Improving Comprehension Instruction PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Improving Comprehension Instruction free pdf Co--published by Jossey--Bass and the International Reading Association, Improving Comprehension Instruction provides a comprehensive overview of current research, proven methods, and successful applications for designing and delivering effective comprehension instruction in K--12 classrooms across the curriculum. Featuring chapters written by noted experts in literacy, cognition, and teaching methodology, this much--needed volume examines the broad array of strategies that teachers can use to develop comprehension proficiency in all students, even those who have had limited previous success in reading. Each chapter focuses on a particular facet of comprehension, presenting research, model instructional practices, and steps needed to ensure that the instructional innovations are effectively adopted in the classroom. The book also highlights sample lessons, showing how comprehension can be prompted, modeled, or demonstrated by the teacher. Strategies for instructing students from urban at--risk or diverse linguistic backgrounds, for overcoming particular reading problems, and for making effective use of educational technology receive prominent attention.

About Cathy Collins Block

Cathy Collins Block is professor of education at Texas Christian University and a member of the national faculty of The University of Notre Dame. She has directed and served as principal investigator of six nationally funded research projects, published numerous research studies on compliance, and has served on the board of directors of a number of educational organizations. Linda Gambrell is director, division of education at Clemson University. She has coauthored books on reading instruction and written numerous articles published in journals such as Reading Research Quarterly, The Reading Teacher, Educational Psychologist and Journal of Educational Research. Michael Pressley is the professor of psychology at Michigan State University. He is an expert in comprehension processing in primary-level reading education. Pressley has received numerous awards for his research contributions in the fields of cognition, reading, and teaching.

Details Book

Author : Cathy Collins Block
Publisher : Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Data Published : 18 October 2002
ISBN : 0787963097
EAN : 9780787963095
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 448 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Improving Comprehension Instruction



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Qar Comprehension Lessons free pdfQar Comprehension Lessons

    A research-based approach for improving comprehension. Question Answer Relationships (QAR) has been helping students achieve in reading for more than 20 years. This unique book of lessons for teaching QAR in grades 6-8 introduces students to the QAR language and shows them how to answer questions in key comprehension areas--from determining importance to monitoring understanding..


  • Comprehension from the Ground Up free pdfComprehension from the Ground Up

    Why has comprehension instruction become so complex. Sharon Taberski cuts through the pressurized. strategy-overloaded. fluency-crazed atmosphere surrounding reading instruction to lay out the reading and writing workshop practices that are most effective in developing readers in the primary grades..


  • Qar Comprehension Lessons free pdfQar Comprehension Lessons

    A research-based approach for improving comprehension. Question Answer Relationships (QAR) has been helping students achieve in reading for more than 20 years..


  • Qar Comprehension Lessons free pdfQar Comprehension Lessons

    A research-based approach for improving comprehension. Question Answer Relationships (QAR) has been helping students achieve in reading for more than 20 years..


  • Unraveling Reading Comprehension free pdfUnraveling Reading Comprehension

    What do we know about reading comprehension-and what do we need to know in order to improve it and help all students become confident readers. This urgently needed research volume is the only cohesive..


  • Improving Comprehension Instruction free pdfImproving Comprehension Instruction

    . Co--published by Jossey--Bass and the International Reading Association, Improving Comprehension Instruction provides a comprehensive overview of current research, proven methods, and successful app