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Online June 2012 | Volume 69
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Nancy Padak, Karen Bromley, Tim Rasinski and Evangeline Newton
When definitions don't do the trick, which strategies build vocabulary?
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Kim Gutchewsky and Joanne Curran
A best-practices cadre finds that directly instructing students in reading strategies enhances the curriculum.
To develop students' comprehension skills, the author recommends the 10 percent solution.
Kimberly B. Pyne
Book jams with college students encourage high schoolers to make reading a part of their lives.
Carol E. Canady and Robert Lynn Canady
Literacy teams find one hour of added literacy instruction is an effective prevention practice.
Integrated thematic units build both content knowledge and second language skills.
Twyla Miranda, Kary A. Johnson and Dara Rossi-Williams
Struggling readers find the e-reader worth trying.
Exploring connections between literacy and gardening.
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Richard L. Allington
What At-Risk Readers Need
Originally published in "What Students Need to Learn," March 2011
We know that high-quality instruction is the key: Why aren't we opening the door?
The Power of Purposeful Reading
Originally published in "Reading Comprehension," October 2005
Explicit directions about what to seek in a text help students tackle assignments.
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