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2014

Educational Methods

Reading

Robert Reid

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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 ...