Summary: An active learning tool with superior coverage of standards,Readingand Learning to Read,Seventh Edition,promotes a comprehensive approach to teaching reading and writing with an emphasis on research-based best practices, integrating technology, and accommodating the needs of diverse and struggling learners. The seventh edition of this best-selling book continues its commitment to preparing preservice teachers for the ever-changing literacy classroom. A focus on meeting the standards ...show moreof today's research-based environment and new concepts and practices that enhance professional development, as well as a wealth of practical examples and references that exemplify the International Reading Association Standards for Reading Professionals, results in the most comprehensive and contemporary book on the market. What's New to This Edition? A reorganization of content moves the diversity chapter (NEW Chapter 3) toward the front of the book, placinggreater emphasis on the importance of understanding diversityin all aspects of the literacy classroom. The burgeoning concept ofnew literaciesis explored in the general text and in special boxes throughout the text. New coverage ofliteracy coachesexamines how coaches help teachers to develop effective skills for literacy instruction. Technology Advantage!MyEducationLab calloutsin every chapter alert students to this online resource that gives them the opportunity to assess their knowledge, view live classroom footage, evaluate classroom artifacts, and much more through this rich resource created specifically for this edition ofReading and Learning to Read. What Do Reviewers Say AboutReadingand Learning to Read? ''The chapter introductions are wonderful. I like the summary statements at the beginning of the chapters, the concept maps, the key terms and the vignettes that provide students a realistic context for what they will be studying in each chapter.'' -Beverly J. Boulware, The University of Texas at Arlington ''The major strengths of this text are its readability, well-organized content, clarity of writing, variety of support details (visuals, boxes, figures, etc.), well-balanced perspectives, valuable suggested resources and its clear understanding of real classroom issues and needs.'' -Edward F. Sacco, Framingham State College ''I appreciated the clear comparison of reading readiness and emergent literacy as well as the comprehensive view of fluency that puts prosody on equal footing with rate and accuracy.'' -Carolyn Jaynes, California State University, Sacramento ''MyEducationLab is an excellent feature that I have not seen in any other text. I am sure that preservice teachers would value this aspect.'' -Yvonne D. Taylor, Shippensburg University ''The word identification chapter has excellent information for looking at words in different ways and I love the fact that the authors are once a ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 7TH 09
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