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Evidence-based instruction in reading : a professional development guide to culturally responsive instruction / Robin Wisniewski ... [et al.].


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Boston : Pearson, c2012.
  • Book
  • xix, 151 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-151).
  • Series Introduction: Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading - A Professional Development Guide The National Reading Panel Report Professional Development in Literacy Using the Books Introduction: Culturally Responsive Instruction CHAPTER 1: Culturally Responsive Instruction: Definitions, Research, and Considerations What is Culturally Responsive Instruction? Is Culturally Responsive Instruction Just a New Name for Multicultural Education? What Does the Research Say About Culturally Responsive Instruction? How Can You Be Culturally Responsive? Conclusion Book Club: Professional Development CHAPTER 2: Assessing Reading Instruction for Cultural Responsiveness Big Ideas of Assessment Assessing Student Cultures Assessing Reading Skills Assessing Your Instruction Assessing Your School's Readiness for Culturally Responsive Instruction Plans for Change Conclusion Book Club: Professional Development CHAPTER 3: Effective Literacy Instruction for Diverse Students Guidelines for Instructional Planning Evidence-Based Strategies for Culturally Responsive Instruction Participation Strategies Conclusion Book Club: Professional Development CHAPTER 4: Book Club: Professional Development CHAPTER 5: RESOURCES Websites Print Teacher Resources APPENDIX A: Book Club Ideas APPENDIX B: Cultural Interview APPENDIX C: The Essential Primary Grade Sight Word List APPENDIX D: Graphic Organizer Templates REFERENCES.
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Publisher's Summary:
Incorporate a multi-tiered approach to literacy instruction using a culturally responsive approach! Literacy experts, Robin Wisniewski, Gay Fawcett, Nancy Padak, and Timothy Rasinski, explore the major components essential to creating an effective literacy program that supports all students. The authors present teachers with easy-to-implement instructional strategies and research-based practices to assess students' cultures and reading skills, as well as teachers' instruction and diversity readiness. In particular, the authors focus on identifying effective elements of instruction and offer suggestions for instructional modifications in the classroom. The series, Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading, is a professional development program designed to help teachers meet the literacy instruction guidelines as identified by the National Reading Panel (2000). Each of the books in the series focuses on one key component: learners with special needs, phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension and offers recommendations for incorporating appropriate reading materials, fostering productive home-school connections, and promoting a desire for students to learn to read and write throughout the five part series. This coverage makes this series the perfect professional development resource for teachers in the elementary classroom!.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Wisniewski, Robin.

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