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Risko, Victoria
Be that teacher! : breaking the cycle for struggling readers / Victoria J. Risko, Doris Walker-Dalhouse ; forewords by Richard L. Allington & Timothy V. Rasinski
New York : Teachers College Press, c2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  LB1050.5 .R57 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Reading -- Remedial teaching
Reading disability
Physical Description xvii, 206 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-194) and index
Contents Focusing on strengths and differences -- Capitalizing on students' cultural and linguistic histories and experiences -- Assessing what matters for students and instruction -- Using anchors for leveraging problem solving and cross-curricular connections -- Changing strategies to meet new demands for student success -- Contextualizing word learning and word identification -- Developing concepts and vocabulary through multiple skills and strategies -- Enabling students' reading comprehension and access to complicated texts with guided instruction -- Capitalizing on students' families and life experiences -- Fostering independence and success in reading
Summary This book shows how teachers can provide the type of differentiated instruction that struggling readers need by drawing on students' individual and cultural backgrounds, as well as the results of classroom-based diagnostic and progress-monitoring assessment measures. The authors include authentic examples and case studies from diverse primary and intermediate/middle school classrooms to show how instruction can be implemented and adjusted to accommodate students' individual differences. --from publisher description
NOTE 508412
Alternate Author Walker-Dalhouse, Doris

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