Raising Reading Achievement in Middle and High Schools: Five Simple-to-Follow Strategies

Raising Reading Achievement in Middle and High Schools: Five Simple-to-Follow Strategies

by Elaine K. McEwan-Adkins
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

This second edition enhances the "five big ideas" for raising reading achievement with seven cognitive strategies and more than twenty "teaching for learning" tips for daily instruction.

Overview

This second edition enhances the "five big ideas" for raising reading achievement with seven cognitive strategies and more than twenty "teaching for learning" tips for daily instruction.

Editorial Reviews

July 2007 PsycCRITIQUES
"Offers a reinforcing translation of available results into a practical guide that motivates school administrators and teachers to put research findings into actions."
California Bookwatch
"The book is based on 20 research-based reading strategies, incorporating these into a teacher's daily curriculum and routines and helping teachers with students who can't seem to learn to read. A 'must-have' reference."
Psyc CRITIQUES: Contemporary Psychology
"Offers a reinforcing translation of available results into a practical guide that motivates school administrators and teachers to put research findings into actions. "
Erin Rivers
"Makes a distinct contribution to the field and should be mandatory reading for each and every building principal for every middle, junior high, and high school in the United States. "

Rosemarie Young
"Provides a compelling case for strategies and goals based upon research and student achievement. The author offers real school case studies and the goals are clear and understandable. "

July 2007 Psyc CRITIQUES
"Offers a reinforcing translation of available results into a practical guide that motivates school administrators and teachers to put research findings into actions."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781483361819
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/26/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
11 MB
Note:
This product may take a few minutes to download.

Related Subjects

Meet the Author

Elaine K. McEwan is an educational consultant with The McEwan-Adkins Group, offering professional development for educators to assist them in meeting the challenges of literacy learning in Grades Pre K-6. A former teacher, librarian, principal, and assistant superintendent for instruction in several suburban Chicago school districts, Elaine is the award-winning and best-selling author of more than three dozen books for educators. Her Corwin Press titles include Raising Reading Achievement in Middle and High Schools: Five Simple-to-Follow Strategies for Principals, Second Edition (2006), Seven Strategies of Highly Effective Readers: Using Cognitive Research to Boost K-8 Achievement (2004), Ten Traits of Highly Effective Principals: From Good to Great Performance (2003), Making Sense of Research: What’s Good, What’s Not, and How to Tell the Difference (2003), Seven Steps to Effective Instructional Leadership, Second Edition (2003), Teach Them ALL to Read: Catching the Kids Who Fall through the Cracks (2002), and Ten Traits of Highly Effective Teachers: How to Hire, Mentor, and Coach Successful Teachers (2001).

McEwan was honored by the Illinois Principals Association as an outstanding instructional leader, by the Illinois State Board of Education with an Award of Excellence in the Those Who Excel Program, and by the National Association of Elementary School Principals as the National Distinguished Principal from Illinois for 1991. She received her undergraduate degree in education from Wheaton College and advanced degrees in library science (MA) and educational administration (EdD) from Northern Illinois University.

McEwan lives with her husband and business partner, E. Raymond Adkins, in Oro Valley, Arizona. Between them, Elaine and Ray have five children, fifteen grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >