Seven Strategies of Highly Effective Readers: Using Cognitive Research to Boost K-8 Achievement by Elaine K. McEwan-Adkins | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Seven Strategies of Highly Effective Readers: Using Cognitive Research to Boost K-8 Achievement

Seven Strategies of Highly Effective Readers: Using Cognitive Research to Boost K-8 Achievement

by Elaine K. McEwan-Adkins
     
 

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This essential reading instructionteaching tool offers hard evidence to show how effective readers use specific strategies to extract and comprehend information.

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This essential reading instructionteaching tool offers hard evidence to show how effective readers use specific strategies to extract and comprehend information.

Editorial Reviews

Larry Snyder
"With a veteran teacher’s insight, Elaine Mc Ewan presents practical instructional activities to which all of my students have responded, even my most reluctant readers. I would recommend this book to both reading and content area teachers."
Stevi Quate
"The strengths of this book are many. It translates theory into practice, showing how a solid theory can inform one's teaching."
Aileen Carew
"Very comprehensive! It contains everything a teacher needs to guide students in comprehension."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761946212
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/25/2004
Series:
1-Off Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Elaine K. Mc Ewan is an educational consultant with The Mc Ewan-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).

Mc Ewan 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 (Ed D) from Northern Illinois University.

Mc Ewan 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.

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