Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills / Edition 2

Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills / Edition 2

by Judith R. Birsch
     
 

"For students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities, creative teaching methods that use two or more senses can dramatically improve language skills and academic outcomes. The second edition of this definitive, bestselling book shows current and future educators how to make the most of this multisensory instruction. A core text for a variety of reading courses… See more details below

Overview

"For students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities, creative teaching methods that use two or more senses can dramatically improve language skills and academic outcomes. The second edition of this definitive, bestselling book shows current and future educators how to make the most of this multisensory instruction. A core text for a variety of reading courses and an invaluable reference for educators and reading specialists, this comprehensive resource reveals how to use specific multisensory teaching approaches to help students develop skills in key areas." Refined by user feedback and updated throughout with reliable research and best practices, this edition features new chapters from top experts. With this popular resource - adopted by colleges and used by teachers across the country - preservice and in-service educators will have the guidance they need to help all students improve their literacy and language skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557666765
Publisher:
Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
661
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
1Research and reading disability1
2Multisensory structured language education23
3Development of oral language and its relationship to literacy43
4Phonemic awareness and reading : research, activities, and instructional materials83
5Alphabet knowledge : letter recognition, naming, and sequencing113
6The history and structure of written English151
7Assessment of reading difficulties171
8Planning multisensory structured language lessons and the classroom environment187
9Teaching reading : accurate decoding and fluency213
10Teaching spelling257
11Biliteracy instruction for Spanish-speaking students297
12Instruction for older students struggling with reading319
13Word learning and vocabulary instruction345
14Strategies to improve reading comprehension in the multisensory classroom377
15Teaching handwriting413
16Composition : expressive language and writing439
17Multisensory mathematics instruction457
18Learning strategies and study skills : the SkORE system481
19Working with high-functioning dyslexic adults517
20Helping parents of children with dyslexia535
App. AGlossary561
App. BMaterials and sources583

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