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The Power of Reading: Insights from the…

The Power of Reading: Insights from the Research (edition 2004)

by Stephen D. Krashen

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Continuing the case for free voluntary reading set out in the book's 1993 first edition, this new, updated, and much-looked-for second edition explores new research done on the topic in the last 10 years as well as looking anew at some of the original research reviewed. Krashen also explores research surrounding the role of school and public libraries and the research indicating the necessity of a print-rich environment that provides light reading (comics, teen romances, magazines) as well as the best in literature to assist in educating children to read with understanding and in second language acquisition. He looks at the research surrounding reading incentive/rewards programs and specifically at the research on AR (Accelerated Reader) and other electronic reading products.… (more)
Title:The Power of Reading: Insights from the Research
Authors:Stephen D. Krashen
Info:Libraries Unlimited (2004), Edition: 2, Paperback, 180 pages
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The book gives insights from research how to develop a reading society. It discuss the role of parents, teachers, librarians and libraries in building a reading culture among children/students. ( )
  DrFayaz | Sep 9, 2017 |
Excellent book that provides data on the advantages of FVR (free voluntary reading) programs to literacy development. Useful information to reference when advocating school libraries. Quick read even with all the research data. ( )
  jtrovato | Apr 3, 2008 |
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