Ana Teixeira

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Best Practices in Planning Interventions for Students With Reading Problems

Overview<p>The majority of students who are referred for academic concerns and/or have been identified as having a specific learning disability have …

Seeking Help for a Struggling Reader: Seven Steps for Teachers

As Mrs. Templeton's first graders come to the carpet for a shared reading experience, she notices once again what a diverse group of children she has …

Self-Esteem and Reading Difficulties

The effects of falling behind in reading and feeling like a failure can take a large toll on kids. Children can lose all desire to learn to read or …

Empowering Teachers

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Students

Vocabulary Paint Chips

4b<p>Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 11-12 reading and content, choosing flexibly …

Language

Library: 10 Research based principles

Improving the Reading Achievement of America's Children: 10 Research-Based Principles<p>Download these principles in Adobe Acrobat format by clicking …

Teaching

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Why Some Children Have Difficulties Learning to Read

Phonological Instruction for Older Students

Ask students to recognize whether words have been pronounced correctly.<p>Ask students to watch you as you pronounce new words or new names.<p>Ask students …

Resolution on the Importance of a Print-Rich Classroom Environment

<b>1997 NCTE Annual Business Meeting in Detroit, Michigan</b><p>Background<p>There is general agreement among English language arts educators that a rich literate …

Teaching

Key Literacy Component: Decoding | Adolescent Literacy Topics A-Z

References<p>Click the "References" link above to hide these references.<p>Archer, A., M. Gleason, and V. Vachon, Decoding and fluency: Foundation skills …

When Older Students Can't Read

By: Louisa Moats<p>Since 1996, state and federal reading initiatives have focused on the problem of reading failure at kindergarten and the primary …

Progress Monitoring Within a Response-to-Intervention Model

The purpose of this article is to discuss progress monitoring within a Response-to-Intervention (RTI) model and to assist the reader in making …

Pedagogy

Motivating Your Students to Read: Strategies & Resources

Teaching Strategies: Motivating Students to Read is Crucial<p>By Room 241 Team <i>•</i> September 18, 2012<p>“Reading is fundamental.” This was a slogan heard …

Teaching

Introducing a Text Before Reading

How pre-reading relates to ELLs<p>English language learners (ELLs) have great difficulty jumping into new texts without any background support. Students …