Independent Reading

Practical Strategies for Grades K-3

Author: Denise N. Morgan,Maryann Mraz,Nancy D. Padak,Timothy Rasinski

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462515037

Category: Education

Page: 162

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This indispensable book shows how to incorporate independent reading into daily literacy instruction in the primary grades. Provided are class-tested strategies for engaging students in independent reading; creating and organizing the classroom library; developing mini-lessons and different kinds of reading routines; supporting struggling readers; monitoring and assessing independent reading; and promoting reading at home. Helpful reproducibles are included. From a team of highly regarded educators, this is a wise and user-friendly resource that teachers can immediately put to use in the classroom.

Handbook of Reading Assessment

A One-Stop Resource for Prospective and Practicing Educators

Author: Sherry Mee Bell,R. Steve McCallum

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317619250

Category: Education

Page: 342

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The Handbook of Reading Assessment, Second Edition, covers the wide range of reading assessments educators must be able to use and understand to effectively assess and instruct their students. Comprehensive and filled with numerous authentic examples, the text addresses informal classroom based assessment, progress monitoring, individual norm-referenced assessment, and group norm-referenced or ‘high-stakes’ testing. Coverage includes assessment content relevant for English language learners and adults. A set of test guidelines to use when selecting or evaluating an assessment tool is provided. New and updated in the Second Edition Impact on reading assessment of Common Core Standards for literacy; increased top-down focus on accountability and high stakes tests; innovations in computerized assessment of reading Latest developments in Response to Intervention (RTI) model, particularly as they impact reading assessment International Reading Association standards for reading educators and brief discussion of International Dyslexia Association standards Types of reading assessment, including discussion of formative versus summative assessment Expanded coverage of assessment of reading motivation Expanded coverage of writing assessment New and revised assessments across genres of reading assessment Companion Website: numerous resources relevant to reading and writing assessment; suggestions for evidence-based instructional practices that can be linked to assessment results; PowerPoint slides; test bank; study guides; application exercises

From Fluency to Comprehension

Powerful Instruction through Authentic Reading

Author: Timothy Rasinski,Nancy D. Padak

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462511813

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 226

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Helping teachers move beyond fluency as measured by speed alone, this book focuses on building the skills that students need to read accurately, meaningfully, and expressively--the essential components of reading comprehension. Each concise chapter presents a tried-and-true instructional or assessment strategy and shows how K-12 teachers can apply it in their own classrooms, using a wide variety of engaging texts. Special features include classroom examples, "Your Turn" activities, and 24 reproducible forms, in a large-size format for easy photocopying. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.

Contemporary Intellectual Assessment

Theories, Tests, and Issues

Author: Dawn P. Flanagan,Patti L. Harrison

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1609189957

Category: Psychology

Page: 926

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In one volume, this authoritative reference presents a current, comprehensive overview of intellectual and cognitive assessment, with a focus on practical applications. Leaders in the field describe major theories of intelligence and provide the knowledge needed to use the latest measures of cognitive abilities with individuals of all ages, from toddlers to adults. Evidence-based approaches to test interpretation, and their relevance for intervention, are described. The book addresses critical issues in assessing particular populations?including culturally and linguistically diverse students, gifted students, and those with learning difficulties and disabilities?in today's educational settings. New to This Edition *Incorporates major research advances and legislative and policy changes. *Covers recent test revisions plus additional tests: the NEPSY-II and the Wechsler Nonverbal Scale of Ability. *Expanded coverage of specific populations: chapters on autism spectrum disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, sensory and physical disabilities and traumatic brain injury, and intellectual disabilities. *Chapters on neuropsychological approaches, assessment of executive functions, and multi-tiered service delivery models in schools.

From Phonics to Fluency

Effective Teaching of Decoding and Reading Fluency in the Elementary School

Author: Timothy V. Rasinski,Nancy Padak

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 317

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From Phonics to Fluency does not stop with word study but goes beyond words and explores effective fluency instruction. The authors offer aspiring or veteran teachers workable approaches to authentic word study that students will find engaging and enjoyable. The approaches shared are based on solid literacy theory, current reading research, actual classroom application and incorporate the National Reading Panel Report (2000) and the requirements of No Child Left Behind. In addition, the proven and effective instructional strategies and practices from real teachers provide a window into effective teaching for developing reading fluency. Teachers will walk away with a solid understanding and a wealth of strategies to promote fluency in their classrooms and their students will learn to read more efficiently, expressively, and meaningfully and at the same time develop a greater comprehension of all words.

Steinadler

Author: John Reynolds Gardiner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783866151208

Category:

Page: 127

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Der 10-jährige Willy - er bewirtschaftet zusammen mit seinem Grossvater eine kleine Kartoffelfarm in Wyoming - unternimmt mit seinem Hund Spürnase alles, um seinem kranken Grossvater den Lebensmut wiederzugeben.

Winn-Dixie

Author: Kate DiCamillo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783423707718

Category: Dogs

Page: 138

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Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie.

Matilda

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644574510

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

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Matilda saß auf ihrem Platz in der zweiten Reihe und sagte kein Wort. Ein sonderbares Gefühl tiefer Ruhe und Sicherheit senkte sich über sie, und plötzlich merkte sie, dass sie sich vor nichts und niemandem auf der Welt mehr fürchtete. Matildas Verstand ist so hell und scharf, dass er selbst den beschränktesten Eltern auffallen müsste. Nur sind Matildas Eltern leider beschränkter als beschränkt. Schlimmer noch ist ihre Schuldirektorin: Frau Knüppelkuh hasst alle Kinder und macht ihnen das Leben zur Hölle. Doch da entdeckt Matilda, dass sie nicht nur ein Wunder-, sondern auch ein Zauberkind ist. Auf ihre Eltern und die fiese Frau Knüppelkuh warten böse Überraschungen ...

Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention

Author: Nancy Mather,Barbara J. Wendling

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118152662

Category: Psychology

Page: 396

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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to effectivelyunderstand, assess, and treat individuals struggling withdyslexia Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Interventionprovides practical, step-by-step information on accuratelyidentifying, assessing, and using evidence-based interventions withindividuals with dyslexia. Addressing the components that need tobe considered in the assessment of dyslexia—both cognitiveand academic—this book includes descriptions of the varioustests used in a comprehensive dyslexia assessment along withdetailed, evidence-based interventions that professionals andparents can use to help individuals struggling with dyslexia. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of PsychologicalAssessment series, each concise chapter features numerous calloutboxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensiveillustrative material, as well as test questions that help yougauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered. Providing an in-depth look at dyslexia, this straightforwardbook presents information that will prepare school psychologists,neuropsychologists, educational diagnosticians, special educationteachers, as well as general education teachers, to recognize,assess, and provide effective treatment programs for dyslexia. Thebook is also a good resource for parents who are helping a childwith dyslexia. A practical guide to understanding, assessing, and helpingindividuals who have dyslexia Expert advice and tips throughout Conveniently formatted for rapid reference Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessmentseries: Essentials of Assessment Report Writing Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment Essentials of Evidence-Based Academic Interventions Essentials of Response to Intervention Essentials of Processing Assessment Essentials of Conners Behavior Assessments Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, Second Edition Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment, Second Edition

Handbook of Pediatric Neuropsychology

Author: Andrew S. Davis, PhD,Rik Carl D'Amato

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826157379

Category: Psychology

Page: 1400

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ìBy far, the most comprehensive and detailed coverage of pediatric neuropsychology available in a single book today, Davis provides coverage of basic principles of pediatric neuropsychology, but overall the work highlights applications to daily practice and special problems encountered by the pediatric neuropsychologist.î Cecil R. Reynolds, PhD Texas A&M University "The breadth and depth of this body of work is impressive. Chapters written by some of the best researchers and authors in the field of pediatric neuropsychology address every possible perspective on brain-behavior relationships culminating in an encyclopedic textÖ. This [book] reflects how far and wide pediatric neuropsychology has come in the past 20 years and the promise of how far it will go in the next." Elaine Fletcher-Janzen, EdD, NCSP, ABPdN The Chicago School of Professional Psychology "...it would be hard to imagine a clinical situation in pediatric neuropsychology in whichthis book would fail as a valuable resource."--Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology "I believe there is much to recommend this hefty volume. It is a solid reference that I can see appreciating as a resource as I update my training bibliography."--Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society This landmark reference covers all aspects of pediatric neuropsychology from a research-based perspective, while presenting an applied focus with practical suggestions and guidelines for clinical practice. Useful both as a training manual for graduate students and as a comprehensive reference for experienced practitioners, it is an essential resource for those dealing with a pediatric population. This handbook provides an extensive overview of the most common medical conditions that neuropsychologists encounter while dealing with pediatric populations. It also discusses school-based issues such as special education law, consulting with school staff, and reintegrating children back into mainstream schools. It contains over 100 well-respected authors who are leading researchers in their respective fields. Additionally, each of the 95 chapters includes an up-to-date review of available research, resulting in the most comprehensive text on pediatric neuropsychology available in a single volume. Key Features: Provides thorough information on understanding functional neuroanatomy and development, and on using functional neuroimaging Highlights clinical practice issues, such as legal and ethical decision-making, dealing with child abuse and neglect, and working with school staff Describes a variety of professional issues that neuropsychologists must confront during their daily practice, such as ethics, multiculturalism, child abuse, forensics, and psychopharmacology

Abschied vom IQ

die Rahmen-Theorie der vielfachen Intelligenzen

Author: Howard Gardner

Publisher: Klett-Cotta

ISBN: 9783608931587

Category: Multiple intelligences

Page: 395

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Reaching the Marginalized

Author: Unesco

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199584987

Category: Education

Page: 510

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Education systems in many of the world's poorest countries are now experiencing the aftermath of the global economic downturn. This report argues that the crisis could create a lost generation of children whose life chances will have been irreparably damaged by a failure to protect their right to education. It examines who these children are and why they are being left behind, and looks at concrete solutions for making sure that no children are excluded from schooling.--Publisher's description.

Ein Baum wächst in Brooklyn

Roman

Author: Betty Smith

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3458747311

Category: Fiction

Page: 621

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Seit über siebzig Jahren verzaubert Ein Baum wächst in Brooklyn weltweit neue Leserinnen und Leser. Dieser Roman über ein Mädchen, das gegen alle Hindernisse anliest, ist nun endlich wieder auf Deutsch erhältlich – eine Geschichte, erfüllt von Lebenslust und Kraft, beseelt von der Euphorie über das Sein. Die elfjährige Francie Nolan ist eine unbändige Leserin, eine Süßigkeiten-Connaisseuse, eine genaue Beobachterin der menschlichen Natur – und sie hat einen Traum: Sie möchte Schriftstellerin werden. Ein Traum, der in dem bunten, ruppigen Williamsburg von 1912 kaum zu erfüllen ist. Hier brummen die Mietshäuser vor all den Zugewanderten, jeden Tag wird von hart verdientem Geld das Essen zusammengeklaubt, Kinder strömen durch die Straßen, um für ein paar Pennies Süßigkeiten zu ergattern. Doch wenn Francie auf der Feuertreppe in der Sonne sitzt und liest, gibt es für sie keinen schöneren Ort. Und wenn sie auch gegen so manche Widrigkeit anschreiben muss, ist sie sich einer Sache gewiss: dass es sich immer lohnt, nach dem puren Leben zu streben.