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Cartwright, Kelly B. – Guilford Press, 2023
This pioneering book is now in a revised and expanded second edition featuring the latest neuroscientific knowledge and instructional strategies. Kelly B. Cartwright provides a teacher-friendly explanation of executive skills--such as planning, organization, cognitive flexibility, and impulse control--and their role in reading comprehension.…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulties, Cognitive Processes
Robertson, Dana A., Ed.; Hall, Leigh A., Ed.; Brock, Cynthia H., Ed. – Guilford Press, 2023
Professional learning (PL) opportunities are essential for PreK-12 literacy educators, but too often these efforts fail to help teachers develop and deeply engage with their work. This forward-looking book describes keys to providing effective, sustainable literacy PL that values teachers over test scores and capitalizes on social networks and…
Descriptors: Literacy, Professional Development, Equal Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Walker, Hill M. – Guilford Press, 2023
This highly practical reference is organized around the problem behaviors that K-6 teachers see as the greatest barriers to student success--and the positive behaviors they value the most. Of particular value to educators, the book matches proven intervention techniques to specific target behaviors. Hill M. Walker presents exemplary strategies for…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Behavior Problems, Student Behavior, Elementary School Students
Vaughn, Margaret; Parsons, Seth A. – Guilford Press, 2023
Meeting a tremendous need for K-8 schools and educators, this timely book outlines core principles for counteracting the disruptions of the pandemic and recovering from learning loss. The authors present a holistic approach to responsive literacy instruction to support all students' academic and social-emotional growth, now and in the years to…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Achievement Gains, Literacy Education, Elementary School Teachers
Rimm-Kaufman, Sara E., Ed.; Strambler, Michael J., Ed.; Schonert-Reichl, Kimberly A., Ed. – Guilford Press, 2023
Just because a school has adopted a social and emotional learning (SEL) program does not mean it will work. This book explores the conditions needed to implement, strengthen, and sustain effective SEL, and identifies paths that schools, districts, and states have taken to create those conditions. Major themes include equity of access to…
Descriptors: Social Emotional Learning, Program Implementation, Equal Education, Educational Quality
Ortlieb, Evan, Ed.; Kane, Britnie Delinger, Ed.; Cheek, Earl H., Jr., Ed. – Guilford Press, 2023
Educators increasingly recognize the importance of disciplinary literacy for student success, beginning as early as the primary grades. This cutting-edge volume examines ways to help K-12 students develop the literacy skills and inquiry practices needed for high-level work in different academic domains. Chapters interweave research, theory, and…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Culturally Relevant Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Teaching Methods
Morrow, Lesley Mandel, Ed.; Morrell, Ernest, Ed.; Casey, Heather Kenyon, Ed. – Guilford Press, 2023
This authoritative text and PreK-12 teacher resource is now in a substantially revised seventh edition with 80% new material, foregrounding advances in inclusive, equitable instruction. Teachers are guided through every major component of reading, as well as assessment, motivation, teaching bilingual learners, strengthening connections with…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Literacy Education, Teaching Methods, Inclusion
Flanigan, Kevin; Hayes, Latisha – Guilford Press, 2022
No two students in grades 4-8 are identical, and many struggle with literacy for different reasons. Using a teacher-friendly, hands-on approach, this eminently practical book walks educators through the nuts and bolts of literacy intervention in the middle grades. Highlights include "North Star" principles to orient instruction, an…
Descriptors: Literacy, Intervention, Grade 4, Grade 5
Odom, Samuel L., Ed. – Guilford Press, 2022
In a convenient large-size format, this book presents the first research-based, comprehensive program designed to support high school students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Developed and tested in public schools by the Center on Secondary Education for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (CSESA), the program addresses four critical…
Descriptors: High School Students, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Adolescents, Literacy
Philippakos, Zoi A., Ed.; Graham, Steve, Ed. – Guilford Press, 2022
Writing skills are essential for success in the 21st-century school and workplace, but most classrooms devote far more time to reading instruction, with writing often addressed in isolation or excluded. In this insightful professional development resource and text, leading researchers discuss why and how to integrate writing and reading…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Writing Instruction, Reading Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education
Kovaleski, Joseph F.; VanDerHeyden, Amanda M.; Runge, Timothy J.; Zirkel, Perry A.; Shapiro, Edward S. – Guilford Press, 2022
From leading authorities, this indispensable work is now in a revised and expanded second edition, presenting state-of-the-art tools and procedures for practitioners. The book shows how to use response to intervention (RTI) to evaluate K-12 students for specific learning disabilities (SLD). The second edition gives increased attention to…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Response to Intervention, Students with Disabilities, Learning Disabilities
Gunning, Thomas G. – Guilford Press, 2022
Packed with practical tools, this book provides K-6 educators with a research-based framework for accelerating the reading and writing growth of underperforming students. Strategies and resources are included for building foundational skills, comprehension, and vocabulary; engaging students with independent reading and periodicals; developing…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Writing Instruction, Literacy, Achievement Gap
Faith, Laurie; Bush, Carol-Anne; Dawson, Peg – Guilford Press, 2022
With insight and humor, this motivating guide shows how to bring executive functions (EF) to the forefront in K-8 classrooms--without adopting a new curriculum or scripted program. Ideal for professional development, the book includes flexible, practical, research-based ideas for implementation in a variety of classroom contexts. It shares stories…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, Skill Development
Spear-Swerling, Louise, Ed. – Guilford Press, 2022
Comprehensive and evidence-based, Structured Literacy (SL) approaches place a high value on explicit, systematic, and sequential instruction. This book brings together leading experts on key components of literacy to help K-6 teachers design and target SL interventions for particular student profiles. Chapters identify effective features of…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Intervention, Reading Difficulties, Elementary Education
Elish-Piper, Laurie; Matthews, Mona W.; Risko, Victoria J. – Guilford Press, 2022
Many standard reading assessment approaches fail to capture the strengths and needs of students from diverse sociocultural, linguistic, and academic backgrounds. From expert authors, this book guides educators in planning and conducting meaningful, equitable assessments that empower K-5 teachers and students, inform responsive instruction, and…
Descriptors: Reading Tests, Standardized Tests, Student Diversity, Second Language Learning
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