Readicide

Author: Kelly Gallagher
Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN: 1571107800
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Argues that the decline in reading by children in the United States is furthered by schools by focusing on test-taking and focusing solely on academic texts with guidance for educators on how to conteract this trend.

Understanding Gifted Adolescents

Author: Joanna Simpson
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739195573
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Gifted Education Press Quarterly, 24(3), 2–6. Retrieved from www.westga.edu/
documents/pubs/ 010811_185.pdf. 13. Gallagher, K. (2009). Readicide: How
schools are killing reading and what you can do about it. Portland, ME:
Stenhouse Publishers. 14. Gallagher, K. (2009). Readicide: How schools are
killing reading and what you can do about it. Portland, ME: Stenhouse Publishers
. 15. Angus, D. L., & Mirel, J. (1999). The failed promise of the American high
school, 1890–1995.

Liberal Arts And Sciences

Author: Christopher A. Ulloa Chaves ED.D.
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1490737006
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In his book entitled Readicide, How Our Schools Are Killing Reading and What
You Can Do About It, Gallagher (2009) supports the idea of what one of his
colleagues, robert J. Sternberg, calls “expert citizens.”62 Gallagher and
Sternberg support the idea that literacy should focus not only on the acquisition of
facts but most especially on expert citizen traits as well, such as common sense,
wisdom, creativity, ethics, honesty, teamwork, hard work, knowing how to win and
lose, and a ...

Plotting The Reading Experience

Author: Paulette M. Rothbauer
Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press
ISBN: 1771121750
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Kelly Gallagher, author of Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What
You Can Do about It (2009), dedicates his book to “those educators who resist
the political in favor of the authentic” (iii). He provides the following definition:
Readicide n: The systematic killing of the love of reading, often exacerbated by
the inane, mindnumbing practices found in schools. (2009, 2) Three prominent
practices serve to illustrate how readicide is evident in the early literacy
endeavours of ...

Focus

Author: Michael J. Schmoker
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416611304
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If we can get our schools focused on the elements Schmoker identifies, more
teachers will be achieving dramatic results in their classrooms. –David T. ... With
candor and without political correctness, Schmoker has mapped out a truly
effective path for school reform that all educators can grasp and follow. –Grant ...
–Kelly Gallagher, educator and author of Readicide: How Schools Are Killing
Reading and What You Can Do About It Mike Schmoker gets it right in this
trenchant diagnosis of.

Why America S Public Schools Are The Best Place For Kids

Author: Dave F. Brown
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1610483588
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Eric Jensen, Teaching with Poverty in Mind: What Being Poor Does to Kids'
Brains and What Schools Can Do about It (Alexandria, VA: Association for
Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2009) 15. 12. Maryanne Wolf, Proust
and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain (New York: Harper
Collins, 2007). 13. Kelly Gallagher, Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading
and What You Can Do About It (Portland, ME: Stenhouse, 2009). 14. Richard C.
Anderson, Paul ...

Teaching Children S Literature

Author: Christine H. Leland
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351979620
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Sometimes when you share, it gives them ideas for what they can share as well.
... TABLE 2.1 Suggestions for Further Reading The following readings focus on
the importance of building motivation for reading and describe the benefits of
reading aloud to students of all ages. Wosniak, C. (2011). Reading and talking
about books: A critical Fox. M. (2013). What next in the read-aloud Gallagher, K. (
2009). Readicide: How schools are killing reading and what you can do about it.
Portland ...

Reading In The Wild

Author: Donalyn Miller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118235010
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Our less-capable readers must surely receive defeating messages when they
trudge off to another class for drill and skill work while other kids read for
enjoyment—for example: “Reading is fun for people who can read well, but that's
not you.” “One day, when you get better at this, you can be a reader, but not today
.” As Kelly Gallagher writes in Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and
What You Can Do about It (2009), “We give struggling students a treatment that
does not ...

Adolescent Literacies

Author: Kathleen A. Hinchman
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 146253452X
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Building communities of engaged readers: Reading for pleasure. London:
Routledge. Dewey, J. (1913). Interest and effort in education. Boston: Houghton
Mifflin. Gabriel, R., Allington, R., & Billen, M. (2012). Middle schoolers and
magazines: What teachers can learn from students' leisure reading habits. The
Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 85, 186–
191. Gallagher, K. (2009). Readicide: How schools are killing reading and what
you can do about ...

The Many Faces Of School Library Leadership 2nd Edition

Author: Sharon Coatney
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 144084898X
Size: 76.29 MB
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Kelly Gallagher, author of Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What
You Can Do about It (Stenhouse 2009), defines readicide as the “practices
educators employ to raise scores that actually kill students' love of. Literacy
Leadership and the School Librarian 89.