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Journal Article: Bridging the gap: aligning current practice and evolving expectations for middle years literacy programs

Journal Article » Bridging the gap: aligning current practice and evolving expectations for middle years literacy programs


Education, Reading/Curriculum, Reading/Teaching/Middle schools


Hosking, Neville J.; Teberg, Ann S.


1998, February


The writers present a summary of the goals and philosophies of a student-centered, middle school literacy program. They profile the evolving view of middle years literacy programs, discuss the results of a teacher survey exploring the gaps between the evolving view of effective middle years literacy programs and teachers' perceptions of their current practice, and provide a model of support that offers direction and flexibility designed to help teachers and administrators achieve successful program change.