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Brozo: Response to Intervention or Responsive Instruction Brozo: Response to Intervention or Responsive Instruction

Date added: 03/19/2010
Date modified: 03/19/2010
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Looking at secondary reading only through a disabilities lens reinforces stereotypes about the nature of reading for students in middle and high school.

 Keywords: USA; Response to Intervention approach (RTI);  content area literacy,  new multiliteracies, parameters of  literacy

Boardman: Effective Instruction for Adolescent Struggling Readers Boardman: Effective Instruction for Adolescent Struggling Readers

Date added: 03/24/2010
Date modified: 03/24/2010
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Boardman, Alison Gould: Effective Instruction for Adolescent Struggling Readers

A Practice Brief

The purpose of this practice brief is to provide schools, districts, and states with the current knowledge on best practices for teaching older students with reading difficulties. Instructional recommendations can be organized into five general areas:

  • word study;
  • fluency;
  • vocabulary;
  • comprehension; and
  • motivation.

Alvermann: Reading Adolescents’ Reading Identities: Looking Back to See Ahead Alvermann: Reading Adolescents’ Reading Identities: Looking Back to See Ahead

Date added: 12/31/2009
Date modified: 12/31/2009
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This article provides suggestions for how to implement a socially constructed model of reading while working with struggling adolescent readers.

Key words: social construction; teacher preparation; teachers’ professional development

 

 

Alvermann: Mediated Instruction Alvermann: Mediated Instruction

Date added: 12/31/2009
Date modified: 12/31/2009
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This paper introduces the concept of re/mediated instructions and presents some examples.

Keywords: self-concept, self-efficacy, student engagement, motivation, mediated instructions

Alvermann: Effective Literacy Instruction for Adolescents Alvermann: Effective Literacy Instruction for Adolescents

Date added: 12/31/2009
Date modified: 12/31/2009
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This is a position paper for informing policy makers and the general public about what is important in the teaching of reading in the middle grades and high school.

Key words: good practice