Gillet: Understanding Reading Problems, 7/e The seventh edition of Understanding Reading Problems continues to feature classroom-based, teacher-driven approaches to reading assessment and remediation. Popular authors Jean Gillet, Charles Temple, and Alan Crawford maintain their focus on struggling readers, with significant new coverage of ELL and of readers with special needs. The authors integrate authentic vignettes and case studies with clear, vivid writing featuring the latest research. Expanded coverage of portfolio assessment, lexiles and guided reading levels, running records, developmental spelling stages, emergent literacy assessments, assessing and teaching students with limited English proficiency, and practical strategies for adapting instruction for special-needs students in inclusive classrooms make this seventh edition the most current and complete resource in its field. Your colleagues rave about Understanding Reading Problems : It is an ideal book for experienced and inexperienced teachers learning how to better address students with reading problems. Overall, I really love the text. -Lucille A. Smassanow, SUNY New Paltz One of the major strengths of this textbook is the breakdown of strategies by developmental level. The authors highlight the importance of differentiating effective strategies by devoting a chapter to each age level. -Deborah E. Bordelon, Xavier University of Louisiana Chapter 10 was one of the reasons why I decided to change to this text. I was looking for a text that specifically addressed English Language Learners and the ever-increasing number of students who are within elementary classrooms with these needs. -Bonnie Hoewing, University of Northern Iowa Whats new in the seventh edition? Completely revised chapter 10 on teaching reading and writing with English language learners, including updates on the legal and statutory requirements, demographics and implications of NCLB for English learners. New and expanded coverage of special needs students. Two-paged special issues section in several chapters covers topics like setting up and managing tutoring programs, working with families, and using electronic media. Includes new coverage of adolescents with reading problems in Chapter 8.Alan N. Crawford is the author of 'Understanding Reading Problems: Assessment and Instruction (7th Edition)', published 2007 under ISBN 9780205520282 and ISBN 0205520286.