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No More Summer-Reading Loss

  • Title:No More Summer-Reading Loss
  • Author:Carrie Cahill, Kathy Horvath, Anne McGill-Franzen, Richard Allington
  • Publication Date:August 2013
  • Grade Level:K-8
  • ISBN:9780325049038
  • Publisher:Heinemann

Everyone loves summer - except reading teachers. Kids take a vacation from books and those with limited access to books lose ground to their peers. You may have thought there’s nothing you can do about it, but there is. No More Summer-Reading Loss shows how to ensure that readers continue to grow year round.

School-based practitioners Carrie Cahill and Kathy Horvath join with renowned researchers Anne McGill-Franzen and Dick Allington to help you make summer readers out of every student. You’ll stop summer-reading loss as they help you:

•identify practices that inadvertently contribute to it

•understand the research on its implications and its prevention

•take research-based action with 8 instructional strategies.

Building independence. Keeping kids on grade-level. Closing the achievement gap. These are just a few of the valuable outcomes that No More Summer-Reading Loss can support. Most importantly, it will help you pass on a love of reading that knows no season and gives readers confidence when they return in the fall.

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Author Bio

Richard Allington is a past president of the International Reading Association and of the National Reading Conference. He has written more than 100 published papers and reports on reading difficulties, and is the author or coauthor of What Really Matters in Response to Intervention, What Really Matters in Fluency, Classrooms That Work, and Schools That Work. Dick is a former classroom teacher, reading specialist, and federal programs director who has studied and written about reading intervention.

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