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Literacy Teacher Education: Principles and Effective Practices

by Nancy A. Place, Deborah G. Litt, Susan D. Martin & Victoria J. Risko The Guilford Press (November 27, 2014)

Few resources exist to give literacy teacher educators a comprehensive view of effective, innovative practices in their field, making this uniquely practical volume an important addition to the literature. Each...


Unpacking Complexity in Informational Texts: Principles and Practices for Grades 2-8

by Sunday Cummins & Elfrieda H. Hiebert The Guilford Press (November 27, 2014)

To acquire content knowledge through reading, students must understand the complex components and diverse purposes of informational texts, as emphasized in the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). This practical...


Reading Instruction That Works, Fourth Edition: The Case for Balanced Teaching

by Michael Pressley & Richard L. Allington The Guilford Press (October 07, 2014)

This widely adopted text and K-8 practitioner resource demonstrates how successful literacy teachers combine explicit skills instruction with an emphasis on reading for meaning. Distinguished researcher Richard...


Teaching Word Recognition, Second Edition: Effective Strategies for Students with Learning Difficulties

by Rollanda E. O'Connor The Guilford Press (July 07, 2014)

This highly regarded teacher resource synthesizes the research base on word recognition and translates it into step-by-step instructional strategies, with special attention to students who are struggling. Chapters...


Best Practices in Adolescent Literacy Instruction, Second Edition

by Heather K. Sheridan-Thomas, Kathleen A. Hinchman & Donna E. Alvermann The Guilford Press (April 29, 2014)

An authoritative teacher resource and widely adopted text, this book provides a comprehensive overview of adolescent literacy instruction in the era of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Leading educators...


Explaining Reading, Third Edition: A Resource for Explicit Teaching of the Common Core Standards

by Gerald G. Duffy The Guilford Press (April 22, 2014)

This trusted teacher resource and widely adopted text presents effective ways to demystify essential reading skills and strategies for K-8 students who are struggling. It has been fully revised to focus on the...


Handbook of Professional Development in Education: Successful Models and Practices, PreK-12

by Kathryn L. Bauserman, Linda E. Martin, Diana J. Quatroche & Sherry Kragler et al. The Guilford Press (April 16, 2014)

This comprehensive handbook synthesizes the best current knowledge on teacher professional development (PD) and addresses practical issues in implementation. Leading authorities describe innovative practices...


Cracking the Common Core: Choosing and Using Texts in Grades 6-12

by Michael C. McKenna, Sharon Walpole, William E. Lewis & Jacob Nagy et al. The Guilford Press (November 25, 2013)

This book guides teachers in grades 6-12 to strategically combine a variety of texts--including literature, informational texts, and digital sources--to meet their content-area goals and the demands of the Common...


Meeting the Challenge of Adolescent Literacy: Research We Have, Research We Need

by Mark W. Conley, Joseph R. Freidhoff, Michael B. Sherry & Steven Forbes Tuckey The Guilford Press (November 18, 2013)

In this concise, thought-provoking book, prominent researchers analyze existing knowledge on adolescent literacy, examine the implications for classroom instruction, and offer specific goals for future research....


Literacy Processes: Cognitive Flexibility in Learning and Teaching

by Kelly B. Cartwright & Gedeon O. Deak The Guilford Press (November 01, 2013)

Reading and writing instruction require individuals--both students and teachers--to flexibly process many kinds of information, from a variety of sources. This is the first book to provide an in-depth examination...


Learning to Write with Purpose: Effective Instruction in Grades 4-8

by Karen Kuelthau Allan, Mary C. McMackin, Erika Thulin Dawes & Stephanie A. Spadorcia The Guilford Press (November 07, 2013)

Communicating ideas and information is what makes writing meaningful—yet many upper elementary and middle school students write in a vacuum, without considering the aims of their writing or the needs of their...


Promoting Social Skills in the Inclusive Classroom

by Kimber L. Wilkerson, Aaron B. T. Perzigian & Jill K. Schurr The Guilford Press (October 04, 2013)

This indispensable book presents evidence-based tools and strategies for improving the social skills of all members of the inclusive classroom (K-6), especially students experiencing difficulties in this area....


