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Foundations Of Reading Acquisition And Dyslexia

Author : Benita A. Blachman
ISBN : 9781135689513
Genre : Education
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The chapters in this volume are based on presentations made at a recent conference on cognitive and linguistic foundations of reading acquisition. The researchers who participated have all made contributions to the theoretical and empirical understanding of how children learn to read. They were asked to address not only what they have learned from their research, but also to discuss unsolved problems. This dialogue prompted numerous questions of both a theoretical and applied nature, generated heated debate, and fueled optimism about the important gains that have been made in the scientific understanding of the reading process, especially of the critical role played by phonological abilities.
Category: Education

Handbook Of Applied Behavior Analysis

Author : Wayne W. Fisher
ISBN : 9781609185039
Genre : Psychology
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Describing the state of the science of applied behavior analysis (ABA), this comprehensive handbook provides detailed information about theory, research, and intervention. The contributors are leading ABA authorities who present best practices in behavioral assessment and demonstrate evidence-based strategies for supporting positive behaviors and reducing problem behaviors. Conceptual, empirical, and procedural building blocks of ABA are reviewed and specific applications described in education, autism treatment, safety skills for children, and other areas. The volume also addresses crucial professional and ethical issues, making it a complete reference and training tool for ABA practitioners and students.
Category: Psychology

Can We Read Letters

Author : Finn Egil Tønnessen
ISBN : 9789462099562
Genre : Education
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“In their new book, Finn Egil Tønnessen and Per Henning Uppstad provide a set of theoretical and philosophical reflections on research in reading and dyslexia. It is a pleasure to welcome this book, which reflects the many contributions made by researchers at the National Centre for Reading Education and Research in Stavanger, Norway.” – Professor Usha Goswami, University of Cambridge. Careful reflection on the concepts and methods used is a prerequisite for further development in any field of research. The authors think cognitive psychology has become too dominant in reading and dyslexia research, arguing that it should be combined with behaviourism and connectionism – in part by focusing on the concept of ‘skill’. The key components of a skill are claimed to be automaticity, awareness and shifts between them. Reading is defined as an interpretative skill, which should be viewed from the perspective of hermeneutics. The authors use these fundamental analyses and definitions to shed new light on the ‘balanced approach to reading instruction’, ‘reading fluency’ and other key concepts. The book also deals with problems in the definition of ‘dyslexia’ and proposes a method to arrive at clear and fruitful definitions. It concludes with a chapter trying to answer the question of in what sense, or to what extent, it can be claimed that reading and dyslexia research has made progress. The book mainly builds on articles published over the past 25 years by Professor Finn Egil Tønnessen at the National Centre for Reading Education and Research, Stavanger, Norway.
Category: Education

Supporting Children With Dyslexia

Author : Garry Squires
ISBN : 1841900850
Genre : Education
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This book focuses on the practical difficulties facing dyslexic pupils every day in the classroom and provides teachers and parents with strategies to support and enable them to access the curriculum with a minimum of fuss and upheaval.
Category: Education

Handbook Of Early Literacy Research

Author : Susan B. Neuman
ISBN : 1572308958
Genre : Education
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Current research increasingly highlights the role of early literacy in young children's development--and facilitates the growth of practices and policies that promote success among diverse learners. The Handbook of Early Literacy Research presents cutting-edge knowledge on all aspects of literacy learning in the preschool years. Volume 1 covers such essential topics as major theories of early literacy; writing development; understanding learning disabilities, including early intervention approaches; cultural and socioeconomic contexts of literacy development; and tutoring programs and other special intervention efforts.
Category: Education

Speech To Print

Author : Louisa Cook Moats
ISBN : 1557663874
Genre : Education
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Knowledge of language is the foundation for teaching children to read explicitly and systematically. In this thorough and accessible book, readers will understand the organization of written and spoken English; discover the connection between language structure and how individuals learn to read; get examples of students' writing to help you interpret children's mistakes; apply the concepts of phoneme awareness, spelling. vocabulary, and comprehension in sample lesson plans and adaptations. All of this will enable educators to identify, understand, and solve the problems students with or without learning disabilities may encounter when learning to read and write.--From publisher description.
Category: Education

Annals Of Dyslexia

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ISBN : 0892140240
Genre : Dyslexia
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Category: Dyslexia

Our Labeled Children

Author : Robert J. Sternberg
ISBN : UOM:39015048516051
Genre : Education
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Discusses the ways learning disabilities are assessed and treated in American school systems
Category: Education