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- DescriptionThis indispensable book presents a wealth of concrete ways to promote children's intrinsic motivation to read. It provides 30 practical strategies and activities--such as Citizen of the Month, High Five, and Your Life in Books --that are ready to implement in the K-6 classroom. Teachers get step-by-step instructions for creating a motivating classroom environment, nurturing children's self-concepts as literacy learners, and fostering appreciation of the value of reading and writing. More than a dozen reproducibles include two helpful assessment tools; the large-size format facilitates photocopying.
- Author BiographyBarbara A. Marinak, PhD, is Associate Professor in the School of Education and Human Services at Mount St. Mary's University, Maryland, USA. Before coming to Mount St. Mary's, she spent more than two decades in public education. She co-chairs the Response to Intervention (RTI) Task Force of the International Reading Association and serves on the National Joint Commission on Learning Disabilities. Dr. Marinak is a recipient of the J. Estill Alexander Future Leaders in Literacy Dissertation Award from the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers. Her research and publications address reading motivation, intervention practices, and the use of informational text. Linda B. Gambrell, PhD, is Distinguished Professor in the Eugene T. Moore School of Education at Clemson University, South Carolina, USA. A past president of the International Reading Association (IRA) and the National Reading Conference (NRC), she is a recipient of numerous awards, including the Outstanding Teacher Educator in Reading Award and the William S. Gray Award from the IRA, the Albert J. Kingston Award from the NRC, and the Oscar Causey Award from the Literacy Research Association, and is a member of the Reading Hall of Fame. Dr. Gambrell's research and publications focus on comprehension and cognitive processing, literacy motivation, and the role of discussion in teaching and learning. Susan A. Mazzoni, MEd, is an independent literacy consultant who works with administrators and teachers to improve literacy practices in elementary school classrooms. For the past 15 years, she has worked with teachers on implementing phonics, phonemic awareness, fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary instruction in ways that promote student engagement and literacy motivation. Ms. Mazzoni has taught reading courses at the University of Maryland, College Park, and served as a research assistant for the National Reading Research Center. Her research and publications address reading motivation, reading engagement, emergent literacy, and discussion.
- Author(s)Barbara A. Marinak,Linda B. Gambrell,Susan A. Mazzoni
- PublisherGuilford Publications
- Date of Publication09/11/2012
- SubjectEducation & Teaching
- Series TitleTeaching Practices That Work
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintGuilford Publications
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight444 g
- Width203 mm
- Height266 mm
- Spine13 mm
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