Books

Executive Skills and Reading Comprehension


“This book will change the way practitioners and researchers think about and teach reading comprehension. It is a 'must have' for anyone who wants to know more about how executive skills influence this vital aspect of reading. Teachers and reading specialists will find accessible instructional advice. Researchers will find an integrated and exhaustive account of state-of-the-art research that bridges the fields of reading, neuroscience, and cognitive psychology. Cartwright’s style is informative yet practical and personable.”

—Katherine Hilden, PhD

School of Teacher Education and Leadership, Radford University

Word Callers: Small Group and One-to-One Interventions for Children who "Read" but Don't Comprehend


“I am so grateful to Kelly for bringing together so much important research and communicating it so effectively. Kelly puts readers of this book on the cutting edge of reading comprehension instruction for a significant and underserved population of students. Thank you, Kelly, and thank you to everyone who reads this book and works to bring all readers to deep comprehension.”


--Nell K. Duke, EdD
University of Michigan

Literacy Processes: Cognitive Flexibility in Learning and Teaching


“By integrating findings from developmental science and various areas of literacy research, this unique book transcends narrow disciplinary boundaries. Developmental scientists will benefit from the rich illustrations of how the basic cognitive process of cognitive flexibility applies to a real-world skill such as literacy. Given the recent interest in the relation between school readiness and executive function, the volume is particularly timely.”

—Ulrich Müller, PhD

Department of Psychology, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada