Shaping Literacy Achievement

Research We Have, Research We Need

Edited by Michael Pressley, Alison K. Billman, Kristen H. Perry, Kelly E. Reffitt, and Julia Moorhead Reynolds

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Paperback
March 9, 2007
ISBN 9781593854096
Price: $34.00
258 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"
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September 8, 2015
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258 Pages
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258 Pages
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In the era of No Child Left Behind, what literacy research is still needed? How should it be conducted? And what role does research play in determining the kinds of literacy experiences that actually take place in classrooms? This forward-thinking book brings together leading authorities to address these vital and hotly debated questions. Contributors analyze the existing knowledge on core aspects of literacy education, describe how science is currently informing practice, and identify important methodological challenges and research directions. A highlight of the book is a chapter in which Michael Pressley offers an insightful critique of Reading First as well as practical recommendations for improving future policies.