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|Author||: Louisa Cook Moats|
|Editor||: Brookes Pub|
With extensive updates and enhancements to every chapter, the new edition of "Speech to Print" fully prepares today's literacy educators to teach students with or without disabilities.
|Author||: Louisa Cook Moats|
|Editor||: Paul H Brookes Publishing Company|
Knowledge of language is the foundation for teaching children to read explicitly and systematically. In this thorough and accessible book, readers will understand the organization of written and spoken English; discover the connection between language structure and how individuals learn to read; get examples of students' writing to help you interpret children's mistakes; apply the concepts of phoneme awareness, spelling. vocabulary, and comprehension in sample lesson plans and adaptations. All of this will enable educators to identify, understand, and solve the problems students with or without learning disabilities may encounter when learning to read and write.--From publisher description.
|Author||: Louisa Cook Moats|
|Editor||: Brookes Publishing Company|
Since its publication in 2000, Speech to Print has become one of the most popular, highly regarded, and influential textbooks available on literacy instruction. In this third edition of her bestselling text, renowned literacy expert Louisa Cook Moats explains why effective language arts instruction must be informed by a deep understanding of spoken and written English--and how to apply this understanding to improve teaching practices. With dozens of focused chapter exercises, real-world examples, recommended teaching principles, and sample classroom activities, this book is an essential resource for any skilled teacher of reading and writing.
|Author||: Louisa Cook Moats,Bruce Rosow|
|Editor||: Brookes Publishing Company|
The ideal companion to the third edition of the bestselling Speech to Print textbook, this revised workbook helps teachers deepen their understanding of spoken and written English, practice and strengthen their skills and knowledge, and prepare to deliver high-quality reading instruction. Speech to Print author Louisa Moats has partnered with Bruce Rosowâ "an experienced special educator and teacher of teachersâ "to develop an updated and engaging new edition of the workbook that gets todayâ (TM)s teachers ready for success in the classroom. As in the previous editions, the exercises in the new workbook cover all the areas addressed in the textbook, including phonetics and phonology, orthography, morphology, syntax, and semantics. Users will find dozens of new exercises, updates and revisions throughout, and student-friendly features such as chapter quizzes, answer keys, and tips on teaching language concepts to their own students. Perfect for preservice teacher education courses or for in-service professional development, this workbook will help ensure that educators grasp the complex concepts in Speech to Printâ "and successfully teach children the critical literacy skills theyâ (TM)ll need for the rest of their lives. WHATâ (TM)S NEW More than 30 brand-new exercises not found in the Speech to Print textbook Revised and updated exercises throughout Extensive new content and exercises addressing syntax and semantics New chapter quizzes reinforcing teachersâ (TM) knowledge of language building blocks, including phonology, orthography, morphology, syntax, and semantics Exercises that provide models and tips for teaching selected concepts to students A new final course exam Learn more about the new edition!
|Author||: Martin Elsky|
|Editor||: Cornell University Press|
Martin Elsky here illuminates the complex interplay of linguistic theory and textual representation in English Renaissance writing. Drawing on a wide range of materials, both literary and nonliterary, Elsky focuses on the impact of speech-oriented and writing-dominated theories of language on textual practice. Among the texts Elsky discusses are Herbert's The Temple, Bacon's Magna Instauratio, Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy, Jonson 's lyrics, and works by Lily, Colet, Ascham, and Elyot. In showing how speech, writing, and print suggest contrasting foundations for the authority of language, Elsky considers such topics as the competing concepts of textuality in humanist literature and in hieroglyphic poetry; the authenticity of writing and the distortions of speech in scientific prose works; the social context of printing scientific prose; and the use of print to create the infinitely expandable text of philosophical skepticism. A provocative application of contemporary literary theory to the historical analysis of texts, Authorizing Words will interest readers in such disciplines as Renaissance studies, theory of language, historical linguistics, history of science, and the history of communication.
|Author||: Louisa Cook Moats,Karen Dakin|
|Editor||: International Dyslexia Assoc|
A must-have guide for any parent or teacher of a child struggling to learn to read, this essential resource begins by answering the question "What is Dyslexia?" Moats and Dakin have masterfully selected and distilled the most significant research in the field to provide clear and detailed explanations of the widely accepted research-based definition of dyslexia, identification and treatment of dyslexia at various stages of development, emotional consequences of reading difficulties, current research on the role of genetics and the brain, essential elements of effective reading, and treatment options for the most severe cases of dyslexia and other reading problems.-- back cover.
