International Reading Association Focus on Adolescent Literacy

International Reading Association Focus on Adolescent Literacy

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 Home | Contact Us | Help | Site Map The Association Publications Web Resources Marketplace Web Resources : Issues in Literacy : Focus on Topics in Reading : Adolescent Literacy Focus on Adolescent Literacy: IRA Programs and Resources Young people do more reading and writing today — on paper and online — than ever before. This means their literacy development is just as important, and requires just as much attention, as that of beginning readers. IRA offers an extensive list of resources for those who work with adolescent learners — whether they struggle with reading or are achieving at grade level. Follow the links below to find more information, or use advanced search and select “Early adolescence” or “Adolescence” under the Learner heading to identify more resources on specific topics. Adolescent literacy in the news IRA endorses groundbreaking adolescent literacy legislation Press release: Sessions/Murray Bill Offers More Schools a Chance to Help Striving Older Readers Press release: NAEP High School Reading Scores Send Clear Message “Multiple Dimensions of Achievement: Defining, Identifying, and Addressing ‘the Gap’” . Get an advance look at this special section on closing the achievement gap — especially among adolescents — to be
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published in the July 2007 edition of Reading Research Quarterly. IRA books and resources - new and bestselling titles Click on a title to find a detailed description, and to browse contents and sample chapters. Adolescent Literacy Instruction: Policies and Promising Practices, edited by Jill Lewis and Gary Moorman
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