Teaching Reading Sourcebook Book

Teaching Reading Sourcebook


  • Author : Bill Honig
  • Publisher : Arena Press
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 826
  • ISBN 10 : 157128690X

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Teaching Reading Sourcebook Excerpt :

"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.

Building the Reading Brain  PreK 3 Book

Building the Reading Brain PreK 3


  • Author : Pamela Nevills
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2009-01-06
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452272573

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Building the Reading Brain PreK 3 Excerpt :

Discover how children’s brains change as they develop early reading skills! Moving through skills acquisition from birth to age eight, this updated edition of the best-selling book gives educators a clear picture of how children acquire and develop language skills in preparation for reading. This updated edition features developmentally appropriate practices for fostering critical literacy skills in each age group and expanded information on English learners and Response to Intervention. The authors provide: Brain-friendly strategies that build phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency skills Instructional applications for games, music, and play Interventions for children with early reading difficulties

But I m Not a Reading Teacher Book

But I m Not a Reading Teacher


  • Author : Amy Benjamin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-09-27
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317930594

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But I m Not a Reading Teacher Excerpt :

This book shows content area teachers in middle and high schools how to boost student achievement by including lessons and strategies which focus on students' reading comprehension without detracting from content area focus. These mini-lessons and strategies are research-based and address the specific literacy challenges of each particular subject area (social studies, mathematics, science, etc.). The author has provided a large number of reading examples from texts, sample tests and assessments, and actual mini-lessons, their content areas identified by marginal tabs.

Assessing Reading Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Assessing Reading


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Therapy Publications
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 211
  • ISBN 10 : UVA:X030561981

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Assessing Reading Excerpt :

This book contains a collection of formal and informal reading assessments for use with students in Grades k-12. These assessments assist the teacher in targeting areas of strength and weakness, in monitoring student reading development, and in planning appropriate instruction. Unlike large-scale achievement tests, the majority of these assessments can be administered individually. Each assessment was selected because it measures an important research-based reading skill and because it is quick, reliable, and easy to use. Each assessment provides clear and accurate individual student information. The assessments included in this book are informal assessments designed to measure specific skills critical to successful reading. Some of the assessments are curriculum-based, while others are criteria-based, depending on the purpose of the assessment. Similarly, some assessments target specific skills, some are instruments for broader screening, and some can be used for both types of assessment. Spanish assessments are provided for the early grades where many students may still be in bilingual programs or may be receiving Spanish primary language instruction before transitioning to English programs. Profile Forms and Class Records found in the Appendix provide an easy way for teachers to summarize assessment results. Appended are: (1) core Reading Assessment Profile Forms; (2) core Reading Assessment Class Records; (3) Performance Criteria for Fluency and Fluency Scores: a Discussion; (4) Assessment-Driven Instruction: a Systems Approach; and (5) Resources for Assessing Reading. [Contributing authors include: Orna Lenchner, Michael Milone, and Jacalyn Mahler.].

Teaching Struggling and At risk Readers Book

Teaching Struggling and At risk Readers


  • Author : Douglas Carnine
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN 10 : UVA:X004896073

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Teaching Struggling and At risk Readers Excerpt :

Teaching Struggling and At-Risk Readers: A Direct Instruction Approach is designed to provide specific information to assist educators in being effective teachers of reading with all of their students. This three-part book provides information on incorporating instructional design and delivery principles into daily instruction for students at the beginning and primary stages of reading. It discusses: Structuring initial teaching procedures so teaching presentations are clear and foster a high degree of interaction between teachers and students. Using language and demonstration techniques that can be understood by all students. Sequencing the instruction of reading content to ensure essential skills and knowledge are taught in an aligned and coherent manner. Using techniques that provide adequate practice and review for students in developing high levels of fluency and accuracy.

In a Reading State of Mind Book

In a Reading State of Mind


  • Author : Douglas Fisher
  • Publisher : International Reading Assoc.
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN 10 : 0872077772

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In a Reading State of Mind Excerpt :

Call it neuronal networks or schema-building or just good teaching. The historical, neurological, and educational fields point to the same advice-let me show you, then you can make it your own.

The Really Useful Science Book Book

The Really Useful Science Book


  • Author : Steve Farrow
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-08-09
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 373
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317276005

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The Really Useful Science Book Excerpt :

Offering support to both trainee and practising teachers, the fourth edition of The Really Useful Science Book is the perfect tool for those who wish to extend their subject knowledge, enhance their teaching and create lessons which link directly to the National Curriculum. The easy-to-follow framework provides comprehensive science knowledge for Key Stages 1 and 2 and is fully updated with new material to inspire stimulating and engaging science lessons. The book is divided into three sections: Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Each section integrates key scientific ideas and facts with innovative teaching methods and activity suggestions, and user-friendly language and illustrations help to explain key scientific concepts. With links to global learning, discussion of common misconceptions, and ideas for cross-curricular opportunities, each chapter connects knowledge to practice and informs creative and inspiring teaching. The Really Useful Science Book is an invaluable reference resource for all classroom teachers who wish to develop the confidence to teach enquiry-based practical science with relevance to pupils and their global community.

Word ID Book

Word ID


  • Author : Linda Gutlohn
  • Publisher : Academic Therapy Publications
  • Release Date : 2014-01-02
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 1571288260

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Word ID Excerpt :

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 that’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 authors’ groundbreaking research that analyzed the morphemes in 4,500 content-area words, Word ID assesses students’ 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 they’ll need for college and career. Word ID HELPS YOU: Identify students struggling with word identification—a skill that’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

Recipe for Reading Book

Recipe for Reading


  • Author : Frances Bloom
  • Publisher : Educators Pub Svc Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2002-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 266
  • ISBN 10 : 0838805051

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Recipe for Reading Excerpt :

A program for reading instruction designed for children with specific learning disabilities.

