Catch a Falling Reader (2nd Revised edition)

Catch a Falling Reader (2nd Revised edition)

By: Connie R. Hebert (author)Hardback

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Catch a Falling Reader is a guide for teachers and literacy coaches to 'catch and lift' children who have not developed successful literacy skills. This motivational book instructs, supports, and inspires teachers and coaches as they strive to improve the confidence and performance of struggling readers in the primary grades.The author, a well-known consultant and trainer, offers reader-friendly, research-based strategies that can open up academic and social opportunities for youngsters when reading and writing inadequacies are caught before frustration, bad habits, and low self-esteem take root and grow. Readers will learn what works and doesn't work in the effort help children become independent readers, writers, and thinkers, and will discover: How to recognize when a child is falling When to make the catch What to do about it

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About Author

Learn more about Connie Hebert's PD offerings Dr. Connie R. Hebert is a nationally acclaimed teacher of teachers, published author, & motivational literacy speaker. She is dedicated to motivating, teaching, and inspiring educators about literacy, around the world. Experience in the field includes Reading Program Professor, Director of Reading, elementary school teacher in 7 school districts, Reading Recovery(TM) specialist, elementary music teacher, and national consultant. She is the author of Catch a Falling Reader, Catch a Falling Teacher, and her latest book, Catch a Falling Writer (Corwin Press). She is a senior national consultant for SDE (Staff Development for Educators) and served 3 years as a literacy consultant for Macmillan/McGraw-Hill's Treasures program. Dr. Hebert is currently a reading program professor for NSU. She has presented keynote addresses and seminars for teachers in 47 states and at numerous IRA national, state, and European reading conferences. For more information about Dr. Hebert's work, please visit: www.conniehebert.com.

Contents

Foreword Acknowledgments About the Author Introduction Part I. Motivation Works Wonders 1. Catch a Falling Reader by...Standing on a Chair and Clapping 2. Catch a Falling Reader by...Using the Power of the Book Choice 3. Catch a Falling Reader by...Adjusting Our Tone of Voice...Frequently 4. Catch a Falling Reader by...Making Eye Contact at Teachable Moments 5. Catch a Falling Reader by...Adjusting the Pace of Each Lesson 6. Catch a Falling Reader by...Using Different Forms of Feedback 7. Catch a Falling Reader by...Setting a Purpose for Reading 8. Catch a Falling Reader by...Stimulating and Motivating Children With Puppets 9. Catch a Falling Reader by...Using Physical Actions to Help Kids Remember 10. Catch a Falling Reader by...Creating Bridges for Kids Part II. Instructional Strategies Produce Results 11. Catch a Falling Reader by...Teaching From "Behind" the Child 12. Catch a Falling Reader by...Utilizing Wordless Books to Increase Language Skills 13. Catch a Falling Reader by...Modeling What Good Readers Do 14. Catch a Falling Reader by...Using a Clipboard for Tricky Words 15. Catch a Falling Reader by...Teaching Them How to Think as They Read 16. Catch a Falling Reader by...Using Magnetic Letters in a Variety of Ways 17. Catch a Falling Reader by...Writing Words FAST 18. Catch a Falling Reader by...Engaging Learners With an Overhead Projector 19. Catch a Falling Reader by...Encouraging Repeated Readings 20. Catch a Falling Reader by...Establishing and Supporting a Daily Block of Reading Time 21. Catch a Falling Reader by...Teaching Kids How to Use a Listening Center 22. Catch a Falling Reader by...Building Fluency in a Variety of Ways 23. Catch a Falling Reader by...Using Focus Sheets and Graphic Organizers to Link Writing to Reading 24. Catch a Falling Reader by...Providing Engaging Learning Center Activities 25. Catch a Falling Reader by...Interacting With Kids as They Write 26. Catch a Falling Reader by...Providing Daily Read-Alouds Part III. Reflection Promotes Action 27. Catch a Falling Reader by...Seeking Balance Among "Best Practices" 28. Catch a Falling Reader by...Knowing What Each Child Needs 30. Catch a Falling Reader by...Observing What Good Readers Do 31. Catch a Falling Reader by...Breaking the Six Habits of Falling Readers 32. Catch a Falling Reader by...Creating an Assessment Table 33. Catch a Falling Reader by...Becoming Proficient at Taking and Using Running Records 34. Catch a Falling Reader by...Maintaining a Parent/Teacher Journal 35. Catch a Falling Reader by...Conducting Monthly Writing Sprees 36. Catch a Falling Reader by...Matching the Right Books to the Right Reader 37. Catch a Falling Reader by...Identifying Support and Challenges Within Books 38. Catch a Falling Reader by...Gradually Releasing Responsibility to the Learner 39. Catch a Falling Reader by...Reflecting on the Way We Do Things 40. Catch a Falling Reader by...Being an Energized Teacher 41. Catch a Falling Reader by...Becoming a "Starfish Flinger" Recommended Bibliography, Web Sites, Texts, & Videos Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/02/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412956055
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9781412956055
  • weight: 363
  • ISBN10: 1412956056
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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