Language Arts & Disciplines

Unlocking Literacy

Author: Marcia K. Henry

Publisher: Paul H Brookes Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 326

View: 917

The second edition of this bestselling textbook arms pre-K to middle-school teachers with the most recent developments in reading research and shows them how to apply their knowledge in the classroom to help all students learn.; "
Education

Can I tell you about Dyslexia?

Author: Alan M. Hultquist

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 56

View: 210

Meet Zoe - a young girl with dyslexia. Zoe invites readers to learn about dyslexia from her perspective. She helps readers to understand the challenges faced by a child with dyslexia, explaining what dyslexia is and how it affects her at home and at school. Zoe describes exactly why she finds reading, writing and words so difficult, and how other people can help her in these areas. This illustrated book is ideally suited for readers aged 7 and upwards, and will be an excellent way to start a discussion about dyslexia, in the classroom or at home.
Education

Writing development in Struggling Learners

Author:

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 234

View: 873

This volume highlights writing development and its relation to other cognitive domains, such as language and reading, for individuals who struggle to acquire writing proficiency, including those with specific learning disorders (SLD; e.g., dyslexia, dysgraphia, and specific language impairment) which affect writing skills (e.g., handwriting, composition). Writing and writing development are presented from a transnational perspective with an integrated focus on conceptualizing writing as a developmental process.
Psychology

Woodcock-Johnson IV

Author: Nancy Mather

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 600

View: 376

Includes online access to new, customizable WJ IV score tables, graphs, and forms for clinicians Woodcock-Johnson IV: Reports, Recommendations, and Strategies offers psychologists, clinicians, and educators an essential resource for preparing and writing psychological and educational reports after administering the Woodcock-Johnson IV. Written by Drs. Nancy Mather and Lynne E. Jaffe, this text enhances comprehension and use of this instrument and its many interpretive features. This book offers helpful information for understanding and using the WJ IV scores, provides tips to facilitate interpretation of test results, and includes sample diagnostic reports of students with various educational needs from kindergarten to the postsecondary level. The book also provides a wide variety of recommendations for cognitive abilities; oral language; and the achievement areas of reading, written language, and mathematics. It also provides guidelines for evaluators and recommendations focused on special populations, such as sensory impairments, autism, English Language Learners, and gifted and twice exceptional students, as well as recommendations for the use of assistive technology. The final section provides descriptions of the academic and behavioral strategies mentioned in the reports and recommendations. The unique access code included with each book allows access to downloadable, easy-to-customize score tables, graphs, and forms. This essential guide Facilitates the use and interpretation of the WJ IV Tests of Cognitive Abilities, Tests of Oral Language, and Tests of Achievement Explains scores and various interpretive features Offers a variety of types of diagnostic reports Provides a wide variety of educational recommendations and evidence-based strategies
Psychology

Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention

Author: Nancy Mather

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Psychology

Page: 396

View: 831

Quickly acquire the knowledge and skills you need to effectivelyunderstand, assess, and treat individuals struggling withdyslexia Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Interventionprovides practical, step-by-step information on accuratelyidentifying, assessing, and using evidence-based interventions withindividuals with dyslexia. Addressing the components that need tobe considered in the assessment of dyslexia—both cognitiveand academic—this book includes descriptions of the varioustests used in a comprehensive dyslexia assessment along withdetailed, evidence-based interventions that professionals andparents can use to help individuals struggling with dyslexia. Like all the volumes in the Essentials of PsychologicalAssessment series, each concise chapter features numerous calloutboxes highlighting key concepts, bulleted points, and extensiveillustrative material, as well as test questions that help yougauge and reinforce your grasp of the information covered. Providing an in-depth look at dyslexia, this straightforwardbook presents information that will prepare school psychologists,neuropsychologists, educational diagnosticians, special educationteachers, as well as general education teachers, to recognize,assess, and provide effective treatment programs for dyslexia. Thebook is also a good resource for parents who are helping a childwith dyslexia. A practical guide to understanding, assessing, and helpingindividuals who have dyslexia Expert advice and tips throughout Conveniently formatted for rapid reference Other titles in the Essentials of Psychological Assessmentseries: Essentials of Assessment Report Writing Essentials of School Neuropsychological Assessment Essentials of Evidence-Based Academic Interventions Essentials of Response to Intervention Essentials of Processing Assessment Essentials of Conners Behavior Assessments Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment, Second Edition Essentials of WISC-IV Assessment, Second Edition
Education

Teaching for Comprehending and Fluency

Author: Irene C. Fountas

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 566

View: 692

A practical guide for teaching comprehension and fluency in the kindergarten through eighth-grade classroom with instruction on reading levels, writing about reading, and interactive read-aloud and literature study; and contains a DVD with over 100 blackline masters, forms, and checklists.
Education

The Routledge companion to dyslexia

Author: Gavin Reid

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 362

View: 126

The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia is a ground-breaking analysis of the whole field of dyslexia by a distinguished team of international contributors and editors, engaged in literacy, inclusion and learning. Their diverse perspectives and wide expertise make this invaluable guide one of the most important additions to the field of dyslexia for over a decade.Dyslexia is without doubt the most high profile and contentious learning difficulty, and it is a topic that has attracted a vast amount of research, opinion, professional schisms, and debate. The Companion provides an invaluable overview of the field of dyslexia with vital and clear emphasis on linking theoretical perspectives with best practice. This accessible text:presents a survey of current and future development in research, with a focus on how research can inform practicefocuses on areas such as neurobiology, phonological processing, literacy acquisition, numeracy and multilingualismconsiders assessment and identification, with contributions on early identification, reading, spelling and mathematicsaddresses identifying and meeting needs in an inclusive contextdiscusses inclusion and barriers to learning in a variety of different national contextsincludes models of instruction, direct instruction, co-operative learning and cross-curricular learning.The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia is a superb resource for anyone interested in the subject, whether in education or related subjects such as psychology or neurology. Fully indexed and cross-referenced, with helpful further reading sections at the end of each entry, it is ideal for those coming to the field of dyslexia for the first time as well as students and practitioners already familiar with the subject.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Later Language Development

Author: Marilyn A. Nippold

Publisher: Pro-Ed

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 419

View: 621

Now in its third edition and updated with new research, Later Language Development-3 reflects on an even broader age range (6-30+ years). This is an essential reference for students, professors, researchers, teachers, clinicians, and all others interested in learning about Language Development beyond the preschool years. In addition to study guide questions and three new chapters, you will find greater coverage on a wide range of important topics such as: *Critical age hypothesis *Bilingualism *Word Knowledge and use *Word definition *Derivational morphology *Discourse genres (conversational, narrative, expository, persuasive) *Verbal reasoning *Figurative Language *Humor *Sarcasm *Decoding and spelling *Reading comprehension *Written expression