The Power of Reading: Insights from the Research

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Libraries Unlimited, Jan 1, 1993 - Education - 119 pages
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"The author 'outlines and "proves" via...research reports how Free Voluntary Reading (FVR), the use of in-school free reading programs, is beneficial to children's reading comprehension, writing style, vocabulary, spelling, and grammatical development....This book will be useful for teachers and librarians (media specialists) who need solid data and numbers to take to their library directors or principals.'"

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Clear, comprehensive and easy to read. - Goodreads
Krashen definitely did his research! - Goodreads
It was my first introduction to research on literacy. - Goodreads
Very helpful research. - Goodreads
As the title suggests, this is a book of research. - Goodreads
An text that makes the results of research very clear. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Declan - Goodreads

Clear, comprehensive and easy to read. A full review of all the research that you want to believe is out there that says that free fun reading is what people need. If you work in education or care ... Read full review

Review: The Power of Reading: Insights from the Research

User Review  - Angela - Goodreads

An text that makes the results of research very clear. To improve reading, kids must read more. Independent reading means a child gets to choose the text. We need to stop with page number requirements ... Read full review

Contents

The Cure
33
Other Issues and Conclusions
69
References
91
Researcher Index
109
Subject Index
115
Copyright

About the author (1993)

STEPHEN KRASHEN is Professor, School of Education, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. An Honoree of the National Association for Bilingual Education, his research specialty is language acquisition.

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