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    Discerning Shapes, Reading Words Like Faces - The Current Science of Literacy and its Implications for Low-Income Countries Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Despite much donor investment in low-income countries, student populations may fail to learn even the first steps of literacy. To some extent this may be due to teaching materials and methods that were developed for high-income students who get more...

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    Effective Early Reading Instruction - Aligning Standards, Curriculum, and Assessment for Special Education Kindergarten-Grade 4
    “The primary purposes of this article are to provide background knowledge about language and reading development; describe new assessment tools; share practical guidance for developing early reading standards to reduce reading problems; and suggest ways...

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    Fostering the Self-esteem of Children with Reading Difficulties - A Christian Approach Grade 1-Lifelong
    Cozens seeks a Christian approach to nurturing self-esteem and improving the academic performance of children with reading difficulties. Five principles of nurturing self-esteem are noted to provide a very effective means for integrating the faith and learning...

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    Foundational Reading Skills - Standards Tell Us What, Research Tells Us How Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Attendees of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session learned "how to accelerate reading achievement by understanding the research and importance of all aspects of the foundational reading process and how to implement a path toward successful student...

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    God Leads the Handicapped, Too Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Dwain Ford shares his personal experiences with dyslexia and how it affected his life, career, and teaching. These difficulties included reading, writing, and oral expression. He describes the effects of dyslexia as well as how a language handicapped person...

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    Helping College Students Who Read Poorly Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article discusses issues in remedial reading for college students. College teachers need to be flexible, firm, and analytical when dealing with students who have reading problems, at the same time providing an atmosphere where learning can take place....

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    Helping Struggling Readers and Students With Limited English Proficiency Kindergarten-Grade 3
    This article examines reading expectations for students, particularly in kindergarten through grade 3, as well as strategies that regular classroom teachers can use to identify and assist struggling readers. Many teachers know what reading materials and strategies...

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    Helping Struggling Readers Succeed in the Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Use these strategies to help struggling readers with the five key elements of literacy: phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency & comprehension.

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    How Can I Help My Students Who Struggle With Reading Comprehension? Kindergarten-Grade 6
    The most important skill in reading is constructing meaning. Reading and comprehension are defined, as a precise definition of both will help teachers understand how to choose appropriate classroom interventions for individual needs. Comprehension instruction...

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    Ideas for Teaching Junior High Students with Learning Disabilities Grade 7-Grade 12
    Few ideas and little help is available for teaching learning disabled students at the junior high and high school levels. This article suggests a number of ideas for teaching, reading assistance, class scheduling, delivery, lectures, assignments, homework,...

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    JAE: Of Interest to Teachers Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Journal of Adventist Education column features current news, reports, and updates of interest to educators. In this issue: Girls as Likely as Boys to Have Reading Disability, Study Reveals; Report Identifies Causes of Learning Impairments; High...

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    Making Nature Part of the Curriculum - Practical and Spiritual Lessons from God’s Other Book Preschool-Grade 12
    Students can benefit in many ways by spending time with animals and out in nature as a part of their educational experience. Nature speaks of God’s eternal love and care. Chiomenti provides examples of including animals and outdoor education in the classroom,...

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    Making The Grade: Is That Boy Really Ready for the Grade He's In? Preschool-Grade 2
    Aspects for determining whether a child is developmentally ready for school. The differences between boys and girls are discussed as well as the advantages of delaying the start of school. Questions to assess a child's adaptation to school are presented as...

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    Math-Related Problems of Dyslexia Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Strategies for helping the learning-disabled child master math. Math difficulties may be traced to dyslexia and/or reading related problems, may be part of an overall learning disability, but for some math may be the only subject in which they have problems....

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    Read Aloud - Why It Can Change You and Your Classroom 0-2 years-Grade 8
    Reading aloud to your students will change their lives in ways that seem too incredible to be real. Based on Mem Fox’s Reading Magic, this 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation challenges teachers to make this part of their classroom routine and...

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    Reading Boys Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article suggests positive steps teachers can take to foster in their male students a greater engagement with reading. From the JAE special issue on reading.

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    Reading for Meaning - Fluently Kindergarten-Grade 8
    With materials from this 2018 NAD convention workshop, "explore three powerful, research-based strategies for accelerating reading achievement: teacher modeling, repeated readings, and progress monitoring."

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    That Johnny Will Read Grade 1-Lifelong
    A review of services offered by the Atlantic Union College reading center. Students who read at low levels learn study and reading skills that will lift them off academic probation. Students who score higher in reading learn speed-reading techniques and other...

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    The Puzzle of Student Success - Assessing Without Stress Leading to Great Differentiated Instruction Preschool Thru 6th Grade Preschool-Grade 6
    Read this presentation from a 2018 NAD convention breakout session to "learn why today's child comes to school with a different brain than you did, how it impacts your instruction, and what is required to accelerate student outcomes...learn the science...