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Knowledge to Support the Teaching of Reading: Preparing Teachers for a Changing World


reviewed by Tiffany A. Flowers — July 25, 2006

coverTitle: Knowledge to Support the Teaching of Reading: Preparing Teachers for a Changing World
Author(s): Catherine E. Snow, Peg Griffin, and M. Susan Burns (Eds.)
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Publishers, San Francisco
ISBN: 078797465X, Pages: 304, Year: 2005
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In recent years, various scholars in the field of literacy have responded to the public and political concerns regarding the teaching of reading, one of the most debated, researched, and examined areas of teacher education (Allington, 2006; Chall, 1983; Goodman, 2003). In the wake of No Child Left Behind (NCLB), and the formation of the National Reading Panel (NRP), many reading researchers feel that they have witnessed a reinvention of the “reading wars” and the birth of universal assessment for all students. Some scholars disagree with the undertaking of reexamining what they consider to be a narrow focus of reading (Wilson, Martens & Arya (2004); Yatvin, Weaver & Garan, 2003; Yatvin, 2003; Yatvin, 2002), while NRP’s goals are to focus on the five “sure fire” focus areas for reading (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 2000). Other scholars, such as the authors of this text, appear to view... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: July 25, 2006
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 12616, Date Accessed: 12/16/2017 11:31:24 PM

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  • Tiffany Flowers
    Clemson University
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    TIFFANY A. FLOWERS is a Lecturer in the Department of Early Childhood Education at Clemson University. Her research interests are divided into three separate but interrelated strands that include African American Literacy Development, Children’s Literature, and Diversity.
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