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March 2010
Reading to Learn

March 2010 | Volume 67 | Number 6

Reading to Learn

Feature Articles

The Case for Slow Reading

Thomas Newkirk

To truly comprehend and appreciate texts, students need to read more slowly.

Reading Through a Disciplinary Lens

Connie Juel, Heather Hebard, Julie Park Haubner and Meredith Moran

How to guide readers to approach texts through the frame of a particular academic discipline.

Texts That Matter

Gay Ivey

Multiple informative texts offer readers more than conventional compendiums do.

I Got Grouped

Cris Tovani

The sting of being grouped can give struggling students inadvertent permission to give up.

Becoming a Classroom of Readers

Donalyn Miller

To become good readers, students need to read and read and read.

Reversing Readicide

Kelly Gallagher

Which practices hasten the decline of reading, and which boost the reading habit?

From Great Texts—to Great Thinking

Cynthia Barry

Does great literature still speak to the young? Yes, when they have the chance to probe and question profound ideas.

Special Topic / Why We Should Stop Bashing State Tests

Grant Wiggins

When the questions demand reasoning and inference, tests can be a teaching tool.

Making Science Real

Joanne K. Olson and Kouider Mokhtari

Why reading strategies alone won't help students comprehend science concepts.

Making Reading Meaningful

Ruth Shagoury

How to introduce reading to preschoolers.

New Horizons in Comprehension

Ellin Oliver Keene

Encouraging students to routinely apply strategies makes them better readers.

Literacy Starts with the Teachers

William G. Brozo and Douglas Fisher

How to inspire the whole faculty to bolster adolescents' content-area reading skills.

The Day Reading Became Play

Bruce Hansen

Would a lesson that engaged Kendra be appropriate for Gerard?



Teaching Critical Reading with Questioning Strategies

Larry Lewin

Among the higher level skills our students need is the ability to generate thoughtful questions.

The Power of Strategies Instruction

Erika Daniels

An urban high school creates a reading support class for 9th graders struggling with reading comprehension.

What Helps At-Risk Adolescent Readers?

Marie Carbo

Learning-style reading strategies benefit all kinds of readers.

The Day the Cows Came Home

Jill Ostrow and Jane Wellman

Family books and videos help ELLs practice literacy at school and home.

Put the Brakes on NASCAR Reading

Barclay T. Marcell

Kids are off and running on their timed speed tests, but do they know what they are reading?

Book Review

Jamie Greene

Teaching What Really Happened by James W. Loewen

EL Study Guide

Teresa Preston