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  • Reading Retardation and Multi-Sensory Teaching (Psychology Revivals)by Charles Hulme

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Originally published in 1981, this title is based on the author?s doctoral thesis and the research reported was carried out at the Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford. By the 1980s it was generally recognised that there are a number of children of adequate general intelligence who nevertheless experience inordinate difficulties... more...

  • Landmarks in Literacyby Frank Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Frank Smith is internationally acclaimed as an essential contributor to research on the nature of reading and as an originator of the modern psycholinguistic approach to reading instruction. In his publications his aim has always been to support teachers, to encourage them to make teaching decisions based on knowledge and understanding, to analyze... more...

  • Setting Consensus Goals for Academic Achievementby James Pellegrino; Lauress Wise; Nambury Raju

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    This special issue is based on a workshop which began with a description and examination of the current National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) standard-setting model, then looked to standard-setting applications outside of education. These applications included those that focus on human performance and the adequacy of human performance;... more...

  • Intervention Tasks for Reading Book 1by David White; Emma Page; David Belsey

    Hodder Education 2014; US$ 128.00

    Use these highly-targeted intervention tasks to develop your students' reading skills at an individual level, with a star system to help you tailor your teaching and track students' progress. Based on our Upgrade English online resources and fully aligned to the new Key Stage 3 Curriculum, this teacher's book provides sharply-focused intervention... more...

  • Basic Processes in Early Second Language Readingby Esther Geva; Ludo Verhoeven

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 30.95

    The four articles in this issue represent recent developments in the study of basic processes in L2 reading at the primary level. The research reported reflects the array of theoretical and instructional issues targeted currently by researchers who wish to understand L2 reading development in young children. Ultimately, this research should be used... more...

  • Understanding and Teaching Reading Comprehensionby Jane Oakhill; Kate Cain; Carsten Elbro

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    The ultimate aim of reading is not the process but to understand what we read and comprehension can take place at many different levels. There has been an increasing emphasis on the importance of reading comprehension in recent years but despite this there is very little written on this vital topic accessible to trainee and practicing teachers. ... more...

  • The Negative Impact of Politics on Literacyby Carolyn M. Lawrence

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 31.99

    Correct instructional level and self-esteem have never been fully addressed in public education. Principals and teachers who read the guidelines in this book and combine these simple requirements -- without additional monies -- can make American public education number one worldwide in literacy. more...

  • Everyday Youth Literaciesby Kathy Sanford; Theresa Rogers; Maureen Kendrick

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Testifying to the maturity of the youth literacy education field, this collection of papers displays the increasing sophistication of research on the subject, and at the same time offers pointers to its potential for development in the next decade. The contributors track the rapid proliferation of youth literacies in today?s digital age, from video... more...

  • Literacy and the Common Coreby Sarah Tantillo

    Wiley 2014; US$ 27.95

    Tools and Insights for Meeting and Exceeding the Common Core Standards Literacy and the Common Core offers K–12 teachers clear guidance on how to design units, lessons, and objectives to meet the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts; it’s filled with practical strategies that teachers can use immediately to target... more...

  • Total Literacy Techniquesby Pérsida Himmele; William Himmele; Keely Potter

    ASCD 2014; US$ 27.99

    This book provides 3rd through 12th grade teachers with more than 50 tools and techniques for helping their students read independently and critically. more...