9781557666765

Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills

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    9781557666765

  • ISBN10:

    1557666768

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/30/2005
  • Publisher: BROOKS PUBLISHING COMPANY
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Summary

For students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities--and for their peers--creative teaching methods that use two or more senses can dramatically improve their language skills and academic outcomes. That's why every current and future educator needs the second edition of this definitive guide to multisensory teaching. A core text for a variety of reading courses and an invaluable reference for reading specialists, this comprehensive resource shows educators how to use specific multisensory approaches to help students develop skills in key areas such as Refined by user feedback and updated throughout with current research and best practices, this edition features new chapters (see sidebar) from top experts such as Joanne Carlisle, Barbara Wilson, Eileen Marzola, Jean-Fryer Schedler, and Elsa Cardenas-Hagan. With this popular text adopted by colleges and universities across the country, preservice and in-service teachers will have the research and guidance they need to help all students improve their language skills.

Table of Contents

About the Editor vii
About the Contributors viii
Foreword xiii
Sally Shaywitz
Preface xiv
Acknowledgments xxiv
Research and Reading Disability
1(22)
Judith R. Birsh
Multisensory Structured Language Education
23(20)
Louisa C. Moats
Mary L. Farrell
Development of Oral Language and Its Relationship to Literacy
43(40)
Lydia H. Soifer
Phonemic Awareness and Reading: Research, Activities, and Instructional Materials
83(30)
Joanna K. Uhry
Alphabet Knowledge: Letter Recognition, Naming, and Sequencing
113(38)
Kay A. Allen
Graham F. Neuhaus
Marilyn C. Beckwith
The History and Structure of Written English
151(20)
Marcia K. Henry
Assessment of Reading Difficulties
171(16)
Eileen S. Marzola
Margaret Jo Shepherd
Planning Multisensory Structured Language Lessons and the Classroom Environment
187(26)
Judith R. Birsh
Jean-Fryer Schedler
Teaching Reading: Accurate Decoding and Fluency
213(44)
Suzanne Carreker
Teaching Spelling
257(40)
Suzanne Carreker
Biliteracy Instruction for Spanish-Speaking Students
297(22)
Elsa Cardenas-Hagan
Instruction for Older Students Struggling with Reading
319(26)
Barbara A. Wilson
Word Learning and Vocabulary Instruction
345(32)
Joanne F. Carlisle
Lauren A. Katz
Strategies to Improve Reading Comprehension in the Multisensory Classroom
377(36)
Eileen S. Marzola
Teaching Handwriting
413(26)
Beverly J. Wolf
Composition: Expressive Language and Writing
439(18)
Judith C. Hochman
Multisensory Mathematics Instruction
457(24)
Margaret B. Stern
Learning Strategies and Study Skills: The SkORE System
481(36)
Claire Nissenbaum
Working with High-Functioning Dyslexic Adults
517(18)
Susan H. Blumenthal
Helping Parents of Children with Dyslexia
535(26)
Betty S. Levinson
Assistive Technology and Individuals with Dyslexia
Linda Hecker
Ellen Urquhart Engstrom
The Rights of Individuals with Dyslexia Under the Law
Jo Anne Simon
Appendix A: Glossary 561(22)
Holly Baker Hill
Appendix B: Materials and Sources 583(60)
Holly Baker Hill
Index 643

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