The Complete Guide to Tutoring Struggling Readers—Mapping Interventions to Purpose and CCSS

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Author: Peter J. Fisher,Ann Bates,Debra J. Gurvitz

Publisher: Teachers College Press

ISBN: 080777247X

Category: Education

Page: 199

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This authoritative, easy-to-use guide will help educators plan and implement intervention lessons for struggling readers that align with the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards. All three authors run successful summer reading programs and supervise tutors who are becoming reading specialists. In this comprehensive resource, they offer hands-on guidance for designing interventions across all grade levels, provide sample tutoring plans and lessons, and describe procedures for teaching print skills, comprehension, vocabulary, fluency, and study skills. Including many user-friendly features, this book will help both new and experienced reading specialists ramp up instruction to assist all students in meeting the new standards. Book Features: A powerful set of field-tested tutoring activities for use with individual students and small groups. Student Profiles that include a matrix that matches interventions to the CCSS. Sidebars with examples of how particular methods have been used with students of varying ability. Discussion Questions and Things to Think About at the end of each chapter. And much more! “If you are looking for a book that translates research and theory into practical and effective interventions for struggling readers please consider The Complete Guide to Tutoring Struggling Readers.The authors have done a masterful job of guiding teachers in developing reading interventions that are authentic, engaging, aligned to current standards as well as the instructional needs of students, and based on state-of-the-art knowledge of reading instruction.” —Timothy Rasinski, professor of Literacy Education, Kent State University “This book is the outgrowth of years of developing and fine tuning tutoring models that have helped thousands of students become capable and engaged readers. The authors share a deep understanding of research on literacy intervention along with a wealth of experience in translating this into effective, and reflective, practice. The Complete Guide to Tutoring Struggling Readers is a must for every educator who works with or designs programs for struggling readers.” —Camille Blachowicz, co-director, The Reading Leadership Institute, professor emeritus, National College of Education, National Louis University Peter J. Fisher is a professor of education at National College of Education of National Louis University (NLU). Ann Bates is a literacy educator who has been a classroom teacher, reading specialist, and assistant professor of Reading and Language at NLU. Debra J. Gurvitz directs the NLU Chicago campus off-site summer reading improvement program.

Learning to Write, Reading to Learn

Genre, Knowledge and Pedagogy in the Sydney School

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Author: David Rose,J. R. Martin

Publisher: Equinox Publishing (UK)

ISBN: 9781845531447

Category: Education

Page: 357

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Learning to Write, Reading to Learn presents the literacy theories developed in the Sydney School over the past 25 years - ground-breaking research embedded in classroom practice. These genre-based approaches to teaching writing are a unique collaboration between SFL language research and literacy educators. They share elements with current neo-Vygotskyan theory and Berstein's theory of pedagogic discourse, but have been developed through large-scale, long-term action research. Written for both practitioners and researchers, this book explains the pedagogic, linguistic and social theory step by step and illustrates it with teaching practice. The pedagogies described are used in all educational contexts, from primary through secondary to academic study, TESOL and vocational education. The volume also presents scaffolding methodologies for teaching reading and writing.

All Children Read

Teaching for Literacy in Today's Diverse Classrooms

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Author: Charles A. Temple,Donna Ogle,Alan N. Crawford,Penny Freppon

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134894652

Category:

Page: 624

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A practical and applied K-8 reading methods book with a focus on new literacies and developmental, cultural, and linguistic diversities. Written by one of the most dynamic author teams in the field of reading and literacy, All Children Read, Fifth Edition, continues to offer K-8 teachers the best practices for developing reading and writing in all students. As with earlier editions, six critical themes are interwoven throughout: the struggling reader; family/community literacy; new literacies; writing and reading connections; developmental, cultural, and linguistic diversity; and phonics/phonological awareness. The fifth edition further integrates Common Core State Standards and Response to Intervention (RTI), includes separate chapters on teaching reading fluency and vocabulary, emphasizes the teaching of English Learners, and equips teachers-in-training with the foundational knowledge they will need for their professional qualifying examinations. This focus on contemporary and critical learning prepares future teachers for the demands of helping all students succeed in the classroom. Also available with Revel Revel(tm) is Pearson's newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience--for less than the cost of a traditional textbook. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Revel does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Revel, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Revel, search for: 0134995147 / 9780134995144 All Children Read: Teaching for Literacy in Today's Diverse Classrooms, with Revel -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134894650 / 9780134894652 All Children Read: Teaching for Literacy in Today's Diverse Classrooms 0134515978 / 9780134515977 Revel All Children Read: Teaching for Literacy in Today's Diverse Classrooms -- Access Card

