Teaching Reading in the 21st Century
Informed by the latest research on topics ranging from phonemic awareness and phonics to teaching comprehension strategies, motivation, and ... Show synopsis Informed by the latest research on topics ranging from phonemic awareness and phonics to teaching comprehension strategies, motivation, and assessment, this text provides the knowledge base, skills, and research-based strategies that you need to guide K-8 students successfully toward literacy for the 21st century-using reading and writing for thinking, problem solving, and communicating. Principal themes include balancing phonemic skills with more holistic approaches; fostering the love of reading; and successfully teaching all students to become able and eager readers. *Motivating Struggling Readers features provide real-life examples of research-based strategies in action that help make reading exciting for all learners. *Motivating Children with Technology features provide access to technological resources related to chapter concepts and explain why a technology-based approach can sometimes be more motivating for students than a traditional approach. *Differentiating Instruction for English Language Learners features provide guidance on how to successfully teach English language learners in a classroom of native speakers.