Citations with the tag: LITERACY programs

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  • (FUNDING) Delaware Taxes Payday Loans for Financial Literacy Program.
     // Aging News Alert; 11/12/2010, p1 

    The article reports state government of Delaware has started a 200,000 dollars Financial Literacy Education Fund (FLEF) derived from a fee charged on payday loans. Delaware governor Jack Markell recently signed a legislation requiring businesses to pay an annual high-cost loan license fee of...

  • Literacy in the inner city.
    Perkins, Fran Davis; Strutchens, Marilyn // Teaching Pre K-8; May94, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p58 

    No abstract available.

  • Tried and true practices.
    Manning, Gary; Manning, Maryann // Teaching Pre K-8; May96, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p106 

    Lists 25 tried and true ideas for making literacy programs outstanding. Includes reading aloud a good book in the classroom; Sustained silent reading as a strategy for promoting independent reading; Points to remember when practicing shared reading.

  • Getting disenchanted adolescents to participate in school literacy activities: Portfolio...
    Young, Josephine Peyto; Mathews, Samuel R. // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy; Feb97, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p348 

    Focuses on a portfolio process implemented at an alternative secondary school which encouraged resistant students to join in school-related literacy activities. Definition of portfolios; Description of the process; Student reaction to the process.

  • Literacy in postcolonial Malaysia.
    Pandian, Ambigapathy // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy; Feb97, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p402 

    Focuses on the literacy campaign in Malaysia. Meaning of literacy; Description of the conditions in the country after its independence from Great Britain in 1957; Literacy figures; Description of the literacy campaign; Issues linked to literacy.

  • Recommended books in Spanish on the Web.
    Pandian, Ambigapathy // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy; Mar97, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p4986 

    No abstract available.

  • Literacy acquisition through literature.
    Langer, Judith A. // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy; May97, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p606 

    Provides insight into a literacy acquisition project conducted at a high school on the lower east side of Manhattan, New York through the National Research Center on English Learning and Achievement (CELA). Assessment of literacy acquisition among high school students from the Dominican...

  • The struggle against l'illettrisme in France.
    Freynet, Pierre // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy; Nov97, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p230 

    Focuses on the changes and developments on the programs initiated by France to fight illiteracy. Distinctive identity and organization of literacy work in the country; Association of illiteracy with poverty and exclusion from society; Weakness of literacy work in France.

  • Mr. Smith goes to the first grade.
    Smith, John A. // Educational Leadership; Mar1998, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p19 

    Recounts the experience of a elementary education professor in developing a reading program. Recognition of the need to blend aspects of the multiple instructional materials; Teaching of decoding skills; Aspects of shared reading and writing time.

  • A second chance to learn to read.
    Showers, Beverly; Joyce, Bruce; Scanlon, Mary; Schnaubelt, Carol // Educational Leadership; Mar1998, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p27 

    Focuses in the research-based reading course developed by San Diego, California's Morse High school to raise basic competencies for unskilled readers. Components of the reading program; Inclusion of extensive reading in the reading course; Stress on the development of vocabulary; Evaluation of...

  • Clinton's education flub.
    Showers, Beverly; Joyce, Bruce; Scanlon, Mary; Schnaubelt, Carol // Christian Science Monitor; 9/9/96, Vol. 88 Issue 199, p19 

    Opinion. Focuses on the literacy program of United States President Bill Clinton. Aim of literacy for all students by the third grade; Criticism of spending; Suggestion.

  • In more classrooms, it--literally--pays to read.
    Tyson, Ann Scott // Christian Science Monitor; 10/16/96, Vol. 88 Issue 225, p1 

    Discusses the reading program called Earning By Learning. Controversy which surrounds the program; Use of money as an incentive for learning to read; Comments from Mel Steely, the program's guru; Background information on the program.

  • Supporting emergent literacy is everyone's responsibility.
    Boloz, Sigmund A.; Muri, Donna H. // Reading Teacher; Feb94, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p388 

    Describes the reading program called Ganado Learning Arts Development (GLAD) Project at Ganado Primary School in Arizona. Integration of writing process, dialogue groups, literature study and integrated thematic cycles; Focus of reading and writing on real audiences; Aids and devices used;...