The Inclusive Classroom

Strategies for Effective Differentiated Instruction

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Author: Margo A. Mastropieri,Thomas E. Scruggs

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134450442

Category: Education

Page: 512

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in Inclusion or Introduction to Special Education. Research-based classroom and content strategies for the inclusive classroom. The Inclusive Classroom: Strategies for Effective Differentiated Instruction , Sixth Edition captures the best of inclusion practices. Using a non-categorical approach, Mastropieri and Scruggs explain the fundamentals of inclusive teaching, the most effective general teaching practices, and ways to differentiate instruction for specific content areas. Targeted teaching strategies show ways to improve all students' memory, attention, motivation, study skills, and peer interaction. Research Highlights features validate strategies and demonstrate why particular techniques are best practice. Filled with classroom-ready tips and checklists, this revision includes an expanded chapter on Response to Intervention (RTI) and Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), more coverage of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Universal Design for Learning (UDL), and the latest strategies relating to academic success.

Engaging in the Language Arts

Exploring the Power of Language

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Author: Donna Ogle,James W. Beers

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780132995313

Category: Education

Page: 528

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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. -- Engaging in the Language Arts: Exploring the Power of Language, written by distinguished authors Donna Ogle and Jim Beers, brings the language arts to life for teachers through a focus on contemporary communication and visual literacy, coupled with varied genre and electronic resources. The guide unique in that it is all about helping teachers ensure that students learn to use language to communicate with others in our increasingly culturally and linguistically diverse society-and to draw upon a great language resource in their classrooms to do this: the language power of their students themselves.

Resurging Asian Giants

Lessons from the People's Republic of China and India

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Author: Klaus Gerhaeusser,Yoshihiro Iwasaki,V. B. Tulasidhar

Publisher: Asian Development Bank

ISBN: 9290920688

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 426

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The economies of the People's Republic of China and India have seen dramatic growth in recent years. As their respective successes continue to reshape the world's economic landscape, noted Chinese and Indian scholars have studied the two countries' development paths, in particular their rich and diverse experiences in such areas as education, information technology, local entrepreneurship, capital markets, macroeconomic management, foreign direct investment, and state-owned enterprise reforms. Drawing on these studies, ADB has produced a timely collection of lessons learned that serves as a valuable refresher on the challenges and opportunities ahead for developing economies, especially those in Asia and the Pacific.

Poverty Strategies in Asia

A Growth Plus Approach

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Author: John Weiss,Haider Khan

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1847203167

Category: Social Science

Page: 328

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. . . the volume makes interesting reading. . . The language of the text is indeed lucid and the organization of the materials could not have been better. Arup Mitra, The Developing Economies This is an important book making a convincing case that structural elements are of crucial importance in filtering the impact of growth on poverty. A successful development strategy needs to address these structural elements at the country level and modify them in order to take greater advantage of the potential benefits of globalization in reducing poverty. Erik Thorbecke, Cornell University, US This volume makes an important contribution to our understanding of the complex relationship between economic growth and poverty reduction. The focus on assessing the impact of specific poverty-reduction interventions at the disaggregated, case-study level marks an important and welcome departure from the standard approach to research in this area . . . researchers and practitioners working in the field of poverty reduction and development in Asia and beyond will find much to interest them in this stimulating and informative volume. Colin Kirkpatrick, University of Manchester, UK Poverty Strategies in Asia is an examination of a wide range of measures aimed at reducing poverty in the region. It is widely recognized that while high and sustained economic growth is critical for poverty reduction, there are other policy interventions that may also be significant in a growth plus approach to poverty reduction. This volume brings together a series of case studies on the poverty impact of alternative interventions in a broad range of Asian economies. The measures examined within the book cover trade liberalization both in general and in a specific market, infrastructure investment (particularly in roads), population policies, cash transfers, microfinance, employment guarantee programs and contract farming. The countries covered include the Philippines, Lao PDR, Pakistan, India and Thailand. While the results illustrated by the contributors are mixed, they demonstrate the potential for further progress in poverty reduction. This latest joint publication by the ADBI and Edward Elgar Publishing will be warmly welcomed by scholars and researchers of Asian studies and development. Professional economists within international and bilateral development agencies and policymakers will also find much to engage them.

