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ISBN-10 0137051859ISBN-13 9780137051854
ISBN-10 0137057008ISBN-13 9780137057009
Author(s): Richard L. Allington
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 256

What Really Matters for Struggling Readers delivers a concise and balanced introduction to reading remediation and intervention programs and the topic of struggling readers.

The Third Edition of What Really Matters for Struggling Readers continues to focus on helping teachers design reading remediation and intervention programs around well-established reality- and research-based components framing them within the confines of the No Child Left Behind Act.

Nationally recognized scholar and author Dick Allington offers easy-to-understand interpretations of research that support three important principles of effective instructional design and shows teachers how to use a variety of best practices with children who are struggling readers.

What's New to this Edition?

  • New emphasis on the role of literate conversation as a powerful tool for building comprehension proficiencies.

  • Summary of what went wrong with Reading First and why it should never have happened.

  • Newest federal legislation (RTI) PROVIDES A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY to finally get reading instruction for struggling readers right and to eliminate kids labeled LD or struggling readers.

  • Strong focus on what we know and why it is time to use this knowledge and teach every child to read well.