Reading Diagnosis for Teachers by Rebecca Barr
An Instructional Approach (5th Edition)

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Built on a case-study approach to reading diagnosis, this classroom-based resource features strong research, a theoretical foundation and a developmental, constructivist perspective of literacy.

In this fourth edition, the authors offer an Instructional Approach that consistently helps the reflective practitioner connect diagnosis with instructional planning. It provides many more cases from actual students and classrooms than other diagnosis books, as well as a strong research and theoretical grounding for practice. The authors introduce readers to early literacy screening, running records, informal reading inventories, miscue analysis, assessment issues related to national and state initiatives and much more.


About Rebecca Barr

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Rebecca Barr is professor of education at the National College of Education. Robert Dreeben is professor of education at the University of Chicago. Nonglak Wiratchai is assistant dean of the Graduate School and lecturer at Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok.
Published January 1, 2006
Genres: . Non-fiction