Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading: A Professional Development Guide to Response to Intervention

Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading: A Professional Development Guide to Response to Intervention

by Robin V. Wisniewski, Nancy D. Padak, Timothy V. Rasinski
     
 

ISBN-10: 0137022557

ISBN-13: 9780137022557

Pub. Date: 12/15/2010

Publisher: Pearson

Incorporate a multi-tiered approach to literacy instruction and increase your students strategic thinking in reading and writing!

Literacy experts, Robin Wisniewski, Nancy Padak, and Timothy Rasinski, explore the major components essential to creating an effective literacy program that supports all students. The authors present teachers with friendly

Overview

Incorporate a multi-tiered approach to literacy instruction and increase your students strategic thinking in reading and writing!

Literacy experts, Robin Wisniewski, Nancy Padak, and Timothy Rasinski, explore the major components essential to creating an effective literacy program that supports all students. The authors present teachers with friendly tips and research-based strategies for implementing a Response to Intervention framework in their own schools and provide guidance on how to make instructional decisions for students who have fallen behind in reading. In particular, the authors focus on identifying effective elements of instruction and offer suggestions for instructional modifications in the classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780137022557
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/15/2010
Series:
Rasinski Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

SERIES INTRODUCTION: EVIDENCE-BASED INSTRUCTION IN READING: A PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GUIDE

The National Reading Panel Report

Professional Development in Literacy

Using the Books

Overview of Book Content

INTRODUCTION: RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION

CHAPTER 1: LEARNERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: WHAT DOES THE RESEARCH TELL US?

Who Are Students with Special Needs?

Why is it Important to Focus on Students with Special Needs?

How Can I Help Learners with Special Needs Improve Their Reading?

Professional Development Suggestions

CHAPTER 2: ASSESSING LEARNERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

Big Ideas

Evaluate Your Current Assessment Practices

Ideas for Assessment

Progress Monitoring for All Students

Plans for Change

Professional Development Suggestions

CHAPTER 3: INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING LEARNERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

Guiding Principles for Instruction

Professional Development Suggestion

Instructional Planning: Some Guidelines

Strategy Suggestions

Adapting Instruction to Meet Students’ Needs

Professional Development Suggestions

CHAPTER 4: BEYOND STRATEGIES

English Language Learners as Students with Special Needs

Reading Activities at Home

Special Needs and Special Education

Professional Development Suggestions

CHAPTER 5: RESOURCES

Websites

Print Teacher Resources

APPENDIX A

Book Club Ideas

APPENDIX B

Phonemic Awareness and Phonics Resources

APPENDIX C

Notes

REFERENCES

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