ERIC Number: ED453537
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Literacy Matters: Strategies Every Teacher Can Use. A SkyLight Guide.
This book explores 15 practical literacy strategies that can be used across grade levels (K-College) and content areas. The easy-to-use book offers an overview of the research and best practices associated with each literacy strategy--and it defines each strategy. It explores proven instructional methods such as metacognition, literacy circles, involving parents and community, tapping into prior knowledge, and using technology to impact literacy acquisition. Implementing the book's strategies in the classroom will help students improve their reading skills, comprehend what they read, and mature into lifelong learners. (Contains a 44-item bibliography.) (NKA)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Processes, Literacy, Metacognition, Parent Participation, Prior Learning, Reading Improvement, Reading Skills, Reading Strategies, Teacher Role
SkyLight Training and Publishing Inc., 2626 S. Clearbrook Dr., Arlington Heights, IL, 60005-5310 ($9.95). Tel: 800-348-4474 (Toll Free); Fax: 847-290-6609; Web site: http://www.skylightedu.com; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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