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What Every Teacher Should Know about Reading Comprehension Instruction (DVD)

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In What Every Teacher Should Know About Reading Comprehension Instruction, Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis give teachers, administrators, and literacy specialists the chance to listen in as they interview renowned reading researcher and comprehension theorist P. David Pearson to get the inside scoop on the research behind high-quality comprehension instruction.

Both a professional conversation and a meeting of some of the most influential thinkers about comprehension, this DVD presents the latest theories and studies about teaching comprehension as well as practical classroom applications. Pearson fields nine key questions from Harvey and Goudvis, speaking to the issues that matter most to teachers, and providing lucid, easy-to-understand explanations of why strategy-based instruction works.

The accompanying users guide includes specific research points, a summary of the research and best practices mentioned in the interview, Classroom Connections that provide practical instructional ideas, and Questions to Consider that foster professional discussion in staff development settings or teacher discussion groups. In addition, the DVD contains three research articles from Pearson in pdf form that are printable from the DVD drive of your computer. What Every Teacher Should Know About Reading Comprehension Instruction answers the tough questions about reading comprehension and is a crucial resource for understanding how to teach it.

Synopsis:

Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis give teachers, administrators, and literacy specialists the chance to listen in as they interview renowned reading researcher and comprehension theorist P. David Pearson to get the inside scoop on the research behind high-quality comprehension instruction.

Synopsis:

In What Every Teacher Should Know About Reading Comprehension Instruction, Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis give teachers, administrators, and literacy specialists the chance to listen in as they interview renowned reading researcher and comprehension theorist P. David Pearson to get the inside scoop on the research behind high-quality comprehension instruction.

Both a professional conversation and a meeting of some of the most influential thinkers about comprehension, this DVD presents the latest theories and studies about teaching comprehension as well as practical classroom applications. Pearson fields nine key questions from Harvey and Goudvis, speaking to the issues that matter most to teachers, and providing lucid, easy-to-understand explanations of why strategy-based instruction works.

The accompanying users guide includes specific research points, a summary of the research and best practices mentioned in the interview, Classroom Connections that provide practical instructional ideas, and Questions to Consider that foster professional discussion in staff development settings or teacher discussion groups. In addition, the DVD contains three research articles from Pearson in pdf form that are printable from the DVD drive of your computer. What Every Teacher Should Know About Reading Comprehension Instruction answers the tough questions about reading comprehension and is a crucial resource for understanding how to teach it.

About the Author

Stephanie Harvey has spent her career teaching and learning about reading and writing. An elementary and special ed teacher for fifteen years, she now works as a staff developer and educational consultant. Insatiably curious about student thinking, she is a teacher first and foremost and continues to work in schools on a regular basis savoring any time spent with kids. The author of two books, Nonfiction Matters and Strategies That Work, the latter coauthored by Anne Goudvis, Stephanie works with educators, schools and districts to implement progressive literacy practices. She has created a number of video series that showcase thoughtful literacy practice. Her most recent professional offering, The Comprehension Toolkit created along with Anne Goudvis, is an intensive resource for comprehension instruction and active literacy across the day and throughout the year.Anne Goudvis has been a classroom teacher, staff developer, and university instructor. For the past fifteen years she has worked as a staff developer with the Denver-based Public Education and Business Coalition and currently does staff development in schools around the country. Recent interests include working in schools with culturally and linguistically diverse students and integrating reading comprehension instruction with content area topics in social studies and science.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780325008813
Publisher:
Heinemann
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Reading
Author:
Pearson, P. David
Author:
Harvey, Stephanie
Author:
Goudvis, Anne
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Reading & Phonics
Subject:
General education.
Publication Date:
20050913
Binding:
DVD/Digital Versatile Disk
Language:
English
Dimensions:
9.8 x 8.2 x 1.5 in 0.74 lb
Age Level:
05-13

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"Synopsis" by , Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis give teachers, administrators, and literacy specialists the chance to listen in as they interview renowned reading researcher and comprehension theorist P. David Pearson to get the inside scoop on the research behind high-quality comprehension instruction.
"Synopsis" by , In What Every Teacher Should Know About Reading Comprehension Instruction, Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis give teachers, administrators, and literacy specialists the chance to listen in as they interview renowned reading researcher and comprehension theorist P. David Pearson to get the inside scoop on the research behind high-quality comprehension instruction.

Both a professional conversation and a meeting of some of the most influential thinkers about comprehension, this DVD presents the latest theories and studies about teaching comprehension as well as practical classroom applications. Pearson fields nine key questions from Harvey and Goudvis, speaking to the issues that matter most to teachers, and providing lucid, easy-to-understand explanations of why strategy-based instruction works.

The accompanying users guide includes specific research points, a summary of the research and best practices mentioned in the interview, Classroom Connections that provide practical instructional ideas, and Questions to Consider that foster professional discussion in staff development settings or teacher discussion groups. In addition, the DVD contains three research articles from Pearson in pdf form that are printable from the DVD drive of your computer. What Every Teacher Should Know About Reading Comprehension Instruction answers the tough questions about reading comprehension and is a crucial resource for understanding how to teach it.

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