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Bringing reading research to life

Author: Margaret G McKeown; Linda Kucan
Publisher: New York, NY : Guilford Press, ©2011.
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Brings together some of the world's foremost literacy scholars to discuss how research influences what teachers actually do in the classroom.


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Named Person: Isabel L Beck; Isabel L Beck
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret G McKeown; Linda Kucan
ISBN: 9781606234747 1606234749
OCLC Number: 896688900
Notes: "The chapters in this book are derived from presentations at a conference held in honor of Isabel L. Beck's retirement from the University of Pittsburgh"--Preface.
Description: xvi, 320 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A tribute to the diva of scientifically based instruction / Jean Osborn, Marcy Stein --
Taking a long view of reading development / Connie Juel --
Research on students with reading disabilities / Sharon Vaughn --
Lessons from the reading reform field / Janice A. Dole --
The word games / William E. Nagy --
The role of word meanings in comprehension / Mary E. Curtis --
What is a good question? / Art Graesser, Yasuhiro Ozuru, Jeremiah Sullins --
Developing a model of quality talk about literary text / Ian A.G. Wilkinson, Anna O. Soter, P. Karen Murphy --
Collaborative reasoning about a science and public policy issue / May Jadallah [and others] --
Comprehension processes and classroom contexts / Walter Kintsch --
Understanding the word-level features of texts for students who depend on schools to become literate / Elfrieda H. Heibert --
Text in the science classroom: promoting engagement to facilitate conceptual change / Suzanne H. Broughton, Gale M. Sinatra --
Literacy in the digital world: comprehending and learning from multiple sources / Susan R. Goldman [and others] --
The work of constructing connections between research and practice: what we can learn from Isabel L. Beck / Leona Schauble --
Decoding, vocabulary, and comprehension: the golden triangle of reading skill / Charles Perfetti --
Another side of Isabel / Elizabeth Beck, Mark Beck.
Responsibility: edited by Margaret G. McKeown, Linda Kucan.


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