Allington, Richard L.
Most widely held works by Richard L Allington
Classrooms that work : they can all read and write by Patricia Marr Cunningham ( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 1,153 libraries worldwide
Shows how to teach reading to kindergarteners through sixth graders, including struggling and bilingual students, using an integrated phonics and literature-based approach. Provides example strategies and activities and covers such topics as writing, multilevel instruction, assessment, and curriculum connections.
No quick fix : rethinking literacy programs in America's elementary schools ( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 887 libraries worldwide
What really matters for struggling readers : designing research-based programs by Richard L Allington ( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 835 libraries worldwide
[This text] hope[s] that the design of the chapters provides sufficient guidance to allow you to create more effective interventions for struggling readers. These might be classroom instructional improvement initiatives, summer school or after-school interventions, or simply the redesign of remedial and special education services. -Pref.
Reading to learn : lessons from exemplary fourth-grade classrooms by Richard L Allington ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 795 libraries worldwide
After reviewing current research on upper-elementary reading instruction, the book takes readers directly into the classrooms of six highly successful teachers. Like the previously published Learning to Read, which focused on the first grade, Reading to Learn offers a rare view of the techniques and strategies good teachers use to engage students, help them develop as thoughtful readers and writers, and bolster self-directed learning and literate conversation. Bringing to life the complexities of day-to-day work with diverse students, the book provides inspiration and practical ideas for any teacher in the upper-elementary grades.
Schools that work : where all children read and write by Richard L Allington ( Book )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 678 libraries worldwide
Winter by Richard L Allington ( Book )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and Chinese and held by 588 libraries worldwide
Simple text and illustrations introduce the colors, shapes, sound, clothes, activities and other things associated with the winter season.
Autumn by Richard L Allington ( Book )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and Chinese and held by 573 libraries worldwide
Introduces the reader to various activities traditionally associated with autumn and encourages the discussion of individual experiences.
Spring by Richard L Allington ( Book )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and Chinese and held by 555 libraries worldwide
Text, pictures, and related activities introduce experiences traditionally associated with spring: sports, weather, clothes, colors, feelings, and things to see, smell, touch, and hear.
Readicide : how schools are killing reading and what you can do about it by Kelly Gallagher ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 505 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: Read-i-cide n: The systematic killing of the love of reading, often exacerbated by the inane, mind-numbing practices found in schools. Reading is dying in our schools. Educators are familiar with many of the factors that have contributed to the decline-poverty, second-language issues, and the ever-expanding choices of electronic entertainment. In this provocative new book, Kelly Gallagher suggests, however, that it is time to recognize a new and significant contributor to the death of reading: our schools. In Readicide, Kelly argues that American schools are actively (though unwittingly) furthering the decline of reading. Specifically, he contends that the standard instructional practices used in most schools are killing reading by: valuing the development of test-takers over the development of lifelong readers; mandating breadth over depth in instruction; requiring students to read difficult texts without proper instructional support; insisting that students focus solely on academic texts; drowning great books with sticky notes, double-entry journals, and marginalia; ignoring the importance of developing recreational reading; and losing sight of authentic instruction in the shadow of political pressures. Kelly doesn't settle for only identifying the problems. Readicide provides teachers, literacy coaches, and administrators with specific steps to reverse the downward spiral in reading-steps that will help prevent the loss of another generation of readers.
Beginning to learn about summer by Richard L Allington ( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
Introduces the reader to various activities traditionally associated with summer and encourages the discussion of individual experiences.
Handbook of reading disability research ( Book )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
This book examines reading disabilities from sociopolitical and historical perspectives, as cultural and psychological constructs, from the point of view of an interventionist, and emphasizing that learning to read proficiently is long-term developmental process involving many interventions of various kinds, all keyed to individual developmental needs.--[book cover]
Opposites by Richard L Allington ( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in English and Chinese and held by 425 libraries worldwide
Introduces 14 pairs of opposites, such as big and little, same and different, along with the concept that the same object can be its own opposite, depending upon perspective.
Tasting by Richard L Allington ( Book )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 412 libraries worldwide
Introduces the 4 basic tastes, sweet, sour, bitter, and salty, along with 15 other types of tastes and textures, such as spicy, cold, and crunchy. Recipes and activities are included.
Big brother and the national reading curriculum : how ideology trumped evidence ( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Reading researcher Richard Allington tracks and questions the thirty-year campaign that has focused on testing, accountability, and federalization of education. He and other educators, including Jim Cunningham, Michael Pressley, Elaine Garan, and Patrick Shannon, have contributed articles that provide an overview of past and recent federal education policies, including the National Reading Panel Report and associated legislation and policy making, with analyses of the premises of the new national reading plan. By showing how these premises are manufactured -- that is, not reliably supported by the research -- they explain why this plan is an unwarranted federal encroachment into local educational decision making. Allington's closing argument calls for a shift away from federal education policies that the record shows are proven failures. He warns that the ideological push we are experiencing today for a national reading curriculum is just the tip of the iceberg. This, he contends, is the sort of top-down management that is undermining the very strengths of our public education system.
Feelings by Richard L Allington ( Book )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and Chinese and held by 391 libraries worldwide
Presents situations arousing such common feelings as anger, embarrassment, bravery, pride, and surprise. Includes related activities.
Hearing by Richard L Allington ( Book )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
Introduces about 90 sounds, such as animal, food, and people sounds and sounds that make you shiver or think of danger. Includes activities involving sound associations.
Reading by Richard L Allington ( Book )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
Situations taken from daily life demonstrate the usefulness and pleasure of reading.
Touching by Richard L Allington ( Book )
2 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Explores the touch and feel of objects that are scratchy, warm, squishy, bumpy, etc. Also includes activities based on the material presented.
Beginning to learn about shapes by Richard L Allington ( Book )
3 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Introduces 19 geometric figures with activities involving shapes and size relationships.
Colors by Richard L Allington ( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in Chinese and English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
Simple text and illustrations introduce twelve basic colors and explain how these colors can be combined to produce other colors.
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