Knowledge to Support the Teaching of Reading: Preparing Teachers for a Changing World / Edition 1

Knowledge to Support the Teaching of Reading: Preparing Teachers for a Changing World / Edition 1

by Catherine Snow
     
 

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ISBN-10: 078797465X

ISBN-13: 9780787974657

Pub. Date: 10/19/2005

Publisher: Wiley

Basic reading proficiency is key to success in all content areas, but attending to students’ literacy development remains a challenge for many teachers, especially after the primary grades. Knowledge to Support the Teaching of Reading presents recommendations for the essential knowledge about the development, acquisition, and teaching of language and

Overview

Basic reading proficiency is key to success in all content areas, but attending to students’ literacy development remains a challenge for many teachers, especially after the primary grades. Knowledge to Support the Teaching of Reading presents recommendations for the essential knowledge about the development, acquisition, and teaching of language and literacy skills that teachers need to master and use. This important book is one result of an initiative of the National Academy of Education's Committee on Teacher Education, whose members have been charged with the task of creating a core knowledge base for teacher education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787974657
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/19/2005
Series:
Jossey-Bass Education Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.28(w) x 9.53(h) x 0.95(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface.

National Academy of Education’s Reading Sub-Committee Members.

Acknowledgments.

About the Authors.

1. Yet Another Report About Teacher Education?

2. Students Change: What Are Teachers to Learn About Reading Development?

3. Students Vary: How Can Teachers Address All Their Needs?

4. Students Encounter Difficulties: When Teachers Need Specialized Knowledge.

5. Learning to Use Reading Assessments Wisely.

6. A Model of Professional Growth in Reading Education.

Appendix.

References.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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