Reading to Learn in the Content Areas
Cengage Learning, Feb 4, 2008 - Education - 560 pages
With READING TO LEARN IN THE CONTENT AREAS, Seventh Edition, future educators discover how they can teach students to use reading, discussion, and writing as vehicles for learning in any discipline. The text explores how the increased availability of computers, instructional software, and Internet resources, as well as the rise of electronic literacy in general, have affected the ways children learn and create meaning from their world. The authors' unique lesson framework for instruction, PAR (Preparation/Assistance/Reflection), extends throughout the book. The text's reader-friendly presentation, balanced approach, strong research base, and inclusion of real-life examples from a variety of subject areas and grade levels have helped make it one of the most popular and effective books on the market.
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This book had a lot of interesting and helpful methods to help students learn to read to learn. Was it a pleasure book? No. Will I read it again? Probably not. But, it got me thinking about ways I will incorporate reading in my teaching and move beyond, "Read chapter 10 for homework." Read full review
Content Teachers and Content Literacy
Assessment and Evaluation Issues
Preparation for Learning
Assistance in Learning
Learning through Reflection
Moving beyond the Traditional Textbook and Transmission Methods
Technology in Todays Content Classrooms
Study Skills in the Electronic Age
Writing to Learn in the Content Areas