Reimagining Reading

  • by Janet Allen
  • Narrated by Janet Allen
  • 5 hrs and 17 mins
  • Lecture

Publisher's Summary

Be our guest at one of Janet Allen's popular Literacy Institutes, recorded live in Jacksonville, Florida. Thoughtful, amusing, and ever practical, Janet discusses and explores many of difficulties every literacy educator faces daily:
Understanding the elements that get in the way of reading success

Choosing texts that match the needs and interests of children and adolescents

Using the approaches to reading (read aloud, shared, guided, and independent) to build solid reading foundations for all learners

Finding specific strategies to overcome challenges to content literacy

Developing strategies for effective instruction in vocabulary development

Building on the mutual supports of reading and writing to increase language fluency and content knowledge

Finding and using appropriate resources for assessment and evaluation that inform classroom instruction

Combining all these elements into a comprehensive literacy-based classroomEach of these elements is supported by published research and writing, as well as Janet's 20 years as a classroom teacher. Her humor will hold your attention, and her vignettes of classroom experiences will resonate with every teacher who has spent days or years trying to help children and adolescents discover literate lives.Download the accompanying reference guide.

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 19-12-2007
  • Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers