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2003

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Understanding Children: Learning To Read And Write, Lesia L. Oesterreich Nov 2003

Understanding Children: Learning To Read And Write, Lesia L. Oesterreich

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Publications

Learning to read and write is an exciting adventure for a young child. Discover ideas to encourage your child to read and write and the five stages of reading development.


Chocolate Bunnies And Pork For Passover: The School And Home: A Symbiosis For Family Literacy, Karen C. Waters Oct 2003

Chocolate Bunnies And Pork For Passover: The School And Home: A Symbiosis For Family Literacy, Karen C. Waters

Education Faculty Publications

This article explores the literacy partnership between school and family when intergenerational stories are made public.


Middle School Reading: From Reluctant To Strategic Reader, Amy S. Groetsema Jul 2003

Middle School Reading: From Reluctant To Strategic Reader, Amy S. Groetsema

Master of Education Program Theses

Research shows that student attitudes towards school reading declines dramatically as students reach upper elementary grades (Mckenna, 1995), yet as these students reach middle school and high school they will be faced with increasing demands to be critical readers. Reluctant middle school readers must have reading experiences that are successful in order to change their attitudes towards reading. Reading teachers must equip their middle level students to be strategic readers in order to be prepared for the critical reading and thinking demands of middle school and high school. This means that reading instruction must be organized in a way that ...


The Government's Efforts To Improve Reading Of Young Children, Lea Lee, Abha Gupta Jun 2003

The Government's Efforts To Improve Reading Of Young Children, Lea Lee, Abha Gupta

Teaching & Learning Faculty Publications

Reviews four major federal initiatives to improve early reading and literacy programs in the U.S.: Title One Reading program, the Reading Excellence Act, Even Start Family Literacy Program, and the Leave No Child Behind Act. Concludes that these expensive reading programs have not been very successful.


Gurardians Of A Tragic Heritage: Reminiscences And Observations Of An Eyewitness, Dina Abramowicz Jan 2003

Gurardians Of A Tragic Heritage: Reminiscences And Observations Of An Eyewitness, Dina Abramowicz

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Some Notable Bibliographers I Have Known, Jacob Kabakoff Jan 2003

Some Notable Bibliographers I Have Known, Jacob Kabakoff

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Vol. 11 Back Matter Jan 2003

Vol. 11 Back Matter

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Index To Volume 11, Leah D. Adler Jan 2003

Index To Volume 11, Leah D. Adler

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Vol. 11 Cover Jan 2003

Vol. 11 Cover

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Vol. 11 Front Matter Jan 2003

Vol. 11 Front Matter

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


To The Editor, Bella Hass Weinberg Jan 2003

To The Editor, Bella Hass Weinberg

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Was Gutenberg Jewish? And Other Conundrums: Exploring The Margins Of Judaica Bibliography, Herbert C. Zafren Jan 2003

Was Gutenberg Jewish? And Other Conundrums: Exploring The Margins Of Judaica Bibliography, Herbert C. Zafren

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Ajl Bibliography Bank, Elana Gensler Jan 2003

Ajl Bibliography Bank, Elana Gensler

Judaica Librarianship

The AJL Bibliography Bank was established in 1995 to disseminate informative booklists to its members. Patrons of the Bank may request or contribute bibliographies. This article discusses the history of the Bank, how it is run and its future plans.


Recommended Judaica Reference Works, 2001, Peggy K. Pearlstein Jan 2003

Recommended Judaica Reference Works, 2001, Peggy K. Pearlstein

Judaica Librarianship

The purpose of this column is to recommend current Judaica reference sources, both general and specialized. It is intended to serve as a guide to new tools for scholarly research as well as to more popular, but reliable, works. The annotations describe the scope, arrangement, and use of each work.

This column lists selected reference materials that appeared in 2001. The last issue of Judaica Librarianship, Volume 10, Number 1–2, Spring 1999–Winter 2000, listed Judaica reference works published from 1994–1996.


Scatter Of The Literature (2003), Steven M. Bergson Jan 2003

Scatter Of The Literature (2003), Steven M. Bergson

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Vol. 11 Table Of Contents Jan 2003

Vol. 11 Table Of Contents

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Vol. 11 Front Matter – Continued Jan 2003

Vol. 11 Front Matter – Continued

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


The Hebrew Manuscripts In The Valmadonna Trust Library, Roger S. Kohn Jan 2003

The Hebrew Manuscripts In The Valmadonna Trust Library, Roger S. Kohn

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


Sources For Central And Eastern European Jewish History: The Louis Lewin Collection At Yeshiva University, Marlene Schiffman Jan 2003

Sources For Central And Eastern European Jewish History: The Louis Lewin Collection At Yeshiva University, Marlene Schiffman

Judaica Librarianship

The Louis Lewin Collection of archival materials in the Rare Book Room of Yeshiva University comprises some 400 boxes of historical records on the Jews in Poland, Germany, and the Czech Republic. Lewin (1868–1941) was a rabbi and Jewish historian in Poland between the Wars and a proponent of the Wissenschaft des Judentums, “Science of Judaism,” movement in Jewish scholarship. The documents Lewin collected are of great historical value for their description of Jewish life in Europe, the history of Judaism, and Hebrew language and literature. While some records are original documents, others were copied by hand by Lewin ...


