Lenses on Reading, Second Edition: An Introduction to Theories and Models / Edition 2

Lenses on Reading, Second Edition: An Introduction to Theories and Models / Edition 2

by Diane H. Tracey, Lesley Mandel Morrow
     
 


This widely adopted text explores key theories and models that frame reading instruction and research. Readers learn why theory matters in designing and implementing high-quality instruction and research; how to critically evaluate the assumptions and beliefs that guide their own work; and what can be gained by looking at reading through multiple theoretical… See more details below

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This widely adopted text explores key theories and models that frame reading instruction and research. Readers learn why theory matters in designing and implementing high-quality instruction and research; how to critically evaluate the assumptions and beliefs that guide their own work; and what can be gained by looking at reading through multiple theoretical lenses. For each theoretical model, classroom applications are brought to life with engaging vignettes and teacher reflections. Research applications are discussed and illustrated with descriptions of exemplary studies.
 
New to This Edition
*Current developments in theory, research, and instructional practices.
*Useful pedagogical features in every chapter: framing questions, discussion ideas, and learning activities.
*Classroom applications give increased attention to English language learners and technology integration.
*Coverage of additional theories (Third Space Theory) and theorists (Bakhtin and Bourdieu).

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462504732
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
05/10/2012
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
251
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
5 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Theories and Models
2. Early Roots: Early Theories and Models Applicable to Reading
3. Behaviorism: The Dominant Educational Theory for 50 Years (1900–1950s)
4. Constructivism (1920s–Present)
5. Theories of Literacy Development (1930s–Present)
6. Social Learning Perspectives (1960s–Present)
7. Cognitive-Processing Perspectives
8. Putting It All Together
Appendix A. Summary Chart: Onset of Presented Theoretical Perspectives Affecting Literacy Education
Appendix B. Summary of Theories Presented and Sample Representative Instructional Practices

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