Bear Market

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Author: Michele Martin Bossley

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

ISBN: 1554692202

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 109

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When Robyn, Nick, and Trevor discover that grizzly bears are being poached so that their gall bladders can be used in alternative medecine therapies, they set out to solve the mystery.

Comprehensive Reading Inventory

Measuring Reading Development in Regular and Special Education Classrooms

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Author: Robert B. Cooter,E. Sutton Flynt,Kathleen Spencer Cooter

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131135604

Category: Education

Page: 396

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Derived from the Flynt/Cooter Classroom Reading Inventory, this informal classroom inventory offers teachers of preschool through Grade 12 the simple, straightforward miscue analysis method for assessing their students' level of competency in reading comprehension and fluency.In addition this text provides easily administered assessment tools for discerning students' development in phonemic awareness, phonics, and vocabulary. Additional materials are provided to help teachers to assess students' whose first language is Spanish and students who have special needs. --from publisher description

The Beet Fields

Memories of a Sixteenth Summer

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Author: Gary Paulsen

Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0375873058

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

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Relates the story of a sixteen-year-old boy who finds employment as a migrant laborer and carnival worker after running away from home.

Fluency Instruction

Research-based Best Practices

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Author: Timothy V. Rasinski,Camille L. Z. Blachowicz,Kristin Lems

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1462504418

Category: Education

Page: 334

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"Subject Areas/Keywords: assessments, decoding, elementary, English language learners, fluency, literacy instruction, oral reading, primary grades, prosody, reading comprehension, reading expressiveness, reading methods, secondary, struggling readers Description: This accessible guide brings together well-known authorities to examine what reading fluency is and how it can best be taught. Teachers get a clear, practical roadmap for navigating the often confusing terrain of this crucial aspect of balanced literacy instruction. Innovative approaches to instruction and assessment are described and illustrated with vivid examples from K-12 classrooms. The book debunks common misconceptions about fluency and clarifies its key role in comprehension. Effective practices are presented for developing fluency in specific populations, including English language learners, adolescents, and struggling readers"--

The costs and financing of education

trends and policy implications

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Author: Mark Bray,Asian Development Bank,Comparative Education Research Centre

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 77

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This booklet is primarily concerned with formal kindergarten, school, technical/vocational, and higher education systems. The work is concerned not only with government financing of education, but also with various forms of private, household, and community financing.

Branded

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Author: Eric Walters

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

ISBN: 1554692679

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 136

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Ian discovers the secret history of the company that made uniforms for his school.

Corruption, Global Security, and World Order

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Author: Robert I. Rotberg

Publisher: Brookings Institution Press

ISBN: 9780815703969

Category: Political Science

Page: 497

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Never before have world order and global security been threatened by so many destabilizing factors—from the collapse of macroeconomic stability to nuclear proliferation, terrorism, and tyranny. Corruption, Global Security, and World Order reveals corruption to be at the very center of these threats and proposes remedies such as positive leadership, enhanced transparency, tougher punishments, and enforceable sanctions. Although eliminating corruption is difficult, this book's careful prescriptions can reduce and contain threats to global security. Contributors: Matthew Bunn (Harvard University), Erica Chenoweth (Wesleyan University), Sarah Dix (Government of Papua New Guinea), Peter Eigen (Freie Universität, Berlin, and Africa Progress Panel), Kelly M. Greenhill (Tufts University), Charles Griffin (World Bank and Brookings), Ben W. Heineman Jr. (Harvard University), Nathaniel Heller (Global Integrity), Jomo Kwame Sundaram (United Nations), Lucy Koechlin (University of Basel, Switzerland), Johann Graf Lambsdorff (University of Passau, Germany, and Transparency International), Robert Legvold (Columbia University), Emmanuel Pok (National Research Institute, Papua New Guinea), Susan Rose-Ackerma n (Yale University), Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona (United Nations), Daniel Jordan Smith (Brown University), Rotimi T. Suberu (Bennington College), Jessica C. Teets (Middlebury College), and Laura Underkuffler (Cornell University).

