Teaching The Brain To Read

Author: Judy Willis
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416606882
Size: 30.35 MB
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Reading comes easily to some students, but many struggle with some part of this complex process that requires many areas of the brain to operate together through an intricate network of neurons. As a classroom teacher who has also worked as a neurologist, Judy Willis offers a unique perspective on how to help students not only learn the mechanics of reading and comprehension, but also develop a love of reading. She shows the importance of establishing a nonthreatening environment and provides teaching strategies that truly engage students and help them * Build phonemic awareness * Manipulate patterns to improve reading skills * Improve reading fluency * Combat the stress and anxiety that can inhibit reading fluency * Increase vocabulary *Overcome reading difficulties that can interfere with comprehension By enriching your understanding of how the brain processes language, emotion, and other stimuli, this book will change the way you understand and teach reading skills--and help all your students become successful readers.

Wiring The Brain For Reading

Author: Marilee B. Sprenger
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118234146
Size: 52.83 MB
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Using the latest neuroscience research to enhance literacy instruction Wiring the Brain for Reading introduces teachers to aspects of the brain's functions that are essential to language and reading development. Marilee Sprenger, a specialist in learning and the brain, provides practical, brain friendly, strategies for teaching essential skills like phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. The author's innovative approach aligns well with the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and is designed to enhance students' motivation and excitement in reading. Offers a clear explanation of brain functioning in order to enhance language and reading instruction Incorporates proven literacy strategies, games, and activities as well as classroom examples Aligns with Common Core State Standards for learning to read, developing fluency, and interpreting complex texts Wiring the Brain for Reading offers practical strategies for applying the latest research in neuroscience and learning to the classroom.

Teaching Gifted Children In Today S Preschool And Primary Classrooms

Author: Joan Franklin Smutny
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1631980459
Size: 31.84 MB
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These proven, practical early childhood teaching strategies and techniques help teachers identify young gifted children, differentiate and extend the curriculum, assess and document students’ development, and build partnerships with parents. Individual chapters focus on early identification, curriculum compacting, social studies, language arts, math and science, cluster grouping, social-emotional development, and finding and supporting giftedness in diverse populations. The text includes current information on brain research and learning; rigor and complexity; and integrating creativity, the arts, and higher-level thinking in accordance with learning goals. Scenarios and vignettes take readers into teachers’ classrooms. The book includes extensive references and resources to explore. Digital content includes customizable forms from the book.

Teaching With Poverty In Mind

Author: Eric Jensen
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416608842
Size: 74.53 MB
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Examines the effects of long-term poverty on the brains of poor children and identifies several positive factors and strategies which can improve their academic success.

Building The Reading Brain Prek 3

Author: Pamela Nevills
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9781412963268
Size: 42.10 MB
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The authors translate brain theory and research into developmentally appropriate practices that foster literacy skills from birth to age eight and prepare students for reading success.

Inspiring Middle School Minds

Author: Judith A. Willis
Publisher: Great Potential PressInc
ISBN:
Size: 62.96 MB
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Discusses the middle school period in gifted education, research on brain structure and chemistry in learning and adolescence, memory, classroom organization, learning styles, and methods of extending and enhancing teaching.

Literacy Strategies For Grades 4 12

Author: Karen Tankersley
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416601546
Size: 42.78 MB
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Describes everyday classroom practices and exercises to help students in grades four through twelve read for accuracy, extract meaning from text, and interpret subject matter.

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10 Essential Instructional Elements For Students With Reading Difficulties

Author: Andrew P. Johnson
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 150633833X
Size: 58.83 MB
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Brain-friendly strategies to help all students become lifelong readers This book is the definitive resource on how the brain creates meaning from print. Drawing from five key areas of neurocognitive research, Andrew Johnson provides a ten-point teaching strategy that encompasses vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, writing and more. A key resource for creating intervention plans for struggling readers, features include: Information on the importance of emotions in the process of overcoming reading struggles Strategies to promote voluntary reading, even for the most reluctant students Useful resources such as graphic organizers, additional reading and writing activities, and QR codes that link to videos

Build The Brain For Reading Grades 4 12

Author: Pamela Nevills
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412961114
Size: 28.64 MB
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Engage students' brains with state-of-the-art literacy strategies. This reference infuses the most current neurology research into concrete steps for targeted, developmentally appropriate reading instruction.