Category : Education
Editor : Guilford Publications
ISBN : 9781462536788
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Language : en
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Many tens of thousands of preservice and inservice teachers have relied on this highly regarded text from leading experts, now in a revised and updated sixth edition. The latest knowledge about literacy teaching and learning is distilled into flexible strategies for helping all PreK–12 learners succeed. The book addresses major components of literacy, the needs of specific populations, motivation, assessment, approaches to organizing instruction, and more. Each chapter features bulleted previews of key points; reviews of the research evidence; recommendations for best practices in action, including examples from exemplary classrooms; and engagement activities that help teachers apply the knowledge and strategies they have learned. New to This Edition *Incorporates the latest research findings and instructional practices. *Chapters on new topics: developmental word study and the physiological, emotional, and behavioral foundations of literacy learning. *Chapters offering fresh, expanded perspectives on writing and vocabulary. *Increased attention to timely issues: classroom learning communities, teaching English learners, and the use of digital tools and multimodal texts.

Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Editor : Guilford Publications
ISBN : 9781462511778
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Language : en
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Bringing together prominent scholars, this book shows how 21st-century research and theory can inform everyday instructional practices in early childhood classrooms (PreK-3). Coverage includes foundational topics such as alphabet learning, phonological awareness, oral language development, and learning to write, as well as cutting-edge topics such as digital literacy, informational texts, and response to intervention. Every chapter features guiding questions; an overview of ideas and findings on the topic at hand; specific suggestions for improving instruction, assessment, and/or the classroom environment; and an engrossing example of the practices in action.

Category : Education
Editor : Guilford Publications
ISBN : 9781462548293
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Language : en
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With 50% new material reflecting current research and pedagogical perspectives, this indispensable course text and teacher resource is now in a thoroughly revised third edition. Leading educators provide a comprehensive picture of reading, writing, and oral language instruction in grades 5–12. Chapters present effective practices for motivating adolescent learners, fostering comprehension of multiple types of texts, developing disciplinary literacies, engaging and celebrating students' sociocultural assets, and supporting English learners and struggling readers. Case examples, lesson-planning ideas, and end-of-chapter discussion questions and activities enhance the utility of the volume. New to This Edition *Chapters on new topics: building multicultural classrooms, Black girls’ digital literacies, issues of equity and access, and creating inclusive writing communities. *New chapters on core topics: academic language, learning from multiple texts, and reading interventions. *Increased attention to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. *The latest knowledge about adolescents' in- and out-of-school literacies.

Category : Education
Editor : Guilford Publications
ISBN : 9781462536771
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Many tens of thousands of preservice and inservice teachers have relied on this highly regarded text from leading experts, now in a revised and updated sixth edition. The latest knowledge about literacy teaching and learning is distilled into flexible strategies for helping all PreK–12 learners succeed. The book addresses major components of literacy, the needs of specific populations, motivation, assessment, approaches to organizing instruction, and more. Each chapter features bulleted previews of key points; reviews of the research evidence; recommendations for best practices in action, including examples from exemplary classrooms; and engagement activities that help teachers apply the knowledge and strategies they have learned. New to This Edition *Incorporates the latest research findings and instructional practices. *Chapters on new topics: developmental word study and the physiological, emotional, and behavioral foundations of literacy learning. *Chapters offering fresh, expanded perspectives on writing and vocabulary. *Increased attention to timely issues: classroom learning communities, teaching English learners, and the use of digital tools and multimodal texts.

Category : Education
Editor : Guilford Press
ISBN : UVA:X030107134
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Now in a thoroughly revised and expanded third edition, this evidence-based book distills the latest knowledge about literacy teaching and learning into clear strategies for helping all children succeed. Within a comprehensive conceptual framework, the field's leading authorities provide eminently practical recommendations to guide instructional decision making. The third edition has been fully updated with current research findings, policy issues, and program innovations. It offers significantly revised coverage of assessment, motivation, approaches to integrating different kinds of texts and multimedia resources, and adolescent literacy. New chapters address working with English-language learners and supporting teachers' professional development. Also featured is a new concluding commentary by Michael Pressley.

