Afterword(s): The Great Variety of Readers
- POPULAR LITERACY IN A TROPICAL DEMOCRACY: COSTA RICA 1850-1950. Molina, Iv�n; Palmer, Steven // Past & Present;Aug2004, Vol. 184 Issue 1, p169
Discusses the cultural traditions associated with literacy and education in Costa Rica from 1850 to 1950. Effect of popular literacy on the formation of a public sphere and the expansion of print culture; Principal characteristics of the century-long process during which Costa Rican society...
- A historical look at U.S. reading education. // Reading Today;Apr/May2000, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p34
Presents the book `Historical Sources in U.S. Reading Education 1900-1970: An Annotated Bibliography,' edited by Richard Robinson. History of literacy education in the United States; Selection of written works.
- Values of literacy history. Moore, David W.; Monaghan, E. Jennifer // Reading Research Quarterly;Jan-Mar97, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p90
Presents the personal responses of the authors to the question of values of a history of literacy. Conceptual background; Orientations; Feelings; Institutional regard; Consequences; Communal argument; Contextual agreement; Pedagogical argument; Hedonistic argument.
- Research note: Literacy among New England's transient poor, 1750-1800. Herndon, Ruth Wallis // Journal of Social History;Summer96, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p963
Studies the level of literacy among poor, transient New Englanders based on signatures or marks left on examinations recorded by Rhode Island town officials. Comparison of literacy documents by historians and town officials; Comparison of literacy rates between men and women; Comparison of...
- Revisiting the first-grade studies: The importance of... Readence, John E.; Barone, Diane M. // Reading Research Quarterly;Oct-Dec97, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p340
Editorial. Focuses on importance of the First-Grade Studies. `The Cooperative Research Program in First-Grade Reading Instruction' written by Guy L. Bond and Robert Dykstra as the original First-Grade Studies; Information on the reprint of the study introduced by Mike Graves and Bob Dykstra;...
- The cooperative research program in first-grade reading... Bond, Guy L.; Dykstra, Robert // Reading Research Quarterly;Oct-Dec97, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p348
Presents the report of the Coordinating Center of the Cooperative Research Program in First-Grade Reading Instruction. Information on the data used in the study; Three basic question of the study; What the results of the correlation analysis of the study revealed; Advantage of nonbasal teaching...
- The first-grade studies: A personal reflection. Pearson, P.David // Reading Research Quarterly;Oct-Dec97, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p428
Comments on the First-Grade Studies during the commemoration of the 30th anniversary of their publications. Several images of the people associated with the study; Learning about the efficacy of early reading instructions; Learning about the practice of research.
- Connecting the past with the present: The legacy and... Searfoss, Lyndon W. // Reading Research Quarterly;Oct-Dec97, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p433
Focuses on the importance of the First-Grade Studies. Significance of the results of the study; Benefits of students from reading and learning First-Grade Studies; Four ways that research topics and classroom practices can be traced, in part, to the legacy of the First-Grade Studies.
- Teachers, facing a one-step organizational structure, must leave classroom for promotion, ... Coker, Donald R.; van Tassell, Frances // Education;Summer92, Vol. 112 Issue 4, p620
Examines how the role and complexity of public education has changed since its beginning in the United States. The importance of involving teachers in critical decision-making; Creating successful educational reforms.