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Ediger, Marlow – Reading Improvement, 2018
Constructivism is somewhat opposite of a mandated curriculum. It does not emphasize testing to ascertain pupil achievement. Nor is it a teacher determined reading curriculum. A formal reading curriculum with measurably stated objectives would not harmonize with constructivist thinking. Flexibility is a key concept in describing, in part, its basic…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Constructivism (Learning), Poetry
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Ediger, Marlow – Reading Improvement, 2017
This article explores the question of excessive testing in public schools, its value in the educational process, and the impact that excessive testing may have on the student and the family unit. While assessments are valuable when used properly, excessive testing may lead to problems with unforeseen consequences.
Descriptors: Testing, Public Schools, Standardized Tests, Test Results
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Ediger, Marlow – Reading Improvement, 2017
Tutoring has always been a salient part of education and schooling. When attending elementary school, 1934-1942, selected pupils were tutored after school, free, with no extra salary for teachers. It was then considered customary, evidently, for teachers to tutor those needing extra assistance.
Descriptors: Tutoring, Elementary School Students, Educational History, Reading Instruction
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Ediger, Marlow – Reading Improvement, 2017
There are a plethora of directions in which the curriculum might move, such as being subject centered versus being activity centered. Each must be appraised in terms of approved standards in assisting learners to achieve more optimally. Time moves forward rather rapidly as pupils move through the grades and graduate from high school, thus helping…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Academic Achievement, Curriculum, Curriculum Enrichment
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Ediger, Marlow – Reading Improvement, 2015
The process of acquiring language is often depicted as a tiered process of oral development: listening and speaking; and, literacy development: reading, and writing. As infants we first learn language by listening, then speaking. That is, regardless of culture, or dialect we are first immersed in language in this oral context. It is only after one…
Descriptors: Listening Skills, Language Arts, Learning Processes, Workshops
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Ediger, Marlow – Reading Improvement, 2015
Teachers and supervisors of reading instruction need to stay abreast of trends and concerns when assisting pupils to achieve more optimally. Reading which meets high expectations is needed in school and in society. Thus, professionals involved in teaching reading in different academic and curriculum areas need to utilize the best methods of…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Reading Programs, Educational Practices
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Ediger, Marlow – Reading Improvement, 2014
An integrated science curriculum assists pupils to retain learnings better than to separate academic disciplines. Too frequently, science teachers teach each academic discipline as separate entities. However, there is much correlating of science with language, for example which might well be implemented in teaching and learning situations. Thus,…
Descriptors: Science Education, Language Arts, Integrated Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Ediger, Marlow – Reading Improvement, 2014
Listening as a skills objective must be emphasized throughout the curriculum of school subjects. There are a variety of learning opportunities which stress the art and skills of listening. In conversation, it might be embarrassing if the sender of the message needs to repeat content due to faulty listening habits. Or, the responder in response…
Descriptors: Listening Skills, Listening, Listening Comprehension, Skill Development
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Ediger, Marlow – Reading Improvement, 2013
There are selected philosophies of reading instruction which are relevant in providing for individual differences among learners. These need to be studied in-depth by reading teachers in order to best provide for each pupil in the classroom. Pupils differ from each other in reading achievement, interests, and purposes, and it is a challenge to…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Educational Philosophy, Individualized Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Ediger, Marlow – Reading Improvement, 2012
The reading curriculum receives more attention than any other academic discipline. It is true that individuals engage in much reading in school subjects such as word problems in mathematics as well as reading numerals and symbols, science content in doing experiments and demonstrations, social studies with its emphasis upon diverse social science…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Best Practices, Reading Motivation
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Ediger, Marlow – Reading Improvement, 2012
The writer, serving as university supervisor of student teachers in the public schools for thirty years, assessed pupil listening quality in observational visits made. The art of listening definitely needs improvement and teachers, regardless of academic subject matter taught, must aid pupils in listening achievement. Good listening habits are…
Descriptors: Listening Comprehension, Integrated Curriculum, Student Teachers, Listening Skills
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Ediger, Marlow – Reading Improvement, 2012
When being a student in grade school as well as in high school (1934-1946), grammar was heavily emphasized in English/language arts classes, particularly in grades four through the senior year in high school. Evidently, teachers and school administrators then saw a theoretical way to assist pupils in writing achievement. Grammar and writing were…
Descriptors: Writing Achievement, English Instruction, Grammar, Writing Instruction
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Ediger, Marlow – Reading Improvement, 2011
Pupil/teacher interaction provides opportunities for many kinds of learning experiences. Within the reading curriculum, there are a plethora of activities in oral communication and working together harmoniously. Thus from every day experiences, the teacher may communicate verbally what he/she has read in an interesting, informative manner on the…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Reading Instruction, Learning Experience, Aptitude Treatment Interaction
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Ediger, Marlow – Reading Improvement, 2010
Data based instruction has received much attention in educational literature. It relates well to measurement driven teaching and learning. Data may come from several sources including mandated tests, district wide testing, formative and summative evaluations, as well as teacher written tests. Objective information is intended for use in data based…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Data, Theory Practice Relationship
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Ediger, Marlow – Reading Improvement, 2007
The role of school administrators has become increasingly complex. State mandated testing has brought on a plethora of responsibilities. Pupils are tested in grades three through eight in reading and mathematics. If pupils fail to pass a test, they may be held back to repeat that grade level. An exit test is given in high school which needs to be…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Instructional Leadership, Administrator Responsibility, Principals
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