In Defense of Read-Aloud

Sustaining Best Practice

"Amidst the clanging noise of today's technology, Steven Layne offers here a clear clarion call on behalf of reading to children. It is insightful, reasoned, entertaining (rare in the field), and carefully researched for those who might doubt the urgent need for something that doesn't need a Wi-Fi hot spot. It should be on every teacher's must-read list." 
—Jim Trelease, author of The Read-Aloud Handbook

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"Amidst the clanging noise of today's technology, Steven Layne offers here a clear clarion call on behalf of reading to children. It is insightful, reasoned, entertaining (rare in the field), and carefully researched for those who might doubt the urgent need for something that doesn't need a Wi-Fi hot spot. It should be on every teacher's must-read list." 
—Jim Trelease, author of The Read-Aloud Handbook

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About the Author(s)

Dr. Steven L. Layne serves as Chair of Graduate Programs in Literacy Education at Judson University in Elgin, Illinois, where he teaches courses at both the master's and doctoral level. He is a fifteen-year veteran of public education, serving as a classroom teacher and reading specialist in a wide span of grade levels.

Table of Contents

Contents
Foreword by Regie Routman
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1: What's All The Fuss About Reading Aloud?
Chapter 2: Establishing a Successful Read-Aloud Time
Chapter 3: Selecting the Appropriate Read-Aloud
Chapter 4: The Art of Reading Aloud
Chapter 5: The Books We Love to Read Aloud
References
Index

 

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Product Details

Grade Range: K-12
Media: 200 pp/paperMedia: E-BookMedia: E-Book/Print
Year: 2015
Item No: 1040Item No: 1042Item No: 1B40
ISBN: 978-162531-040-8ISBN: 978-162531-042-2ISBN: 978-162531-B40-8

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