ERIC Number: ED491826
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Reference Count: 0
Building a Knowledge Base in Reading, Second Edition
Braunger, Jane; Lewis, Jan Patricia
International Reading Association (NJ3)
Teachers will use this edition, completely updated from the important 1997 publication, to make sound decisions about instructional programs and materials. They'll find a broad and balanced perspective for building a practice around the best possible evidence-based reading research. This new edition includes: Expanded core understandings with implications for students at all levels; Teacher resources for translating these understandings into classroom practice; and Chapter summaries that will help pull together key ideas. It has been co-published with the National Council of Teachers of English. Also on this topic: "Not only an outstanding guide and curriculum development resource, but a truly indispensable companion recommended to all novice classroom teachers struggling with addressing their students' literacy needs and how best to approach the teaching process with respect to reading instruction." -- Midwest Book Review Expanded core understandings with implications for students at all levels Teacher resources for translating these understandings into classroom practice Chapter summaries that will help you pull together key ideas. The table of contents contains four chapters: (1) Literacy for the 21st Century; (2) Acquiring and Developing Literacy: Basic Understandings; (3) Factors That Influence Literacy Learning; and (4) Core Understandings About Reading. It then provides a Conclusion; References; and an Index.
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Curriculum Development, Classroom Techniques, Literacy, Reading Research, Reading Instruction, Skill Development
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.