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TextProject at IRA 2005

Focusing on Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension

Presentations from Symposium 29779 of the International Reading Association Annual Convention, May 4, 2005 in San Antonio, TX.

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PREL's National Leadership Area: Reading and Language Mastery: The Forums

Kay Fukada, Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL)

Concluding Presentation

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Vocabulary Instruction in West Virginia

Beverly Kingery, Reading/English and Language Arts Coordinator, Office of Instructional Services, West Virginia Department of Education

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Research and Vocabulary Instruction and Learning

Michael L. Kamil, Stanford University

Presentations on Vocabulary

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NEARStar

Cheryl Taitague, Education Director, EARStar Project, Pacific Resources for Education & Learning (PREL)

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Fluency in the Pacific Region

Susan Hanson, Program Specialist, & Janice Jenner, Consultant, Pacific Resources for Education & Learning (PREL)

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A Focus on Fluency: Overview of the Research Themes

Marilyn Jager Adams, Chief Scientist, Soliloquy Learning, & Visiting Professor, Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences, Brown University

Presentations on Fluency

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Increasing Research Based Comprehension Practices: From Theory to Practice

Mary C. Norton, Ed.D., New York University, Metro Center

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Montana Professional Development: It's About the Kids

Debbie Hunsaker, Director, Montana Reading First

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A Summary of the Focus on Comprehension Forum (October 1–2, 2005 in New York City)

Elfrieda H. Hiebert, University of California, Berkeley

Presentations on Comprehension

Bringing Science into the Literacy Curriculum...and Literacy into Science

Presentations from Institute 9 of the International Reading Association Annual Convention, May 1, 2005 in San Antonio, TX.

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Five Reasons for Making Science Content/Texts Central to Language Arts/Reading

Elfrieda H. Hiebert, University of California, Berkeley

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Designing and Implementing Literacy and Science Activities through Discourse

Gina Cerveti & Marco Bravo, University of California, Berkeley

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Jess Makes Hair Gel and What if Rain Boots Were Made of Paper?: Using Science Texts as a Key Part of the Inquiry Process

Jacqueline Barber, Lawrence Hall of Science; Gina Cerveti, University of California, Berkeley

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Seeking the Right Metaphor for the Science-Literacy Connection: Reciprocity, Isomorphism, or Identity?

P. David Pearson, University of California, Berkeley; Jacqueline Barber, Lawrence Hall of Science

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