Content Area Reading: Teaching and Learning for College and Career Readiness, Loose-Leaf Version

Content Area Reading: Teaching and Learning for College and Career Readiness, Loose-Leaf Version

by Maureen McLaughlin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780133520668
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 08/27/2014
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Maureen McLaughlin is department chair and professor of reading education at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. She earned her doctorate at Boston University in reading and language development. Prior to her tenure at the University, Maureen spent fifteen years as a classroom teacher, reading specialist, and department chair in a public school system.

Maureen served as the 2013 – 2014 President of the International Reading Association and was a member of IRA’s Board of Directors from 2005–2008. During her time on the Board, Maureen was liaison to a variety of committees, including those focused on Bylaws, Adolescent Literacy, and the Common Core State Standards. She also contributed to a variety of documents and position statements, including the Board of Directors’ Code of Conduct and the Conflict of Interest Statement. From 1999 – 2004, Maureen was a volunteer professor in Estonia for the Association’s Reading and Writing for Critical Thinking (RWCT) Project.

Maureen has been a member of several review boards, including those of The Reading Teacher and the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. She has also published numerous chapters and journal articles focused on critical literacy, reading comprehension, and the Common Core State Standards.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Teaching in the 21st Century
Chapter 2: Teaching and Learning in an Age of Multiple Literacies
Chapter 3: The Common Core State Standards: Teaching and Learning in the Disciplines
Chapter 4: Comprehending Content Area Text
Chapter 5: Using Comprehension Strategies to Guide Thinking
Chapter 6: Using Comprehension Strategies to Extend Thinking
Chapter 7: Teaching Vocabulary in the Content Areas
Chapter 8: Organizing for Teaching and Learning
Chapter 9: Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students
Chapter 10: Writing in the Content Areas
Chapter 11: Using Technology in the Content Areas
Chapter 12: Inquiry: Key to Critical and Creative Thinking in the Content Areas
Chapter 13: Poetry, Drama, Music, and Art: Alternative Representations of Thinking
Chapter 14: Course-Based Assessment, Evaluation, and Reporting
Chapter 15: Meeting Challenges and Continuing to Learn through Professional Development

Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Appendix D
Appendix E
Appendix F

Name Index
Subject Index

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