Teaching Vocabulary in All Classrooms (3rd Edition)

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9780131198036: Teaching Vocabulary in All Classrooms (3rd Edition)

This book emphasizes that attention to learning vocabulary is an important part of all content learning as well as any literacy program. This third edition of Teaching Vocabulary in All Classrooms adds several new features including: * Expanded treatment in Chapter 8 of vocabulary ideas for the many diverse students in classrooms, particularly for English Language Learners and struggling readers. * Increased attention to oral language development of emergent learners in Chapter 2. * Technology ideas and resources have been updated and expanded. This book is written for preservice and inservice teachers of all grade levels and in all content areas who recognize the importance of vocabulary development.

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This invaluable resource prepares future teachers to conduct integrated instruction and work with culturally or mentally diverse populations. It demonstrates--through numerous classroom examples--how vocabulary can be developed in a variety of instructional settings.

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Camille Blachowicz is Professor of Education at the National College of Education of National-Louis University, where she is Director of the Reading Center and Reading Program. In her long career as an educator, Dr. Blachowicz has been a classroom teacher, team leader, and reading specialist as well as a university educator and staff developer. Her research has been supported by grants from the Spencer Foundation, the Fulbright Council and the International Reading Association. Dr. Blachowicz's many articles have been published in journals ranging from Educational Leadership and Reading Teacher to Reading Research Quarterly. She is also co-author of 9 books including  No More "Look Up The List" Vocabulary Instruction, Teaching Vocabulary in All Classrooms, Teaching Academic Vocabulary,  and the chapter on vocabulary research for the third Handbook of Reading Research . She also co-edits the series of staff development and in-service books Tools for Teaching Literacy along with Donna Ogle. As a staff developer, Dr. Blachowicz is a frequent speaker at national, local, and international conferences and at meetings of the International Reading Association, where she is a member of the publication committee. Dr. Blachowicz has also been named to the roster of Outstanding Teacher Educators in Reading by the International Reading Association and is a member of The Reading Hall of Fame.

 
Peter Fisher is a professor of education at National College of Education of National-Louis University where he teaches graduate classes in literacy education. Peter taught in elementary and high schools in England prior to coming to the USA to complete his doctoral studies at SUNY at Buffalo. Peter's research interests include vocabulary development and the teaching of storytelling.  In 1997 he was inducted into the Illinois Reading Hall of Fame.

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