This volume summarizes a decade of research highlighting major advances in knowledge concerning the nature of comprehension. It suggests instructional implications of these advances and identifies issues remaining to be addressed. Case studies are provided describing how several school districts have used this research to develop new approaches to teaching comprehension.
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Motivating Reading Comprehension: Concept-Oriented Reading Instruction By John T. Guthrie; Allan Wigfield; Kathleen C. Perencevich Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2004
Effectiveness of Selected Supplemental Reading Comprehension Interventions: Findings from Two Student Cohorts By Susanne James-Burdumy; John Deke; Julieta Lugo-Gil; Nancy Carey; Alan Hershey; Russell Gersten; Rebecca Newman-Gonchar; Joseph Dimino; Kelly Haymond; Bonnie Faddis; Audrey Pendleton United States. Education. National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance., 2010
Speaking, Reading, and Writing in Children with Language Learning Disabilities: New Paradigms in Research and Practice By Katharine G. Butler; Elaine R. Silliman Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2002
Personal Need for Structure and Reading Comprehension in a Foreign Language By Munková, Dasa Stranovská, Eva Sarmány-Schuller, Ivan Müglová, Daniela Studia Psychologica, Vol. 56, No. 3, 2014
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Improving Reading Comprehension in K-12 Education: Investigating the Impact of the Reading Specialist Credential on the Instructional Decisions of Veteran Teachers By Grisham, Dana L. Issues in Teacher Education, Vol. 17, No. 1, Spring 2008PEER-REVIEWED PERIODICALPeer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s).
Improving Reading Comprehension and Social Studies Knowledge among Middle School Students with Disabilities By Swanson, Elizabeth Wanzek, Jeanne Vaughn, Sharon Roberts, Greg Fall, Ana-Mari Exceptional Children, Vol. 81, No. 4, July 2015PEER-REVIEWED PERIODICALPeer-reviewed publications on Questia are publications containing articles which were subject to evaluation for accuracy and substance by professional peers of the article's author(s).
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Facilitating Reading Comprehension for Students on the Autism Spectrum By Gately, Susan E. Teaching Exceptional Children, Vol. 40, No. 3, 2008
Reciprocal Questioning and Reading Comprehension of Expository Text By Stevens, Anise M. Social Studies Review, Vol. 51, 2012
Schools Fight Fourth-Grade Reading Slump; Duval County Tries New Strategies to Lift Student Comprehension Skills By Diamond, Laura The Florida Times Union, February 16, 2003
A Decline in Reading Comprehension Is a Decline in Many Other Areas By Manila Bulletin, December 4, 2009