From the Back Cover
An active learning tool with superior coverage of standards, Reading and Learning to Read, Seventh Edition, promotes a comprehensive approach to teaching reading and writing with an emphasis on research-based best practices, integrating technology, and accommodating the needs of diverse and struggling learners.
The seventh edition of this best-selling book continues its commitment to preparing preservice teachers for the ever-changing literacy classroom. A focus on meeting the standards of today’s research-based environment and new concepts and practices that enhance professional development, as well as a wealth of practical examples and references that exemplify the International Reading Association Standards for Reading Professionals, results in the most comprehensive and contemporary book on the market.
What’s New to This Edition?
- A reorganization of content moves the diversity chapter (NEW Chapter 3) toward the front of the book, placing greater emphasis on the importance of understanding diversity in all aspects of the literacy classroom.
- The burgeoning concept of new literacies is explored in the general text and in special boxes throughout the text.
- New coverage of literacy coaches examines how coaches help teachers to develop effective skills for literacy instruction.
- Technology Advantage! MyEducationLab callouts in every chapter alert students to this online resource that gives them the opportunity to assess their knowledge, view live classroom footage, evaluate classroom artifacts, and much more through this rich resource created specifically for this edition of Reading and Learning to Read. To use MyEducationLab with this book, order the ISBN 0137147961.
What Do Reviewers Say About Reading and Learning to Read?
“The chapter introductions are wonderful. I like the summary statements at the beginning of the chapters, the concept maps, the key terms and the vignettes that provide students a realistic context for what they will be studying in each chapter.”
—Beverly J. Boulware, The University of Texas at Arlington
“The major strengths of this text are its readability, well-organized content, clarity of writing, variety of support details (visuals, boxes, figures, etc.), well-balanced perspectives, valuable suggested resources and its clear understanding of real classroom issues and needs.”
—Edward F. Sacco, Framingham State College
“I appreciated the clear comparison of reading readiness and emergent literacy as well as the comprehensive view of fluency that puts prosody on equal footing with rate and accuracy.”
—Carolyn Jaynes, California State University, Sacramento
“MyEducationLab is an excellent feature that I have not seen in any other text. I am sure that preservice teachers would value this aspect.”
—Yvonne D. Taylor, Shippensburg University
“The word identification chapter has excellent information for looking at words in different ways and I love the fact that the authors are once again teaching the importance of the reading-writing connection by adding spelling as a reading skill.”
—Claudia J. McVicker, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
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