|Author||: Sandra Levey,Susan Polirstok|
Language Development: Understanding Language Diversity in the Classroom offers comprehensive coverage of the language development process for pre- and in-service teachers while emphasizing the factors that further academic success in the classroom, including literacy skills, phonological awareness, and narrative. With chapters written by respected specialists in various fields, this interdisciplinary text illuminates the impact of language development on learning success and distinguishes between language differences and disorders, integrating illustrative case studies as well as helpful classroom strategies that teachers can implement right away.
|Author||: Mark Seidenberg|
|Editor||: Basic Books|
In this "important and alarming" book, see why so many American students are falling behind in their reading skills while others around the world excel (New York Times). In 2011, when an international survey reported that students in Shanghai dramatically outperformed American students in reading, math, and science, President Obama declared it a "Sputnik moment": a wake-up call about the dismal state of American education. Little has changed, however, since then: over half of our children still read at a basic level and few become highly proficient. Many American children and adults are not functionally literate, with serious consequences. Poor readers are more likely to drop out of the educational system and as adults are unable to fully participate in the workforce, adequately manage their own health care, or advance their children's education. In Language at the Speed of Sight, internationally renowned cognitive scientist Mark Seidenberg reveals the underexplored science of reading, which spans cognitive science, neurobiology, and linguistics. As Seidenberg shows, the disconnect between science and education is a major factor in America's chronic underachievement. How we teach reading places many children at risk of failure, discriminates against poorer kids, and discourages even those who could have become more successful readers. Children aren't taught basic print skills because educators cling to the disproved theory that good readers guess the words in texts, a strategy that encourages skimming instead of close reading. Interventions for children with reading disabilities are delayed because parents are mistakenly told their kids will catch up if they work harder. Learning to read is more difficult for children who speak a minority dialect in the home, but that is not reflected in classroom practices. By building on science's insights, we can improve how our children read, and take real steps toward solving the inequality that illiteracy breeds. Both an expert look at our relationship with the written word and a rousing call to action, Language at the Speed of Sight is essential for parents, educators, policy makers, and all others who want to understand why so many fail to read, and how to change that.
|Author||: Emily Cohen, MA, CCC-SLP|
|Editor||: Tandem Speech Therapy, PLLC|
If you are a family or educator with a toddler or young child then you have come to the right place. This book will teach you how to convert play and everyday routines into activities that are both fun AND beneficial for a child’s speech and language development. With little tweaks to your interactions and the everyday routines you are already engaging in, you can increase opportunities for learning and growth for your child. This best part is it’s not a lot of extra work. In the Playing With Purpose book you will learn: The basics of language development Why play is important for a child’s growth in the early years How children learn during play and familiar routines Tips for boosting speech and language skills during play Tips for boosting speech and language skills in everyday activities
|Author||: Peter Elbow|
|Editor||: OUP USA|
A writing guide for the twenty-first century, Vernacular Eloquence explores how the variety of ways the spoken word can enhance the written word, drawing on examples from blogs, email, and other recent trends.
|Author||: Laura Colantoni,Jeffrey Steele,Paola Escudero|
|Editor||: Cambridge University Press|
This textbook focuses on second language speech - how individuals perceive and produce the sounds of their second language.
|Author||: Johan J. Bolhuis,Martin Everaert|
|Editor||: MIT Press|
Leading scholars draw on the latest research to explore what birdsong can tell us about the biology of human speech and language and the consequences for evolutionary biology.
|Author||: Barack Obama|
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Barack Obama’s lucid vision of America’s place in the world and call for a new kind of politics that builds upon our shared understandings as Americans, based on his years in the Senate “In our lowdown, dispiriting era, Obama’s talent for proposing humane, sensible solutions with uplifting, elegant prose does fill one with hope.”—Michael Kazin, The Washington Post In July 2004, four years before his presidency, Barack Obama electrified the Democratic National Convention with an address that spoke to Americans across the political spectrum. One phrase in particular anchored itself in listeners’ minds, a reminder that for all the discord and struggle to be found in our history as a nation, we have always been guided by a dogged optimism in the future, or what Obama called “the audacity of hope.” The Audacity of Hope is Barack Obama’s call for a different brand of politics—a politics for those weary of bitter partisanship and alienated by the “endless clash of armies” we see in congress and on the campaign trail; a politics rooted in the faith, inclusiveness, and nobility of spirit at the heart of “our improbable experiment in democracy.” He explores those forces—from the fear of losing to the perpetual need to raise money to the power of the media—that can stifle even the best-intentioned politician. He also writes, with surprising intimacy and self-deprecating humor, about settling in as a senator, seeking to balance the demands of public service and family life, and his own deepening religious commitment. At the heart of this book is Barack Obama’s vision of how we can move beyond our divisions to tackle concrete problems. He examines the growing economic insecurity of American families, the racial and religious tensions within the body politic, and the transnational threats—from terrorism to pandemic—that gather beyond our shores. And he grapples with the role that faith plays in a democracy—where it is vital and where it must never intrude. Underlying his stories is a vigorous search for connection: the foundation for a radically hopeful political consensus. Only by returning to the principles that gave birth to our Constitution, Obama says, can Americans repair a political process that is broken, and restore to working order a government that has fallen dangerously out of touch with millions of ordinary Americans. Those Americans are out there, he writes—“waiting for Republicans and Democrats to catch up with them.”