  • Book Buddies: Creating enthusiasm for literacy learning.
    Bromley, Karen; Winters, Deborah // Reading Teacher; Feb94, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p392 

    Describes the Book Buddies, a project that links preservice and inservice teachers taking a graduate course in reading with public school children receiving supportive instruction from their school's reading teacher. Use of dialogue journal writing and webbing focused on folktales to create...

  • Becoming a community of readers.
    Kasnic, Michael J. // Reading Teacher; May94, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p644 

    Focuses on the reading program at Thomas W. Butcher Children's School in Emporia, Kansas. Literature as basis of reading program; Computers as part of Butcher's reading program; Teachers' assessments of children's reading style; Children's response to literature and text reading; Statistics on...

  • Reinventing our literacy programs: Books, basics, balance.
    Strickland, Dorothy S. // Reading Teacher; Dec94/Jan95, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p294 

    Addresses the frustrations encountered by teachers and administrators as they seek to make changes in literacy programs in schools in the United States. Incorporation of literature into the curriculum; Redefinition of the basics of literacy; Major issues of curriculum reform.

  • Early childhood.
    Enz, Billie J. // Reading Teacher; Oct95, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p168 

    Focuses on strategies for promoting parental support for emergency literacy programs. Classroom newsletters; Parent workshops. INSET: Sample weekly newsletter to parents..

  • Voices of change: The continuing development of literacy programs for young children.
    Enz, Billie,; Bruneau, Beverly J., // Reading Teacher; Oct96, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p168 

    Focuses on the development of literacy programs for young children. Support from other sectors that encourages innovative practice; Themes in supporting teacher's success in facilitating children's literacy development; Goals in continuing the development of literacy programs.

  • Assessing young children's literacy: Documenting growth and informing practice.
    Enz, Billie; Vukelich, Carol // Reading Teacher; Feb97, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p430 

    Provides a brief overview of the literacy assessment procedures and processes many teachers are now using to gather information about what their young students know and can do. Techniques for gathering information about young children's literacy development; Narrative of a child's literacy...

  • Supporting literacy through service learning.
    Prosser, Theresa M.; Levesque, Jeri A. // Reading Teacher; Sep97, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p32 

    Details the implications of service learning programs to students in the United States. Objectives of the service learning programs; Characteristics of service learning educators; Effect of service learning literacy programs to multicutural issues; Overview of the After School Program; Goals of...

  • Real literacy in a school setting: Five-year-olds take on the world.
    Hall, Nigel // Reading Teacher; Sep98, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p8 

    Describes an alternative model of school literacy known as ideological literacy in which literacy practices are situated within cultural values and practices in schools. Pedogogisation of literacy; Development of curriculum genres; Evaluation of autonomous literacy processes; Necessity of...

  • Strategies for building local partnerships.
    Rosenberg, Sheila // Adult Learning; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p21 

    Discusses the need for community literacy programs to develop successful partnerships, with specific reference to the Texas experience. Funds received by Texas community literacy partnership programs; Implementation of a curriculum geared to individual student learning styles.

  • Have them read anything--and everything.
    Rosenberg, Sheila // Curriculum Review; Oct91, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p16 

    The article discusses `Reading for Pleasure,' program by reading specialist Cathy MacCarthy of Willow School in Homewood, Illinois. How MacCarthy invites parents to encourage their children to participate on the program; How the program works.

  • Poetic principal inspires young writers.
    Rosenberg, Sheila // Curriculum Review; Oct91, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p17 

    Focuses on how poetic principal Leo Fantini of Memorial School in Milford, Massachusetts encouraged and inspire his pupils to write poetry themselves. The school activity process called `self-perpetuating.'

