Handbook of Research on Reading Disabilities

Handbook of Research on Reading Disabilities

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Bringing together a wide range of research on reading disabilities, this comprehensive Handbook extends current discussion and thinking beyond a narrowly defined psychometric perspective. Emphasizing that learning to read proficiently is a long-term developmental process involving many interventions of various kinds, all keyed to individual developmental needs, it addresses traditional questions (What is the nature or causes of reading disabilities? How are reading disabilities assessed? How should reading disabilities be remediated? To what extent is remediation possible?) but from multiple or alternative perspectives. Taking incursions into the broader research literature represented by linguistic and anthropological paradigms, as well as psychological and educational research, the volume is on the front line in exploring the relation of reading disability to learning and language, to poverty and prejudice, and to instruction and schooling. The editors and authors are distinguished scholars with extensive research experience and publication records and numerous honors and awards from professional organizations representing the range of disciplines in the field of reading disabilities. Throughout, their contributions are contextualized within the framework of educators struggling to develop concrete instructional practices that meet the learning needs of the lowest achieving readers.... 110a€“150 6 100a€“140 110a€“150 120a€“160 7 110a€“150 120a€“160 130a€“170 8 120a€“ 160 130a€“170 140a€“180 From Rasinski, T. V. ... Available at http://www.prel.org/ products/ re_/assessing-fluency.htm Fluency Instruction While many readers become ... There are many instructional strategies that have proven to be effective over the past three decades (e.g., Kuhn, 2009; ... Not only is such modeling likely to instill a love of reading in students, it simultaneously provides them with a sense ofanbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Research on Reading Disabilities
Author:Anne McGill-Franzen, Richard L. Allington
Publisher:Routledge - 2010-11-01


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