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Roth, Wolff-Michael – Reading Psychology, 2010
Reading multimodal (popularized) scientific texts is studied predominantly in terms of said-to-be-required technical decoding skills. In this article I suggest that there are other interesting approaches to studying the reading of multimodal (popularized) scientific texts, approaches that are grounded in social psychological concerns. These…
Descriptors: Reading, News Media, Electronic Publishing, Science Instruction
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Robinson, Richard D. – Reading Psychology, 2009
Can you teach another person to read? For readers, this may seem a redundant and unnecessary question. However, it is a perfectly logical query and one that is much more profound than one might imagine. Most reading teachers have had the experience of nurturing and guiding a young person from infancy as a reader through maturity with the printed…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Teachers, Reading Programs, Reading Materials
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Carlisle, Joanne F. – Reading Psychology, 2003
Provides a review of current research on the relevance of morphological awareness to reading and reading instruction. Discusses children's development of awareness of the morphemic structure of words and the need for children to learn strategies that will help them read, spell, and understand morphologically complex words. Concludes that educators…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Elementary Education, Literature Reviews
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Gates, Arthur I. – Reading Psychology, 2002
Presents a 50-year-old article by Arthur Gates who was a prominent reading educator of the last century. Notes that he had a profound effect on many aspects of classroom literacy instruction. Speaks to all teachers about what is really important in the teaching of reading. Considers what is involved and what is essential in teaching reading.…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Literature Appreciation, Reading Instruction, Reading Teachers
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Gentile, Lance M. – Reading Psychology, 1984
Takes issue with articles appearing in "Reading Teacher" entitled "Portrait of My Son as an Early Reader." Argues that parents who teach their children to read at an early age may neglect or overlook other essentials of their physical, emotional, and social growth. (FL)
Descriptors: Child Development, Childhood Needs, Early Reading, Educational Philosophy
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Blanchard, Jay S.; Daniel, Danny S. – Reading Psychology, 1983
Suggests that microcomputers will change the teaching of reading. Offers economic, political, and scientific reasons for this belief. (FL)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society)
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Anderson, Betty – Reading Psychology, 1982
Encourages the use of television to promote reading and describes four types of television-reading programs. Provides evidence to support this practice and offers a list of resources. (FL)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Activities, Motivation Techniques, Reading Instruction
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Mangano, Nancy G.; And Others – Reading Psychology, 1982
Argues that metacognitive training in students can help students to remediate comprehension difficulties, to more accurately guage their success as learners, and to view reading as a flexible, thought-provoking process of interaction with text. (HOD)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Metacognition, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction
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Greenlaw, M. Jean – Reading Psychology, 1982
Argues that readers are created, in part, by the materials and models they have for reading. Recommends a number of books that teachers might want to share with their students. (FL)
Descriptors: Bibliotherapy, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Reading Aloud to Others
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Taylor, Nancy E. – Reading Psychology, 1983
Takes the position that (1) metacognition is a general and pervasive aspect of cognitive development, (2) is fostered by schooling and appears to be a necessary condition to success in schooling, and that (3) metacognitive skills develop when the individual is faced with both the need to know and a source of information about strategic processes…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Critical Reading, Curriculum, Learning Theories
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Goodman, Kenneth S. – Reading Psychology, 1980
Goodman critiques a previous article in this journal (see EJ 217 652) that discussed a 1965 research study he conducted; he argues that the other article reflects confused thinking, and he suggests why the findings and implications of his research study have gained wide acceptance. (GT)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Context Clues, Educational Theories, Primary Education
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Gentile, Lance M.; McMillan, Merna – Reading Psychology, 1979
In this interview, a tutor in a correctional reading program, himself a former drug addict and jail prisoner, describes his childhood failures in reading, the public shool's failure to help him and other Spanish-speaking students, his eventual reading success in the jail reading program, and factors that account for the program's success. (GT)
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Correctional Rehabilitation, Educational Problems, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lazarus, Belinda Davis; McKenna, Michael C. – Reading Psychology, 1994
Discusses three significant developments in comprehension theory (integration of information, prior knowledge, and prose organization) together with how certain innovative testing strategies can be used to match theory with format. Finds that six of the tests commonly used by special educators assess either a single dimension of reading…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Prior Learning, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension
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Robinson, Richard, Ed. – Reading Psychology, 1995
Discusses what will affect the literature for the children for the future, changes that have already occurred that will carry into the next century, and multicultural literature. (RS)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Educational Trends, Elementary Education, Interviews
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Thompson, Richard A. – Reading Psychology, 1992
Argues that reading educators need to objectively appraise the whole-language instructional philosophy in relation to what is known about reading methodology. Discusses the whole-language philosophy, its history, the "whole sentence method," and whole-language weaknesses. Advocates developing a "balanced reading program," which would emphasize…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Reading Instruction, Reading Processes, Reading Research
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