A best-selling, research-based guide to effective reading instruction, the Teaching Reading Sourcebook, Updated 2nd Edition supports educators in bridging the gap between evidence-based reading research and actionable instructional strategies. Organized according to the elements of explicit instruction (what? why? when? and how?), the Sourcebook includes both a research-informed knowledge base and practical sample lesson models. It teaches the key elements of an effective reading program — phonemic awareness, decoding, vocabulary development, fluency, and comprehension — in a practical hands-on teacher’s guide. The newest version contains Common Core State Standards information, cross-references, and graphic explanations to identify how best practices in teaching reading align with the standards.
Why You Need the Sourcebook
The Sourcebook helps educators get a clear view of the current state of reading education and key literacy concepts. The teaching tips, intervention strategies, and suggestions for English learners make it a must-have for educators at every level.
What Educators are Saying About the Sourcebook
“I would like to commend you for such a well written and cross referenced product. I appreciate that is so solidly based on research. After 40+ years in education, I found it to be one of the very best referenced and cross referenced, making it really usable for teachers. It truly is a working reference manual. At first, when handed the Sourcebook, teachers just lifted it and moaned, and then they began to get into it and learn what a toolbox it is. Thanks for such a comprehensive manual for understanding and teaching teachers HOW to teach reading.” ~ Brenda Young, Leadership Coach, ODE/Education NW
“The Sourcebook provides both distilled theory and research, with lessons you can teach tomorrow morning. It is a keeper . . . a textbook that pre-service and classroom teachers will want to keep and pull off of their professional bookshelf quite often.” ~ Shane Templeton, Ph.D. University of Nevada, Reno