Teaching Children to Read Term Paper by Master Researcher

Teaching Children to Read
A discussion on the skills and ideal environment for the teaching of children to read.
# 38503 | 2,400 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2002 | US
Published on Oct 12, 2003 in Education (Reading) , Education (Teaching Methods)


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Description:

This paper discusses the topic of teaching children to read, including what skills are required to teach children to read and the best environment for teaching in urban areas. The paper discusses the importance of providing quality teachers, using proven reading-teaching techniques, and providing individualized attention to each student.

Outline:
Introduction
Skills Required to Teach Children to Read
Techniques to Teach Children to Read
Skills Required to Become a Proficient Reader
The Best Environment for Teaching Children in Urban Areas to Read
What to do about Teaching Children in Urban Areas
The Best Way to Tutor Children in Urban Areas
Conclusion

From the Paper:

"There has been much research done in the area of what skills are required in order to teach children to read. In 1991, author Hoffman summarized this major body of research, which covered the 1960s through the 1980s, regarding teachers who were particularly effective in assisting students in their quest to learn to read.
"Hoffman reported that several teacher behaviors consistently correlated to student achievement in learning to read. These teacher behaviors were: clarity, variability, enthusiasm, task orientation, teacher directness, student opportunity to learn criterion material, use of structuring comments, multiple levels of questions, and positive criticism. These are the skills that teachers must possess in order to successfully teach children to read.
"Furthermore, James Brophy wrote in 1973 about a study of the achievement of students of 165 second- and third-grade teachers which was conducted over a three-year period. Brophy described the qualities of the most effective teachers in this study. His findings were not unusual or surprising."

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