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Whole language evaluation for classrooms

Orin Cochrane

Whole language evaluation for classrooms

by Orin Cochrane

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Published by Wright Group, Whole Language Consultants in Bothell, Wash, Winnipeg, Man .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reading (Elementary) -- Language experience approach.,
  • Language experience approach in education.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOrin and Donna Cochrane.
    ContributionsCochrane, Donna.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 136 p. :
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17749747M

    Whole Language: Integrating the Language Arts--and Much More. ERIC Digest. One of the liveliest current grass-roots movements among teachers in the s is the Whole Language approach. Support groups for teachers, Teachers Applying Whole Language (TAWL), have sprung up all over the : Betty Jane Wagner. "Whole Language" (WL), a theory of language instruction that was developed primarily in terms of helping young children learn to read, has now been extended to middle- and secondary-school levels. Andragogy, "the learning of adults," is a specific theory of adult education, conceived more or less in contradistinction to pedagogy, "the teaching.

    special education, the book pro-vides strategies that have helped the classroom teachers evaluate growth in their students, in their classroom programs, and equally as important in themselves as growing profes-sionals, all backed by whole lan-guage philosophy and principles. "The power of evaluation in whole language classrooms lies in. EBSCOhost serves thousands of libraries with premium essays, articles and other content including Phonics teaching and learning in whole language classrooms: New evidence from research. Get access to over 12 million other articles!

      Building Academic Language: Essential Practices for Content Classrooms, Grades by Jeff Zwiers San Francisco: Jossey-Bass (with IRA), Preparing secondary teacher candidates (STCs) to teach in multiple content areas and in diverse classroom settings is a challenging task. Whole-school evaluation. Language. The books are displayed with pride in classrooms alongside book reviews and a variety of genres. The school should contemplate involvement in the Pushkin prizes to allow for a wider audience for the pupils’ notable creative output.


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Through descriptions of their classrooms and vignettes of their students, they demonstrate how they have created environments that facilitate whole language evaluation.

They discuss strategies they use in assessing students' growth across many curricular areas, including reading, writing, and second language growth, and suggest alternatives to 5/5(1).

Get this from a library. Whole language evaluation for classrooms. [Orin Cochrane; Donna Cochrane] -- Evaluation strategies for Reading, Writing and Spelling. Whole language evaluation for classrooms. [Orin Cochrane; Donna Cochrane] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: # Whole Language Consultants\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema. Download The Whole Language Evaluation Book ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, Whole language evaluation for classrooms book, and Mobi Format. Through descriptions of their classrooms and vignettes of their students, they demonstrate how they have created environments that facilitate whole language evaluation.

They discuss strategies they use in assessing students' growth. Intended for practioners, this book discusses many of the critical questions being asked about the role of whole language in schools. The book not only examines the growing research base that supports whole language, but also offers practical and realistic suggestions for tackling the many thorny issues involved in the assessment and evaluation of by: Through descriptions of their classrooms and vignettes of their students, they demonstrate how they have created environments that facilitate whole language evaluation.

They discuss strategies they use in assessing students' growth across many curricular areas, including reading, writing, and second language growth, and suggest alternatives to.

Intended for teachers from kindergarten through adult education and for administrators, this book demonstrates how teachers have created environments that facilitate whole language evaluation.

Articles in the book discuss strategies used in evaluating students' growth across many curricular areas, including reading, writing, and second language growth, and suggest alternatives to standardized Cited by:   Whole Language Approach stresses that language learning happens in interactional and functional ways.

This means that students learn a language through engaging one another and through the actual use of the language in real-world experiences. This means that authentic assessment is a core component of the learning.

How can evaluation be made an integral part of the whole language program. Contributors to this book answer such questions with ideas that are grounded in proven, working methods of evaluation. Through descriptions of their classrooms and vignettes.

Teacher’s Reactions towards the Whole Language in the Literacy Classroom The result in Figure 1 shows that over half of teachers % approved of and agreed with the idea of the whole language approach.

Figure 1. Conception of whole language approachFile Size: KB. Ethel Buchanan's Spelling for Whole Language Classrooms is an attempt to make connections between a theory of spelling development, instruction and evaluation. Breaking spelling into the stages commonly accepted by researchers in the field, Buchanan then suggests instructional strategies for each stage.

Assessment techniques used in whole language classrooms. Miscue analysis was a major procedure for assessing what strategies children are using in their reading.

Goodman and Burke (, cited in Allington, ) were interested in a qualitative analysis of readers' errors, but they were concerned only with errors that caused a loss of meaning.

Ethel Buchanan's Spelling for Whole Language Classrooms (Whole Language Consultants, available through Richard C. Owen, ISBN ) is an attempt to make connections between a theory of spelling development, instruction and evaluation. Whole-LanguageLearning 49 featurelearningcentersformath,writing,art,music,science,social studies,magazines,newspapers,andotherprint.

The spelling skills of grade 3 children who had received whole language instruction since they began to learn to read were compared with those of grade 3 children attending a phonics program. The children were asked to spell a list of words and nonwords.

Overall, the phonics group produced more accurate word spellings than the whole language by: The whole language approach is an instructional philosophy on teaching reading and writing. It is based on three constructivist assumptions: (1) learning cannot be separated from its context, (2) each learner’s purpose for learning is integral to what is learned, and (3) knowledge gained by each learner is socially constructed through negotiation, evaluation, or transformation [].

ELT materials play a very important role in many language classrooms but in recent years there has been a lot of debate on the actual role of materials in teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language. A successful course book requires a working balance between the three perspectives mentioned above.

In whole language classrooms a great deal of time during the school day is given over to reading and writing. In place of basal readers, "trade books" are used, authentic works of fiction and nonfiction that can be purchased at a bookstore.

seems somehow to ring true. Whole language is a very active and prominent movement. More and more, it dominates journals, conference agendas, workshop and in-service opportunities, course offerings, and even basal design and marketing strategies.

The only conceivable explanation for the burgeoning popularity of the whole languageFile Size: KB. for self-evaluation fo changer, an, d hence for professiona l growth.

It is this "reflective approach to teaching a",s i appliet tso second language classrooms, that Charles Lockhar and I havt e illustrate idn this book. Reflective teaching goe selfs hand-in-han- d with critical examination and reflection as a basis for decision making.

Whole language still pervades textbooks for teachers, instructional materials for classroom use, some states' language-arts standards and other policy documents, teacher licensing require- ments and preparation programs, and the professional context in which teachers work.Reading Wars--The dispute over the best way to teach reading that is being carried out by advocates of the phonics and whole language approaches to teaching reading.

Skinner, Harvard psychologist that through animal experiments helped develop behaviorist learning theory.Post-use evaluation serves to provide information that will help decide if the book will continue to be used for future programmes.

Detailed information from textbook-evaluation processes, often conducted over a lengthy period, is a primary source of input when publishers decide to develop new editions of textbooks.