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The Threads Of Reading

Author : Karen Tankersley
ISBN : 9781416612605
Genre : Education
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How can teachers make sure that all students gain the reading skills they need to be successful in school and in life? In this book, Karen Tankersley describes the six foundational “threads” that students need to study in order to become effective readers: phonemic awareness, phonics and decoding, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, and higher-order processing. For each area, the author explains how students acquire the reading skills they need and offers a series of skill-building strategies and activities that teachers can use in the classroom. Although reading is perhaps most intensely taught in the kindergarten and 1st-grade classrooms, Tankersley emphasizes that helping students become lifelong readers is a task for all teachers, including content-area teachers in middle and high schools. The Threads of Reading addresses key questions about literacy, such as ◦ What makes a difference in reading achievement? ◦ How much reading time is enough? ◦ How can teachers use writing to build reading skills? ◦ How can teachers help students make meaning from their reading? The strategies in this book address many situations, from individual instruction to small- or large-group instruction, from kindergarten to high school. Teachers will appreciate the multitude of activities provided, and administrators will learn to better evaluate the reading programs in place in their districts and schools. Grounded in both research and “teacher lore” from actual classrooms, this book is a solid guide to helping students become lifelong readers.

Literacy Strategies For Grades 4 12

Author : Karen Tankersley
ISBN : 9781416601548
Genre : Education
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Describes everyday classroom practices and exercises to help students in grades four through twelve read for accuracy, extract meaning from text, and interpret subject matter.

Strategies For Designing Implementing And Evaluating Professional Development

Author : Sue Beers
ISBN : 9781416605287
Genre : Educational leadership
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Whether you're already an expert staff developer or you're taking on this role for the first time, here's a reliable toolbox that helps you plan, implement, and evaluate professional development, from stand-alone workshops to comprehensive systemwide programs. The binder guides you through the process of identifying the need for professional development, determining the components to include in your plan, and selecting the best tools to accomplish your goals. More than 90 tools are included in the binder to help you: Create a vision and definition of professional development for your learning community; Establish a common understanding of your professional development program's content and results; Solve time, logistics, and sequencing issues; Design and implement professional development tasks and activities that align to school and district goals; Measure your progress and reflect on individual and group improvement; Evaluate the impact of professional development and sharing your success; Because the needs of your school or district are unique, this is the ideal tool for developing a customized plan that leads to a successful and effective professional development program. - Publisher.

Klasgids April 2015 Laerskool

Author : Samestelling
ISBN : 9780799372007
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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klasgids is al meer as 50 jaar lank die afrikaansonderwyser (afrikaans huistaal en eerste addisionele taal) se regterhand in die klaskamer. die tydskrif verskyn kwartaalliks en bevat onder ander: vraestelle, taaloefeninge en -toetse, besprekings en vrae oor voorgeskrewe gedigte en kortverhale, wenke vir onderwysers en lesers oor allerhande onderwerpe, lees wat doen onderwysers wat omgee vir hul leerders en vir afrikaans!

Language Arts

Author : Charlene Cobb
ISBN : UVA:X004786939
Genre : Education
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Virginia Journal Of Education

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ISBN : UVA:X006177189
Genre : Education
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Understanding Literacy Development

Author : Anne McKeough
ISBN : 9781135608941
Genre : Education
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The acquisition and maintenance of literacy is of pressing interest and concern to educators and educational policy makers worldwide. What are the common themes, the common questions, and the unique circumstances and initiatives that spring from this interest and concern? To address these questions, Understanding Literacy Development: A Global View brings together leading experts from around the world to explore ways to best provide teaching and learning opportunities, tailored to specific educational needs, to help all children become better readers. The premise is that current generic "one-size-fits-all" approaches are inappropriate for many children and can lead to underachievement and failure. The contributors write from a stance that reflects not only their own particular expertise and experience, but also sheds light on literacy development across cultures, countries, and circumstances. Taken together, chapters in this volume target a wide and comprehensive set of literacy issues, and offer an extensive exploration of the complexities of literacy development, including issues related to early literacy, school instruction, family literacy, adolescent and adult literacy, and teacher development. At a time when education is burdened by increasing economic pressure to do more with less, it is imperative that educators and decision makers at all levels have access to current, broad-ranging, and in-depth information and evidence to inform their choices. This volume, compiling critical research on a wide spectrum of literacy concerns, is an invaluable tool for scholars, teacher educators, professionals and graduate students in the fields of literacy education, early childhood education, educational psychology, educational policy, and related areas.

Bibliographic Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015057989710
Genre : Bibliographical literature
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Subjournal For Personnel Responsible For Substitute Teaching Volume 5 Number 1 Summer 2004

Author : Utah State Univ., Logan. Coll. of Education
ISBN : OCLC:1064139119
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This issue of the "SubJournal" focuses on the experiences of substitute teachers as represented through individual experience and research. Included within are ten articles written by people from various fields of study and work ranging from students seeking degrees in education to a report from the House of Commons in the United Kingdom. A list of references follows each article. Articles in this issue include: (1) A View from across the Pond: Exploring the Perceptions of Supply (Substitute) Teachers in England (Gareth Cornwall); (2) Challenges Facing the Relief Teacher and Some Simple Suggestions for Fostering Improvement (Ralph Lunay); (3) The Day in the Life of a Substitute Teacher (Suzie Thorpe); (4) The Management of Substitution Cover for Teachers (A Report from the House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts); (5) Substitute Teacher Demographics, Perceptions, and Attitudes: A Survey of Substitute Teachers in Three Districts (Zachary Tippetts); and (6) Culturally Responsive Teaching: What Is It? How Do We Do It? (Dorothy LeBeau). Book reviews written by Substitute Teaching Institute staff in this issue include: (1) "Communicating Effectively: Tools for Educational Leaders" by Michael B. Gilbert; (2) "The Threads of Reading: Strategies for Literacy Development" by Karen Tinnersley; (3) "Helping Teachers Learn: Principal Leadership for Adult Growth and Development" by Eleanor Drago-Severson; and (4) "Effective Group Facilitation in Education" by John Eller. [Abstract modified to meet ERIC guidelines.].

Threads Of Thinking

Author : Cathy Nutbrown
ISBN : 1853964581
Genre : Education
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`The focus of Threads of Thinking is on children's patterns of learning and thinking, particularly schemas. However, the book as a whole is much more than that and provides material for reflection by anyone working with and for young children. Many of the examples discussed are ones considered in the First Edition, but the changes Cathy Nutbrown has made throughout the book bring it right up to date, including some speculation on the ideas of a "Foundation Stage" in England. There is much here that is valuable for reading alone, but also a lot that could be shared by groups of people, including those already working in the field as well as those in training' - International Journal of Early Years Education

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