2 Million Children: Success for All
Corwin Press, Dec 5, 2008 - Education - 408 pages
"The authors provide many instances in which educators have met or exceeded expectation for growth using the Success for All program, leaving the reader with the feeling that the greatest concern is what is best for the child!"
"The book offers a good background for any school or school system that is considering changing their reading curriculum."
A proven and powerful model for elementary school literacy!
Elementary schools are continuously challenged to ensure that all students become capable readers. Significantly updated with new research and further experience with multiple schools, this enlightening book shows how a school or district can build every child′s literacy skills, based on the real-world strategies of an acclaimed school reform program that has benefited more than 2 million children.
Written by the program′s founders and leaders, this resource shows how educators can use the Success for All program to reach at-risk students and promote schoolwide academic achievement. The authors describe how schools can effectively combine prevention, intensive early intervention, and ongoing assessment to promote strong reading skills. This new edition of One Million Children provides updates to all curriculum areas—including multimedia approaches—drawn from the program′s nationwide research and recent advancements. Readers will find:
These strategies and best practices, based on the experiences of thousands of schools, can help all children succeed in the elementary years.
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Addressing Family Student and School Issues
Composition of the Solutions Network
Parent and Family Involvement Subcommittee
Community Resources Subcommittee
A Social ProblemSolving Curriculum
A Reading Roots Lesson
Cooperative Learning Structures
Cycle of Effective Instruction
The Reading Edge
Chapter 7 Tutoring Programs
Basic Principles of Tutoring in Success for All
The Tutoring Process in Reading Roots
The Tutoring Process in Reading Wings
Tutoring With Team Alphie ComputerBased Small Group Tutoring
Other SFA Programs
Chapter 10 Research on Success for All
Quality and Completeness of Implementation
Effects on DistrictAdministered Standardized Tests
International Evaluations of Success for All Adaptations
The Success for All Middle School
Changes in Effect Sizes Over Years of Implementation
Success for All and English Language Learners
Comparing Success for All and Reading Recovery
Comparisons With Other Programs
Embedding Technology in Success for All
Teachers Attitudes Toward Success for All
Chapter 11 Success for All and School Reform
Implications of Success for All for Compensatory Education
Comprehensive School Reform
Implications for Special Education Policy
Success for All Within the School Reform Movement