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Preparing effective teachers of reading; putting research findings to work for student learning.



9781433101311

Preparing effective teachers of reading; putting research findings to work for student learning.

Ed. by Boyce C. Williams.

Peter Lang Publishing Inc

2008

158 pages

$29.95

Paperback

LB2844

For K-12 and higher education higher education

Study beyond the level of secondary education. Institutions of higher education include not only colleges and universities but also professional schools in such fields as law, theology, medicine, business, music, and art.
 principals and teachers, this volume describes the Reading First Teacher Education Network program conducted from 2003 to 2006 by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) was founded in 1954 to accredit teacher certification programs at U.S. colleges and universities. NCATE is a council of educators created to ensure and raise the quality of preparation for their profession. , initiated due to concerns about the lack of preparation for teaching reading and the desire to change methods to increase achievement. The project's purpose was to aid, through seminars, in the implementation of scientifically based reading research at Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before 1964 with the intention of serving the African American community. They are often liberal arts colleges or universities. , Hispanic Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges by building instruction on research-based practices and incorporating this research into instruction in college courses, in line with the No Child Left Behind Act The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (Public Law 107-110), commonly known as NCLB (IPA: /ˈnɪkəlbiː/), is a United States federal law that was passed in the House of Representatives on May 23, 2001 . It contains 11 essays about the project, which detail its goals, collaboration within the program, the roles of the reading and quality assurance coaching consultants, outcomes, and implications for the achievement gap in math. Other chapters outline the project at Florida International U., analysis and research implications, how it established social capital in underrepresented un·der·rep·re·sent·ed  
adj.
Insufficiently or inadequately represented: the underrepresented minority groups, ignored by the government. 
 populations, correlation to state licensure licensure
(lī´snsh
 tests, and the role of technology. Essays were written by those involved, as well as professors of education. The book lacks an index. Williams is associated with the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and was project director of the Reading First Teacher Education Network.

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