Watch & Learn (Reading Rockets)
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Teaching reading is a hugely complicated task. So much so that researcher Louisa Moats ended up entitling her influential article "Teaching Reading IS Rocket Science." Watch and learn as Reading Rockets goes inside the classroom and captures effective techniques for teaching all aspects of Reading 101. The video clips are from Reading Rockets' PBS television series Launching Young Readers. Launching Young Readers is designed for teachers, parents, caregivers, and anyone else interested in helping children learn to read. The programs feature the country's top reading experts, look at different reading strategies, provide practical advice for parents, and interweave the personal stories of children, families, and teachers. The following podcasts are available on ReadingRockets.org. For more information visit Reading Rockets' Reading 101 section, where you'll find related videos, articles, and techniques for teaching reading effectively!
|1||CleanVideoText Comprehesion: Students Take Charge||This video clip shows a Seattle school using a technique called Reciprocal Teaching...||6/30/10||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoInvented Spelling||In a Connecticut suburb, first grade teacher Carol Spinello turns a spelling lesson into...||6/30/10||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoSpelling Patterns||The Johnson School in Charlottesville, VA, has its own homegrown reading program called RISE...||6/30/10||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoThe Alphabet Principle||In Houston, the teacher of an advanced kindergarten class connects letters and sounds in a systematic and explicit way...||6/30/10||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoDeveloping Fluency||Fluency is the ability to read aloud without hesitation and with good inflection....||6/30/10||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||CleanVideoHelping Struggling Readers||The Lab School in Washington, D.C., shows how one-on-one tutoring helps struggling readers achieve phonemic awareness...||6/30/10||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||CleanVideoLetters and Sounds||Phonemic awareness is an important part of reading, and developing this understanding takes constant practice at school and home...||6/30/10||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||CleanVideoSpelling: Word Families||At Sudduth Elementary School in Starkville, Mississippi, Tina Scholtes teaches first graders a handy spelling pattern that helps them recognize word clusters...||6/30/10||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||CleanVideoAssessing Reading Skills||At the Stern Center in Vermont, struggling students get a leg up on reading and other skills....||6/30/10||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||CleanVideoWriting||Lynn Reichle and her second grade students go on a writing adventure called Writers' Workshop...||6/30/10||Free||View In iTunes|
|11||CleanVideoInformal Assessment: Assessment by Specialists||At a Lindamood-Bell Center, a seven-year-old receives one-on-one assessment and guidance...||6/30/10||Free||View In iTunes|
|12||CleanVideoPrint Awareness: Becoming Aware of Print||This clip shows how 32-month-old Mira's parents help her become aware of print...||6/30/10||Free||View In iTunes|
Watch and Learn (Reading Rockets)
These videos are great for parents, homeschoolers, teachers, tutors or anyone interested in helping children achieve literacy.