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Baron, Naomi S. – Oxford University Press, 2021
We face constant choices about how we read. Educators must select classroom materials. College students weigh their textbook options. Parents make decisions for their children. The digital revolution has transformed reading, and with the recent turn to remote learning, onscreen reading may seem like the only viable option. Yet selecting digital is…
Descriptors: Reading, Reading Research, Printed Materials, Electronic Publishing
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Frederiksen, Karen-Margrete, Ed.; Larsen, Sanne, Ed.; Bradley, Linda, Ed.; Thouësny, Sylvie, Ed. –, 2020
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the EUROCALL society succeeded in holding the 28th EUROCALL conference, EUROCALL2020, on 20-21 August as an online, two-day gathering. The transition process required to make this happen was demanding and insightful for everyone involved, and, in many ways, a logical consequence of the core content and purpose of…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Videoconferencing
Olson, Carol Booth; Balius, Angie; McCourtney, Emily; Widtmann, Mary – Teachers College Press, 2018
In her new book, bestselling author and professional developer Carol Booth Olson and colleagues show teachers how to help young readers and writers construct meaning from and with texts. This practical resource offers a rich array of research-based teaching strategies, activities, and extended lessons focused on the "thinking tools"…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Reading Comprehension, Evidence Based Practice
Short, Kathy, Ed.; Day, Deanna, Ed.; Schroeder, Jean, Ed. – Stenhouse Publishers, 2016
In today's globally connected world, it is essential for students to have an understanding of multiple cultures and perspectives. In this edited collection, Kathy Short, Deanna Day, and Jean Schroeder bring together fourteen educators who use global children's literature to help students explore their own cultural identities. The book lays out why…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Cultural Awareness, Childrens Literature, Global Approach
Blackburn, Barbara R. – Eye on Education, 2013
Learn how to increase rigor so that all students can reach higher levels of learning! With this new edition of a teacher-tested best seller, you get practical ideas for increasing text complexity, providing scaffolding during reading instruction, creating open-ended projects, and much more. The enhanced second edition provides important…
Descriptors: State Standards, Problem Based Learning, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods
Choo, Suzanne S. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2013
The purpose of this book is restore the centrality of pedagogy in governing the ways literary texts are received, experienced, and interpreted by students in the classroom. Utilizing a method of pedagogical criticism, it provides an account of core approaches to teaching literature that have emerged across history and the conceptual values…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, English Literature, Global Approach, Reading Materials
Jacobs, George; Farrell, Thomas S. C. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2012
The best way for students to learn to read and to come to love reading is--surprise, surprise--by reading in quantity. Unfortunately, many of today's students read far too little. This lack of time spent reading is particularly unfortunate, as reading constitutes a bedrock skill, essential in all subject areas. Thus, we teachers need to devote…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, Reading Materials, Class Activities, Cooperative Learning
Lennon, Paul, Ed. – Peter Lang Frankfurt, 2012
The volume consists of twelve classroom studies concerned with the implementation of learner autonomy in English classes. The individual studies range from primary school level to university level. They include studies on multi-media dictionary work, reading logs, peer correction, communication strategies, vocabulary learning strategies, oral…
Descriptors: Personal Autonomy, Age Differences, Learning Strategies, English (Second Language)
Landay, Eileen; Wootton, Kurt – Harvard Education Press, 2012
"A Reason to Read" is the culminating work of the ArtsLiteracy Project, an ambitious and wide-ranging collaborative that aims to promote literacy through rich and sustained instruction in the arts. At the heart of the book is the "Performance Cycle," a flexible framework for curriculum and lesson planning that can be adapted to…
Descriptors: Literacy, Reading Materials, Reading Motivation, Interdisciplinary Approach
Lent, ReLeah Cossett – Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2012
Go beyond a one-size-fits-all approach to teaching, and discover how shifting textbooks from "sole source" to just another resource revitalizes your practice, improves student achievement, and meets Common Core State Standards. Veteran teacher and literacy expert ReLeah Cossett Lent explains that how you use textbooks makes a huge difference in…
Descriptors: State Standards, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Textbooks
Foster, Graham – Stenhouse Publishers, 2012
Teachers recognize that frequent independent reading increases student knowledge on a wide range of topics, enhances vocabulary, and improves comprehension. "Ban the Book Report" inspires teachers to go beyond narrow and analytical book reports by exploring the potential of book talks, alternate book covers, identifying features of informational…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Independent Reading, Student Reaction, Scoring Rubrics
Kinloch, Valerie – Teachers College Press, 2012
In her new book, Valerie Kinloch, award-winning author of "Harlem on Our Minds", sheds light on the ways urban youth engage in "meaning-making" experiences as a way to assert critical, creative, and highly sophisticated perspectives on teaching, learning, and survival. Kinloch rejects deficit models that have traditionally…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Current Events, Student Attitudes, Urban Youth
Johnson, Eli; Karns, Michelle – Eye on Education, 2011
Targeted specifically to K-2 classrooms, the 25 Response-to-Intervention (RTI) strategies in this book are research-based and perfect for teachers who want to expand their toolbox of classroom interventions that work! Contents include: (1) Listening Strategies--Help students focus and understand; (2) Reading Strategies--Help students comprehend…
Descriptors: Reading Materials, Writing Strategies, Reading Strategies, Second Language Learning
Nafukho, Fredrick Muyia; Wawire, Nelson H. W.; Lam, Penina Mungania – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (NJ3), 2011
Adult education is now considered a mainstream academic discipline in several African countries, and its importance in today's knowledge and "ideas" economies is growing steadily. It is provided by organisations such as public universities, training colleges, corporate universities and employers. The successful operation of educational…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disciplines, Educational Administration, Reading Materials, Adult Education
Cart, Michael – ALA Editions, 2010
Today's young adult (YA) literature is every bit as complex as the audience it's written for, unflinchingly addressing such topics as homosexuality, mental illness, AIDS and drug abuse. In this much expanded revision of his 1996 book, veteran author Michael Cart shows how the best of contemporary YA lit has evolved to tackle such daunting subjects…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Reading Habits, Mental Disorders, Drug Abuse
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