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Fisher, Douglas, 1965-
In a reading state of mind : brain research, teacher modeling, and comprehension instruction / Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, Diane Lapp
Newark, Del. : International Reading Association, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LB1050.45 .F57 2009  v.1    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  LB1050.45 .F57 2009  v.2    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Reading comprehension -- Study and teaching
Reading, Psychology of
Critical thinking -- Study and teaching
Physical Description vii, 152 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 DVD (4 3/4 in)
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-142) and index
DVD contains classroom examples of teacher modeling
Contents [v.1.] Text -- [v.2.] DVD
If you show me how, I can learn to do it : the role of modeling -- Why history, the brain, and teachers support modeling -- Comprehension : building on background, motivation, and knowledge to increase understanding -- Word solving : a critical component of vocabulary learning -- Text structures : guidance for readers that facilitates memory -- Text features : visual and linguistics guidepost -- Through others, we become ourselves : learning with our colleagues -- Appendix A. Modeling using Wolf rider by Avi -- Appendix B. Think-aloud record of narrative or informational text -- Appendix C. Glossary of neurosciences terms
Summary Call it neuronal networks or schema-building or just good teaching. The historical, neurological, and educational fields point to the same advice-let me show you, then you can make it your own
Alternate Author Frey, Nancy, 1959-
Lapp, Diane

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