"Prepare students for future success by using effective reading instruction that's proven to work. The Teaching Reading Sourcebook, updated second edition is an indispensable resource that combines evidence-based research with actionable instructional strategies. It is an essential addition to any educator's professional literacy library--elementary, secondary, university." -- back cover.
Author: Bill Honig
Publisher: High Noon Books
Release Date: 2008
"Comprehensive reference about reading instruction. Organized according to the elements of explicit instruction (what? why? when? and how?), the Sourcebook includes both research-informed knowledge base and practical lesson models."--Publisher description.
Author: Bill Honig
Publisher: High Noon Books
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
The CORE Literacy Training Series gives teachers in grades K-8 the tools they need to become skillful reading teachers. The three titles in the series provide (1) thorough background and effective teaching methods, (2) a comprehensive classroom assessment system, and (3) a compilation of the research on which effective reading instruction is based.
In this updated 2nd edition of the ASCD best-seller, Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey dig deeper into the hows and whys of the gradual release of responsibility instructional framework. To gradually release responsibility is to equip students with what they need to be engaged and self-directed learners. On a day-to-day level, it means delivering lessons purposefully planned to incorporate four essential and interrelated instructional phases: 1. Focused Instruction: Preparing students for learning by establishing lesson purpose, modeling strategies and skills, thinking aloud, and noticing how students respond. 2. Guided Instruction: Strategically using prompts, cues, and questions to lead students to new understanding. 3. Collaborative Learning: Allowing students to consolidate their understanding through exploration, problem-solving, discussion, and thinking with their peers. 4. Independent Learning: Requiring students to use the skills and knowledge they've acquired to create authentic products and ask new questions. The authors explore each phase, using real-life examples from a variety of disciplines. You'll find tips and tools for classroom implementation, including checklists for planning and assessment; advice on feedback, homework, group work, differentiated instruction, and blended learning; answers to frequently asked questions; and examples that align to Common Core State Standards. No matter what grade level or subject you teach, Better Learning Through Structured Teaching is your essential guide to helping students expand their capacity for successful and long-lasting learning.
Author: Linda Diamond
Publisher: Brookes Publishing Company
Release Date: 2006
Part textbook, part practical handbook, this must–have resource from the trusted Consortium on Reading Excellence (CORE) will help every literacy teacher understand key research on vocabulary instruction, put best practices to work in any classroom,
Author: Joy R. Cowdery
Release Date: 2007
Addressed to teachers learning about children with diverse backgrounds and abilities, offers a set of biographies and simulated files of six students at three educational levels and practical activities that can be used with the biographies and files to s
Author: Andrea DeCapua
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Release Date: 2016-01-28
A MICHIGAN TEACHER TRAINING title Teachers are often in the forefront of today’s cross-cultural contact, whether in the language classroom or in the K–12 or university/college classroom, but they are not always prepared to handle the various issues that can arise in terms of cross-cultural communication. The intent of this book is to make education in cross-cultural awareness accessible to a broad range of teachers working in a variety of educational settings. Crossing Cultures in the Language Classroom attempts to balance theory and practice for pre-service and in-service teachers in general education programs or in ESL/EFL, bilingual, and foreign language teacher training programs, as well as cross-cultural awareness workshops. This book is unique in that it combines theory with a wide range of experiential activities and projects designed to actively engage users in the process of understanding different aspects of cross-cultural awareness. The goals of the book are to help readers: expand cultural awareness of one’s own culture and that of others achieve a deeper understanding of what culture is and the relationship between culture and language acquire the ability to observe behaviors in order to draw conclusions based on observation rather than preconceptions understand and implement observations of cultural similarities and differences develop an attitude of tolerance toward cultural differences and move away from the “single story.” The new edition has been thoroughly updated and includes a Suggested Projects section in each chapter. This section provides opportunities for users of the text to explore in greater depth an area and topic of interest. It also includes even more Critical Incidents--brief descriptions of events that depict some element or elements of cultural differences, miscommunication, or culture clash. Critical Incidents develop users’ ability to analyze and understand how multiple perspectives of the same situation are rooted in differing culturally influenced beliefs, behaviors, norms of interaction, and worldviews.
