METACOGNITVE STRATEGY INSTRUCTION: Achieving Adequate Yearly Progress
by Julia Dia Peterson, M.Ed. and Ward Weldon, Ph.D.


Purpose:
To support student achievement of adequate yearly progress across the curriculum and foster a joy of learning.

Student Benefits:
Pre-Reading and Post-Reading Strategy Instruction support high levels of student achievement in regular and special education classrooms.

Students learn to think strategically and with insight.

Students improve writing skills by seeing how to help others comprehend writing easily.

Students experience immediate success and are motivated to continue their efforts.

Implementation of mnemonic strategies results in remarkable recall and understanding of the "basic facts" of comprehension.

Strategy instruction teaches students to plan, monitor and evaluate their own learning.

Revolutionary research-based strategy instruction results in student success across the curriculum.

Mastery of metacognitive strategy instruction in reading comprehension results in higher test scores on standardized tests across subject areas.

Ease of use of strategies in the program results in student engagement and fosters a joy of reading.

 
    
METACOGNITVE STRATEGY INSTRUCTION: Achieving Adequate Yearly Progress Copyright 2008
Rainbow Day: Pre-Reading and Post-Reading Strategy Instruction Copyright 1999