Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills
Edition 3 Rev ed
OverviewSave when you order the text and activity book together!As new research shows how effective systematic and explicit teaching of language-based skills is for students with learning disabilities along with the added benefits of multisensory techniques discover the latest on this popular teaching approach with the third edition of this bestselling textbook. Adopted by colleges and universities across the country, this definitive core text is now fully revised and expanded with cutting-edge research and more on hot topics such as executive function, fluency, and adolescent literacy.The most comprehensive text available on multisensory teaching, this book shows preservice educators how to use specific multisensory approaches to dramatically improve struggling students' language skills and academic outcomes in elementary through high school. They'll be prepared tohelp students develop skills in key areas such as phonological awareness, letter knowledge, handwriting, phonics, fluency, spelling, comprehension, composition, and mathematicsplan structured, explicit multisensory language lessons that incorporate two or more sensescreate a positive classroom environment conducive to effective teaching and learning for struggling studentsconduct successful assessment of reading difficulties and monitor progressteach older students who struggle with readingwork effectively with high-functioning adults with dyslexiaconduct biliteracy instruction for Spanish-speaking studentsmeet the needs of students who use assistive technologyknow the rights of individuals with dyslexiaA text to keep and use long after the course is over, this book includes practical strategies and guidelines on planning lessons, conducting assessment, helping students with learning disabilities develop good study skills, and more. And the broad and deep coverage of multisensory teaching unmatched by other texts make this an essential reference and professional development resource for in-service teachers and reading specialists.With this timely new edition of an authoritative textbook, teachers will be prepared to deliver high-quality multisensory instruction that improves outcomes for students with learning disabilities and their peers.What's New: Fluency chapterAdolescent literacy chapterMore on executive functionRevised & updated chaptersNew research & best practicesChapters on assistive technology and rights of individuals with dyslexia now integrated into the bookUpdated resources"