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Håland, Anne; Hoem, Toril Frafjord; McTigue, Erin Margaret – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2021
Read-alouds are a frequent practice in early childhood classrooms and provide great potential for developing literacy skills for young learners including vocabulary, comprehension, text structure awareness, visual literacy, and fluency. Yet, any potential benefit of read-alouds depends on how the teacher enacts a read-aloud, particularly in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Oral Reading, Reading Aloud to Others, Grade 1
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Chang, Anna C.-S.; Renandya, Willy A. – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2020
The study investigated L2 learners' perceptions of narrow reading. Thirty-two students finished four sets of graded readers organized by the same author with the same genre and same title, or random texts. After finishing each set of three graded readers, the students answered an eight-item questionnaire and wrote their reading feedback. Linear…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes
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Baker, Sheila; Shulsky, Debby – International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 2020
What skills are needed to view the world beyond one's immediate reality? A deep perspective consciousness is required to live and solve complex issues within a globalized context. Cultivating the seeds of perspective consciousness roots the growth of an open-minded, humanly connected, problem-solving citizen. Literature is positioned as a powerful…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Citizen Participation, Altruism, Global Approach
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Schmidt, Catarina; Skoog, Marianne – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2020
This paper focuses on teachers' and students' use of textual resources offline and online in two Grade 6 classrooms. Using analysis of video recordings, the paper presents the ways in which the textual resources are used, and what critical approaches emerge within the teachers' and students' repertoires of teaching and learning. We then…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 6, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology
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Jarman, Ruth; Alexander, Joy – School Science Review, 2020
'Reading science for pleasure' features little in school-related science education literature and scant guidance is available for teachers who wish to promote this practice among their pupils. This is the second of a pair of articles charting the development of Project 500 (Schools), a programme aiming to encourage children and young teens to read…
Descriptors: Recreational Reading, Science Education, Program Effectiveness, Children
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Johnson, Bob L., Jr. – Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 2019
The intent of this essay is to provoke thought on how to increase the impact of course readings on individual and group learning. A set of strategies for tapping the generative potential of texts that build on the interpretive insights of Gadamer and Ricoeur is provided. "Generative potential" refers to the ability of a text to generate…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Teaching Methods, Reading Materials, Reading Strategies
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Türkel, Ali; Özdemir, Eylem Ezgi; Akbulut, Serdar – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2019
In this study, it has been intended to examine reading cultures of pre-service teachers depending on multiple variables. The study group of this research consists of 377 pre-service teachers who are studying in fourth grade at Turkish Education, Psychological Counseling and Guidance, Primary School Mathematics Education, Computer and Instructional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Reading Habits, Gender Differences
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Robledo, Ana; Gove, Amber – RTI International, 2019
Access to books is key to learning to read and sustaining a love of reading. Yet many low- and middle-income countries struggle to provide their students with reading materials of sufficient quality and quantity. Since 2008, RTI International has provided technical assistance in early reading assessment and instruction to ministries of education…
Descriptors: Books, Reading Materials, Developing Nations, Low Income Groups
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Yen, Miao-Hsuan; Wang, Chia-Yu; Chang, Wen-Hua; Chen, Sufen; Hsu, Ying-Shao; Liu, Tzu-Chien – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2018
The boom in Internet and communication technology has accelerated change in information delivery channels from paper to networked, digital displaying devices. Reading electronically has altered the cognitive and metacognitive processes readers use to approach science texts. Assessing reading in a digitized environment also opens up opportunities…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Journal Articles, Sciences, Electronic Publishing
Chang, Shu-Ching – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this research is to develop understanding of elementary language arts teachers' practices of multicultural literature in relation to their intercultural competence. To investigate this specific topic of interest, a two-phase design was employed. The Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) was used for the initial phase of the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Language Arts, Cultural Awareness, Multicultural Education
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Damaianti, Vismaia S.; Damaianti, Lira Fessia; Mulyati, Yeti – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2017
This article describes the findings of a study aimed at producing a set of cultural literacy-oriented critical reading teaching material. This material is developed as a countermeasure to the increasingly thin sensitivity of society, especially the students toward noble values of religion, custom, and culture. With this material student get a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Awareness, Critical Reading, Instructional Materials
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Johansen, Martin Blok – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2017
In recent years, literacy problematics and different concepts (Cooperative Learning, Learning Styles) have taken up much of the school's literature teaching. It has pushed discussions of the professional content into the background. This article takes up the content discussion for renewed debate, but now also with the aim of discussing the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 6, Twentieth Century Literature
Tacy, Cheryl Melissa – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this qualitative grounded theory study was to discover the impact on adolescent reading motivation as students were given an opportunity to select recreational reading material and read consistently during class time. This study also explored the motivational impact of student engagement from dialogue with peers about their reading…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Adolescents, Qualitative Research, Reading Instruction
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Perreau, Maria; Kingsbury, Lynette – Citizenship, Social and Economics Education, 2017
The New Zealand "School Journal" was established in 1907 to provide reading material across the primary school curriculum. Linked to reforms of the school curriculum, the "School Journal" aimed to introduce curriculum content relevant to New Zealand children. With the outbreak of the First World War, however, the School Journal…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Reading Materials, Reading Material Selection
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Greathouse, Paula; Eisenbach, Brooke; Kaywell, Joan – SRATE Journal, 2017
Young adult literature spotlights the complexity of the adolescent human condition, which helps adolescent learners better understand themselves and those around them (Wolk, 2009). Yet, teachers who are able to find a place for young adult literature in their classrooms or schools often find themselves defending their choices rather than…
Descriptors: Student Rights, Adolescent Literature, Reading Materials, Secondary School Teachers
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