Learning to Read in American Schools

Learning to Read in American Schools

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Learning to Read in American Schools examines critical research that offers direct implications for the design and/or evaluation of text materials used in our schools today. In so doing, it addresses issues regarding the quality of text materials, and contains specific recommendations for the improvement of reading comprehension and instruction. Timely, clearly written, and jargon-free, this text is an essential handbook for school administrators, reading specialists, teachers in professional development programs, trainers of teachers, and curriculum developers. It should have a profound impact on how reading is taught in American schools.The teaching of reading comprehension should facilitate the development of a variety of skills and stress the relationships between skills. ... In essence, program developers should recognize the need for programs based upon what is known about comprehension. ... How to convey this in the context of teachersa#39; guides and studentsa#39; books is a formidable task awaiting the creative enterprise of writersanbsp;...

Title:Learning to Read in American Schools
Author:Richard Chase Anderson, Jean Osborn, Robert J. Tierney
Publisher:Psychology Press - 1984-01-01


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