Boundless horizons: Marie Clay's search for the possible in children's literacy

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Heinemann, May 29, 2009 - Education - 312 pages
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Boundless Horizons tells the extraordinary story of Marie Clay's lifelong search for new possibilities in teaching young children to read and write. She pursued a tantalising quest: "What is possible for children with reading problems? What would have to change?' Observing young readers in ordinary classrooms she uncovered explanations of how children take on literacy learning and how that learning changes over time. From those discoveries arose the internationally successful literacy intervention for children having temporary difficulty-Reading Recovery.

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Contents

Introduction
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Reading Recovery Research in New Zealand
133
Reading Recovery Research in North America
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About the author (2009)

Billie J. Askew is a professor in the Department of Reading and Bilingual Education at Texas Woman's University. Her work focuses on early literacy and the prevention of literacy difficulties. Askew is the director of Reading Recovery at the University and past president of the Reading Recovery Council of North America.

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