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Techniques for Reading Assessment and Instruction free pdf For courses in Reading Assessment, Diagnosis, and Remediation. This brief, practical text - a concise, concentrated version of the author's popular Diagnostic Teaching of Reading - offers prospective teachers all of the essential tools for determining and addressing the needs of K-12 students who find reading a difficult and challenging endeavor. Grounded in the author's belief that there is strength in differences, this text offers myriad ways to address the diversity in learning styles exhibited by today's multifaceted student population. The first half of the text explores the role of the reading teacher and ways to gather and analyze assessment data- the second half sets out detailed descriptions and step-by-step procedures for 55 instructional techniques proven to turn struggling readers into successful ones.

About Barbara Walker

Barbara J. Walker is professor of reading at Oklahoma State University where she teaches courses in reading difficulties and coordinates the Reading ~ and Math Center. Dr. Walker received her Ed.D. from Oklahoma State University in Curriculum and Instruction, specializing in reading difficulty. Prior to returning to Oklahoma, Dr. Walker was a professor in the Department of Special Education and Reading at Montana State University, Billings, where she coordinated the Reading Clinic. She was a reading specialist in the elementary schools of Stillwater, Oklahoma- organized and taught the college reading program at Vernon Regional Junior College in Vernon, Texas- and coordinated the educational program at the Hogar Paul Harris in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Dr. Walker's research interests focus on teacher development, early literacy intervention, and reading difficulties. Her publications include Diagnostic Teaching of Reading: Techniques for Instruction and Assessment (4th ed.), Supporting Struggling Readers (2nd ed.), Training the Reading Team with Ronald Scherry and Lesley Morrow, Tips for the Reading Team and The Reading Team: A Handbook for K-3 Volunteer Tutors with Lesley Morrow, and Interactive Handbook for Understanding Reading Diagnosis with Kathy Roskos. She is currently coeditor of Literacy Cases Online, a publication of the College Reading Association. Dr. Walker received the College Reading Association's 1997 A. B. Herr Award for outstanding contributions to reading education and was a distinguished finalist for the international Reading Association's 1991 Albert J. Harris Award for research in reading disabilities. Dr. Walker is a state, national, and international professional leader, having served on the board of directors of the International Reading Association, the College Reading Association, and the Montana State Reading Council. Most important to her, however, is preparing teachers to work with struggling readers. In this capacity, she has helped more than 2,500 struggling readers improve their literacy.

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Author : Barbara Walker
Publisher : Prentice-Hall
Data Published : 07 July 2004
ISBN : 0131913603
EAN : 9780131913608
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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