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ERIC Number: EJ826849
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Feb
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 38
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
Academic Resilience and Reading: Building Successful Readers
McTigue, Erin M.; Washburn, Erin K.; Liew, Jeffrey
Reading Teacher, v62 n5 p422-432 Feb 2009
The socioemotional factors, which influence students' trajectories on their pathways to reading success, are often overlooked in literacy screenings and reading instruction. This article outlines the connections between personality factors, in particular resilient personalities, and early literacy success. It also offers teachers a series of six principles and supporting practices to facilitate socioemotional development situated in a second-grade classroom with high-quality reading instruction. (Contains 5 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 2
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A