Unlocking Literacy

Effective Decoding & Spelling Instruction

Author: Marcia K. Henry

Publisher: Paul H Brookes Publishing

ISBN: 9781598570748

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 326

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The second edition of this bestselling textbook arms pre-K to middle-school teachers with the most recent developments in reading research and shows them how to apply their knowledge in the classroom to help all students learn.; "
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Can I tell you about Dyslexia?

A guide for friends, family and professionals

Author: Alan M. Hultquist

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 0857008102

Category: Education

Page: 56

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Meet Zoe - a young girl with dyslexia. Zoe invites readers to learn about dyslexia from her perspective. She helps readers to understand the challenges faced by a child with dyslexia, explaining what dyslexia is and how it affects her at home and at school. Zoe describes exactly why she finds reading, writing and words so difficult, and how other people can help her in these areas. This illustrated book is ideally suited for readers aged 7 and upwards, and will be an excellent way to start a discussion about dyslexia, in the classroom or at home.
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Writing development in Struggling Learners

Understanding the Needs of Writers Across the Lifecourse

Author: N.A

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004346368

Category: Education

Page: 234

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This volume highlights writing development and its relation to other cognitive domains, such as language and reading, for individuals who struggle to acquire writing proficiency, including those with specific learning disorders (SLD; e.g., dyslexia, dysgraphia, and specific language impairment) which affect writing skills (e.g., handwriting, composition). Writing and writing development are presented from a transnational perspective with an integrated focus on conceptualizing writing as a developmental process.
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Woodcock-Johnson IV

Reports, Recommendations, and Strategies

Author: Nancy Mather,Lynne E. Jaffe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118860748

Category: Psychology

Page: 600

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Woodcock-Johnson® IV: Recommendations and Strategies is a guide to understanding and working with the new edition of the W-J®-IV battery, one of the most highly regarded instruments for measuring cognitive ability, oral language skill, and achievement. Written specifically for educators, school psychologists, and clinical psychology professionals, this guide provides a wide variety of educational resources, along with summaries of proven methods and techniques for implementing examiner recommendations. In addition to a clear, concise overview of the use and interpretation of the W-J®-IV, readers gain access to customizable summaries of methods and techniques that are frequently included in the recommendations or diagnostic sections of reports. These summaries may be attached to a report so that teachers, educational therapists, or parents are encouraged to implement the recommended procedures. Woodcock-Johnson® IV: Recommendations and Strategies provide practical, step-by-step instructions for developing evidence-based and RTI-based educational recommendations and reports. Inside, you'll find: Educational recommendations for language, reading, mathematics, memory, attention, and behavior management Strategies for creating measurable goals and objectives based on W-J®-IV results Suggestions for discussing score summaries with parents and family members Customizable technique summaries for use in reporting and record-keeping In addition to comprehensive explanations and recommendations, the CD included with this book provides customizable spreadsheets, worksheets, and report-writing templates that make it easy to work with the new W-J®-IV right away. Woodcock-Johnson® IV: Recommendations and Strategiesis a must-have resource for psychologists, educators, clinicians, and diagnosticians who work with people from age two and up.
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Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention

Author: Nancy Mather,Barbara J. Wendling

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118152662

Category: Psychology

Page: 396

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Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to effectivelyunderstand, assess, and treat individuals struggling withdyslexia Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Interventionprovides practical, step-by-step information on accuratelyidentifying, assessing, and using evidence-based interventions withindividuals with dyslexia. Addressing the components that need tobe considered in the assessment of dyslexia—both cognitiveand academic—this book includes descriptions of the varioustests used in a comprehensive dyslexia assessment along withdetailed, evidence-based interventions that professionals andparents can use to help individuals struggling with dyslexia. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of PsychologicalAssessment series, each concise chapter features numerous calloutboxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensiveillustrative material, as well as test questions that help yougauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered. Providing an in-depth look at dyslexia, this straightforwardbook presents information that will prepare school psychologists,neuropsychologists, educational diagnosticians, special educationteachers, as well as general education teachers, to recognize,assess, and provide effective treatment programs for dyslexia. Thebook is also a good resource for parents who are helping a childwith dyslexia. A practical guide to understanding, assessing, and helpingindividuals who have dyslexia Expert advice and tips throughout Conveniently formatted for rapid reference Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessmentseries: Essentials of Assessment Report Writing Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment Essentials of Evidence-Based Academic Interventions Essentials of Response to Intervention Essentials of Processing Assessment Essentials of Conners Behavior Assessments Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, Second Edition Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment, Second Edition
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Handbook of Learning Disabilities, Second Edition

Author: H. Lee Swanson,Karen R. Harris,Steve Graham

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 146251099X

Category: Education

Page: 716

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Widely regarded as the standard reference in the field, this comprehensive handbook presents state-of-the-art knowledge about the nature and classification of learning disabilities (LD), their causes, and how individuals with these difficulties can be identified and helped to succeed. Best practices are described for supporting student performance in language arts, math, and other content areas. Contributors also identify general principles of effective instruction and review issues in service delivery within response-to-intervention (RTI) frameworks. The book critically examines the concepts and methods that guide LD research and highlights important directions for future investigation. New to This Edition: *Incorporates key advances in identifying and remediating LD, with particular attention to the role of RTI. *Chapters on social cognitive, behavioral genetic, and neurobiological aspects. *Chapters on adolescents and adults with LD. *Chapters on spelling instruction, history instruction, and classroom technology applications. *Chapter synthesizing 21st-century advances in LD research methods, plus chapters on advanced statistical models, single-case designs, and meta-analysis.
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Teaching for Comprehending and Fluency

Thinking, Talking, and Writing about Reading, K-8

Author: Irene C. Fountas,Gay Su Pinnell

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 9780325003085

Category: Education

Page: 566

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A practical guide for teaching comprehension and fluency in the kindergarten through eighth-grade classroom with instruction on reading levels, writing about reading, and interactive read-aloud and literature study; and contains a DVD with over 100 blackline masters, forms, and checklists.
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Later Language Development

School-age Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults

Author: Marilyn A. Nippold

Publisher: Pro-Ed

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 419

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Now in its third edition and updated with new research, Later Language Development-3 reflects on an even broader age range (6-30+ years). This is an essential reference for students, professors, researchers, teachers, clinicians, and all others interested in learning about Language Development beyond the preschool years. In addition to study guide questions and three new chapters, you will find greater coverage on a wide range of important topics such as: *Critical age hypothesis *Bilingualism *Word Knowledge and use *Word definition *Derivational morphology *Discourse genres (conversational, narrative, expository, persuasive) *Verbal reasoning *Figurative Language *Humor *Sarcasm *Decoding and spelling *Reading comprehension *Written expression
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