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Foundation for Excellence in Education, 2017
By the third grade, students must make the transition from learning to read to reading to learn. If they do not, they cannot do their coursework. Each year, as the grade level demands go up, students tend to fall further behind and become outsiders inside the classroom. K-3 Reading is a program that implements the mastery of reading for third…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Reading Skills
Dennison, Kim, Comp. – Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2015
Sometimes parents just do not know where to begin once their child has been diagnosed as deaf or hearing impaired. This booklet will help answer some of the questions parents might have. A resource section has been included for parents and professionals on pages 43-44, for future reference. One of the most important things to remember is that,…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Assistive Technology
Vaughn, Sharon; Wanzek, Jeanne; Murray, Christy S.; Roberts, Greg – Center on Instruction, 2012
This publication provides research-based guidance for intensifying instruction in reading and mathematics for students with significant learning difficulties, including students with disabilities, in kindergarten through grade 12. The guide gives technical assistance providers and states information reflecting "best practices" for implementing…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Learning Problems, Elementary Secondary Education, Cognitive Processes
Adler, C. Ralph; Goldman, Elizabeth – National Institute for Literacy, 2006
This guide begins with a story about the parents of twin kindergartners. The story models ways in which the parents of Mike and Chris help them learn to read, such as reading the newspaper together with them and asking them questions about the books they are reading. Included is another short story parents can read with their child, and a list of…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Vocabulary Development, Reading Skills, Sight Vocabulary
Braunger, Jane; Lewis, Jan Patricia – International Reading Association (NJ3), 2006
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…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Curriculum Development, Classroom Techniques, Literacy
Samuels, S. Jay, Ed.; Farstrup, Alan E., Ed. – International Reading Association (NJ3), 2006
The editors of "What Research Has to Say about Reading Instruction" present the most recent research on fluency and show how it can be put into practice. A resource for classroom teachers and teacher educators alike, the reader-friendly text offers a range of expert perspectives on the key aspects of fluency such as: (1) history and definitions;…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Dyslexia, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction
Goldman, Elizabeth; Adler, Ralph C. – National Institute for Literacy, 2006
Parents are the child's first and most important teacher. This booklet begins with a story about the parent of a first grade reader. The parent in the story models methods which a real life parent could employ to help a child learn to read such as finding words that begin with the first letter of a child's name, or taking turns with the child…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Reading Instruction, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Vocabulary Development
Lick, Dale W.; Murphy, Carlene U. – Corwin Press, 2006
The Whole-Faculty Study Group (WFSG) System is a student-centered, teacher-driven process for facilitating major staff development and schoolwide change. When applied properly, it has produced extraordinary results for thousands of educators and students in schools and school districts across the country. The Whole-Faculty Study Groups Fieldbook…
Descriptors: Improvement Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Strategies, School Restructuring
Cummins, Carrice Ed. – International Reading Association (NJ3), 2006
Administrators in the U.S. education system need to be more than good managers, they need to understand high-quality reading instruction, so they can serve their teachers and help their school meet Reading First requirements. Although written with the administrator in mind, this collection also can be used by teachers, teacher educators, staff…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Administrator Role, Leadership, Federal Legislation
McShane, Susan – National Institute for Literacy, 2005
Reading is the most basic of skills. Reading provides access to other skills and knowledge, facilitates life-long learning, and opens doors to opportunity. The National Institute for Literacy is authorized by the U.S. Congress to collect and disseminate information on the components of reading and the findings from scientific research. The…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Family Literacy, Adult Basic Education, Literacy Education
Curtis, Mary E.; Kruidenier, John R. – National Institute for Literacy, 2005
When adult students arrive in the classroom, they can be at just about any level in their reading development, from beginning readers working on the fundamentals to more advanced readers ready to begin study for a high school level equivalency diploma. This Partnership for Reading publication summarizes the emerging principles and trends in adult…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Reading Instruction, Family Literacy, Adults
Clarke, Stephen; Dickinson, Paul; Westbrook, Jo – SAGE Publications, 2004
This book is aimed at a specific audience. Like others before it, it derives from teaching on courses designed to prepare postgraduates to become English teachers. It was designed both to explain the mainstream ideas that have shaped secondary school English and to help readers rehearse teaching which is based on those ideas. Many of the…
Descriptors: Language Variation, English Teachers, Ideology, English
Cackley, Philip – 2003
This paper suggests that in the search for authentic materials to use in adult English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) reading practice, local government Web sites offer rich potential. Municipal sites for U.S. counties, cities, and townships usually contain text written at a lower reading level than other general Web pages. This makes it possible for…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Computer Uses in Education, English (Second Language), Local Government
Whitfield, Eddie L.; Dickey, Wayne B. – 1980
Effective individualized reading programs can mean the difference between success and failure for children with reading problems. There are five areas to be considered in the implementation of such a program: (1) diagnosis or needs assessment; (2) flexible grouping, based on either achievement, special needs, interest, social background, or a peer…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Individualized Instruction, Individualized Reading
Haskell, John F., Ed. – 1977
This compilation of selected articles from the "TESOL Newsletter" is devoted to various practical aspects of teaching English as a second language. The following articles are included: "In a Word...,""The Functional Approach to Language Teaching,""A Challenge to Traditional Teaching of Reading: A Thirty Year-Old Methodology Repudiated,""Tak (Th)em…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, English (Second Language), Korean, Language Laboratories
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