The Asian City: Processes of Development, Characteristics and Planning

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Author: Ashok K. Dutt,F.J. Costa,Surinder Aggarwal,A.G. Noble

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401110026

Category: Social Science

Page: 392

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In The Asian City the Asian urbanisation processes, nature and characteristics of the 1990s have been analyzed by countries, by comparing different countries and in an international context. The authors are urban specialists from four continents. This volume has been divided into six parts: Part I Urbanisation in an international context; Part II Comparative urban setting; Part III Urbanisation characteristics by country; Part IV Urban planning; Part V The urban poor, and Part VI Perspectives on urbanization. This work allows the reader to understand Asian urban forms, their evolution, the nature of urbanisation, its impact on economic growth in cities, the living and working conditions of the poor, and urban planning and problems.

LED Lighting for Urban Agriculture

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Author: Toyoki Kozai,Kazuhiro Fujiwara,Erik S. Runkle

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811018480

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 454

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This book focuses on light-emitting diode (LED) lighting, mainly for the commercial production of horticultural crops in plant factories and greenhouses with controlled environments, giving special attention to: 1) plant growth and development as affected by the light environment; and 2) business and technological opportunities and challenges with regard to LEDs. The book contains more than 30 chapters grouped into seven parts: 1) overview of controlled-environment agriculture and its significance; 2) the effects of ambient light on plant growth and development; 3) optical and physiological characteristics of plant leaves and canopies; 4) greenhouse crop production with supplemental LED lighting; 5) effects of light quality on plant physiology and morphology; 6) current status of commercial plant factories under LED lighting; and 7) basics of LEDs and LED lighting for plant cultivation. LED lighting for urban agriculture in the forthcoming decades will not be just an advanced form of current urban agriculture. It will be largely based on two fields: One is a new paradigm and rapidly advancing concepts, global technologies for LEDs, information and communication technology, renewable energy, and related expertise and their methodologies; the other is basic science and technology that should not change for the next several decades. Consideration should be given now to future urban agriculture based on those two fields. The tremendous potentials of LED lighting for urban agriculture are stimulating many people in various fields including researchers, businesspeople, policy makers, educators, students, community developers, architects, designers, and entrepreneurs. Readers of this book will understand the principle, concept, design, operation, social roles, pros and cons, costs and benefits of LED lighting for urban agriculture, and its possibilities and challenges for solving local as well as global agricultural, environmental, and social issues.

The Calder Game

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Author: Blue Balliett

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545279135

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 416

View: 1881

This new mystery from bestselling author Blue Balliett is now available in After Words paperback! When Calder Pillay travels with his father to a remote village in England, he finds a mix of mazes and mystery . . . including an unexpected Alexander Calder sculpture in the town square. Calder is strangely drawn to the sculpture, while other people have less-than-friendly feelings towards it. Both the boy and the sculpture seem to be out of place . . . and then, on the same night, they disappear! Calder's friends Petra and Tommy must fly out to help his father find him. But this mystery has more twists and turns than a Calder mobile . . . with more at stake than first meets the eye.

The Wright 3

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Author: Blue Balliett

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545362326

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 352

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From the New York Times-bestselling team behind Chasing Vermeer comes another thought-provoking art mystery featuring Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie house--now in After Words paperback! Spring semester at the Lab School in Hyde Park finds Petra and Calder drawn into another mystery when unexplainable accidents and ghostly happenings throw a spotlight on Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, and it's up to the two junior sleuths to piece together the clues. Stir in the return of Calder's friend Tommy (which creates a tense triangle), H.G. Wells's The Invisible Man, 3-D pentominoes, and the hunt for a coded message left behind by Wright, and the kids become tangled in a dangerous web in which life and art intermingle with death, deception, and surprise.

The Doorbell Rang

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Author: Pat Hutchins

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0688092349

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

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Ma has made a dozen delicious cookies. It should be plenty for her two children. But then the doorbell rings -- and rings and rings.Each ring of the doorbell brings more friends to share the delicious cookies Ma has made."Refreshing, enjoyable and unpredictable." -- School Library Journal. Also available in a Spanish-language edition, Llaman a la puerta.