Hawker Brownlow Education

Using Technology to Enhance Reading: Innovative Approaches to Literacy Instruction

Author: Timothy Rasinski, Kristine Pytash, Richard Ferdig

Availability: In Stock

Code: SOT1925

ISBN: 9781760561925

No of Pages: 270

Publish date: 10/04/2017

Price: $52.25

Description

The 21st century classroom has seen major
advancements in the technological resources available for teachers and students
to exchange ideas and build knowledge. But US reading achievement in Years F–12
has scarcely changed. With the technology available, how can teachers enhance
reading instruction to foster improvement in students’ reading abilities? As
educators and scholars who have worked extensively in real classrooms, the
contributors to Using Technology to
Enhance Reading: Innovative Approaches to Literacy Instruction
aim to
provide teachers and administrators with practical methods to ensure success.


Readers will gain



  • insight from firsthand accounts
    into effectively using technology in reading instruction

  • progress-monitoring tools to
    best address students’ needs

  • strategies to engage students
    in vocabulary instruction and informational texts

  • tools for encouraging individual
    meaning making and group discussions about literature

  • tactics to build and guide
    technology use throughout reading instruction and continually assess students’
    connections with the material.