Wiring the Brain for Reading: Brain-Based Strategies for Teaching Literacy

Wiring the Brain for Reading: Brain-Based Strategies for Teaching Literacy

by Marilee B. Sprenger
     
 

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Using the latest neuroscience research to enhance literacy instruction

Wiring the Brain for Reading introduces teachers to aspects of the brain's functions that are essential to language and reading development. Marilee Sprenger, a specialist in learning and the brain, provides practical, brain friendly, strategies for teaching essential skills

Overview

Using the latest neuroscience research to enhance literacy instruction

Wiring the Brain for Reading introduces teachers to aspects of the brain's functions that are essential to language and reading development. Marilee Sprenger, a specialist in learning and the brain, provides practical, brain friendly, strategies for teaching essential skills like phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. The author's innovative approach aligns well with the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and is designed to enhance students' motivation and excitement in reading.

  • Offers a clear explanation of brain functioning in order to enhance language and reading instruction
  • Incorporates proven literacy strategies, games, and activities as well as classroom examples
  • Aligns with Common Core State Standards for learning to read, developing fluency, and interpreting complex texts

Wiring the Brain for Reading offers practical strategies for applying the latest research in neuroscience and learning to the classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118234143
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/07/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Marilee Sprenger is an independent educational consultant. She consults and presents nationally on topics of learning, memory, differentiated instruction, and brain-based teaching practices. A former teacher, she is an adjunct professor at Aurora University. Often known as the "Brainlady," she is affiliated with both the American Academy of Neurology and the Learning and the Brain Society and is the author of several books on the brain and learning.

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