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Readers, including both general educators and specialists, are encouraged to consult the articles in this issue, as well as the website of the International Dyslexia Association (www.interdys.org), for many additional examples of valuable, research-based resources on the teaching of reading.

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Becoming a Professional Reading Teacher

P. C. Aaron, R. Malatesha Joshi, & Diana Quatroche

Paul H. Brookes, 2008.

An extremely useful textbook on the teaching of reading that provides teachers with an exceptionally thorough grounding in research.

Direct Instruction Reading (5th ed.)

Douglas W. Camine, Jerry Silben, Edward j. Kame'enui, & Sara C. Tarver

Merrill, 2009.

A textbook on teaching reading that provides a very explicit discussion of how to teach important components of reading and implement a comprehensive reading program in general as well as special education. The teaching scripts and application exercises at the end of each chapter are especially helpful.

Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills

Judith R. Birsh

Paul H. Brookes, 2005.

An excellent edited book with chapters written by recognized experts in different areas, including not only the important components of reading, but also handwriting, composition, study skills, and math, with a focus on multisensory strategies for teaching students with dyslexia and other reading disabilities.

Speech to Print: Language Essentials for Teachers (2nd ed.)

Louisa Cook Moats

Paul H. Brookes, 2010.

A definitive resource for providing educators with a comprehensive understanding of language structure at all levels - phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics. The book includes helpful case studies, sample lesson plans, word lists, and developmental spelling inventories.

Teaching Reading Sourcebook for Kindergarten Through Eight Grade (2nd ed.)

Bill Honig, Linda Diamond, & Linda Cutlohn

Arena Press, 2008.

Another excellent, comprehensive resource on how to teach the important components of reading, oriented primarily toward general educators. This is especially readable text for beginning-level teacher candidates.

Electronic

Center on Instruction (www.centeroninstruction.org)

A website that provides extensive, up-to-date, research-based information that is very useful to practitioners, not only in the area of reading, but also in the areas of special education, English language learning, mathematics, and science. …

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