Teaching Children to Read: The Teacher Makes the Difference
A must-have for pre-service and new teachers alike, the new revision of this highly popular, market-leading book offers a comprehensive, evidence ... Show synopsis A must-have for pre-service and new teachers alike, the new revision of this highly popular, market-leading book offers a comprehensive, evidence-based approach to reading instruction in a format that highlights the centrality of the teacher's role in every aspect of reading instruction. Throughout their book, renowned authors, D. Ray Reutzel and Robert B. Cooter, Jr., provide the knowledge, assessment tools, and instructional resources to support student motivation and meet individual student needs, Through encouraging the use of technology in the classroom and with tips for working with families and community, the Sixth Edition ensures that readers understand and are inspired by differences that teachers can make in children's lives. The authors organize each chapter into seven pillars of evidence-based, effective reading instruction: Teacher Knowledge, Assessment, Evidence-Based Instruction Practices, Response to Intervention, Family and Community Connections, and, new to this edition, Student Motivation and Engagement, and Technology and New Literacies. The book features color-coded sections for each of the seven pillars, which makes the book easy to navigate. Included in the chapters are guiding questions, key terms, classroom vignettes, classroom photos, student work examples, many figures and tables, sample lesson plans, instructional posters, recommended readings, which include print and web resources, and A+RISE strategies from MyEducationLab aligned with relevant concepts in the text margins. Each chapter is designed to stand alone, enabling university professors and professional developers to customize the material to fit their own instructional goals. Chapter content is aligned with the newly published International Reading Association Standards for the Preparation of Reading Professionals and the Common Core Standards.