Building Comprehension in Every Classroom: Instruction with Literature, Informational Texts, and Basal Programs

by Peter Dewitz, Rachel Brown & Nell K. Duke The Guilford Press (October 09, 2013)

This book presents a practical model and specific unit- and lesson-planning ideas for enhancing students' reading comprehension in any 2-8 classroom. The authors provide innovative suggestions that help teachers...


Handbook of Language and Literacy, Second Edition: Development and Disorders

by C. Addison Stone, Elaine R. Silliman, Barbara J. Ehren & Geraldine P. Wallach The Guilford Press (September 24, 2013)

An acclaimed reference that fills a significant gap in the literature, this volume examines the linkages between spoken and written language development, both typical and atypical. Leading authorities address...


Best Practices in Early Literacy Instruction

by Diane M. Barone & Marla H. Mallette The Guilford Press (September 04, 2013)

Bringing together prominent scholars, this book shows how 21st-century research and theory can inform everyday instructional practices in early childhood classrooms (PreK-3). Coverage includes foundational topics...


Everyday Talk, Second Edition: Building and Reflecting Identities

by Karen Tracy & Jessica S. Robles The Guilford Press (July 22, 2013)

This engaging text explores how everyday talk--the ordinary kinds of communicating that people do in schools, workplaces, and among family and friends--expresses who we are and who we want to be. The authors...


Teaching Academic Vocabulary K-8: Effective Practices across the Curriculum

by Camille Blachowicz, Peter Fisher, Donna Ogle & Susan Watts Taffe The Guilford Press (April 15, 2013)

This book showcases effective ways to build the vocabulary knowledge K-8 learners need to engage meaningfully in reading, writing, and discussion on academic subjects. The distinguished authors draw on decades...


Handbook of Effective Literacy Instruction: Research-Based Practice K-8

by Barbara M. Taylor & Nell K. Duke The Guilford Press (March 26, 2013)

This highly readable handbook synthesizes the best research on K-8 literacy instruction and distills key implications for classroom practice. Noted contributors provide clear recommendations for creating effective,...


Bringing Words to Life, Second Edition: Robust Vocabulary Instruction

by Isabel L. Beck, Margaret G. McKeown & Linda Kucan The Guilford Press (January 31, 2013)

Hundreds of thousands of teachers have used this highly practical guide to help K-12 students enlarge their vocabulary and get involved in noticing, understanding, and using new words. Grounded in research,...


Reading Assessment in an RTI Framework

by Katherine A. Dougherty Stahl & Michael C. McKenna The Guilford Press (October 09, 2012)

From leading experts, this indispensable resource presents a practical model for conducting reading assessments for screening, diagnosis, and progress monitoring in each of the three tiers of response to intervention...


Teacher's Guide to Effective Sentence Writing

by Bruce Saddler The Guilford Press (October 01, 2012)

This practical book provides explicit instructions for teaching sentence-level skills to students who have difficulties in this area. The author explains the key role of sentence combining in the writing process...


The Early Education Leader's Guide

by Nonie K. Lesaux, Stephanie M. Jones, Annie Connors & Robin Kane The Guilford Press (October 16, 2018)

Grounded in current research and theory, this practical guide gives program leaders and staff developers a roadmap for designing and implementing engaging professional development and coaching approaches. It...


Best Practices in Writing Instruction, Third Edition

by Steve Graham, Charles A. MacArthur & Michael Hebert The Guilford Press (November 29, 2018)

Well established as a definitive text--and now revised and updated with eight new chapters--this book translates cutting-edge research into effective guidelines for teaching writing in grades K–12. Illustrated...


Best Practices in Literacy Instruction, Sixth Edition

by Linda B. Gambrell, Lesley Mandel Morrow & Heather Kenyon Casey The Guilford Press (October 08, 2018)

Many tens of thousands of preservice and inservice teachers have relied on this highly regarded text from leading experts, now in a revised and updated sixth edition. The latest knowledge about literacy teaching...


