Phonemic Awareness in Young Children

A Classroom Curriculum

Author: Marilyn Jager Adams

Publisher: Brookes Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781557663214

Category: Education

Page: 180

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This invaluable supplementary curriculum meets Reading First criteria and contains numerous classroom-ready activities designed to increase the phonemic awareness and preliteracy skills of preschool, kindergarten, and first-grade students.

ABC Foundations for Young Children

A Classroom Curriculum

Author: Marilyn Jager Adams

Publisher: Brookes Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781598572759

Category: Education

Page: 343

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Fun, effective, & affordable ways to teach alphabet skills

The MIT Encyclopedia of Communication Disorders

Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262112789

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 618

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A major new reference work with entries covering the entire field of communication and speech disorders. A massive reference work on the scale of MITECS (The MIT Encyclopedia of Cognitive Sciences), The MIT Encyclopedia of Communication Disorders will become the standard reference in this field for both research and clinical use. It offers almost 200 detailed entries, covering the entire range of communication and speech disorders in children and adults, from basic science to clinical diagnosis.MITECD is divided into four sections that reflect the standard categories within the field (also known as speech-language pathology and audiology): Voice, Speech, Language, and Hearing. Within each category, entries are organized into three subsections: Basic Science, Disorders, and Clinical Management. Basic Science includes relevant information on normal anatomy and physiology, physics, psychology and psychophysics, and linguistics; this provides a scientific foundation for entries in the other subsections. The entries that appear under Disorders offer information on the definition and characterization of specific disorders, and tools for their identification and assessment. The Clinical Management subsection describes appropriate interventions, including behavioral, pharmacological, surgical, and prosthetic. Because the approach to communication disorders can be quite different for children and adults, many topics include separate entries reflecting this. Although some disorders that are first diagnosed in childhood may persist in some form throughout adulthood, many disorders can have an onset in either childhood or adulthood, and the timing of onset can have many implications for both assessment and intervention. Topics covered in MITECD include cochlear implants for children and adults, pitch perception, tinnitus, alaryngeal voice and speech rehabilitation, neural mechanisms of vocalization, holistic voice therapy techniques, computer-based approaches to children's speech and language disorders, neurogenic mutism, regional dialect, agrammatism, global aphasia, and psychosocial problems associated with communicative disorders.

How to Teach Balanced Reading and Writing

Author: Bonnie Burns

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1412937426

Category: Education

Page: 267

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Presenting best practices in an easy-to-use format, literacy expert Bonnie Burns provides practical, research-based strategies for all aspects of literacy education.

A Sound Start

Phonemic Awareness Lessons for Reading Success

Author: Christine E. McCormick,Rebecca N. Throneburg,Jean M. Smitley

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9781572307612

Category: Education

Page: 298

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This book is an ideal resource for any teacher who wants to include explicit phonemic awareness instruction in an early reading program. In one easy-to-use 8 1/2" x 11" volume, the authors present three separate sets of phonemic awareness lessons, complete with scripted directions and reproducible learning materials and assessment tools. Incorporating a variety of fun and engaging activities, each set of lessons is field-tested and research-based. Included are developmentally sequenced lessons for the whole class and small groups, more intensive lessons for children struggling with phonemic awareness, and class lessons on the consonant phonemes to help children hear and process the sounds of American English. The lesson sets can be used independently or in combination with each other, and can easily be adapted to meet the needs of specific classes.

Literacy and Young Children

Research-based Practices

Author: Diane M. Barone,Lesley Mandel Morrow

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9781572308190

Category: Education

Page: 318

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One of two parents' guides based on the revised National Curriculum, this book is intended as an introduction to Key Stages 1 and 2. The need for parents to be involved in their children's education has taken root in recent years. To be able to make choices, however, parents need to be informed. This book is intended to enable them to get to grips with the elements of the National Curriculum and topical issues.

Links to Literacy

Examining Phonemic Awareness Instruction in Kindergarten Classrooms

Author: Sheridan Angerilli,Society for the Advancement of Excellence in Education,Noralea Pilgrim

Publisher: SAEE

ISBN: 0973404620

Category: English language

Page: 71

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Phonological Awareness

From Research to Practice

Author: Gail T. Gillon

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1462506011

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 270

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This unique resource provides a comprehensive review of current knowledge about phonological awareness, together with practical guidance for helping preschoolers to adolescents acquire needed skills. Up-to-date findings are synthesized on the development of phonological awareness; its role in literacy learning; and how it can be enhanced in students at risk for reading difficulties and those with reading disorders or speech or language impairments. Of particular value to general and special educators and speech-language professionals, the book's clear recommendations for assessment and intervention show how to translate the research into day-to-day teaching and clinical practice.

Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention

Author: Nancy Mather,Barbara J. Wendling

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118152662

Category: Psychology

Page: 396

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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

Early Reading Assessment

A Practitioner's Handbook

Author: Natalie Rathvon

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9781572309845

Category: Education

Page: 612

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This indispensable resource offers a cutting-edge framework and practical tools for screening and assessing K-2 students at risk for reading problems. Provided are critical reviews of 42 specific measures, selected for optimal technical quality and presented in a clear, standardized format. Encapsulated are the scientific basis for each instrument; the components of reading acquisition measured; administration, scoring, and interpretation procedures; the instrument's psychometric soundness and usability; linkages to intervention; source; and cost. Detailed case examples drawn from the author's practice help the reader better understand the type of information generated by each measure and demonstrate how results can be written up in a variety of effective report formats.

Handbook of Pediatric Neuropsychology

Author: Andrew S. Davis, PhD,Rik Carl D'Amato

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826157379

Category: Psychology

Page: 1400

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ìBy far, the most comprehensive and detailed coverage of pediatric neuropsychology available in a single book today, Davis provides coverage of basic principles of pediatric neuropsychology, but overall the work highlights applications to daily practice and special problems encountered by the pediatric neuropsychologist.î Cecil R. Reynolds, PhD Texas A&M University "The breadth and depth of this body of work is impressive. Chapters written by some of the best researchers and authors in the field of pediatric neuropsychology address every possible perspective on brain-behavior relationships culminating in an encyclopedic textÖ. This [book] reflects how far and wide pediatric neuropsychology has come in the past 20 years and the promise of how far it will go in the next." Elaine Fletcher-Janzen, EdD, NCSP, ABPdN The Chicago School of Professional Psychology "...it would be hard to imagine a clinical situation in pediatric neuropsychology in whichthis book would fail as a valuable resource."--Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology "I believe there is much to recommend this hefty volume. It is a solid reference that I can see appreciating as a resource as I update my training bibliography."--Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society This landmark reference covers all aspects of pediatric neuropsychology from a research-based perspective, while presenting an applied focus with practical suggestions and guidelines for clinical practice. Useful both as a training manual for graduate students and as a comprehensive reference for experienced practitioners, it is an essential resource for those dealing with a pediatric population. This handbook provides an extensive overview of the most common medical conditions that neuropsychologists encounter while dealing with pediatric populations. It also discusses school-based issues such as special education law, consulting with school staff, and reintegrating children back into mainstream schools. It contains over 100 well-respected authors who are leading researchers in their respective fields. Additionally, each of the 95 chapters includes an up-to-date review of available research, resulting in the most comprehensive text on pediatric neuropsychology available in a single volume. Key Features: Provides thorough information on understanding functional neuroanatomy and development, and on using functional neuroimaging Highlights clinical practice issues, such as legal and ethical decision-making, dealing with child abuse and neglect, and working with school staff Describes a variety of professional issues that neuropsychologists must confront during their daily practice, such as ethics, multiculturalism, child abuse, forensics, and psychopharmacology

Preparing Our Teachers

Opportunities for Better Reading Instruction

Author: Peggy McNamara,M. Susan Burns,Peg Griffin,Catherine Snow,Dorothy Strickland

Publisher: Joseph Henry Press

ISBN: 9780309182850

Category: Science

Page: 193

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Today’s teachers face huge challenges, especially for teaching reading in the primary grades. They must understand as much as possible about how children develop and learn, what they know, and what they can do. They must be able to apply a variety of teaching techniques to meet the individual needs of students. Equally important, teachers must identify students’ strengths and weaknesses and plan instructional programs that help students make progress. But a recent study reveals that fewer than half of American teachers report feeling “very well prepared†to meet such challenges. Preparing Our Teachers seeks to improve that statistic by extracting practical information from the groundbreaking report issued by the National Research Council in 1998. This new book carefully outlines what classroom teachers need to know and what they need to be able to do to give children in preschool through grade 4 the essential opportunities to become good readers. It discusses what teacher education programs need to do to make their students good teachers of good readers and looks at what schools and school districts need to do to keep their teachers up to date for teaching reading. Students at risk for educational failure represent the fastest growing segment of our school population. Preparing Our Teachers demonstrates to educators, parents, and policy makers alike that the first and most enduring way to meet children’s literacy needs is to support their teachers and teachers-to-be.

