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Leaving Johnny behind : overcoming barriers to literacy and reclaiming at-risk readers

Author: Anthony Pedriana
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Education, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This book describes the obstacles faced by a school principal from Milwaukee's central city when he attempted to implement research-based reading practices.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Pedriana
ISBN: 9781607099123 1607099128 9781607099130 1607099136 9781607099147 1607099144
OCLC Number: 613646682
Description: xxv, 175 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A failure to communicate --
Gayle force --
Soporific effluvium --
Preponderance of the evidence --
Uniformity unhinged --
The weak arm of the law --
So shall we reap --
The unkindest cut of all --
The three rs: reform, reform, reform --
Teaching to mastery --
Through Johnny's eyes --
Rescuing Johnny.
Responsibility: Anthony Pedriana ; foreword by G. Reid Lyon.

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This book provides a comprehensive examination of the barriers that prevent students from becoming proficient readers. Pedriana describes evidence-based reading instruction, the conditions under  Read more...

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