculum; Description of the participants' experiences; How the curriculum...
- Three Libraries Win IMLS National Awards. // American Libraries;Jan2003, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p28
Reports that the Boundary County District Library in Bonners Ferry, Idaho, the Hartford Public Library in Connecticut, and the Southwest Georgia Regional Public Library System won the 2002 National Award for Library Service. Reasons why the three libraries were given the award; Boundary...
- Claiming the Contentious: Literacy Teachers as Leaders of Social Justice Principles and Practices. Jones, Laura C.; Webb, P. Taylor; Neumann, Maureen // Issues in Teacher Education;Spring2008, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p7
The article explores how literacy teachers can serve as educational leaders and as advocates for social justice principles. It provides an overview of literature that recognizes teachers as educational leaders. It illustrates the transformative pedagogic principles and practices that serve other...
- Police promote reading in Nova Scotia. D'Amour, Donna // Reading Today;Aug/Sep2001, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p6
Focuses on the Adopt-a-Library reading program of the Nova Scotia Police Department. How the program works; Funding partners of the program; Donations received by the program from its funding partners.
- Viburnum/ALA Rural Family Literacy Project. // American Libraries;Jul/Aug95, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p623
Reports that the American Library Association's (ALA) Office for Literacy and Outreach Services has received a grant from the Viburnum Foundation to expand the Viburnum/ALA Rural Family Literacy Project. Areas covered by the project; Achievements of the program.
- 'Striving Readers' Tough to Measure. Zehr, Mary Ann // Education Week;10/14/2009, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p1
The article discusses the Striving Readers program, a literacy intervention program that has been implemented in eight sites in the U.S., including Chicago, Illinois. A comprehensive literacy bill in the Congress would expand the program, and the article notes that the limited data that exist...