Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading: A Professional Development Guide to Phonemic Awareness

Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading: A Professional Development Guide to Phonemic Awareness

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Learn to enhance your assessment and teaching of phonemic awareness!

Finally teachers have access to a professional development series, Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading, written specifically to guide them in sharpening their understanding of the five key components to Reading First--phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. This book focuses on phonemic awareness, but each volume in the five-part series addresses one key component and presents friendly tips and strategies that teachers can take right into the classroom.

How to make Phonemic Awareness work for you!

  • Consider recommendations for incorporating appropriate reading materials, fostering productive home-school connections, and promoting students' desire to learn to read and write.
  • Read about the findings of current key research studies and learn about their implications for classroom practice.
  • Discover how to evaluate your current practices and create concrete plans for change.
  • Start a learning community or book club and share your knowledge with colleagues.
  • Access useful resources and links to extend and enrich your own learning beyond the classroom.

Teachers rave about A Professional Development Guide to Phonemic Awareness!

"I have been in reading instruction for 33 years and there are teachers in my school who have been in for three years [to] 23 years...with the variation in experience, we have a wide variety of backgrounds...this text brings all that together because of the way it is written...I would use [this book] with my lower grade Reading First teachers and with teachers in grades 2 and 3 for struggling readers. Phonemic Awareness is usually a missing piece in those students who are not on grade level by this time. We could put this information to good use and make it applicable at many grade levels."

-- Cathy Taylor, Reading First Literacy Coach, Stewart County Elementary School, Lumpkin, GA

Also available in the Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading series:

A Professional Development Guideto Phonics

(c) 2008 ISBN: 0-205-45630-8

A Professional Development Guideto Vocabulary

(c) 2008 ISBN: 0-205-45631-6

A Professional Development Guideto Fluency

(c) 2008 ISBN: 0-205-45629-4

A Professional Development Guideto Comprehension

(c) 2008 ISBN: 0-205-45627-8

Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780205456284
Publisher: Pearson
Publisher Imprint: Pearson
Depth: 6
Height: 232 mm
No of Pages: 128
Series Title: English
Sub Title: A Professional Development Guide to Phonemic Awareness
Width: 191 mm
ISBN-10: 0205456286
Publisher Date: 03 Jun 2007
Binding: Paperback
Edition: 1
Language: English
Returnable: N
Spine Width: mm
Weight: 227 gr
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