Genre: Community education, Editor: , Pages: in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: MINN:31951D017116673


Examines the basic stages in a child's development of reading skills and suggests methods for aiding this learning process in school and at home
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines, Editor: , Pages: 293 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: STANFORD:36105032678059


While most children learn to read fairly well, there remain many young Americans whose futures are imperiled because they do not read well enough to meet the demands of our competitive, technology-driven society. This book explores the problem within the context of social, historical, cultural, and biological factors. Recommendations address the identification of groups of children at risk, effective instruction for the preschool and early grades, effective approaches to dialects and bilingualism, the importance of these findings for the professional development of teachers, and gaps that remain in our understanding of how children learn to read. Implications for parents, teachers, schools, communities, the media, and government at all levels are discussed. The book examines the epidemiology of reading problems and introduces the concepts used by experts in the field. In a clear and readable narrative, word identification, comprehension, and other processes in normal reading development are discussed. Against the background of normal progress, Preventing Reading Difficulties in Young Children examines factors that put children at risk of poor reading. It explores in detail how literacy can be fostered from birth through kindergarten and the primary grades, including evaluation of philosophies, systems, and materials commonly used to teach reading.
Genre: Education, Editor: National Academies Press, Pages: 448 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780309064187


A #1 bestseller on Amazon for early childhood education with more than half a million copies in print, Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons will give your child the reading skills needed now for a better chance at tomorrow, while bringing you and your child closer together. Is your child halfway through first grade and still unable to read? Is your preschooler bored with coloring and ready for reading? Do you want to help your child read, but are afraid you'll do something wrong? Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is a complete, step-by-step program that shows patents simply and clearly how to teach their children to read. Twenty minutes a day is all you need, and within 100 teaching days your child will be reading on a solid second-grade reading level. It's a sensible, easy-to-follow, and enjoyable way to help your child gain the essential skills of reading. Everything you need is here—no paste, no scissors, no flash cards, no complicated directions—just you and your child learning together. One hundred lessons, fully illustrated and color-coded for clarity, give your child the basic and more advanced skills needed to become a good reader.
Genre: Education, Editor: Simon and Schuster, Pages: 416 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780671631987


Originally published in 1992. This book brings together the work of a number of distinguished international researchers engaged in basic research on beginning reading. Individual chapters address various processes and problems in learning to read - including how acquisition gets underway, the contribution of story listening experiences, what is involved in learning to read words, and how readers represent information about written words in memory. In addition, the chapter contributors consider how phonological, onset-rime, and syntactic awareness contribute to reading acquisition, how learning to spell is involved, how reading ability can be explained as a combination of decoding skill plus listening comprehension skill, and what causes reading difficulties and how to study these causes.
Genre: Education, Editor: Routledge, Pages: 396 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781351236881


The old saying goes, ''To the man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail.'' But anyone who has done any kind of project knows a hammer often isn't enough. The more tools you have at your disposal, the more likely you'll use the right tool for the job - and get it done right. The same is true when it comes to your thinking. The quality of your outcomes depends on the mental models in your head. And most people are going through life with little more than a hammer. Until now. The Great Mental Models: General Thinking Concepts is the first book in The Great Mental Models series designed to upgrade your thinking with the best, most useful and powerful tools so you always have the right one on hand. This volume details nine of the most versatile, all-purpose mental models you can use right away to improve your decision making, productivity, and how clearly you see the world. You will discover what forces govern the universe and how to focus your efforts so you can harness them to your advantage, rather than fight with them or worse yet- ignore them. Upgrade your mental toolbox and get the first volume today. AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY Farnam Street (FS) is one of the world's fastest growing websites, dedicated to helping our readers master the best of what other people have already figured out. We curate, examine and explore the timeless ideas and mental models that history's brightest minds have used to live lives of purpose. Our readers include students, teachers, CEOs, coaches, athletes, artists, leaders, followers, politicians and more. They're not defined by gender, age, income, or politics but rather by a shared passion for avoiding problems, making better decisions, and lifelong learning. AUTHOR HOME Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Genre: , Editor: , Pages: 190 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1999449002


Note: This is the loose-leaf version of Reading and Learning to Read and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with the loose-leaf version, use ISBN 0133831493 . Reading and Learning to Read, 9/e is a highly popular reading instruction text prepares pre- and in-service teachers for today’s ever-changing literacy classroom. Authored by some of the best-known experts in the field, the book’s comprehensive approach to teaching reading and writing continues to emphasize research-based practices, technology integration, accommodation for the needs of diverse and struggling learners, the influences of current educational policy, today’s standards for reading professionals, and up-to-date reading methodologies and strategies. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video, weblinks, and assessments. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. *The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.
Genre: Education, Editor: Pearson Higher Ed, Pages: 624 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9780133570687


In this classic edition of their ground-breaking work, Usha Goswami and Peter Bryant revisit their influential theory about how phonological skills support the development of literacy. The book describes three causal factors which can account for children’s reading and spelling development: pre-school phonological knowledge of rhyme and alliteration the impact of alphabetic instruction on knowledge about phonemes links between early spelling and later reading. This classic edition includes a new introduction from the authors which evaluates research from the past 25 years. Examining new evidence from auditory neuroscience, statistical modelling and orthographic database analyses, as well as new data from cognitive developmental psychology and educational studies, the authors consider how well their original ideas have stood up to the test of time. Phonological Skills and Learning to Read will continue to be essential reading for students and researchers in language and literacy development, and those involved in teaching children to read.
Genre: Psychology, Editor: Psychology Press, Pages: 162 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781317441557


The activities in this book will help parents, teachers, babysitters, nannies, daycare workers, or grandparents spend joyous moments with the children in their care and help those children learn to read and write as naturally as they have been learning to walk and talk ?? Features fifty easy-to-use activities using common every day, inexpensive materials ?? Includes a glossary of common “literacy terms” and a bibliography of children's literature that the very young love best!
Genre: Education, Editor: Teaching Resources, Pages: 160 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0545058945


Analyzes the art of reading and suggests ways to approach literary works, offering techniques for reading in specific literary genres ranging from fiction, poetry, and plays to scientific and philosophical works.
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines, Editor: Simon and Schuster, Pages: 448 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781476790152