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2 Million Children

2 Million Children
Success for All

Second Edition

December 2013 | 408 pages | Corwin
Powerful, proven research-based strategies to ensure success for every all children! This revision of the best-selling One Million Children offers scientifically tested, practical strategies for strengthening literacy skills and academic achievement for all elementary school children. Substantial revisions include curriculum updates, and new material on leadership development, English language learners, middle school reading, computerized data management, and embedded multimedia. Based on the principles of the Success For All program, this book covers:áInstructional processes integrated with curriculum objectives Continuous assessment of student progress Tutoring for learners who struggle with reading A Solutions Team working on non-academic issues to help ensure childrenÆs readiness to learn Schoolwide systems to support rapid school improvement
About the Authors
1. Two Million Children: Success for All
2. Establishing a Structure to Support Success
3. Early Childhood: Curiosity Corner and KinderCorner
4. Beginning Reading: Reading Roots
5. Intermediate Reading: Reading Wings
6. Middle School Reading: The Reading Edge
7. Tutoring Programs
8. Writing, Math, and Data-Driven Reform: Other SFA Programs
9. Removing Roadblocks to Learning: Addressing Family, Student, and School Issues
10. Research on Success for All
11. Success for All and School Reform

"The book appeals to any educator who wants to make a difference, who wants to prevent students from losing that love of learning, falling through the cracks, or being permanently labeled 'at risk.'"

Patti Hendricks, English/Language Arts Teacher
Sunset Ridge Middle School, Midvale, UT

"The detailed coverage includes descriptions of how to use the program, program costs, statistics on several years' implementation of the program, and how to involve parents and the community. The authors provide many instances in which educators have met or exceeded expectation for growth using the Success for All program, leaving the reader with the feeling that the greatest concern is what is best for the child!"

Pamela Opel, Science Curriculum Coordinator
Gulfport School District, Biloxi, MS

"The book offers a good background for any school or school system that is considering changing their reading curriculum."

Sandra Kraynok, Kindergarten Teacher
Rock Cave Elementary School, WV

"Breaks down the Success for All program and shows the statistical gains in schools that implemented the program."

Cynthia Woods, Kindergarten Teacher
Walker Elementary School, Monticello, KY

Sample Materials & Chapters


Chapter 1

Robert Slavin

Robert E. Slavin is director of the Center for Research and Reform in Education at Johns Hopkins University, director of the Institute for Effective Education at the University of York, and the cofounder and chairman of the Success for All Foundation. He has authored or coauthored more than 200 articles and 20 books, including Educational Psychology: Theory into Practice (Allyn & Bacon, 1986, 1988, 1991, 1994, 1997, 2000, 2003), Cooperative Learning: Theory, Research, and Practice (Allyn & Bacon, 1990, 1995), Show Me the Evidence: Proven and Promising Programs for America’s Schools (Corwin, 1998), Effective Programs for Latino... More About Author

Nancy A. Madden

Nancy A. Madden is president and cofounder of the Success for All Foundation, a professor at the University of York (England), and a professor in the Center for Research and Reform in Education at John Hopkins University. From 1980 to 1998, she was a research scientist at the Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk at Johns Hopkins University, where she directed the development of the reading, writing, language arts, and mathematics elements of Success for All. An expert in literacy and instruction, Madden is the author or coauthor of many articles and books on cooperative learning, mainstreaming, Chapter 1, and... More About Author

Margaret (Bette) E. Chambers

Bette Chambers is currently a professor in the Institute for Effective Education at the University of York in England and at the Centre for Research and Reform in Education at Johns Hopkins University, where she conducts research in early childhood education and early literacy. She also directs the development and dissemination of the early childhood education and technology-embedded programs at the Success for All Foundation in Baltimore, MD. She has authored and coauthored numerous articles, books, and practical guides on cooperative learning, technology infusion in literacy, and early childhood education. Chambers received her BA in... More About Author

Barbara Haxby

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