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The New Art and Science of Teaching Reading, Aug/2018

The New Art and Science of Teaching Reading, Aug/2018

Author(s): Julia A. Simms, Robert J. Marzano
ISBN13: 9781945349676
ISBN10: 1945349670
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
Publisher: Solution Tree
Year Publish: 2018 August

Discover a model for reading development and 100+ targeted instructional strategies. Apply the framework from The New Art and Science of Teaching by Robert Marzano to the specific needs of teaching reading comprehension. Help every student become a proficient reader, regardless of their stage of reading development.

How to teach reading comprehension using a literacy development model

Only when teachers have in-depth knowledge of reading skill and literacy development can they deliver best-practice reading assessment and instruction to students. The New Art and Science of Teaching Reading presents a compelling model for the stages of reading development structured around five key topics: (1) foundational skills, (2) word recognition, (3) reading fluency, (4) vocabulary, and (5) reading comprehension. More than 100 reading-focused instructional strategies are laid out in detail to help teachers ensure every student becomes a proficient reader. Guide students at all stages of literacy development, from learning the basic concepts of print to demonstrating advanced reading comprehension.

Discover a research-based reading model to guide your instruction:

Understand how to best utilize The New Art and Science of Teaching framework for teaching reading comprehension and other reading skills.

  1. Explore a reading model that addresses how to articulate content, implement specific instructional strategies, and navigate reading-related issues that might arise in the classroom.
  2. Understand which elements of instruction are best suited for teaching reading.
  3. Explore how general strategies for teaching can be employed alongside specific strategies to enhance teaching, enrich learning and literacy development, and improve the classroom environment.
  4. Access free reproducibles, including exercises, games, and readings for the classroom.

A joint publication of ASCD and Solution Tree

About The Authors:

Julia A. Simms is the director of content and resources at Marzano Research. A former classroom teacher, she and her team develop research-based resources and provide support to educators as they implement them. Her areas of expertise include effective instruction, learning progressions and proficiency scales, assessment and grading, argumentation and reasoning skills, and literacy development. She has coauthored eight books, including Coaching Classroom InstructionVocabulary for the Common CoreQuestioning Sequences in the Classroom, and A Handbook for High Reliability Schools.

Julia received a bachelor's degree from Wheaton College and master's degrees in educational administration and K-12 literacy from Colorado State University and the University of Northern Colorado.

Robert J. Marzano, PhD, is the cofounder and CAO of Marzano Research in Denver, Colorado. During his 50 years in the field of education, he has worked with educators as a speaker and trainer and has authored more than 50 books and 200 articles on topics such as instruction, assessment, writing and implementing standards, cognition, effective leadership, and school intervention. His books include The New Art and Science of TeachingLeaders of LearningMaking Classroom Assessments Reliable and Valid, The Classroom Strategies Series, Managing the Inner World of TeachingHandbook for High Reliability SchoolsHandbook for Personalized Competency-Based Education, and The Highly Engaged Classroom. His practical translations of the most current research and theory into classroom strategies are known internationally and are widely practiced by both teachers and administrators.

Dr. Marzano received a bachelor's degree from Iona College in New York, a master's degree from Seattle University, and a doctorate from the University of Washington.