The texts that secondary students encounter across the disciplines contain a high percentage of multisyllabic words. But many adolescents still struggle withmultisyllabic word identification—a skill thatâ€™s critical for reading and understanding complex academic texts. Quickly identify students who would benefit from instruction in multisyllabic word identification with Word ID, a collection of12 discipline-specific formative assessments. For use with students in Grades 6—12, these research-based assessments provide the data teachers need toguide their instructional decisions. Based on the authorsâ€™ groundbreaking research that analyzed the morphemes in 4,500 content-area words, Word ID assesses studentsâ€™ ability to decode complex words within four specific academic areas:English Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. For each content area, there are three quick and easy assessments for testing the whole class, identifying students who need further assessment, and pinpointing specific areas of concern. A simple and highly effective way to determine which students need extra help with decoding, Word ID is the first step toward helping students master the multisyllabic word reading theyâ€™ll need for college and career. Word ID HELPS YOU: Identify students struggling with word identification—a skill thatâ€™s often overlooked at the secondary level Assess students within an RTI or other multi-tiered framework Meet CCSS Reading Standards and College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education Easily collect and share assessment information with the Student and Class Profile Forms Make instructional decisions based on solid data (includes tools and resources to aid decision-making) Take important steps toward helping students read and understand complex academic texts
Note: This is the loose-leaf version of Instructing Students Who Have Literacy Problems and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with the loose-leaf version, use ISBN 0133830934 . Long valued for its coverage of both assessment and instructional strategies, this widely popular reading diagnosis text presents a balanced view of literacy instruction, thoroughly examining interventions for students having difficulties with word study and reading comprehension. Instructing Students Who Have Literacy Problems, 7/e incorporates chapters on both formal and informal assessment with instructional interventions, allowing instructors to use this versatile text for one inclusive course or for two separate courses on diagnosis and instruction. Student case studies, as well as vignettes of teachers in action, illustrate real-world applications based on extensive research and the theoretical foundations of reading intervention. The new edition is available as an enhanced eBook, includes suggestions for using technology to teach struggling readers, addresses the Common Core State Standards, and includes numerous other features that establish the text as an influential and invaluable resource in the fields of reading assessment, diagnosis, and remediation. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. *The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.
"To reach their potential, children need an engaging environment and a reason to learn. This book is aimed at helping teachers implement quality Common Core instruction around this principle." -Gretchen Owocki The quality of instruction is the most important factor in helping students meet the Common Core Standards. That's why Gretchen Owocki's Common Core Lesson Book empowers teachers with a comprehensive framework for implementation that enhances existing curriculum and extends it to meet Common Core goals. "Children," writes Gretchen (author of The RTI Daily Planning Book), "need teachers who believe in the power of meaningful reading as a context for instruction." She breaks the CCSS reading standards into manageable chunks that emphasize engaged, authentic reading and differentiated teaching. For each standard, she offers: a clear description of what it asks from students an instructional decision tree that connects assessment to planning instructional strategies that gradually release responsibility to students techniques for intensifying instruction when readers need more support. "In implementing the standards," writes Gretchen, "we want children to deeply engage with multiple forms of reading. I wrote this book to offer encouragement to stay grounded in meaningful instruction, and to offer a set of strategies that emphasize meaningful reading." Respond to the Common Core with The Common Core Lesson Book-you'll help students meet the standards, and so much more. PLCs and book-study groups! Save 15% when you buy 15 copies with the Common Core Lesson Book Book Study Bundle!
Reading Connections: Strategies for Teaching Students with Visual Impairments offers an in-depth and user-friendly guide for understanding reading instruction for teachers and professionals seeking to improve the reading skills of their students who are visually impaired. The book addresses in detail the essential components of reading--phonemic awareness, phonics, reading fluency, vocabulary, and reading comprehension--as well as other key reading components and subskills. While this book addresses the needs of students who read print, braille, or both, much of the book is also consistent with strategies for teaching reading to students who have, or are at risk for, developing reading disabilities. Teachers of students with visual impairments, as well as family members and other professionals who work with children who are blind or visually impaired, will find within this book a repertoire of strategies and activities for creating a balanced, comprehensive plan of reading instruction for each student and for teaching the essential reading skills necessary for students' success.