Login       My Wishlist
  My Cart
$0.00 / 0 items
 
Translate This Website
International Translation Network
 
International Access
Global Shipping Options Available
  Our Catalog   Science & Math   Behavioral Sciences

Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can't, and What Can Be Done About It


Super Savings Item! Save 36% on the Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can't, and What Can Be Done About It by Basic Books at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. ''An important and alarming new book.'' --New York TimesThe way we teach reading is not working, and it cannot continue. We have largely abandoned


Product Description

"An important and alarming new book." --New York Times

The way we teach reading is not working, and it cannot continue. We have largely abandoned phones-based reading instruction, despite research that supports its importance for word recognition. Rather than treating Black English as a valid dialect and recognizing that speaking one dialect can impact the ability to learn to read in another, teachers simply dismiss it as "incorrect English." And while we press children to develop large vocabularies because we think being a good reader means knowing more words, studies have found that a large vocabulary is only an indication of better pattern recognition.

Understanding the science of reading is more important than ever--for us, and for our children. Seidenberg helps us do so by drawing on cutting-edge research in machine learning, linguistics, and early childhood development. Language at the Speed of Sight offers an erudite and scathing examination of this most human of activities, and concrete proposals for how our society can produce better readers.

Additional Information

Manufacturer:Basic Books
Publisher:Basic Books
Studio:Basic Books
EAN:9781541617155
Item Weight:0.71 pounds
Item Size:1 x 8.38 x 8.38 inches
Package Weight:0.71 pounds
Package Size:5.47 x 1.06 x 1.06 inches

Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can't, and What Can Be Done About It by Basic Books

Buy Now:
Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can't, and What Can Be Done About It

Brand: Basic Books
Condition: New
Lead Time: 1 - 2 Business Days
Availability: In Stock
$18.99
$12.26
You Save: 35%


Quantity:  

 


View More In Behavioral Sciences.

 


Have questions about this item, or would like to inquire about a custom or bulk order?


If you have any questions about this product by Basic Books, contact us by completing and submitting the form below. If you are looking for a specif part number, please include it with your message.

First Name:
Last Last:
Email Address:
Your Message:

Related Best Sellers


By Bantam Books
mpn: 9780553804720, ean: 9780553804720, isbn: 0553804723,
Available for the first time in the United States, this international bestseller reveals the secrets of nonverbal communication to give you confidence and control in any face-to-face encounter—from making a great first impression and acing a job in...

By Dell Publishing Company
ean: 9780440509127, isbn: 0440509122,
A Step-by-Step Program for Communicating With Your Animals The human/animal spiritual connection is a powerful one. In this astounding guide, renowned animal communicator Carol Gurney draws upon fifteen years of successful communication with animals ...

By Holt Paperbacks
ean: 9780805080124, isbn: 9780805080124,
Blending the spirit of Eats, Shoots & Leaves with the science of The Language Instinct, an original inquiry into the development of that most essential-and mysterious-of human creations: LanguageLanguage is mankind's greatest invention-except, of cou...

By A Bradford Book
ean: 9780262027069, isbn: 0262027062,
The landmark reference in the field, completely updated: a comprehensive treatment of a disorder that is more prevalent than autism.Children with specific language impairment (SLI) show a significant deficit in spoken language that cannot be attribut...

By Oxford University Press
ean: 9780198523772, isbn: 0198523777,
The brain holds some 10 billion neurons, an truly amazing number. But taken one at a time, there is nothing amazing about a nerve cell. If you stimulate one, it will stimulate other neurons to which it is connected. And that is all that a neuron does...

By imusti
mpn: 9780470873939, ean: 9780470873939, isbn: 9780470873939,
A groundbreaking integrated approach to reading assessmentthat addresses each child's unique Learning ProfileFifteen to twenty percent of our nation's children have readingdifficulties. Educational evalua-tors must be able to use progressmonitoring a...

By Routledge
ean: 9780813350608, isbn: 9780813350608,
Why should we study language? How do the ways in which we communicate define our identities? And how is this all changing in the digital world? Since 1993, many have turned to Language, Culture, and Society for answers to questions like those above b...

By Museum Tusculanum Press
ean: 9788763545310, isbn: 9788763545310,
Our knowledge of neolithic and bronze age Europe is growing rapidly, and this book offers a major contribution to our understanding of the language and history of the peoples of that period. The editors have taken a deliberately cross-disciplinary ap...

By McGraw-Hill
ean: 9780071357432, isbn: 0071357432,
"Andrew Robinson has now followed up his beautifully illustrated The Story of Writing with a highly appropriate sequel­­Lost Languages, on undeciphered scripts. Many, it seems likely, will never be deciphered ..."­­Sir Arthur C. Clarke, C.B.E. A ...

By Cengage Learning
mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780495099697, isbn: 0495099694,
In David Carroll's text, a topic that can sometimes seem bewildering to students is presented in a clear, interesting, and engaging style. Using a cognitive approach, Carroll brings the current developments and controversies in psycholinguistics to s...



Privacy Policy / Terms of Service
© 2018 - translateth.is. All Rights Reserved.