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One Child Reading

By Margaret Mackey
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  • Publisher : University of Alberta
  • Isbn : 1772121479
  • Pages : 504
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reads : 103
  • File Pdf: one-child-reading.pdf

Book Summary:

"The miracle of the preserved word, in whatever medium—print, audio text, video recording, digital exchange—means that it may transfer into new times and new places." —From the Introduction Margaret Mackey draws together memory, textual criticism, social analysis, and reading theory in an extraordinary act of self-study. In One Child Reading, she makes a singular contribution to our understanding of reading and literacy development. Seeking a deeper sense of what happens when we read, Mackey revisited the texts she read, viewed, listened to, and wrote as she became literate in the 1950s and 1960s in St. John’s, Newfoundland. This tremendous sweep of reading included school texts, knitting patterns, musical scores, and games, as well as hundreds of books. The result is not a memoir, but rather a deftly theorized exploration of how a reader is constructed. One Child Reading is an essential book for librarians, classroom teachers, those involved in literacy development in both scholarly and practical ways, and all serious readers.

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  • File Pdf: before-words.pdf

Book Summary:

In this book, the author challenges reductive views of emergent literacy prevalent in many of today’s kindergarten and pre–K classrooms. As an alternative, Lysaker explains how reading wordless books with young children helps them to develop a range of comprehension abilities that are important for understanding narrative texts. Readers will find concrete methods to help them gauge, document, and respond to children as they make meaning of and respond to wordless books. Through description and analysis, the text reveals the undervalued richness of young children’s emergent comprehension and the intricate, purposeful nature of their specific early thinking activities. Before Words encourages readers to think about young children’s comprehension as complex meaning-making and suggests new ways of responding to the unique sense-making tools young children use during wordless book reading. Book Features: Demonstrates how young children develop reading comprehension abilities even before learning to read print.Expands on reading as more than just a technical skill.Engages the whole child and scaffolds their formation of relationships with other people, including peers, teachers, families, and communities.Nurtures students’ creativity, positive relationships with storytelling, and social-emotional growth.Offers guidance for building a wordless book library, including a selected list of books. “A breakthrough work. Prepare to have your mind opened to completely new terrain in children’s literate development.” —From the Foreword by Peter Johnston, The University at Albany–SUNY “Before Words is a kidwatcher’s delight! Her sensitive descriptions of reading conversations provide concrete strategies that will be welcome additions to both novice and experienced teachers’ toolkits!” —Deborah Wells Rowe, Vanderbilt University “Scholars of early childhood literacy development will find much of interest in this book.” —Nell K. Duke, University of Michigan

Helping Your Child Overcome Reading Challenges

By Diane H. Tracey
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Isbn : 1462548245
  • Pages : 178
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 317
  • File Pdf: helping-your-child-overcome-reading-challenges.pdf

Book Summary:

When your child struggles with learning to read, it can feel overwhelming. What causes reading difficulties? How can you support your child on the road to a rich and rewarding literacy life? Drawing on her dual expertise as a literacy specialist and a psychotherapist, Diane Tracey takes a unique and holistic approach to supporting children's health and emotional well-being along with their reading skills. In this straightforward, knowledgeable guide, she explains exactly how the reading process works and what you can do to foster literacy development every step of the way. Filled with checklists, fun activities to do with kids, and insightful stories, this compassionate resource gives you tools to help a struggling reader of any age become an avid book lover.

One Child Alive

By Ellery Kane
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bookouture
  • Isbn : 1838888632
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 432
  • File Pdf: one-child-alive.pdf

Book Summary:

