Volume 1, Issue 1

Reading – Spring 2009

This first issue focuses on literacy in elementary, middle, and high schools. It has articles from some of the top reading researchers in the world. The articles do not always agree with each other, because research continues to evolve. But they are all rooted in rigorous research on what works in the teaching of reading.

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Contents

Page Title Author
4–5 What works in teaching reading Robert Slavin
6–7 Beginning reading Yola Center
8–9 Preparing the generous reader Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar
10–11 Struggling adolescent readers Don Deshler and Michael Kennedy
12–13 Preventing literacy failure Sue Burroughs-Lange
14–15 Language, literacy and knowledge for ELLs
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Margarita Calderón
16–17 Digital picture storybooks Adriana Bus
18–19 Peer-mediated instruction Douglas and Lynn Fuchs
20–21 The time is right Jonathan Sharples and Jonathan Haslam
22–23 Washington corner: Stimulating evidence-based reform Lauren Gibbs
24–25 News
26–27 Latest research