ERIC Number: EJ1160555
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Dec
Abstractor: As Provided
Understanding the Reading Process: One Path to Strengthening Classroom Instruction
Tracey, Diane H.
Education and Urban Society, v49 n9 p814-831 Dec 2017
Knowing how to provide effective literacy instruction is important for all educators, but it is critically important for urban educators. This article is built on the assumption that deepening urban educators' understanding of the reading process will better equip them to facilitate students' reading development, and to diagnose and intervene if reading difficulties are discovered. Based on that belief, a discussion of a highly regarded reading model, the Parallel Distributed Processing Model (PDPM), is presented. Classroom implications of the reading model are also discussed. Overall, it is hoped that understanding the reading process through the lens of PDPM will help urban educators promote reading success for all students.
Descriptors: Reading Processes, Reading Instruction, Urban Teaching, Faculty Development, Reading Difficulties, Reading Diagnosis, Models, Orthographic Symbols, Phonemic Awareness, Phonological Awareness, Semantics, Vocabulary Development, Schemata (Cognition), Reading Comprehension, Attention, Phonics
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