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Part of Institute 19: Assessment in the Era of the Common Core State Standards

IRA 2013 - Institute 19 Background Reading

Adams, M.J. (2010-2011). Advancing Our Students' Language and Literacy: The challenge of complex texts. American Educator, 34(4). Retrieved April 3, 2013 from: http://www.aft.org/newspubs/periodicals/ae/winter1011/index.cfm

Cunningham, A.E., & Stanovich, K.E., (1998). What Reading Does for the Mind. American Educator, 22(1&2). Retrieved April 3, 2013 from: http://www.aft.org/newspubs/periodicals/ae/springsummer1998/index.cfm

Hirsch, Jr., E.D. (2003). Reading Comprehension Requires Knowledge—of Words and the World: Scientific Insights into the Fourth-Grade Slump and the Nation’s Stagnant Comprehension Scores. American Educator, 27(1). Retrieved April 3, 2013 from: http://www.aft.org/newspubs/periodicals/ae/spring2003/index.cfm

Kuhn, M.R., Schwanenflugel, P.J., and Meisinger, E.B. (2010). Aligning Theory and Assessment of Reading Fluency: Automaticity, Prosody, and Definitions of Fluency. Reading Research Quarterly, 45(2), pp.230-251.

Risko, V.J. & Dalhouse-Walker, D. (2012). Enabling Students’ Reading Comprehension and Access to Complicated Texts with Guided Instruction. In V.J. Risko & D. Dalhouse-Walker (Eds.) Be That Teacher! Breaking The Cycle For Struggling Readers. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

Wixson, K.K (2012). In Conclusion: On Implementing the Common Core Standards Successfully in Grades 3–5. In L.M. Morrow, K.K. Wixson, & T. Shanahan (Eds.) Teaching with the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts, Grades 3–5. New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Wixson, K.K. & Lipson, M.Y. (2012). Relations Between the CCSS and RTI in Literacy and Language. The Reading Teacher, 65(6), pp. 387-391.

Wixson, K.K. & Valencia, S.W. (2011). Assessment in RTI: What Teachers and Specialists Need to Know. The Reading Teacher, 64(6), pp. 466-469.