RTI Applications, Volume 1

Academic and Behavioral Interventions

Author: T. Chris Riley-Tillman,Amanda M. VanDerHeyden,Matthew K. Burns

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1462505481

Category: Psychology

Page: 226

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This book addresses a crucial aspect of sustaining a response-to-intervention (RTI) framework in a school: selecting interventions with the greatest likelihood of success and implementing them with integrity. Leading RTI experts explain how to match interventions to students' proficiency levels, drawing on cutting-edge research about the stages of learning. Effective academic and behavioral interventions for all three tiers of RTI are described in step-by-step detail and illustrated with vivid case examples. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book features more than 40 reproducible planning tools and other helpful forms. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman. See also RTI Applications, Volume 2: Assessment, Analysis, and Decision Making, which provides tools for assessing the effectiveness of RTI practices.

Sound It Out! Phonics in a Comprehensive Reading System

Author: John Savage

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 208

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Are you interested in phonics coverage as part of a comprehensive reading program? Rather than treating phonics as an end in itself, this brief text shows how phonics fits into the overall process of a child’s learning to read. It helps students understand how phonics can be integrated successfully into an effective classroom reading program. While it includes a wealth of suggestions for practical classroom applications, the book has a solid research base so that students will understand what they are doing and why they are doing it in the classroom. The text includes information about all types of phonics programs and the different approaches to teaching phonics for reading and spelling.

Phonological Awareness Assessment and Instruction

A Sound Beginning

Author: Holly B. Lane,Paige C. Pullen

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780205392346

Category: Education

Page: 163

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Full of hands-on phonological awareness activities, Phonological Awareness Assessment and Instruction: A Sound Beginning gives you the tools to assess phonological awareness at the word, syllable, onset-rime, and phoneme levels. Corresponding activities are then designed to enhance the development of awareness at each of these levels. Including a concise explanation of phonological awareness and a summary of recent research, the book describes the relationship between phonological awareness and learning to read. You can implement these activities in classrooms from preschool through second grade and collect data to measure the progress of your children as they learn. In-service and pre-service teachers.

Literacy Learning in the Early Years

Author: Mary Rohl,Caroline Barratt-Pugh

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781741151596

Category: Education

Page: 245

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An introductory text on early literacy for students and professionals working with children aged 0-8 years.

Evidence-based instruction in reading

a professional development guide to phonemic awareness

Author: Maryann Mraz,Nancy Padak,Timothy V. Rasinski

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205456284

Category: Education

Page: 97

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Learn to enhance your assessment and teaching of phonemic awareness! Finally teachers have access to a professional development series, Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading, written specifically to guide them in sharpening their understanding of the five key components to Reading First—phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. This book focuses on phonemic awareness, but each volume in the five-part series addresses one key component and presents friendly tips and strategies that teachers can take right into the classroom. How to make Phonemic Awareness work for you! Consider recommendations for incorporating appropriate reading materials, fostering productive home–school connections, and promoting students' desire to learn to read and write. Read about the findings of current key research studies and learn about their implications for classroom practice. Discover how to evaluate your current practices and create concrete plans for change. Start a learning community or book club and share your knowledge with colleagues. Access useful resources and links to extend and enrich your own learning beyond the classroom. Teachers rave about A Professional Development Guide to Phonemic Awareness! "I have been in reading instruction for 33 years and there are teachers in my school who have been in for three years [to] 23 years…with the variation in experience, we have a wide variety of backgrounds…this text brings all that together because of the way it is written…I would use [this book] with my lower grade Reading First teachers and with teachers in grades 2 and 3 for struggling readers. Phonemic Awareness is usually a missing piece in those students who are not on grade level by this time. We could put this information to good use and make it applicable at many grade levels.” — Cathy Taylor, Reading First Literacy Coach, Stewart County Elementary School, Lumpkin, GA Also available in the Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading series: A Professional Development Guideto Phonics © 2008 ISBN: 0-205-45630-8 A Professional Development Guideto Vocabulary © 2008 ISBN: 0-205-45631-6 A Professional Development Guideto Fluency © 2008 ISBN: 0-205-45629-4 A Professional Development Guideto Comprehension © 2008 ISBN: 0-205-45627-8

Language and Reading Disabilities

Author: Hugh William Catts,Alan G. Kamhi

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205444175

Category: Education

Page: 352

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Written by leading experts in the field,Language and Reading Disabilities, Second Edition,is the most up-to-date book on the nature and treatment of reading disabilities. Increased evidence has continued to mount in support of the language basis of reading disabilities and much has been learned in the past decade about how children learn to read. With a strong clinical and research basis, the book provides a broad perspective of language problems associated with reading disabilities. It includes the latest theories of reading development, causes of reading disabilities, developmental changes in reading disabilities, and theoretically-motivated research to improve phonological processing, decoding, comprehension, writing, and spelling abilities. The book compares spoken and written language and notes similarities and differences. The acquisition of reading and reading-related language abilities are discussed. In the second half of the book, recognized experts in the areas of assessment and remediation of reading and writing disorders discuss the identification, assessment, and treatment of reading and writing disorders.