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Comprehension Instruction: What Works

References<p>Click the "References" link above to hide these references.<p>Anderson, R.C., & Freebody, P. (1981). Vocabulary knowledge. In J.T. Guthrie …

What Is Effective Comprehension Instruction?

Explicit, intensive, persistent instruction<p>To become good readers, most students require explicit, intensive, and persistent instruction.[1] In …

Teaching

What Do Reading Comprehension Tests Measure? Knowledge.

Florida<p>The student constructs meaning from a wide range of texts.<p>reads text and determines the main idea or essential message, identifies relevant …

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8 Excellent iPad Apps to Enhance Students Reading Comprehension Skills

September 30, 2014<br>After posting about web based tools to enhance students reading comprehension skills, I received a couple of emails asking about …

Elementary English & Reading, Elementary Reading Comprehension & Vocabulary Strategies

Elementary Reading Comprehension & Vocabulary Strategies<p>In this set of video vignettes, Virginia elementary teachers demonstrate vocabulary and …

Interactive Reading Comprehension: Curious George and the Pizza

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Two Handy Web Tools to Develop Students Reading Comprehension Skills

October, 2014<br>A few weeks ago I posted here in Edtech and Mobile Learning a list of useful web tools to enhance students reading comprehension. Today, …

Think-Pair-Share | Classroom Strategy

Decide upon the text to be read and develop the set of questions or prompts that target key content concepts.<p>Describe the purpose of the strategy and …

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Learning

What Works in Comprehension Instruction

In carrying out its analysis of the extant research in reading comprehension, the NRP noted three predominant themes in the research on the …

Teaching Metalinguistic Awareness and Reading Comprehension with Riddles

As a 6-year-old, I was obsessed with knock-knock jokes. I laughed uproariously whenever I heard one, no matter how inane.<p>Knock knock.<br>Who's …