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Teaching Reading K-2: A Library Of Classroom Practices

This video library features the teaching practices of a diverse cross-section of kindergarten through second grade teachers from across the country. The teachers introduce their students to reading through a variety of methodologies. The library includes nine half-hour classroom videos showing teachers and students engaged in effective reading practices; three half-hour longitudinal videos that show individual students developing reading skills over time; and one half-hour library overview.

Cynthia McKeown was Producer for the Teaching Reading K-2 video library, created by WGBH Educational Foundation for the Annenberg CPB.

Video Clip: Building Oral Language (2:30)

In a full-day kindergarten class in Boston, Massachusetts, Cindy Wilson and her bilingual aide promote oral language development and individual responsibility. The Chinese- and English-speaking students take leadership roles as "Room Readers and Writers," guiding classmates through daily routines and gathering useful information for the class

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