Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills

ISBN-10: 1557666768
ISBN-13: 9781557666765
Edition: 2nd 2005
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Description: For students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities--and for their peers--creative teaching methods that use two or more senses can dramatically improve their language skills and academic outcomes. That's why every current and future educator  More...

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List price: $64.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company Incorporated
Publication date: 6/1/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 661
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.146
Language: English

For students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities--and for their peers--creative teaching methods that use two or more senses can dramatically improve their language skills and academic outcomes. That's why every current and future educator needs the second edition of this definitive guide to multisensory teaching. A core text for a variety of reading courses and an invaluable reference for reading specialists, this comprehensive resource shows educators how to use specific multisensory approaches to help students develop skills in key areas such as Refined by user feedback and updated throughout with current research and best practices, this edition features new chapters (see sidebar) from top experts such as Joanne Carlisle, Barbara Wilson, Eileen Marzola, Jean-Fryer Schedler, and Elsa Cardenas-Hagan. With this popular text adopted by colleges and universities across the country, preservice and in-service teachers will have the research and guidance they need to help all students improve their language skills.

Judith R. Brish, Ed.D., is an education consultant specializing in professional development. Until her retirement in 2000, she was Adjunct Assisstant Professor of Education in the Program in Learning Disabilities at Teachers College, Columbia University.

About the Editor
About the Contributors
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Research and Reading Disability
Multisensory Structured Language Education
Development of Oral Language and Its Relationship to Literacy
Phonemic Awareness and Reading: Research, Activities, and Instructional Materials
Alphabet Knowledge: Letter Recognition, Naming, and Sequencing
The History and Structure of Written English
Assessment of Reading Difficulties
Planning Multisensory Structured Language Lessons and the Classroom Environment
Teaching Reading: Accurate Decoding and Fluency
Teaching Spelling
Biliteracy Instruction for Spanish-Speaking Students
Instruction for Older Students Struggling with Reading
Word Learning and Vocabulary Instruction
Strategies to Improve Reading Comprehension in the Multisensory Classroom
Teaching Handwriting
Composition: Expressive Language and Writing
Multisensory Mathematics Instruction
Learning Strategies and Study Skills: The SkORE System
Working with High-Functioning Dyslexic Adults
Helping Parents of Children with Dyslexia
Glossary
Materials and Sources
Index

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