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Fay, Leo 1920-2006

Works: 258 works in 615 publications in 2 languages and 3,699 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Bibliography  Bibliographies  Dictionaries  Handbooks and manuals  Bibliography of bibliographies  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: LB1050, 428.4
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Most widely held works by Leo Fay
Getting people to read; volunteer programs that work by Carl Bernard Smith( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Suggests techniques and activities designed to help individuals learn to read and evaluates the merits of existing volunteer programs
Reading in the content fields : an annotated bibliography by Leo Fay( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1975 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 70-item annotated bibliography on reading in the content areas lists general references on the topic, references relating to critical reading, and specific references in each of the four main subject fields: mathematics, science, social studies, and language arts and literature. Additional bibliographies of the research literature in content area reading are also cited. (TO)
Improving reading in the elementary social studies by Leo Fay( Book )

5 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides practical assistance for teaching children to read in the social studies based on nine basic problem areas identified by elementary social studies teachers
Reading research: methodology, summaries, and application by Leo Fay( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1981 in English and German and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reading research studies from 1950 to 1969 were selected for inclusion in this bibliography from ERIC/CRIER's data base which contains materials from published journal literature, dissertations, USOE sponsored research, and International Reading Association conference proceedings. Since this bibliography is designed to serve the needs of the researcher, the student, and the practitioner, it is appropriately divided into three categories: methodology, summaries, and applications. The methodology section includes studies of the reading research community as well as of research techniques and designs. The latter items relate both to general approaches and to designs and techniques for specific reading research problems. The summary section includes periodic reviews of reading research. These include the Gray Annual Summary, summaries of research on particular topics, such as research on visual problems in reading, summaries of doctoral research in reading, and summaries of investigations in one aspect of reading, such as secondary reading and college reading. The application section consists of items that interpret and apply research findings to particular problems of reading instruction. An author's guide, ordering information through the ERIC Document Reproduction Service and University Microfilms and listings of ERIC/CRIER and IRA publications are appended
Reading in the high school by Leo Fay( Book )

9 editions published between 1956 and 1969 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discovering natural science; an introductory dictionary( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alphabetically arranged articles on plants, animals, rocks, and other aspects of natural history
Organization and administration of school reading programs by Leo Fay( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A large body of research literature is made available through this bibliography to teachers, administrators, and others who are concerned with school reading programs. It contains citations and annotations for research reports on four general aspects: school organization, classroom organization, administrative and supervisory policies, and organization and administration of special school programs and services. The effects of various types of school organization on reading are studied in documents included in Part 1. Class grouping methods and utilization plans are the focus of some of these documents. Specific means of ordering instruction within a classroom are discussed in documents in Part 2. Individual and innovative plans are often compared to other more traditional procedures. Part 3 contains studies of policies and practices determining such school-wide concerns as class and curriculum scheduling, enrollment, and teacher qualifications and supervision. New and proven special programs designed for specific age and ability groups are the subject of documents in Part 4. Included are summer school and correspondence programs. The studies cover the years 1950 to 1969 and were taken from ERIC/CRIER's data base. A description of the basic references that compose this data base and a list of ERIC /CRIER publications are included
Desert beauty : the story of cacti by Charlotte Jeanes( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descriptions of 29 strikingly beautiful cacti. Grades 4-6
Ground afire : the story of Death Valley by Eth Clifford( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indians, scouts, prospectors, miners, ghost towns - Death Valley has had them all. This is the story of that narrow valley called "ground afire" which has become a National Monument
The magnificent myths of man by Eth Clifford( Book )

9 editions published between 1972 and 1994 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Myths and legends from around the world
Doctoral studies in reading, 1919 through 1960 by Leo Fay( Book )

8 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bibliography of doctoral dissertations from 1919 through 1960 in the area of reading is reported in monograph form. Over 700 studies are classified under 34 subject categories, and a summary statement is included for each category. An author index is provided. This publication is a bulletin of the school of education of indiana university, volume 40, number 4, july 1964 and is also available from the indiana university bookstore, bloomington, indiana, for $1.25. (bk)
Tutor trainers' resource handbook by United States( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tutors' resource handbook: assessment items and sample lessons by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook provides the basic material needed to guide reading tutors in how to teach appropriate reading skills to children, both inside and outside the classroom. It is one of a series of three handbooks developed for the Right-to-Read tutor-training program; the others are the "Tutor-Trainers' Resource Handbook" (CS 002 047) and "Tutoring Resource Handbook for Teachers" (CS 002 045). Following an introduction, the contents include brief discussions of some of the characteristics of children who have problems learning to read, general principles of successful tutoring, the importance of teamwork, tips for tutoring, a breakdown of the major areas of reading skills, and a reading skills checklist. The bulk of the handbook consists of sample reading lessons for use by volunteer tutors. The appendix contains a copy of the Dolch Word List. (RB)
Tutoring resource handbook for teachers: a guide for teachers who are working with volunteer reading tutors by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed for use by teachers participating in the Right-to-Read volunteer tutor-training program and by those who wish to develop and conduct such a program, this handbook is intended to provide a starting point for teachers and trainers of teachers to aid them in developing their own tutoring programs. The handbook provides information on the teacher-tutor relationship including goals of the volunteer tutoring program, training volunteers, planning and implementing the program, and serving in a public relations role. The handbook also covers the role of the teacher as the manager of the program, suggesting instructional materials and telling how to find space for tutoring. The appendixes list reading lessons which tutors are prepared to teach, and contain sample forms for evaluating tutors, lesson plans, pupil background information, and the success of the program. This handbook should be used in conjunction with the "Tutor's Resource Handbook" (cs 002 046) and the "Tutor-Trainers' Resource Handbook" (cs 002 047). (rb)
Bibliographies: helpful tools for research in higher education, for studies in language arts by Kent D Beeler( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improving the teaching of reading by teacher experimentation by Leo Fay( Book )

4 editions published between 1958 and 1964 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

War paint and wagon wheels; stories of Indians and pioneers( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine stories, many based on fact, about pioneers and Indians, including two about white children captured by Indians and one about the hunt for a legendary bear that glowed like fire. Also includes brief sections on various aspects of pioneer and Indian ways of life
Blue dog and other stories by Leo Fay( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The flying squirrels and other stories by Leo Fay( Book )

3 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The almost ghost : and other stories by Leo Fay( Book )

3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories about ghosts, race relations, Native Americans, and animals from other lands
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Alternative Names
Fay, Leo 1920-

Fay, Leo C. 1920-

Fay, Leo C. 1920-2006

Fay, Leo C. (Leo Charles), 1920-

Fay, Leo C. (Leo Charles), 1920-2006

Fay, Leo Charles 1920-2006

English (94)

German (1)