Literacy Matters: Strategies Every Teacher Can Use (2nd Revised edition)

Literacy Matters: Strategies Every Teacher Can Use (2nd Revised edition)

By: Robin Fogarty (author)Paperback

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Description

The versatile and practical handbook to promote students' literacy and learning! Scores of children across the country do not read with comprehension, and literacy has become a national priority. In Literacy Matters, internationally recognized author, educational coach, and consultant Robin Fogarty defines and reviews 15 practical literacy approaches that teachers can use across all content areas and grade levels to help students develop essential literacy skills. This user-friendly resource provides strategies for immediate implementation with an overview of the research and best practices associated with each strategy.With an easy-to-use menu that enables teachers to select the specific strategies they want to use to boost content-area literacy and comprehension, this valuable guide explores proven instructional methods such as - Teaching metacognitive student thinking - Creating literature circles - Involving parents and community - Tapping into prior knowledge - Using technology to impact literacy acquisition Put these strategies to use in your classroom, and watch as your students improve their reading and comprehension, and apply these tools for success across content areas and in their lives!

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About Author

Robin Fogarty is president of Robin Fogarty and Associates, Ltd., an educational publishing/consulting company. A leading proponent of the thoughtful classroom, she has trained educators throughout the world in curriculum, instruction, and assessment strategies. Fogarty has taught at all levels, from kindergarten to college, served as an administrator, and consulted with state departments and ministries of education in the United States, Puerto Rico, Russia, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Great Britain, Singapore, Korea, and the Netherlands. She has published articles in Educational Leadership, Phi Delta Kappan and the Journal of Staff Development. Fogarty has written How to Differentiate Learning (Corwin Press, 2007), Literacy Matters (Corwin Press, 2006), and From Staff Room to Classroom: Planning and Coaching Professional Learning (Corwin Press, 2006). Fogarty received her doctorate in curriculum and human resource development from Loyola University, Chicago.

Contents

Dedication Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Learn to Learn With Metacognitive Reflections 2. Interact With Seven Strategies to Comprehend (Phantom Skill) 3. Tap Into Prior Knowledge to Support Schema Theory 4. Extend Reading to Encourage Flexible Reading 5. Research the Principles of the Brain and Learning 6. Analyze Words to Foster Fluency 7. Collaborate With Cooperative Learning Groups to Engage Learners 8. You-Are-a-Reader Attitude Matters 9. Mediate With Early Intervention Strategies 10. Appeal to Parents/Guardians Gets Them Involved 11. Teach Vocabulary by Building Background Knowledge (Dolch List) 12. Tune-in to Technology to Impact Literacy 13. Enter Literacy With a Multiple Intelligences Approach 14. Read-Aloud, Read-Along, Read-Appropriately Practices Foster Flexible Readers 15. Strategize Reading With Guided Reading Activities References and Bibliography

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/12/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781412938914
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 104
  • ID: 9781412938914
  • weight: 227
  • ISBN10: 1412938910
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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