Table of contents for Preparing reading professionals : a collection from the International Reading Association.

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Introduction
Part 1	Foundational Knowledge
American reading instruction since 1967
P. David Pearson
Reading as situated language: A sociocognitive perspective
James Paul Gee
Literacy research that makes a difference
Timothy Shanahan and Susan B. Neuman
Internet workshop: Making time for literacy
Donald J. Leu, Jr.
Acquiring language: Basic understandings
Jane Braunger and Jan Lewis
Multicultural factors and the effective instruction of students of diverse backgrounds
Kathryn H. Au
Building on the sound system of Spanish: Insights from the alphabetic spellings of English-language learners
Lori A. Helman
Readings from Evidence-Based Reading Instruction: Putting the National Reading Panel Report Into Practice
Part 2	Instructional Strategies and Curriculum Materials
Text sets: One way to flex your grouping-in first grade, too!
Michael F. Opitz
Let's play tag! A technique for successful mixed-ability group reading
Susan Hoeck-Buehler
From Rata to Rimu: Grouping for instruction in best practice New Zealand classrooms
Ian A.G. Wilkinson and Michael A.R. Townsend
Teaching struggling readers in elementary school classrooms: A review of classroom reading programs and principles for instruction
Ann M. Duffy-Hester
Turning learning theory into classroom instruction: A minicase study
Brian Cambourne
Reading strategies teachers say they use
Arlene L. Barry
An effective (and affordable) intervention model for at-risk high school readers
Cynthia Fischer
Breaking down barriers that disenfranchise African American adolescent readers in low-level tracks
Alfred W. Tatum
Extending horizons: Critical technological literacy for urban Aboriginal students
Catherine Doherty
Decodable text-Where to find it
Joseph R. Jenkins, Patricia F. Vadasy, Julia A. Peyton, and Elizabeth A. Sanders
African American children's literature that helps students find themselves: Selection guidelines for grades K-3
Bena R. Hefflin and Mary Alice Barksdale-Ladd
Reflections on teaching struggling middle school readers
Gay Ivey
Scaffolding a crucial transition using text with some decodability
Heidi Anne E. Mesmer
Part 3	Assessment, Diagnosis, and Evaluation
Putting it all together: Solving the reading assessment puzzle
Roger Farr
Three paradigms of assessment: Measurement, procedure, and inquiry
Frank Serafini
Reading assessment options for teachers of junior secondary students
Michael McNamara
Teachers' choices in classroom assessment
Emelie Lowrey Parker, Regla Armengol, Leigh Baxley Brooke, Kelly Redmond Carper, Sharon M. Cronin, Anne Cooper Denman, Patricia Irwin, Jennifer McGunnigle, Tess Pardini, and Nancy P. Kurtz
Monitoring the development of reading processes is vital to student success
Jane Braunger and Jan Patricia Lewis
Literacy assessment of students from poor and diverse communities: Changing the programs, changing the outcomes
Lynne Badger and Lyn Wilkinson
Behind test scores: What struggling readers really need
Sheila W. Valencia and Marsha Riddle Buly
Observation and record keeping guide learning
Cathy M. Roller
More equitable literacy assessments for Latino students
Robert T. Jiménez
Authentic assessment and system accountability
Anne Nelson
Part 4	Creating a Literate Environment
The effect of self-selection, interest, and motivation upon independent, instructional, and frustrational levels
Lyman C. Hunt, Jr.
Characteristics of an ideal reading classroom
Creating classroom cultures that foster reading motivation
Linda B. Gambrell
Helping linguistically diverse students share what they know
Mary E. Blake and Meta Van Sickle
Finding the keys to educational progress in urban youth: Three case studies
Susan Babbitt and Maureen Byrne
The impact of one trip to the public library: Making books available may be the best incentive for reading
Francisco Ramos and Stephen Krashen
Those influential literacy teachers: Meaning negotiators and motivation builders
Robert B. Ruddell
Integrating technology with the teaching of an early literacy course
Lesley Mandel Morrow, Steven Barnhart, and Debra Rooyakkers
A "funny" thing happened on the way to the forum
Carol D. Wickstrom
How children's motivations relate to literacy development and instruction
Anne P. Sweet and John T. Guthrie
What makes intermediate-grade students want to read?
Jo Worthy
"On every page someone gets killed!" Book conversations you don't hear in school
Jo Worthy
Part 5	Professional Development
Smart portfolios for teachers in training
Bonita L. Wilcox
Thinking for ourselves: Literacy learning in a diverse teacher inquiry network
Taffy E. Raphael, Susan Florio-Ruane, Marcella J. Kehus, MariAnne George, Nina Levorn Hasty, and Kathy Highfield
Becoming a multicultural teacher
Howard M. Miller
Reading specialists in schools with exemplary reading programs: Functional, versatile, and prepared
Rita M. Bean, Allison L. Swan, and Rebecca Knaub
Teacher study groups: A strategic approach to promoting students' literacy development
Shirley Lefever-Davis, Cindy Wilson, Elizabeth Moore, Andrea Kent, and Scott Hopkins
The changing role of the reading specialist in school reform
Janice A. Dole
The reading specialist as collaborative consultant
Elizabeth L. Jaeger
Today's reading clinic: How relevant is the graduate reading practicum?
Kathryn Chapman Carr
Having a LARC
Ann S. Parish
Extending our beliefs about effective learning environments: A tale of two learners
Susan Kidd Villaume and Shannon Lindsey Brandt

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Reading teachers -- Training of -- Standards -- United States.