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Improving Adolescent Literacy: Key Recommendations From the IES Practice Guide

Adolescent Literacy > Overview & Tools

Dr. Michael Kamil, chair of the IES panel that developed the Practice Guide on Improving Adolescent Literacy, gives an overview of key instructional practices and intervention recommendations.

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Engaging Adolescents in Discussions About Text

Adolescent Literacy > Text Discussion > Learn What Works

Dr. Janice Dole gives an overview of the recommendation to provide opportunities for extended discussion of text meaning and interpretation.

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Improving Comprehension Through Text Discussion: What Does the Research Say?

Adolescent Literacy > Text Discussion > Learn What Works

Dr. Michael Kamil describs the results of a meta-analysis that reviewed 42 studies examining the effects of text discussion on reading comprehension.

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Designing Tiered Interventions

Adolescent Literacy > Intensive Intervention > Learn What Works

Listen to Dr. Deshler explain why some adolescents struggle with reading and the need for reliable student assessments and qualified specialists to provide intensive and individualized...

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Expert Interview

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Explicit Vocabulary-Teaching Strategies

Adolescent Literacy > Vocabulary Instruction > Learn What Works

Dr. Curtis describes explicit vocabulary instruction and provides classroom examples, talks about key strategies students can learn to make them independent vocabulary learners, and explains why it...

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Expert Interview

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A Classroom Scenario

Adolescent Literacy > Vocabulary Instruction > Learn What Works

In this interview Dr. Curtis describes what good vocabulary instruction would look like in a classroom. She addresses the need for explicit instruction and multiple practice opportunities in a...

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Expert Interview

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The Value of Teaching Comprehension Strategies

Adolescent Literacy > Comprehension Strategies > Learn What Works

Dr. Janice Dole gives an overview of the recommendation to provide direct and explicit comprehension strategy instruction.

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Expert Interview

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Comprehension Strategies for Struggling Readers

Adolescent Literacy > Comprehension Strategies > Learn What Works

Dr. Don Deshler describes the characteristics of research-based, explicit, comprehension strategy instruction, including modeling, scaffolding, and opportunities for practice in a variety of...

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Expert Interview

4872 views
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Developing Student Motivation to Read

Reading Comprehension > Engage Students > Learn What Works

In this interview, Dr. John Guthrie describes several research-based strategies for engaging and motivating readers and provides examples for practitioners.

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Expert Interview

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Text Discussion One Step at a Time

Reading Comprehension > Engage Students > Learn What Works

In this interview, Dr. P. David Pearson, who served on the IES panel that created the Practice Guide, Improving Reading Comprehension in Kindergarten Through 3rd Grade, describes the value and...

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Expert Interview

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Uncovering Text Structure

Reading Comprehension > Text Structure > Learn What Works

Dr. Joanna Williams discusses the importance of teaching children about narrative and informational text structure and describes some instructional tools she has used in her research with teachers.

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Expert Interview

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Choosing the Right Text

Reading Comprehension > Comprehension Strategies > Learn What Works

Dr. Nell Duke discusses the importance of choosing texts for reading instruction that are an appropriate difficulty level, range in genres, and align well with instructional goals.  

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