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Essentials of Evidence-Based Academic Interventions

ISBN: 978-0-470-20632-4
306 pages
November 2008
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Essentials of Evidence-Based Academic Interventions puts at your fingertips the successful instructional techniques and materials necessary for accurate and effective use of evidence-based interventions. Written by Barbara Wendling and Nancy Mather, two experts in educational assessment and intervention, this intervention-oriented reference presents clear descriptions of research-based interventions in the areas of: phonological awareness and beginning reading phonics; phonics and sight word instruction; reading fluency; vocabulary and reading comprehension; spelling, handwriting, and written expression; basic math skills; and math problem-solving.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. General Principles of Evidence-Based Instruction.

Chapter 2. Phonological Awareness and Beginning Phonics.

Chapter 3. Phonics and Sight Word Instruction.

Chapter 4. Reading Fluency.

Chapter 5. Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension.

Chapter 6. Spelling.

Chapter 7. Handwriting and Written Expression.

Chapter 8. Basic Math Skills.

Chapter 9. Math Problem-Solving.

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Author Information

Barbara J. Wendling, MA, has years of clinical experience as an educator and diagnostician in public school settings in both general and special education. Additionally, she has taught university courses, worked in educational and test publishing, and is currently an educational consultant.

Nancy Mather, PhD, is a coauthor of the Woodcock-Johnson® III (WJ III) and has authored or coauthored numerous publications, including Woodcock-Johnson® III: Reports, Recommendations, and Strategies, published by Wiley. She is a Professor at the University of Arizona.

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The Wiley Advantage

  • Collects all of the evidence-based interventions for the major academic domains in one convenient, easy-to-use, reference.
  • Provides a reference for professionals seeking to meet new legal requirements for scientifically based academic interventions.
  • Utilizes the popular Essentials format and includes handy features such as "Don't Forget" boxes, "Rapid References," and "Test Yourself" questions at the end of each chapter.
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