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Portrait of a TNCS Graduate: Read Strategically

I read with purpose and apply appropriate reading strategies to gain understanding.


Actively Reads with Purpose
Establishes Goals
Monitors Comprehension
Selects Appropriate Strategies
Positive Attitude Toward Reading
Makes Predictions
Uses Assistive Technology as needed


Disrupting Thinking: Why How We Read Matters Kylene G. Beers and Robert E. Probst

The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain Brock Eide, M.D., M.A. and Fernette Eide, M.D.

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

Overcoming Dyslexia Sally Shaywitz, M.D. and Jonathan Shaywitz, M.D.

Mind, Brain, and Education: Neuroscience Implications for the Classroom David A. Sousa

The Reading Mind: a Cognitive Approach to Understanding How the Mind Reads Daniel T. Willingham

Teaching the Brain to Read Strategies for Improving Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension Judy Willis, M.D.

Proust and the Squid: the Story and Science of the Reading Brain Maryanne Wolf

Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World Maryanne Wolf and Catherine J. Stoodley

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