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Moore, D. W.:  Developing schoolwide programs for adolescent literacy Moore, D. W.: Developing schoolwide programs for adolescent literacy

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Moore, D. W. (2008).  Developing schoolwide programs for adolescent literacy.  

In H. Sheridan-Thomas & K. A. Hinchman (Eds.),  

Best practices in adolescent literacy instruction  (pp. 313-338).  

New York: The Guilford Press.

  

In his contribution to the volume “Best practices in Adolescent Literacy Instruction” (2008), the American reading researcher David W. Moore presents the most important findings from two decades of reading promotion practice in the USA. After having given a survey over the results of diverse expert reports on the advancement of adolescent literacy or academic literacy in secondary schools, Moore summarizes the characteristics of effective programmes for fostering reading literacy.

 

Kuhn (et al.) Review of Research: Aligning Theory and Assessment of Reading Fluency Kuhn (et al.) Review of Research: Aligning Theory and Assessment of Reading Fluency

Date added: 05/07/2010
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Melanie R. Kuhn, Boston University

Paula J. Schwanenflugel, The University of Georgia

Elizabeth B. Meisinger, The University of Memphis

 

Review of Research: Aligning Theory and Assessment of Reading Fluency: Automaticity, Prosody, and Definitions of Fluency

 

This article attempts to expand the narrow understanding of reading fluency by synthesizing several key aspects of research, including theoretical perspectives surrounding automaticity and prosody.

Iyengar Sunil (et al.):  To Read or Not to Read  (NEA07 Report) Iyengar Sunil (et al.): To Read or Not to Read (NEA07 Report)

Date added: 03/22/2010
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Iyengar Sunil (et al.):  National Endowment for the Arts    (USA)

To Read or Not to Read  (NEA07 Report)

A Question of National Consequence

 

The report gathers and collates the best national data available to provide a reliable and comprehensive overview of American reading today: the data prompt three unsettling conclusions:

- Americans are spending less time reading.

- Reading comprehension skills are eroding.

- These declines have serious civic, social, cultural, and economic implications.

Donna Alvermann;  How pop culture can enhance classroom practise Donna Alvermann; How pop culture can enhance classroom practise

Date added: 05/21/2010
Date modified: 05/22/2010
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Brozo et al. Content Literacy in 4 EU countries Brozo et al. Content Literacy in 4 EU countries

Date added: 03/07/2011
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In this article, scholars from four European Union countries describe the policies and practices of content literacy in their countries. These descriptions reveal that although some progress is being made on the European scene, the United States continues to lead the way in research and practice related to content literacy.