Best Practices in Literacy Instruction, Sixth Edition

Best Practices in Literacy Instruction, Sixth

Many tens of thousands of preservice and inservice teachers have relied on this highly regarded text from leading experts, now in a revised and updated sixth edition. The latest knowledge about literacy teaching and learning is distilled into flexible strategies for helping all PreK–12 learners succeed. The book addresses major components of literacy, the needs of specific populations, motivation, assessment, approaches to organizing instruction, and more. Each chapter features bulleted previews of key points; reviews of the research evidence; recommendations for best practices in action, including examples from exemplary classrooms; and engagement activities that help teachers apply the knowledge and strategies they have learned.   New to This Edition *Incorporates the latest research findings and instructional practices. *Chapters on new topics: developmental word study and the physiological, emotional, and behavioral foundations of literacy learning. *Chapters offering fresh, expanded perspectives on writing and vocabulary. *Increased attention to timely issues: classroom learning communities, teaching English learners, and the use of digital tools and multimodal texts.  

  • Asin: 1462536778
  • ISBN: 1462536778
  • Manufacturer: The Guilford Press

Best Practices in Literacy Instruction, Fifth Edition

Best Practices in Literacy Instruction, Fifth

This book has been replaced by Best Practices in Literacy Instruction, Sixth Edition, ISBN 978-1-4625-3677-1.  

  • Asin: 1462517196
  • Brand: Guilford Publications
  • ISBN: 9781462517190
  • Manufacturer: The Guilford Press

Best Practices in Adolescent Literacy Instruction, Second Edition

Best Practices in Adolescent Literacy Instruction, Second

An authoritative teacher resource and widely adopted text, this book provides a comprehensive overview of adolescent literacy instruction in the era of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Leading educators describe effective practices for motivating diverse learners in grades 5-12, building comprehension of multiple types of texts, integrating literacy and content-area instruction, and teaching English language learners and struggling readers. Case examples, lesson-planning ideas, and end-of-chapter discussion questions and activities enhance the utility of the volume. New to This Edition *Extensive CCSS content incorporated throughout the book. *Chapters on disciplinary literacy, text complexity, and differentiated instruction. *Chapters on academic language, writing instruction, history and English/language arts classrooms, and coaching.

  • Asin: 1462515347
  • ISBN: 9781462515349
  • Manufacturer: The Guilford Press

Best Practices in Writing Instruction, Third Edition

Best Practices in Writing Instruction, Third

Well established as a definitive text--and now revised and updated with eight new chapters--this book translates cutting-edge research into effective guidelines for teaching writing in grades K–12. Illustrated with vivid classroom examples, the book identifies the components of a complete, high-quality writing program. Leading experts provide strategies for teaching narrative and argumentative writing; using digital tools; helping students improve specific skills, from handwriting and spelling to sentence construction; teaching evaluation and revision; connecting reading and writing instruction; teaching vulnerable populations; using assessment to inform instruction; and more.   New to This Edition *Chapters on new topics: setting up the writing classroom and writing from informational source material. *New chapters on core topics: narrative writing, handwriting and spelling, planning, assessment, special-needs learners, and English learners. *Increased attention to reading–writing connections and using digital tools.  *Incorporates the latest research and instructional procedures.   See also Handbook of Writing Research, Second Edition, edited by Charles A. MacArthur, Steve Graham, and Jill Fitzgerald, which provides a comprehensive overview of writing research that informs good practice.

  • Asin: 1462537960
  • ISBN: 1462537960
  • Manufacturer: The Guilford Press

Best Practices in Early Literacy Instruction

Best Practices in Early Literacy

Bringing together prominent scholars, this book shows how 21st-century research and theory can inform everyday instructional practices in early childhood classrooms (PreK-3). Coverage includes foundational topics such as alphabet learning, phonological awareness, oral language development, and learning to write, as well as cutting-edge topics such as digital literacy, informational texts, and response to intervention. Every chapter features guiding questions; an overview of ideas and findings on the topic at hand; specific suggestions for improving instruction, assessment, and/or the classroom environment; and an engrossing example of the practices in action.

  • Asin: 1462511562
  • ISBN: 1462511562
  • Manufacturer: The Guilford Press

Visible Learning for Literacy, Grades K-12: Implementing the Practices That Work Best to Accelerate Student Learning (Corwin Literacy)

Visible Learning for Literacy, Grades K-12: Implementing the

Ensure students demonstrate more than a year’s worth of learning during a school year Renowned literacy experts Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey work with John Hattie to apply his 15 years of research, identifying instructional routines that have the biggest impact on student learning, to literacy practices. These practices are "visible" because their purpose is clear, they are implemented at the right moment in a student’s learning, and their effect is tangible.  Through dozens of classroom scenarios, learn how to use the right approach at the right time for surface, deep, and transfer learning and which routines are most effective at each phase of learning.

  • Asin: 1506332358
  • Brand: Corwin
  • ISBN: 1506332358
  • Manufacturer: Corwin

Best Practices in Writing Instruction, Second Edition

Best Practices in Writing Instruction, Second

This book has been replaced by Best Practices in Writing Instruction, Third Edition, ISBN 978-1-4625-3796-9.

  • Asin: 1462510086
  • Brand: Guilford Publications
  • ISBN: 1462510086
  • Manufacturer: The Guilford Press

Best Practices of Literacy Leaders: Keys to School Improvement

Best Practices of Literacy Leaders: Keys to School

Bringing together leading experts, this book presents the principles of effective literacy leadership and describes proven methods for improving instruction, assessment, and schoolwide professional development. The book shows how all school staff--including reading specialists and coaches, administrators, teachers, and special educators--can play an active role in nurturing a culture of collaboration and promoting student achievement. Best practices are identified for creating strong elementary and secondary literacy programs, differentiating instruction, supporting English language learners, utilizing technology, building home-school partnerships, and much more. User-friendly features include case examples, guiding questions, and engagement activities in each chapter. 

  • Asin: 1609189418
  • Brand: Guilford Publications
  • ISBN: 1609189418
  • Manufacturer: The Guilford Press

Best Practices In Literacy Instruction, Fifth Edition

Best Practices In Literacy Instruction, Fifth

  • Asin: B01BK0VP3E
  • ISBN: 1462517196
  • Manufacturer: The Guilford Press

Best Practices in ELL Instruction (Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy)

Best Practices in ELL Instruction (Solving Problems in

In this indispensable work, prominent authorities review the latest research on all aspects of ELL instruction (K–12) and identify what works for today's students and schools. Provided are best-practice guidelines for targeting reading, writing, oral language, vocabulary, content-domain literacies, and other core skill areas; assessing culturally and linguistically diverse students; and building strong school–home–community partnerships. Chapters include clear-cut recommendations for teaching adolescent ELLs and those with learning disabilities. The comprehensive scope, explicit linkages from research to practice, and guidance for becoming a culturally informed, reflective practitioner make the book an ideal course text.

  • Asin: 1606236628
  • Brand: The Guilford Press
  • ISBN: 1606236628
  • Manufacturer: The Guilford Press