Definitions for "Reading Recovery"
a registered trademark for an early intervention program developed by Clay (1985) for use with children at risk in reading progress after one year of schooling.
An individualized reading-skills program for students who are having difficulty learning to read. Teachers are trained in a year-long course that emphasizes a whole-language approach (reading within context rather than phonics) and integrates reading, writing, and listening techniques. Students who don't improve are eligible to receive 30 minutes of one-on-one instruction daily for up to 20 weeks.
(tm) An intervention program developed in Australia by Marie Clay (1985) designed for children at risk in reading progress after the first year of school.