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.

Older Students Who Struggle with Reading to Learn

Older students who struggle with reading to learn

Poor literacy skills among upper elementary, middle, and high school students have been a concern for decades. A reoccurring theme is that students must be able to automatically decode words and read with fluency to be able to comprehend what they read. In many ways, it is easier to teach children to read than it is to help students understand what they have read. However, skills that are needed to teach children to read are clearly identified and well understood. Complete reading programs and intervention programs are numerous, and student success from using direct, intensive instruction programs is thoroughly documented in reading education literature (Nevills & Wolfe, 2009). The reader ...

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