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Newly revised and ready for instant use, this latest edition of a top-seller provides over 190 up-to-date lists for developing instructional materials and planning lessons that might otherwise take years and much effort to acquire. Organized into 15 convenient sections brimming with practical examples, key words, teaching ideas, and activities that can be used as is or adapted to meet the students' needs, these lists are ready to be photocopied as many times as needed for individual, small group, or class use. Included are completely new lists on: Teaching with newspapers Reading tips for parents Search engines for educators Web sites for reading, writing, and literature Activities for tutors Also included is an all-new section on the Internet designed for novice and expert alike ("Virtual Reference Library"), a new spelling section, a section just on instruction and an invaluable index and cross-references throughout to make locating any list easy and trouble-free.
Edward B. Fry, Ph.D. is Professor Emeritus of Education at Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ) where, for 24 years, he was director of the Reading Center. At Rutgers, Dr. Fry taught graduate and undergraduate courses in Reading, curriculum, and other educational subjects, and served as mentor and dissertation committee member for doctoral candidates in Reading and Educational Psychology. As the Reading Center director, he provided instruction for children with reading problems, trained teacher candidates, and conducted statewide reading conferences. Dr. Fry is known internationally for his Readability Graph which is used by teachers, publishers, and others to judge the reading difficulty of books and other materials. He is also well known for his Instant Words, a high-frequency word list, and for reading, spelling, and secondary curriculum materials. He works as a curriculum author and reading consultant. Jacqueline E. Kress, Ed.D. is Associate Dean and Director of Graduate Studies at Fordham University's Graduate School of Education (New York, NY) and works with university and school faculty in the preparation and professional development of teachers, administrators, and other educators. She is an experienced reading teacher and teacher educator, having taught developmental and remedial reading in urban elementary schools, and reading skills and methods courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr. Kress has designed numerous educational programs, including programs for at-risk students, students with special instructional needs, and standards-based K-12 and college-level curricula. She is the author of The ESL Teacher's Book of Lists and co-author of The Readability Machine (both published by Prentice Hall). Dona L. Fountoukidis, Ed.D. is Director of Planning, Research, and Evaluation at William Paterson University (Wayne, NJ) where she conducts research on student learning. Dr. Fountoukidis has held a variety of teaching positions. In Japan, she taught English as a second language to Japanese junior and senior high school students. In the United States, she has taught college courses in developmental reading and study skills, reading methods and reading methods for the content areas, as well as courses in statistics and educational psychology.