Communicating Across Cultures, Second Edition

by Stella Ting-Toomey & Tenzin Dorjee The Guilford Press (August 23, 2018)

This highly regarded text--now revised and expanded with 50% new material--helps students and professionals mindfully build their knowledge and competencies for effective intercultural communication in any setting....


Pivotal Research in Early Literacy

by Susan M. Dougherty, Christina M. Cassano, Joanne Knapp-Philo & M. M. Rose-McCully et al. The Guilford Press (June 14, 2018)

This reader-friendly text examines the key foundational studies in early literacy. It addresses such essential questions as how research informs current practices and where the field still needs to go to provide...


Children's Literature in the Reading Program, Fifth Edition

by Bernice E. Cullinan, Deborah A. Wooten, Lauren Aimonette Liang & Richard L. Allington The Guilford Press (May 15, 2018)

This indispensable teacher resource and course text, now revised and updated, addresses the "whats," "whys," and "how-tos" of incorporating outstanding children's literature into the K–8 reading program. A...


Breaking Through the Language Arts Block

by Lesley Mandel Morrow, Kenneth Kunz & Maureen Hall The Guilford Press (February 28, 2018)

This innovative book helps K–6 teachers infuse the entire school day with research-based literacy best practices. Classroom-tested strategies are presented for planning and implementing each component of the...


Psychotherapy after Brain Injury: Principles and Techniques

by Pamela S. Klonoff The Guilford Press (June 09, 2010)

This book presents hands-on tools for addressing the multiple ways that brain injury can affect psychological functioning and well-being. The author is a leader in the field who translates her extensive clinical...


Phonological Awareness, Second Edition: From Research to Practice

by Gail T. Gillon The Guilford Press (November 20, 2017)

Translating cutting-edge research into practical recommendations for assessment and instruction, this book has helped thousands of readers understand the key role of phonological awareness in the development...


Building Literacy with English Language Learners, Second Edition: Insights from Linguistics

by Kristin Lems, Leah D. Miller & Tenena M. Soro The Guilford Press (July 05, 2017)

How can linguistics help teachers of English language learners (ELLs) improve their instruction? What specific competencies do ELLs need to build in order to speak, listen, read, and write in a new language?...


Lenses on Reading, Third Edition: An Introduction to Theories and Models

by Diane H. Tracey & Lesley Mandel Morrow The Guilford Press (April 21, 2017)

Widely adopted as an ideal introduction to the major models of reading, this text guides students to understand and facilitate children's literacy development. Coverage encompasses the full range of theories...


Vocabulary Assessment to Support Instruction: Building Rich Word-Learning Experiences

by Margaret G. McKeown, Paul D. Deane, Judith A. Scott & Robert Krovetz et al. The Guilford Press (June 19, 2017)

Vocabulary development is essential for learning, but conventional vocabulary assessments lack the range and flexibility to support K–12 classroom teachers in making instructional decisions. Drawing on linguistics,...


Literacy Learning Clubs in Grades 4-8: Engaging Students across the Disciplines

by Heather Kenyon Casey The Guilford Press (April 03, 2017)

Literacy learning clubs are highly motivating small-group collaborations that can improve tweens' and teens' academic achievement, support their social-emotional development, and increase their enjoyment of...


Fluency Instruction, Second Edition: Research-Based Best Practices

by Timothy Rasinski, Camille Blachowicz & Kristin Lems The Guilford Press (May 10, 2012)

This accessible guide brings together well-known authorities to examine what reading fluency is and how it can best be taught. Teachers get a clear, practical roadmap for navigating the often confusing terrain...


Vocabulary Instruction, Second Edition: Research to Practice

by Edward J. Kame'enui & James F. Baumann The Guilford Press (May 10, 2012)

This highly regarded work brings together prominent authorities on vocabulary teaching and learning to provide a comprehensive yet concise guide to effective instruction. The book showcases practical ways to...


Successful Academic Writing: A Complete Guide for Social and Behavioral Scientists

by Anneliese A. Singh & Lauren Lukkarila The Guilford Press (May 09, 2017)

Using rich examples and engaging pedagogical tools, this book equips students to master the challenges of academic writing in graduate school and beyond. The authors delve into nitty-gritty aspects of structure,...