Educating The Educators, Edith Lubetski Jan 2003

Educating The Educators, Edith Lubetski

Judaica Librarianship

Research has confirmed that strong school libraries are linked to academic achievement. Yet, school librarians often confront significant difficulties in obtaining support from administrators. Thoughtful and informative programs to educate administrators demonstrate the vital educational role of the library and librarian in building a strong academic environment.


Epistle From Israel (2003), Yaakov Aronson Jan 2003

Epistle From Israel (2003), Yaakov Aronson

Judaica Librarianship

This column covers noteworthy publications, exhibitions, and activities of the Jewish National and University Library and other Judaica Libraries in Israel during 1997–2001. It highlights papers presented at the International Judaica Librarians’ Convention in Jerusalem held concurrently with the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) annual conference held in Israel in 2000. Also reported is a summary of a symposium held at Bar Ilan University sponsored by the Israel Society of Special Libraries and Information Centers (ISLIC), siginifcant scholarly Judaica publications at the Jerusalem Book Fair in 2001, and notable additions to the Bar Ilan University’s Wurzweiler Central ...


One Hundred Years Of Genizah Discovery & Research: The American Share, Menachem Schmelzer Jan 2003

One Hundred Years Of Genizah Discovery & Research: The American Share, Menachem Schmelzer

Judaica Librarianship

No abstract provided.


A Guide To Motivating Students To Twist To Better Spelling, Kim Elaine Du Cloux Jan 2003

A Guide To Motivating Students To Twist To Better Spelling, Kim Elaine Du Cloux

Theses Digitization Project

Students learn and retain more when they enjoy the process or avenue of learning. Students have fun learning to spell when visual, auditory, and hands-on learning are included in the process. In addition, the intervention project can be used to support and assist second language learners. The benefits from this intervention project will not only strengthen students' phonemic and spelling foundation, but will also enhance their reading comprehension and writing effectiveness.


An Intervention Plan For "At Risk" Students, Bonnie Janine Chilton Jan 2003

An Intervention Plan For "At Risk" Students, Bonnie Janine Chilton

Theses Digitization Project

This project consists of two, two-week thematically planned language arts units containing all the components of a balanced literacy. It was created to teach second and third grade at risk students at Chester Morrison Elementary School, in Menifee, California during two weeks of their off track time. Both sessions have daily detailed plans for the teacher outlining all the components of a balanced literacy program. Both sessions contain relevent books that students make and take, shared reading to increase comprehension and skill building, and constant literacy opportunities.


Irlen Syndrome And The Reading Process, Jodi Beth Altman Jan 2003

Irlen Syndrome And The Reading Process, Jodi Beth Altman

Theses Digitization Project

The purpose of the project was to determine if a school-wide intervention for students demonstrating symptons of Irlen Syndrome would result in improvements in reading skills and a reduction in physical symptoms that might impede visual processing necessary for successful reading.


Using Interactive Reading And Writing Activities To Promote Literacy In A Kindergarten Class, Chaches Garcia Ross Jan 2003

Using Interactive Reading And Writing Activities To Promote Literacy In A Kindergarten Class, Chaches Garcia Ross

Theses Digitization Project

No abstract provided.


Are Nursery Rhymes/Chants Helpful In Pre-Reading Skills For Kindergarteners And English As A Second Language Students?, Louise Jeanine Valencia Jan 2003

Are Nursery Rhymes/Chants Helpful In Pre-Reading Skills For Kindergarteners And English As A Second Language Students?, Louise Jeanine Valencia

Theses Digitization Project

This project will focus on a different method to teach pre-reading skills to kindergarten students and to ESL students. The strategy of using nursery rhymes as a tool for teaching pre-reading skills to kindergarteners and second language learners is an avenue to explore while addressing the different challenges facing a teacher. As an educator, we know that children learn through different modalities including auditory, kinesthetic and tactile.


Towards The Creation Of A Dictionary Culture In South Africa, Michele Van Der Merwe Dec 2002

Towards The Creation Of A Dictionary Culture In South Africa, Michele Van Der Merwe

Michele Van Der Merwe

No abstract provided.