Comprehension Instruction, Second Edition: Research-Based Best Practices / Edition 2
  • Comprehension Instruction, Second Edition: Research-Based Best Practices / Edition 2
  • Comprehension Instruction, Second Edition: Research-Based Best Practices / Edition 2

Comprehension Instruction, Second Edition: Research-Based Best Practices / Edition 2

by Cathy Collins Block
     
 

ISBN-10: 1593857004

ISBN-13: 9781593857004

Pub. Date: 05/02/2008

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.


This comprehensive professional resource and text is based on cutting-edge research. In each chapter, leading scholars provide an overview of a particular aspect of comprehension, offer best-practice instructional guidelines and policy recommendations, present key research questions still to be answered, and conclude with stimulating questions for individual study…  See more details below

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This comprehensive professional resource and text is based on cutting-edge research. In each chapter, leading scholars provide an overview of a particular aspect of comprehension, offer best-practice instructional guidelines and policy recommendations, present key research questions still to be answered, and conclude with stimulating questions for individual study or discussion. Coverage includes such timely topics as differentiated instruction, technology and reading comprehension, teaching English language learners, and the implications of current neuroscientific findings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593857004
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
05/02/2008
Series:
Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
447
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.94(d)
Age Range:
5 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword, Lesley Mandel Morrow

Introduction, Cathy Collins Block and Sheri R. Parris

I. Theoretical Directions for the Future: What We Have Learned Since the National Reading Panel Report (2000)

1. Beyond Borders: A Global Perspective on Reading Comprehension, Sheri R. Parris, Linda B. Gambrell, and Andreas Schleicher

2. Research on Teaching Comprehension: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going, Cathy Collins Block and Gerald G. Duffy

3. Dual Coding Theory: Reading Comprehension and Beyond, Mark Sadoski

4. Cognitive Flexibility and Reading Comprehension: Relevance to the Future, Kelly B. Cartwright

5. Metacognition in Comprehension Instruction: What We’ve Learned Since NRP, Linda Baker

6. Constructivist Theory and the Situation Model: Relevance to Future Assessment of Reading Comprehension, Donna Caccamise, Lynn Snyder, and Eileen Kintsch

II. Neuroscience: What Brain-Based Research Tells Us About Reading Comprehension

7. Looking at Reading Comprehension through the Lens of Neuroscience, Allan Paivio

8. Using Neuroscience to Inform Reading Comprehension Instruction, Cathy Collins Block and Sheri R. Parris

9. How Neuroscience Informs Our Teaching of Elementary Students, Renate N. Caine

10. How Neuroscience Informs Our Teaching of Adolescent Students, Sheri R. Parris

III. Improving Comprehension Instruction

11. Transforming Classroom Instruction to Improve the Comprehension of Fictional Texts, Mary Helen Thompson

12. Explicit Instruction Can Help Primary Students Learn to Comprehend Expository Text, Joanna P. Williams

13. Explanation and Science Text: Overcoming the Comprehension Challenges in Nonfiction Text for Elementary Students, Laura B. Smolkin, Erin M. McTigue, and Carol A. Donovan

14. Learning to Think Well: Application of Argument Schema Theory to Literacy Instruction, Alina Reznitskaya, Richard C. Anderson, Ting Dong, Yuan Li, Il-Hee Kim, and So-Young Kim

15. Improving Reading Comprehension through Writing, Kathy Headley

16 New Insights on Motivation in the Literacy Classroom, Jacquelynn A. Malloy and Linda B. Gambrell

IV. Differentiated Comprehension Instruction

17. Comprehension Instruction in Action: The Elementary Classroom, Nell K. Duke and Nicole M. Martin

18. Comprehension Instruction in Action: The Secondary Classroom, Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey

19. Comprehension Instruction in Action: The At-Risk Student, Michael F. Hock, Irma F. Brasseur, and Donald D. Deshler

20. Comprehension Instruction for English Learners, Robert Rueda, Alejandra Velasco, and Hyo Jin Lim

V. Technology And Comprehension Instruction: New Directions

21. Games and Comprehension: The Importance of Specialist Language, James Paul Gee

22. Research on Instruction and Assessment in the New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension, Donald J. Leu, Julie Coiro, Jill Castek, Douglas K. Hartman, Laurie A. Henry, and David Reinking

23. Scaffolding Digital Comprehension, Bridget Dalton and David Rose

24. Technologically Based Teacher Resources for Designing Comprehension Lessons, Jan Lacina

VI. Conclusion

25. Summing Up, Sheri R. Parris and Cathy Collins Block

Epilogue: What the Future of Reading Research Could Be, Michael Pressley

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