Inclusive Instruction: Evidence-Based Practices for Teaching Students with Disabilities

by Mary T. Brownell, Sean J. Smith, Jean B. Crockett & Cynthia C. Griffin The Guilford Press (April 19, 2012)

This accessible book presents research-based strategies for supporting K-8 students with high-incidence disabilities to become accomplished learners. The authors clearly describe the core components of effective...


Assessing Organizational Communication: Strategic Communication Audits

by Cal W. Downs & Allyson D. Adrian The Guilford Press (April 16, 2012)

This essential guide offers a detailed framework for assessing communication processes within an organization and using the results to develop improved organizational strategies. Presented in clear, accessible...


Vocabulary Instruction for Struggling Students

by Patricia F. Vadasy & J. Ron Nelson The Guilford Press (February 13, 2012)

Addressing a key skill in reading, writing, and speaking, this comprehensive book is grounded in cutting-edge research on vocabulary development. It presents evidence-based instructional approaches for at-risk...


Handbook of Research on Reading Comprehension, Second Edition

by Susan E. Israel & Gerald G. Duffy The Guilford Press (November 29, 2016)

This esteemed reference work and professional resource, now substantially revised, integrates classic and cutting-edge research on how children and adolescents make meaning from text. The comprehension tasks...


Adolescent Literacies: A Handbook of Practice-Based Research

by Deborah A. Appleman, Kathleen A. Hinchman & Donna E. Alvermann The Guilford Press (November 03, 2016)

Showcasing cutting-edge findings on adolescent literacy teaching and learning, this unique handbook is grounded in the realities of students' daily lives. It highlights research methods and instructional approaches...


Persuasive Communication, Third Edition

by James B. Stiff & Paul A. Mongeau The Guilford Press (August 26, 2016)

Providing an accessible integration of theory and research methods, this text prepares students to critically analyze persuasive appeals and to design effective messages and campaigns. The book draws on key...


Teaching Emergent Bilingual Students: Flexible Approaches in an Era of New Standards

by C. Patrick Proctor, Alison Boardman & Elfrieda H. Hiebert The Guilford Press (August 05, 2016)

Recent educational reform initiatives such as the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) largely fail to address the needs--or tap into the unique resources--of students who are developing literacy skills in both...


Literacy Development with English Learners, Second Edition: Research-Based Instruction in Grades K-6

by Lori Helman The Guilford Press (July 11, 2016)

As the number of students learning English in elementary schools across the country continues to grow, so does the body of research on their literacy development. This respected course text and teacher resource...


Teaching Advanced Literacy Skills: A Guide for Leaders in Linguistically Diverse Schools

by Nonie K. Lesaux, Emily Phillips Galloway & Sky H. Marietta The Guilford Press (July 11, 2016)

In our knowledge-based society, K–8 students need to develop increasingly sophisticated skills to read, write, and speak for a wide variety of purposes and audiences. Including an extended case example from...


Organizing the Early Literacy Classroom: How to Plan for Success and Reach Your Goals

by Sharon Walpole & Michael C. McKenna The Guilford Press (May 20, 2016)

Filled with clear explanations and doable strategies, this book helps PreK-2 teachers juggle the demands of planning effective instruction and creating a literacy-rich classroom environment. Realistic vignettes...


Literacy Instruction for Adolescents: Research-Based Practice

by Karen D. Wood & William E. Blanton The Guilford Press (March 12, 2009)

Thorough and accessible, this professional resource and text shows how the latest research in adolescent literacy can be translated into effective practice in middle and high school classrooms. Leading authorities...


Assessing the Common Core: What's Gone Wrong--and How to Get Back on Track

by Kathleen M. Wilson, Robert C. Calfee & Milton Chen The Guilford Press (December 29, 2015)

From distinguished educators, this book imagines what our schools could look like if an authentic vision of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were put in place, and thoughtfully critiques how and why implementation...


Using Paired Text to Meet the Common Core: Effective Teaching across the K-8 Curriculum

by William Bintz The Guilford Press (December 17, 2014)

Teaching students to make connections across related texts promotes engagement and improves reading comprehension and content learning. This practical guide explains how to select and teach a wide range of picture...