Shaping Literacy Achievement: Research We Have, Research We Need

Shaping Literacy Achievement: Research We Have, Research We Need

by Michael Pressley
     
 

ISBN-10: 1593854102

ISBN-13: 9781593854102

Pub. Date: 03/15/2007

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

In the era of No Child Left Behind, what literacy research is still needed? How should it be conducted? And what role does research play in determining the kinds of literacy experiences that actually take place in classrooms? This forward-thinking book brings together leading authorities to address these vital and hotly debated questions. Contributors analyze the…  See more details below

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In the era of No Child Left Behind, what literacy research is still needed? How should it be conducted? And what role does research play in determining the kinds of literacy experiences that actually take place in classrooms? This forward-thinking book brings together leading authorities to address these vital and hotly debated questions. Contributors analyze the existing knowledge on core aspects of literacy education, describe how science is currently informing practice, and identify important methodological challenges and research directions. A highlight of the book is a chapter in which Michael Pressley offers an insightful critique of Reading First as well as practical recommendations for improving future policies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593854102
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
03/15/2007
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
5 - 17 Years

Table of Contents


The Literacy Research We Have   Juliet L. Halladay   Alison K. Billman   Yonghan Park   Fei Gao   Kelly E. Reffitt   Nina Hasty     1
Policy Shaping Early Literacy Education and Practice: Potentials for Difference and Change   Kathleen A. Roskos     17
Home Literacy Environments: What We Know and What We Need to Know   Patricia A. Edwards     42
Reconsidering Adolescent Literacy: From Competing Agendas to Shared Commitment   Mark W. Conley     77
Adolescent Literacy: Where We Are, Where We Need to Go   Donald D. Deshler   Michael F. Hock     98
Research in Writing Instruction: What We Know and What We Need to Know   Gary A. Troia     129
Integrating Literacy and Science: The Research We Have, the Research We Need   Gina N. Cervetti   P. David Pearson   Jacqueline Barber   Elfrieda H. Hiebert   Marco A. Bravo     157
"Marconi Invented the Radio So People Who Can't Afford TVs Can Hear the News": Research on Teaching Powerful Composition Strategies We Have and Research We Need   Karen R. Harris   Steve Graham     175
The Role of Research in the Literacy Policies We Have and the Policies We Need   Barbara A. Kapinus     199
What We Have Learned sincethe National Reading Panel: Visions of the Next Version of Reading First   Michael Pressley   Lauren Fingeret     216
Concluding Reflections   Michael Pressley   Alison K. Billman   Kristen H. Perry   Kelly E. Refitt   Julia Morehead Reynolds     246
Index     251

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