  • Appeal of `Rock `n' Read gets youngsters to bring their...
    Rosenberg, Sheila // Curriculum Review; Oct91, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p21 

    Focuses on 15 minutes rocking and reading time offered to students by fourth-grade teacher Victoria Hill of Rockdale Elementary School in Cincinnati. Purpose of the program; How the program works.

  • Science across the curriculum.
    Rosenberg, Sheila // Curriculum Review; Oct91, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p24 

    Focuses on National Student Research Center (NSRC), a program designed to counter scientific illiteracy and build students' critical thinking skills in any and all subjects. Goal of the program; How the program operates; Information on the research journal entitled `The Researcher.'

  • 'Big' program opens in Kyle, Buda.
    Nelson, Beth // Hays Free Press (Buda, TX); 2/18/2009, Vol. 105 Issue 46, p1C 

    The article offers information on the services offered by Big Brothers Big Sisters program in Hays County, Texas. INSET: BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS PROGRAM AND SERVICES:.

  • Literacy Highland Lakes classes set.
    Nelson, Beth // Burnet Bulletin (Texas); 1/2/2008, Vol. 136 Issue 1, p8A 

    The article announces that the registration and the first classes for the English language and General Education programs of the Literacy Council in Highland Lakes,Texas will start on January 7, 2008.

  • Reading has positive influence on young minds.
    Nelson, Beth // Jet; 11/20/95, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p54 

    Reports on storytelling sessions and reading programs for children in the United States. Benefits of reading programs.

  • Information literacy as a basic skill.
    Bakker, Connie // Adult Learning; Nov/Dec92, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p25 

    Discusses methods to help adult students conquer their fear of the Learning Resource Center (LRC). Information literacy; Barriers to LRC usage; Introduction of the LRC; Hands-on practice with computers; Comments on evaluations.

  • A Neighborhood School That's Big on Reading.
    Elliot, Ian // Teaching Pre K-8; Feb2000, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p40 

    Highlights the Reading Recovery literacy program at the Delmar-Harvard Center for Investigative Learning K-5 school in University City, Missouri. Overview of the program; Load of a teacher involved in the program; Guidelines in the implementation of the program. INSET: Reading Recovery.

  • Lunch and Learn to visit Isaiah's Place.
    Elliot, Ian // Lakelander (Whitney, TX); 2/21/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p5 

    The article reports that the education program Lunch and Learn, which is sponsored by Hill County EE Club and Texas Cooperative Extension, will be held at Isaiah's Place Retreat and Learning Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Whitney on March 1, 2007.

  • Summer reading program begins.
    Elliot, Ian // East Bernard Express (TX); 6/11/2009, Vol. 66 Issue 24, p10 

    The article announces the start of the Summer Reading Program of the East Bernard Branch Library in Texas.

  • Literacy group seeks tutoring volunteers.
    Elliot, Ian // Crain's Chicago Business; 3/10/97, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p37 

    Presents information on Literacy Chicago a non-profit organization which teaches adults to read and improve reading skills and its efforts of seeking tutors and other volunteers. Contact information.

  • Participatory literary practices: Exploring social identity and relations.
    Campbell, Pat // Adult Basic Education; Fall96, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p127 

    Examines the participatory literacy practices in one urban and four rural literacy programs in Alberta, Canada. Variation in acknowledgement among students in the literacy programs; Emergence of cultural diversities among students; Overemphasis on the visual aspects of literacy; Neglect on...

  • Untitled.
    Campbell, Pat // UNESCO Sources; Dec95/Jan96, Issue 75, p22 

    Describes the booklet `Daughters of the Earth,' from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, as part of its literacy program for women in China. Number of women in China who have availed of the program.

  • A steady course.
    Sibongo, Dan // UNESCO Sources; Sep97, Issue 93, p20 

    Features the National Literacy Program in Namibia. Strategy to surmount legacy of apartheid; Financing from the national budget; Goal to reach 80 percent literacy rate by year 2000.

  • Venture reading program.
    Sibongo, Dan // Emergency Librarian; Nov/Dec92, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p71 

    Discusses information about the reading program entitled `Read 2 Grow With 90210.' Components of the program; Editor of the Beverly Hills High school newspaper on the program; Sponsor of the program; More.

