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Developing Literacy Reading and Writing To, With, and By Children by Timothy G. Morrison, Brad G. Wilcox

Developing Literacy Reading and Writing To, With, and By Children



Developing Literacy Reading and Writing To, With, and By Children by Timothy G. Morrison, Brad G. Wilcox

Here is a comprehensive view of all of the elements that are essential to developing effective literacy and providing the necessary gradual release of responsibility for reading and writing from teachers to students. Developing Literacy by Morrison and Wilcox gives teachers the big picture and helps them consistently implement what they know about reading and writing. It shows the connections with the Common Core State Standards and the IRA Standards, includes unique Try This for Teaching and Try This for Professional Development boxes to help apply the concepts, and features samples of teacher and student work to further illuminate the concepts.

About the Author

Timothy G. Morrison and Brad Wilcox are associate professors in the Department of Teacher Education at Brigham Young University, where they teach undergraduate and graduate courses in reading, language arts, and children's literature. They both earned their BA and MEd degrees at Brigham Young University. Tim received his PhD at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Brad at the University of Wyoming. Prior to joining the faculty at BYU, Tim served as a faculty member at Boise State University and California State University-Fresno. Early in their careers, Tim taught grades four, five, and six in Pocatello, Idaho and third grade in Springville, Utah, and Brad taught sixth grade in Provo, Utah. More recently, they have both done extensive consulting throughout the U.S., as well as in Central America, Australia, and Europe. They have directed BYU's New Zealand Study Abroad Program, living in Auckland, where they taught and supervised teacher candidates in practicum settings. Morrison and Wilcox's research and professional writing focuses on literacy, teacher education, and children's literature. They have served as editors for the professional publications of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers (ALER) and have published articles in many professional journals includingLiteracy Research and Instruction, Reading Psychology, The Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, andThe Reading Teacher. Tim and his wife, Carol, are the parents of three grown sons and four grandchildren. Brad and his wife, Debi, have four children and three grandchildren.

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Book Info

Publication date

27th July 2012


Timothy G. Morrison, Brad G. Wilcox

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Pearson an imprint of Pearson Education (US)


384 pages


Teaching of a specific subject
Educational: English language & literacy
Primary & middle schools
Literacy strategies



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