Reading about Reading: The Books that Make A Professional Difference

by | Apr 20, 2022 | 2 comments

If you love teaching reading, and you love reading, this episode of Literacy Talks is for you! Our trio talks in-depth about the professional books that have inspired them, informed their practice, and reaffirmed their commitment to helping every student read proficiently. From David Kilpatrick’s seminal work, Essentials for Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties to Reading for Life by Lyn Stone, you’ll come away with must-read, must-share books to share with your reading colleagues.
Season 1, Episode 7

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  1. Hi Ruby,

    I feel the same way!
    Be sure to sign up for the podcast mailing list- we send all the resources that go with each episode and give you access to our recourse list from past episodes. You can sign up here: https://reading-horizons.com/rh-email-opt-in/
    I have pasted the info below as well.

    Jillian Kaster
    Reading Horizons Community Manager

    The Terrific Trio’s Book Lists

    Favorite Book
    Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties, David Kilpatrick, Ph.D.
    How We Learn, Stanislas Dehaene, Ph.D.
    Proust and the Squid, Maryanne Wolf
    Explicit Instruction, Anita Archer, Ph.D. & Charles Hughes, Ph.D.

    Book That Made the Biggest Influence on Your Teaching
    National Reading Panel Report
    Overcoming Dyslexia, Sally Shaywitz, M.D. & Jonathan Shaywitz, M.D.

    Best Book for Those New to the Science of Reading
    Teaching Reading Sourcebook (Core Literacy Library), Bill Honig, Linda Diamond, & Linda Gutlohn
    Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties, David Kilpatrick, Ph.D.
    The Art and Science of Teaching Primary Reading, Christopher Such
    Reading for Life, Lyn Stone

    Book That You Wish You Had Two Copies Of
    Speech to Print: Language Essentials for Teachers, Louisa Cook Moats Ed.D.
    Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills, Judith Birsh & Suzanne Carreker
    Overcoming Dyslexia, Sally Shaywitz, M.D. & Jonathan Shaywitz, M.D.
    Teaching Reading Sourcebook (Core Literacy Library), Bill Honig, Linda Diamond, & Linda Gutlohn

    What Are You Reading Now?
    Structured Literacy Interventions: Teaching Students with Reading Difficulties, Grades K–6, Louise Spear-Swerling
    Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst, Michael Goldstrom

    Book That Has a Special Place in Your Heart
    Overcoming Dyslexia, Sally Shaywitz, M.D. & Jonathan Shaywitz, M.D.
    Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, William Steig
    The Reader, Bernhard Schlink
    Dog Man, Dave Pilkey

    Other Books Mentioned
    Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can’t, and What Can Be Done About It, Mark Seidenberg
    Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World, Maryanne Wolf

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  2. This episode cost me a lot of money!! Ha! This was great! Thank you! I wondered if you could please list those categories and books that you shared?

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