Teacher Exemplary Center For Reading Instruction (ECRI)


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Item ConditionUsed - Very Good
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ManufacturerExemplary Center For Reading Instruction

Are you looking for a proven, effective way to teach struggling readers to read and write fluently and with comprehension? The ECRI method is well established and our school is clearing out some of the older ECRI teacher materials at a vastly reduced price in the hopes that some other educators or parents out there could benefit.

Books are spiral bound and in very good shape. For $100 (or best offer) you get all 19 of the following titles (originally valued at over $500!!!):
-Teaching Literature (Brand New! Never Opened!)
-Teaching Study Skills
-Teaching Creative Comprehension
-Teaching New Words through Sight and Context
-Teaching Literal and Inferential Comprehension
-Teaching Critical Comprehension Skills
-Teaching New Words through Phonics (1 Like New, and 1 very Used)
-Teaching New Words through the Words Structure Methods
-Teaching Spelling and Proofing through Dictation
-Teaching Punctuation
-Personally Speaking
-Teaching Science and Reading
-Teaching Social Studies and Reading
-Teaching Scheduling and Record Keeping
-Teaching Writing (Creative and Expository) Part 1
-Teaching Writing (Creative and Expository) Part 2
-Teaching Letter Names and Sounds
-Teaching Study Skills (Part 2)

We included a picture of one typical textbook. Let us know if you have any questions or want to see more pictures. Thank you!!! 🙂

Technical Description from the ECRI website:
“The Exemplary Center for Reading Instruction (ECRI) is a program designed as a practical guide to teach reading and other language skills to students in grades K-12.

The Exemplary Center for Reading Instruction’s purpose is to teach teachers so they can use effective teaching strategies that prevent failure. These strategies include: eliciting accurate and rapid responses during instruction, establishing high levels of mastery, maintaining on-task behavior, integrating the teaching of language skills, using effective management and monitoring systems, varying schedules and classes so students can invest the time and energy needed to learn, and supervising students’ hands-on activities and practice. The strategies are incorporated into the teaching of reading, spelling, grammar, creative and expository writing, literature, speaking, and drama skills, and are extremely effective in content instruction such as science and social studies.

Students’ attention is sustained with the momentum of the instruction and reinforcement offered during practice time. Overt responses appeal to all preferred modalities of learning. Instruction is provided by ECRI so teachers can: utilize critical teacher behaviors identified through research, develop a class and/or school scheduling and record keeping system for mastery and individualization, and teach reading and language skills effectively.

Teachers learn to teach phonemic awareness, word recognition skills, vocabulary through phonics and word structure methods, literal, interpretative, critical and creative comprehension, study skills, literature, and composition as they use readers, literature series, novels, trade and content books typically available in the school.

Students demonstrate mastery through their participation in small-group discussions, writing, locating, organizing, and evaluating information as well as with criterion referenced tests written for the different reading and literature series and with standardized tests.

ECRI students demonstrate competency in their ability to reason, solve problems, apply knowledge, read, write, and communicate (National Goal 3). ECRI students remain in school longer because of their success in school and their higher academic scores (National Goal 2).

A description of ECRI is included in the “Catalog of the Education Commission of the States” as a Promising Practice, and was included in the “Catalog of School Reform Models” by the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory. Streamed Internet broadcasts showing ECRI classes can be viewed online ECRI is listed in John Hopkins University’s Best Evidence Encyclopedia (BEE) website as a program rated as having evidence of effectiveness for upper elementary reading.”

We will accept offers if the $100 price is too high. Shipping will be actual cost, so it depends on your location and the service/speed desired. If you are in Utah, you are welcome to arrange local pick up. Thanks for looking, and please feel free to contact us.

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