|Author||: V. Pupavac|
Exploring language rights politics in theoretical, historical and international context, this book brings together debates from law, sociolinguistics, international politics, and the history of ideas. The author argues that international language rights advocacy supports global governance of language and questions freedoms of speech and expression.
|Author||: Marcia K. Henry|
|Editor||: Paul H Brookes Publishing|
The second edition of this bestselling textbook arms pre-K to middle-school teachers with the most recent developments in reading research and shows them how to apply their knowledge in the classroom to help all students learn.; "
|Author||: Nancy Lewis Hennessy|
|Editor||: Paul H Brookes Publishing|
"The Reading Comprehension Blueprint: Helping Students Make Meaning from Text provides readers with a deeper understanding of reading comprehension and recommendations for developing evidence-based instruction. This organizational framework, aligned with the language comprehension strands of Scarborough's Reading Rope, prompts educators to ask themselves critical questions about vocabulary, syntax and sentence comprehension, text structures, students' background knowledge, levels of understanding, and inference. Sample classroom activities, a unit plan, sample lesson plans, and other resources provide valuable models and tools to use for designing and delivering high-quality instruction"--
|Author||: David Foster Wallace|
|Editor||: Little, Brown|
In this rare peak into the personal life of the author of numerous bestselling novels, gain an understanding of David Foster Wallace and how he became the man that he was. Only once did David Foster Wallace give a public talk on his views on life, during a commencement address given in 2005 at Kenyon College. The speech is reprinted for the first time in book form in This is Water. How does one keep from going through their comfortable, prosperous adult life unconsciously? How do we get ourselves out of the foreground of our thoughts and achieve compassion? The speech captures Wallace's electric intellect as well as his grace in attention to others. After his death, it became a treasured piece of writing reprinted in The Wall Street Journal and the London Times, commented on endlessly in blogs, and emailed from friend to friend. Writing with his one-of-a-kind blend of causal humor, exacting intellect, and practical philosophy, David Foster Wallace probes the challenges of daily living and offers advice that renews us with every reading.
|Author||: Tanja Schultz,Katrin Kirchhoff|
Tanja Schultz and Katrin Kirchhoff have compiled a comprehensive overview of speech processing from a multilingual perspective. By taking this all-inclusive approach to speech processing, the editors have included theories, algorithms, and techniques that are required to support spoken input and output in a large variety of languages. Multilingual Speech Processing presents a comprehensive introduction to research problems and solutions, both from a theoretical as well as a practical perspective, and highlights technology that incorporates the increasing necessity for multilingual applications in our global community. Current challenges of speech processing and the feasibility of sharing data and system components across different languages guide contributors in their discussions of trends, prognoses and open research issues. This includes automatic speech recognition and speech synthesis, but also speech-to-speech translation, dialog systems, automatic language identification, and handling non-native speech. The book is complemented by an overview of multilingual resources, important research trends, and actual speech processing systems that are being deployed in multilingual human-human and human-machine interfaces. Researchers and developers in industry and academia with different backgrounds but a common interest in multilingual speech processing will find an excellent overview of research problems and solutions detailed from theoretical and practical perspectives. State-of-the-art research with a global perspective by authors from the USA, Asia, Europe, and South Africa The only comprehensive introduction to multilingual speech processing currently available Detailed presentation of technological advances integral to security, financial, cellular and commercial applications
|Author||: Frank H. Guenther|
|Editor||: MIT Press|
A comprehensive and unified account of the neural computations underlying speech production, offering a theoretical framework bridging the behavioral and the neurological literatures.