Teaching the Brain to Read Strategies for Improving Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension

ISBN-10: 1416606882
ISBN-13: 9781416606888
Edition: 2008
Authors: Judy Willis
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Description: Reading comes easily to some students, but many struggle with some part of this complex process that requires many areas of the brain to operate together through an intricate network of neurons.

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Book details

List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Reading comes easily to some students, but many struggle with some part of this complex process that requires many areas of the brain to operate together through an intricate network of neurons.

Judy Willis, MD, M. Ed (Santa Barbara) a board certified neurologist and middle school teacher, has combined her training in neuroscience and neuroimaging with her teaching education and years of classroom experience. She is an authority in the field of learning-centered brain research and strategies derived from this research for use by parents and educators. Her articles connecting neurology and education have been published in numerous education journals.

Prefacep. viii
Acknowledgmentsp. xiv
Introductionp. 1
From Syllable to Synapse: Prereading Through Decodingp. 11
Patterning Strategiesp. 22
Fluency Building from the Brain to the Bookp. 47
Eliminating Barriers on the Road to Fluencyp. 68
Vocabulary Building and Keepingp. 80
Successful Reading Comprehensionp. 126
Conclusionp. 157
Glossaryp. 159
Referencesp. 163
Indexp. 170
About the Authorp. 175
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