Improving Reading Comprehension through Metacognitive Reading Strategies Instruction

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This book addresses the need to help all students, including English learners, improve their ability to read with understanding so that they can succeed not just in their language and literacy classes, but also in their subject area classrooms. The book brings together a group of experts representing the fields of first and second language reading, whose chapters contribute in different yet complementary ways to the goal of this book: Improve students’ reading for understanding across languages with metacognitive awareness and use of reading strategies instruction.
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Kouider Mokhtari is the Anderson-Vukelja-Wright Endowed Professor, Literacy Education, at the University of Texas at Tyler, Texas, where he engages in research, teaching, and service initiatives aimed at advancing literacy instruction and increasing students' literacy achievement outcomes. His research focuses on the acquisition of language and literacy by first and second language learners, with particular emphasis on children, adolescents, and adults who can read but have difficulties understanding what they read. Kouider's research has been featured in various literacy research and practice journals. His book Preparing Every Teacher to Reach English Learners (Harvard University Press) was presented the 2013 American Association of Colleges For Teacher Education (AACTE) Outstanding Book Award. He was also the recipient of the 2014 International Reading Association John C. Manning Public School Service Award.
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Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield
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Published on
Nov 2, 2016
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Pages
250
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ISBN
9781475831306
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Language
English
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Genres
Education / Bilingual Education
Education / Teaching Methods & Materials / Reading & Phonics
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