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Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading: A Professional Development Guide to Culturally Responsive Instruction, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Robin V. Wisniewski, Gay Fawcett, Nancy D. Padak, Timothy V. Rasinski

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 11, 2011

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A part of the Evidence-Based Instruction series, this book pinpoints how to deliver effective literacy instruction to diverse students using a culturally responsive approach.

 

Designed in an interactive format, Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading: A Professional Development Guide to Culturally Responsive Instruction features easy-to-implement instructional strategies, research-based practices, questions that prompt collaboration, space for note-taking and a template that ensures professional development and participation. Tools are included to assess students' cultures and reading skills, as well as teachers' instruction and diversity readiness. A complete set of resource-based appendices provide additional book club ideas, a sample cultural interview, an essential primary grade sight word list and graphic organizer templates.

Table of Contents

Series Introduction: Evidence-Based Instruction in Reading — A Professional Development Guide      

            The National Reading Panel Report

            Professional Development in Literacy

            Using the Books

Introduction: Culturally Responsive Instruction

 

CHAPTER 1: Culturally Responsive Instruction: Definitions, Research, and Considerations

            What is Culturally Responsive Instruction?

            Is Culturally Responsive Instruction Just a New Name for Multicultural Education?

            What Does the Research Say About Culturally Responsive Instruction?

            How Can You Be Culturally Responsive?

            Conclusion

            Book Club: Professional Development

CHAPTER 2: Assessing Reading Instruction for Cultural Responsiveness

            Big Ideas of Assessment

            Assessing Student Cultures

            Assessing Reading Skills

            Assessing Your Instruction

            Assessing Your School’s Readiness for Culturally Responsive Instruction

            Plans for Change

            Conclusion

            Book Club: Professional Development

 

CHAPTER 3:

            Effective Literacy Instruction for Diverse Students

            Guidelines for Instructional Planning

            Evidence-Based Strategies for Culturally Responsive Instruction

            Participation Strategies

            Conclusion

            Book Club: Professional Development  

 

CHAPTER 4:

            Book Club: Professional Development

 

CHAPTER 5: RESOURCES

            Websites

             Print Teacher Resources

 

APPENDIX A:   Book Club Ideas

APPENDIX B: Cultural Interview

APPENDIX C: The Essential Primary Grade Sight Word List

APPENDIX D: Graphic Organizer Templates

REFERENCES

 


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