Category : Education
Editor : Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN : 9781571104298
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 264
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Describes the philosophy of the Daily 5 teaching structure and includes a collection of literacy tasks for students to complete daily.

Category : Education
Editor : Prentice Hall
ISBN : 013099541X
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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"Effective Literacy Instruction K-8: Implementing Best Practice" helps readers connect state standards with principles of best practice instruction and implement these concepts in the K-8 reading classroom. "Effective Literacy Instruction K-8: Implementing Best Practice" describes how to develop a solid literacy framework for instruction by identifying the central principles of best practice derived from research and tied to state reading standards. Each chapter begins with a central principle of literacy instruction and then explores a wide variety of teaching strategies that support this principle. Practical Teaching Strategies feature boxes present more than 300 great teaching ideas. Celebrating Diversity describes strategies for using diversity to promote learning. Extensive Model Lessons in each chapter show how teachers implement best practice principles within their classroom. Solutions for Technology Integration Written by two of the most recognized experts in the field, this is the "first textbook" to show how to systematically integrate new technologies into literacy instruction. A series of instructional models prepares readers for the thoughtful and meaningful integration of the Internet and other technologies in the classroom. New instructional models include Internet Workshop, Internet Project, WebQuests, and Internet Inquiry. A Companion Website at www.prenhall.com/leukinzer includes links to state standards, Internet resources, on-line video segments that demonstrate best practice, self-assessment modules, and instructor resources. The authors maintain a Listserv for students and professors usingthis text, enabling them to communicate directly with the authors and share ideas and support with people using the text at other institutions worldwide.

Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Editor : Guilford Press
ISBN : 9781609181819
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 513
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A highly regarded teacher resource and widely adopted text, this book is grounded in current knowledge about literacy teaching and learning in grades PreK–8. The field's leading authorities present accessible recommendations for best practices that can be tailored to fit specific classroom circumstances and student populations. Provided are strategies for helping all students succeed—including struggling readers and English language learners—and for teaching each of the major components of literacy. The book also addresses ways to organize instruction and innovative uses of technology. Chapters include concrete examples, Engagement Activities, and resources for further learning. New to This Edition *Incorporates the latest research findings and instructional practices. *Chapters on motivation, content-area teaching, new literacies, and family literacy. *Addresses timely topics such as response to intervention, the new common core standards, English language learning, and policy issues.

Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Editor : Guilford Publications
ISBN : 9781462515387
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 417
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An authoritative teacher resource and widely adopted text, this book provides a comprehensive overview of adolescent literacy instruction in the era of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Leading educators describe effective practices for motivating diverse learners in grades 5-12, building comprehension of multiple types of texts, integrating literacy and content-area instruction, and teaching English language learners and struggling readers. Case examples, lesson-planning ideas, and end-of-chapter discussion questions and activities enhance the utility of the volume. New to This Edition *Extensive CCSS content incorporated throughout the book. *Chapters on disciplinary literacy, text complexity, and differentiated instruction. *Chapters on academic language, writing instruction, history and English/language arts classrooms, and coaching.

Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Editor : Guilford Press
ISBN : 9781609189440
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 418
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Bringing together leading experts, this book presents the principles of effective literacy leadership and describes proven methods for improving instruction, assessment, and schoolwide professional development. The book shows how all school staff--including reading specialists and coaches, administrators, teachers, and special educators--can play an active role in nurturing a culture of collaboration and promoting student achievement. Best practices are identified for creating strong elementary and secondary literacy programs, differentiating instruction, supporting English language learners, utilizing technology, building home-school partnerships, and much more. User-friendly features include case examples, guiding questions, and engagement activities in each chapter.