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Teach reading, not testing [electronic resource] : best practice in an age of accountability / Liz Hollingworth and Hilleary M. Drake ; foreword by W. James Popham.

Author/Creator:
Hollingworth, Liz.
Publication:
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (145 p.)
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Subjects:
Reading (Elementary).
Motivation in education.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The authors provide a reasonable and even-handed methodology for teaching reading to K-12 students. Instead of focusing on worksheets and drills, their research-based approach shows teachers how to align instruction with standards, use formative assessment, motivate students, and use best practices in literacy instruction.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; About the Authors; Introduction; Chapter 1 - Conducting an Alignment Study; Chapter 2 - Using Formative Assessments; Chapter 3 - Struggling Readers; Chapter 4 - Attitude and Motivation; Chapter 5 - Engaged Independent Reading; Chapter 6 - Best Practice; Chapter 7 - Implications for Your Teaching and Beyond; Resource A: Answers to Quizzes; Resource B: Five Ways to Teach Vocabulary; General Glossary of Assessment Terms; References; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 117-123) and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Drake, Hilleary M.
ISBN:
1-4522-6939-4
1-4522-6896-7
1-4522-7545-9
OCLC:
833769113