What Every Teacher Should Know About Reading Comprehension Instruction (DVD) by Stephanie Harvey, P David Pearson, Anne Goudvis - Heinemann Publishing
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What Every Teacher Should Know About Reading Comprehension Instruction (DVD)

By Stephanie Harvey, P David Pearson, Anne Goudvis

What Every Teacher Should Know About Reading Comprehension Instruction answers the tough questions about reading comprehension and is a crucial resource for understanding how to teach it.


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In What Every Teacher Should Know About Reading Comprehension Instruction, Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis give teachers, administrators, and literacy specialists the chance to listen in as they interview renowned reading researcher and comprehension theorist P. David Pearson to get the inside scoop on the research behind high-quality comprehension instruction.

Both a professional conversation and a meeting of some of the most influential thinkers about comprehension, this DVD presents the latest theories and studies about teaching comprehension as well as practical classroom applications. Pearson fields nine key questions from Harvey and Goudvis, speaking to the issues that matter most to teachers, and providing lucid, easy-to-understand explanations of why strategy-based instruction works.

The accompanying users guide includes specific research points, a summary of the research and best practices mentioned in the interview, Classroom Connections that provide practical instructional ideas, and Questions to Consider that foster professional discussion in staff development settings or teacher discussion groups. In addition, the DVD contains three research articles from Pearson in pdf form that are printable from the DVD drive of your computer. What Every Teacher Should Know About Reading Comprehension Instruction answers the tough questions about reading comprehension and is a crucial resource for understanding how to teach it.

Contents

1. Research Implications for the Classroom
2. Primary Goals of Reading Instruction
3. The Gradual Release of Responsibility
4. The Role of Text
5. Writing and Talking About Reading
6. "Language of Instruction"
7. Content Study
8. Assessment
9. Making Thinking Visible

Articles by P. David Pearson:
"Reading Comprehension: What Works"
"Changing the Face of Reading Comprehension Instruction"
"Effective Practices for Developing Reading Comprehension"

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