Teaching with the Brain in Mind Book
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Teaching with the Brain in Mind


  • Author : Eric Jensen
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release Date : 2005-06-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 187
  • ISBN 10 : 9781416615002

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Teaching with the Brain in Mind Excerpt :

When the first edition of Teaching with the Brain in Mind was published in 1998, it quickly became an ASCD best-seller, and it has gone on to inspire thousands of educators to apply brain research in their classroom teaching. Now, author Eric Jensen is back with a completely revised and updated edition of his classic work, featuring new research and practical strategies to enhance student comprehension and improve student achievement. In easy to understand, engaging language, Jensen provides a basic orientation to the brain and its various systems and explains how they affect learning. After discussing what parents and educators can do to get children's brains in good shape for school, Jensen goes on to explore topics such as motivation, critical thinking skills, optimal educational environments, emotions, and memory. He offers fascinating insights on a number of specific issues, including * How to tap into the brain's natural reward system. * The value of feedback. * The importance of prior knowledge and mental models. * The vital link between movement and cognition. * Why stress impedes learning. * How social interaction affects the brain. * How to boost students' ability to encode, maintain, and retrieve learning. * Ways to connect brain research to curriculum, assessment, and staff development. Jensen's repeated message to educators is simple: You have far more influence on students' brains than you realize . . . and you have an obligation to take advantage of the incredible revelations that science is providing. The revised and updated edition of Teaching with the Brain in Mind helps you do just that.

The Literacy Center Book

The Literacy Center


  • Author : Lesley Mandel Morrow
  • Publisher : Stenhouse Pub
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 214
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015055443264

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The Literacy Center Excerpt :

The value of small-group instruction cannot be emphasized enough, but many teachers have found it difficult to manage, especially when class sizes remain large. Here is practical, theoretically-sound guidance for language arts teachers from pre-K through grade 5 who want help setting up literacy-rich classrooms that support guided reading or other small-group teaching. This new edition of The Literacy Center provides meaningful activities that extend small-group instruction in both comprehension and word study. Like the popular first edition, this updated handbook is teacher friendly. Clear suggestions for each center, together with charts, diagrams, black-line masters and photographs, help implement a "real" work place for young learners. Supported by Dr. Morrow's extensive research in motivation theory and exemplary instruction, here are sound ideas that engage students collaboratively and independently. You can spend time teaching small groups of students, attending to their individual needs, all the while knowing the rest of your class will be independently engaged in real learning. The book is divided into two distinct parts. The first section gives the research background and rationale for using literacy centers. It provides the tools for thoughtful design and use of centers along with helpful hints on how best to motivate students. The second section provides activities for modeling literature to interest children in reading in social collaborative settings. These activities are designed to foster the development of comprehension skills and strategies through the use of children's literature. The book gives equal time to the development of word study skills, such as phonemic awareness and phonics, with manipulative materials to ensure fluent reading. Included are: smart suggestions for introducing centers; management ideas; black-line masters; ways to foster student collaboration and cooperation; ways to assess students' center work and suggestions for promot

Teaching Our Children to Read Book

Teaching Our Children to Read


  • Author : Bill Honig
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-05-06
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781629140094

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Teaching Our Children to Read Excerpt :

Studies of effective teaching practices have continued to validate the need for explicit and systematic instruction in basic reading skills, and Bill Honig uses this research to shed new light on an old problem—how to help all students become fluent readers. Teaching Our Children to Read grows out of the experiences of scores of dedicated teachers and their success in the classroom. This book explores current research from the leading experts in the field, and presents new instructional strategies that bring all students to higher levels of literacy. Highlights from Teaching Our Children to Read include: • Phonics instruction and fluency • Connected practice with decodable text • Multisyllabic word instruction • Spelling, vocabulary, and concept development • Strategic reading, book discussions, and text organization • Literacy benchmarks, assessment, and intervention This is an essential resource for educators, administrators, policymakers, and parents concerned about how to successfully teach our children to read. Teaching Our Children to Read points the way to implementing the best research-based practices in adopting reading materials, training teachers, and providing the necessary school leadership.

Next STEPS in Literacy Instruction Book

Next STEPS in Literacy Instruction


  • Author : Susan M. Smartt
  • Publisher : Brookes Pub
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 159857096X

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Next STEPS in Literacy Instruction Excerpt :

Accessible, teacher friendly guide that provides teachers with a blueprint for instruction targeted toward improving students' reading skills based on results of formative assessments.

Reading with Meaning Book
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Reading with Meaning


  • Author : Debbie Miller
  • Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 230
  • ISBN 10 : 9781571109552

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Reading with Meaning Excerpt :

In the second edition of Reading with Meaning, Debbie Miller shares her new thinking about comprehension strategy instruction, the gradual release of responsibility instructional model, and planning for student engagement and independence. It has been ten years since the first edition, in which Debbie chronicled a year in her own classroom. Reading with Meaning, Second Edition supports that work and expands her vision of strategy instruction and intentional teaching and learning. Debbie believes that every child deserves at least a full year of growth during each classroom year and offers planning documents with matching assessments to ensure that no child falls through the cracks. The second edition also provides new book recommendations that will engage and delight students, and current picture books for reading aloud and strategy instruction. This new edition reflects Debbie's professional experiences and judgment, her work in classrooms and collaboration with colleagues, and the current research in the field, showcasing her newest, best thinking.

Vocabulary Handbook Book

Vocabulary Handbook


  • Author : Linda Diamond
  • Publisher : Brookes Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 221
  • ISBN 10 : 1557669287

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Vocabulary Handbook Excerpt :

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,