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Strategies for struggling readers the non reader


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Strategies for struggling readers the non reader

  1. 1. Strategies for Struggling Readers The Non-Reader November 22, 2010 Nicole Lakusta Educational Technology Facilitator Twitter: @nlakusta
  2. 2. Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. ~Richard Steele, Tatler, 1710
  3. 3. TOOLBOX 1. Assess and Conquer 2. Predicting ABC 3. K.I.M. (or KIC) 4. I'll Pause, You Think 5. What Do You Expect? 6. Text Investigation
  4. 4. Assess and Conquer
  5. 5. Predicting ABC
  6. 6. K.I.M. (or KIC)
  7. 7. I'll Pause, You Think
  8. 8. What Do You Expect?
  9. 9. Text Investigation
  10. 10. ONLINE 1. Voice recording - voki, vocaroo, audacity  2. Video activities - LearnAlberta, Discovery Education Canada, Youtube,  Teachertube, Animoto Edu 3. Concrete examples, organizers, demos - Smartboard Notebook,  Inspiration, Kidspiration, Microsoft Word, Bubblus, Wordle,  Student Interactives from readwritethink. 4. Audio books - Podiobooks, Librivox, AudioOwl and BooksShouldBeFree,  LearnOutLoud, Stony Plain/Spruce Grove/Edmonton Public Librairies  Overdrive subscriptions to download to computer/device, Tumblebooks,  Raz Kids, BookFlix,  TeachingBooks, Into the Book 5. Word analysis - Visual Thesaurus, VocabGrabber, Lexipedia, Visuwords 6. Publish work - set up an early years blog at Kidblog, Middle years/HS blog  at Edublogs, or even a wiki at Wikispaces, Storybird, PhotoStory 3.
  13. 13. Examples, Organizers, Demos
  14. 14. AUDIOBOOKS
  16. 16. PUBLISH WORK
  17. 17. REFERENCES Allen, J., (1999). Words, Words, Words. York: Stenhouse Publishers. Allen, J., (2000). Yellow Brick Roads. York: Stenhouse Publishers. Allen. J., (2008). More Tools for Teaching Content Literacy. York: Stenhouse Publishers. Caldwell, J., & Leslie, L. (2009). Intervention Strategies to Follow Informal Reading Inventory Assessment. Boston: Pearson. Chapman, C., & King, R. (2003). Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas. Thousand Oaks: Corwin Press. Cunningham, et al. (1998). Month-by-Month Phonics for Upper Grades: A Second Chance for Struggling Readers and Students Learning English. Greensboro, NC: Carson-Dellosa Pub. Lipton, L. & Wellman, B. (2011). Groups at Work. Sherman, CT. MiraVia, LLC Nelson Levelled Books Catalogue. (2004). Struggling and Reluctant Reader Resources – Grades 4-8. Thomas Nelson. PSD Readers Wiki - Peter Pappas Blog site Spence, C., (2006). Creating a Literacy Environment for Boys. Australia: Thomson/Nelson Tankersley, K., (2005). Literacy Strategies for Grades 4-12. City: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Deve. Wormeli, R., (2004). Summarization in Any Subject. City: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Deve.
  18. 18. The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it. ~James Bryce