  • What the America reads challenge means for you and your student.
    Riley, Richard W. // Instructor-Intermediate; Sep97, Vol. 107 Issue 2, p82 

    Presents information on the United States' America Reads Challenge program which reinforce and support the efforts of teachers, in teaching and encouraging students to read, while focusing on the role of the volunteer. How the program operates; Features of the program; Who is targeted by the...

  • The Ugandan literacy experience.
    Majanja-Zaali, I.M. // Convergence; 1991, Vol. 24 Issue 1/2, p19 

    Reports on literacy programs in Uganda. National Adult Education Association; literacy and women; Functional education; Profile of students and teachers.

  • Village Foundation and its Literacy Campaign Partners: Taking the Word to African-American Men and Boys.
    Lee, D. T. // New Crisis (15591603); Sep/Oct2000, Vol. 107 Issue 5, p34 

    Reports on the literacy program of the Village Foundation, an organization in Washington D.C. Partners of the Village Foundation in the program; Statistics that reveal the connection between illiteracy and crime; Percentage of minority youth who are illiterate, according to a study by the...

  • Literacy-health partnerships that work.
    Geissler, Barbara // Adult Learning; Jul/Aug94, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p21 

    Explores the approaches taken by the Reach Out and Read (ROAR) and Hearts of Courage family literacy programs in Chicago, Illinois. Evaluation of the literacy-health partnerships between Roar and Hearts of Courage; Benefits from the program; Background of the partnership.

  • Literacy program begins.
    Geissler, Barbara // Malakoff News (TX); 8/29/2008, Vol. 99 Issue 35, p1A 

    The article offers information on the literacy program for adults to be held at the Cedar Fork Baptist Church in Trinidad, Texas.

  • Prizes help inspire new readers.
    BARTA, KELSEY // East Bernard Express (TX); 7/2/2009, Vol. 66 Issue 27, p1 

    The article reports on the return of the summer reading program of the East Bernard Branch Library in Texas which also provides certificates and special prizes to encourage children to read.

  • Video adaptations of classics available to libraries.
    BARTA, KELSEY // Curriculum Review; May90, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p23 

    Discusses `The Arts and Entertainment Network (A&E) Library Theater...Where Great Ideas Come to Life,' a project designed to promote literacy. Various companion books chosen to complement the videos donated donated by A&E.

  • Children encouraged to read books by designing new covers.
    BARTA, KELSEY // Curriculum Review; May90, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p24 

    Provides information on the `Adopt-A-Book,' a program that encourages children to read books by designing a jacket cover for the book based upon the story. Added benefit of the program; Remarks of Dorothy Bowers who wrote about the program for Instructor Magazine.

  • `Born to Read' project funded by Prudential.
    BARTA, KELSEY // American Libraries; Feb94, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p202 

    Informs that a three-year national demonstration project called `Born to Read: How to Nurture a Love for Learning in Your New Babies,' is being funded by a grant from the Prudential Foundation. Role of the American Library Association's Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC).

  • ALA, Viburnum to continue family literacy partnership.
    BARTA, KELSEY // American Libraries; Feb94, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p202 

    Reports that the Viburnum Foundation has approved a second-year funding amount of $50,000 to continue its partnership with the American Library Association (ALA) to improve the basic reading skills of parents and children in Louisiana. The Viburnum/ALA Rural Family Literacy Project.

  • A top-down approach to literacy.
    Stanford, John Henry // Curriculum Review; Jan1996, Vol. 35 Issue 5, Shop Talk for Teachers p1 

    Stresses the importance of working with the adult community in literacy programs because they set the standards for children.

  • Story time to entertain youngsters at City-County Library.
    Stanford, John Henry // Munday Courier (TX); 6/11/2008, Vol. 35 Issue 27, p1 

    The article announces that the City-County Library in Munday, Texas is offering a summer reading program for children aged three to six years old on June 25, July 2, July 9, and July 16, 2008.

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