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Women’S Literacy In Early Modern Spain And The New World, Ed. By Anne J. Cruz And Rosilie Hernández, Kirsten Schultz Mar 2018

Women’S Literacy In Early Modern Spain And The New World, Ed. By Anne J. Cruz And Rosilie Hernández, Kirsten Schultz

Kirsten Schultz

No abstract provided.


The Conditions Of Reading Acquisition In Contexts Of Low Literacy, Prue Anderson, Mary Fearnley-Sander Aug 2015

The Conditions Of Reading Acquisition In Contexts Of Low Literacy, Prue Anderson, Mary Fearnley-Sander

Prue Anderson

No abstract provided.


What’S The Story? Making Sense Of Conflicting Literacy And Numeracy Results, Juliette Mendelovits Apr 2014

What’S The Story? Making Sense Of Conflicting Literacy And Numeracy Results, Juliette Mendelovits

Juliette Mendelovits

No abstract provided.


Building Comprehension In Adolescents: Powerful Strategies For Improving Reading And Writing In Content Areas, Linda Mason, Robert Reid, Jessica Hagaman Mar 2014

Building Comprehension In Adolescents: Powerful Strategies For Improving Reading And Writing In Content Areas, Linda Mason, Robert Reid, Jessica Hagaman

Robert Reid

Co-authored by Jessica Hagaman, UNO faculty member.

Comprehension problems have become an epidemic: One out of every four secondary school students is unable to read and comprehend the material in textbooks.Start addressing the root of the problem today with this practical guidebook, designed to strengthen adolescents' reading comprehension and written expression so they can master academic content. Developed for middle and high school teachers, this book helps educators improve students' reading and writing through Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD), an evidence-based instructional approach that shows students how to apply proven strategies independently to boost their school success. Teachers will get ...


Language, Literacy, Attentional Behaviors, And Instructional Quality Predictors Of Written Composition For First Graders, Young-Suk Kim, Stephanie Al Otaiba, Jessica Folsom Sidler, Luana L. Greulich Dec 2012

Language, Literacy, Attentional Behaviors, And Instructional Quality Predictors Of Written Composition For First Graders, Young-Suk Kim, Stephanie Al Otaiba, Jessica Folsom Sidler, Luana L. Greulich

Luana Greulich

We had two primary purposes in the present study: (1) to examine unique child-level predictors of written composition which included language skills, literacy skills (e.g., reading and spelling), and attentiveness and (2) to examine whether instructional quality (quality in responsiveness and individualization, and quality in spelling and writing instruction) is uniquely related to written composition for first-grade children (N = 527). Children's written composition was evaluated on substantive quality (ideas, organization, word choice, and sentence flow) and writing conventions (spelling, mechanics, and handwriting). Results revealed that for the substantive quality of writing, children's grammatical knowledge, reading comprehension, letter ...


Turning To One Another: Using Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking And Thinking To Transform Teacher And Student Learning, Susan Adams Sep 2010

Turning To One Another: Using Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking And Thinking To Transform Teacher And Student Learning, Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Workshop presented at the Indiana Middle Level Educators Association Conference, Franklin, IN, October 4, 2010.


Literacy As Praxis: The Recursive Cycle Of 21st Century Literacy Teaching, Susan Adams Jan 2010

Literacy As Praxis: The Recursive Cycle Of 21st Century Literacy Teaching, Susan Adams

Susan Adams

Poster presented at the 21st Annual Joseph Taylor Symposium, Indianapolis, IN, February 2010.


A Community Volunteer Tutorial That Works, Catherine Rosemary, Marcia Invernizzi, Connie Juel Nov 1996

A Community Volunteer Tutorial That Works, Catherine Rosemary, Marcia Invernizzi, Connie Juel

Catherine A. Rosemary

In Virginia, the Charlottesville Volunteer Tutorial is a one-on-one tutorial program that encourages the literacy development of young children and involves a wide range of community volunteers. The program, which resulted from a partnership between the Charlottesville City Schools, the McGuffey Reading Center of the University of Virginia, and the Charlottesville community, aims to improve the reading and writing skills of at-risk children and to set up and maintain community involvement in and responsibility for the education of all children. The triad composed of the child, the volunteer tutor, and the reading coordinator is central to the tutorial program. The ...