See Johnny Read!

See Johnny Read!

by Tracey Wood
     
 

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Expert Advice to Help Boys With Reading Difficulties

The great majority of the 10 million U.S. students who struggle with reading are boys. Studies show that if the problem isn't effectively addressed by third grade the child will most likely remain functionally illiterate the rest of his life.

See Johnny Read! gives you the knowledge you need

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Expert Advice to Help Boys With Reading Difficulties

The great majority of the 10 million U.S. students who struggle with reading are boys. Studies show that if the problem isn't effectively addressed by third grade the child will most likely remain functionally illiterate the rest of his life.

See Johnny Read! gives you the knowledge you need to take an active role in detecting problems—and acting on them. An acclaimed expert in learning disabilities, Tracey Wood offers tried and true methods for making a proficient reader of your son. She takes you step-by-step through the process of evaluating your child, his teachers, and his school, so you can make informed decisions on the type of action you ought to take.

This engaging, hand's-on guide shows you how to:

  • Discern between a reading delay and a reading problem
  • Decide if and when tutoring is necessary
  • Weigh your options if your child has an ineffective teacher
  • Get the most from what your school has to offer
  • Help make your child a responsible member of his class
  • Transform reading from a chore into something enjoyable

"A compelling text you will refer to over and over again." —Jane Browning, Executive Director, Learning Disabilities Association of America

"An excellent guide for parents . . . replete with concrete examples and information." —Dr. James Garbarino, author of Lost Boys and Parents Under Siege

Tracey Wood, M.Ed., is a popular speaker on learning disabilities in the United States, England, and Australia. She runs a special education consultancy in California. 

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071417211
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/17/2003
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
0.51(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

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