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Burgess, Stephen R.; Sargent, Stephan; Smith, Melinda; Hill, Nancy; Morrison, Susan – Reading Improvement, 2011
Several authors have suggested that a teacher's ability to encourage a disposition to read may be linked to their personal reading habits and views of literacy. This study examined the relationship between elementary school teachers' reading habits, knowledge of children's literature, and their use of literacy best practices in the classroom. One…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Reading Habits, Literacy, Elementary School Teachers
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Marlow, Leslie; Inman, Duane; Shwery, Craig – Reading Improvement, 2005
This study examined teachers' expressed perceptions of states' provisions for instructional materials and professional development opportunities related to state literacy initiatives for K-6 classroom teachers in ten southeastern states. Approximately 400 teachers responded to a survey instrument which included the topics of materials and…
Descriptors: State Standards, Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Professional Development
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Ajayi, Lasisi – Reading Improvement, 2005
Coursebooks are an indispensable tool of the language arts instruction in elementary schools across California State. They are designed for teachers with precise indications of instructional practices, classroom social and participatory structures. However, these pre-designed practices are hardly evaluated for their appropriateness to meet…
Descriptors: Grade 2, Teaching Methods, Interests, Elementary School Teachers
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Groce, Robin D. – Reading Improvement, 2004
The purpose of this manuscript is to describe how elementary teachers used their experiences in a storytelling inservice training to teach lessons in language arts, science, social studies, and bilingual education. Qualitative research methods were used in simultaneously collecting and analyzing data. Storytelling was found to be a valuable tool…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Story Telling, Elementary School Teachers, Reading Improvement
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Saracho, Olivia N. – Reading Improvement, 1988
Evaluates the effectiveness of instructional materials used in an early childhood teacher education curriculum by analyzing the materials, surveying students' views of human development, and identifying students' goals through the use of observations, questionnaires, and interviews. Asserts that the curriculum components most valuable to students…
Descriptors: Course Evaluation, Early Childhood Education, Education Courses, Elementary School Teachers