One, two, three. She counts the bodies dragged from the burning beach house, smoke rising from their cotton pajamas, and remembers a fourth; red hair, freckles, clinging to his mother’s legs, begging to watch the fireworks a while longer. “Where’s the little boy?” she whispers… In the ashes of the Fox family’s seafront vacation home, Olivia Rockwell can barely hold back her tears as she wonders who in the close-knit town of Fog Harbor could destroy such a warm, loving family. Then she spots a little green toy soldier in the sand and follows a set of small footprints along the beach to an abandoned lifeguard hut. Inside, she finds the youngest Fox child, Thomas. The only survivor… Holding his trembling body close, Olivia promises to keep him safe. She knows the agony of losing family at such a young age. But the second Thomas catches sight of Detective Will Decker’s sliver police badge over her shoulder, the little boy’s scream pierces the night. Could the family have been targeted by someone sworn to protect them? Is anyone safe if the police themselves are the primary suspect? Unsure who she can trust, Olivia keeps hold of the tiny horseshoe charm she finds at the scene and follows the trail deep into the web of lies surrounding this seemingly perfect family. But just as a tip-off from a local lighthouse-keeper puts the killer within reach, tragedy strikes: little Thomas is snatched from his bed. Up against a calculating monster who seems to know her every weakness, Olivia must dig deeper than ever before to find this innocent child. But when one twisted killer becomes two, can she stay alive long enough to save him? A totally gripping and utterly addictive page-turner that will have you biting your nails and reeling at the twists. Perfect for fans of Melinda Leigh, Lisa Regan and Kendra Elliot! Readers love One Child Alive: ‘Omg!… nerve-shredding and nail-biting… with a mind-blowing twist… brilliant and addictive … Very, very highly recommended… one of my favourite reads of this year.’ Nickislifeofcrime, 5 stars ‘I absolutely loved… I literally didn’t want it to end… nail-biting and unpredictable. I have devoured this book in just one sitting. I have been gripped and need more.’ Little Miss Book Lover 87, 5 stars ‘Absolutely LOVED it. Kept me guessing right up to the end. Non-stop from the first page. This is a must-read… The twists and turns keep you guessing the whole way through. Full of suspense, this one made my heart stop a few times.’ Goodreads reviewer ‘WOW, what a read, it’s the type of book you will get lost in and won't put down… so pull up a chair, get a drink and a snack, and sit back and enjoy the story page by page.’ Spooky's Maze Of Books, 5 stars ‘When I first downloaded this, I swore to myself that I was only going to read a few pages because my kitchen was a mess and I needed to clean it. Yeah… my partner came home with our daughter a few hours later and there I was… curled up on the sofa with a dirty kitchen. I just couldn’t put it down!’ Thebutterflyreader, 5 stars ‘Just when I thought I figured it out, I found out I was wrong!… I didn’t want it to end but I couldn’t stop reading… phenomenal! The story was pulse-pounding!’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars Everyone is talking about Ellery Kane: ‘Omg… Wow, just wow, I loved this… addictive… gripping… fast-paced, packed full of twists and turns, kept me guessing and had me captivated and glued to my kindle… gave me a very bad case of just-one-more-chapter syndrome… I would give it more than five stars if I could…Very, very highly recommended.’ Nicki’s Life of Crime, 5 stars ‘Gripping… kept me reading until late at night and on the edge of my seat… I LOVED IT!’ Bookworm86, 5 stars ‘PERFECTION!… you won’t want to put this book down… keeps you guessing until the end!’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars

Narrowing the Achievement Gap for Native American Students

By Peggy McCardle,Virginia Berninger
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1317928210
  • Pages : 220
  • Category : Education
  • Reads : 963
  • File Pdf: narrowing-the-achievement-gap-for-native-american-students.pdf

Book Summary:

There has been much talk and effort focused on the educational achievement gap between white versus black, Hispanic and American Indian students. While there has been some movement the gap has not appreciably narrowed, and it has narrowed the least for Native American students. This volume addresses this disparity by melding evidence-based instruction with culturally sensitive materials and approaches, outlining how we as educators and scientists can pay the educational debt we owe our children. In the tradition of the Native American authors who also contribute to it, this volume will be a series of "stories" that will reveal how the authors have built upon research evidence and linked it with their knowledge of history and culture to develop curricula, materials and methods for instruction of not only Native American students, but of all students. It provides a framework for educators to promote cultural awareness and honor the cultures and traditions that too few people know about. After each major section of the volume, the editors will provide commentary that will give an overview of these chapters and how they model approaches and activities that can be applied to other minority populations, including Blacks, Hispanics, and minority and indigenous groups in nations around the globe.

Maybe One

By Bill McKibben
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1476750262
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Nature
  • Reads : 433
  • File Pdf: maybe-one.pdf

Book Summary:

From the groundbreaking, bestselling author of The End of Nature, a controversial and provocative book arguing that to help the planet we should begin to voluntarily limit our numbers. Bill McKibben's books and essays on our environment -- physical and spiritual -- have shaped and spurred debate since The End of Nature was published in 1989. Then, he sounded one of the earliest alarms about global warming; the decade of science since has proved his prescience. Now, in Maybe One, he takes on the most controversial of environmental problems -- population. We live in a unique and dangerous time, he asserts, when the planet's limits are being tested and voluntary reductions in American childbearing could make a crucial difference. The father of a single child himself, McKibben maintains that bringing one, and no more than one, child into this world will hurt neither your family nor our nation -- indeed, it can be an optimistic step toward the future. Maybe One is not just an environmental argument but a highly personal and philosophical one. McKibben cites new and extensive research about the developmental strengths of only children; he finds that single kids are not spoiled, weird, selfish, or asocial, but pretty much the same as everyone else. McKibben recognizes that the transition to a stable population size won't be easy or pain-free but ultimately is inevitable. Maybe One provides the basis for provocative, powerful thought and discussion that will influence our thinking for decades to come.