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  • Assessment for Reading Instruction, Third Editionby Michael C. McKenna; Katherine A. Dougherty Stahl

    Guilford Publications 2015; US$ 42.00

    This trusted teacher guide and widely adopted text provides a comprehensive conceptual framework and hands-on practical tools for reading assessment. The authors present a clear roadmap for evaluating K-8 students' strengths and weaknesses in each of the basic competencies that good readers need to master. Teachers learn how to select, administer,... more...

  • How to Read a Bookby Mortimer J. Adler; Charles Van Doren

    Touchstone 2011; US$ 12.99

    With half a million copies in print, How to Read a Book is the best and most successful guide to reading comprehension for the general reader, completely rewritten and updated with new material. Originally published in 1940, this book is a rare phenomenon, a living classic that introduces and elucidates the various levels of reading and how to... more...

  • Literacy Instruction for English Language Learnersby Nancy Cloud; Fred Genessee; Else Hamayan

    Heinemann 2009; US$ 31.25

    Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners turns hundreds of ELL studies into dozens of strategies for regular classroom instruction. Nancy Cloud, Fred Genesee, and Else Hamayan have examined the research evidence to determine what works for ELLs. They recommend best practices for teaching English learners to read and write from emergent literacy... more...

  • Explicit Instructionby Anita L. Archer; Charles A. Hughes

    Guilford Publications 2011; US$ 44.00

    Explicit instruction is systematic, direct, engaging, and success oriented--and has been shown to promote achievement for all students. This highly practical and accessible resource gives special and general education teachers the tools to implement explicit instruction in any grade level or content area. The authors are leading experts who provide... more...

  • Holding On to Good Ideas in a Time of Bad Onesby Thomas Newkirk

    Heinemann 2009; US$ 24.38

    Holding On to Good Ideas in a Time of Bad Ones is for teachers who struggle under top-down mandates or are forced into scripted reading lessons—whose humane, sensitive ways of teaching are threatened by rigid, mechanical programs. Tom Newkirk eloquently defends teaching against the “cult of efficiency” that turns classrooms into assembly lines of knowledge.... more...

  • Best Practices in Writing Instruction, Second Editionby Steve Graham; Charles A. MacArthur; Jill Fitzgerald

    Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 43.00

    An indispensable teacher resource and course text, this book presents evidence-based practices for helping all K-12 students develop their skills as writers. Every chapter draws clear connections to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Leading authorities describe how to teach the skills and strategies that students need to plan, draft, evaluate,... more...

  • Strategy Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities, Second Editionby Robert Reid; Torri Ortiz Lienemann; Jessica L. Hagaman

    Guilford Publications 2013; US$ 38.00

    Filling an important need for K-12 educators, this highly practical book provides a step-by-step guide to cognitive strategy instruction, one of the most effective instructional techniques for struggling learners. The authors present well-validated strategies that target self-regulated learning and study skills as well as performance in specific content... more...

  • The Fiend's Delightby Dod Grile

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Books for All Kinds of Readers. ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead™ are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible... more...

  • Social Literaciesby Brian V. Street

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Social Literacies develops new and critical approaches to the understanding of literacy in an international perspective. It represents part of the current trend towards a broader consideration of literacy as social practices, and as its title suggests, it focuses on the social nature of reading and writing and the multiple character of literacy practices.... more...

  • Writing(s) at the Crossroadsby Georgeta Cislaru

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    In this paper we briefly introduce keystroke logging as a research method in writing research, focusing more explicitly on the recently developed linguistic analysis technique. In a case study of two elderly people (healthy versus demented), we illustrate some aspects of this linguistic approach. This analysis aggregates event-based data from the character... more...