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Publications by Marie Carbo

“Series: Powerful Best Reading Practices for Struggling Readers — Part 9. Preparing Struggling Reading for Achievement Tests” (January 2015). Instructional Leader (Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association), Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 7-9.


“Series: Powerful Best Reading Practices for Struggling Readers — Part 8. Creating Lifelong Reading Success” (November 2014). Instructional Leader (Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association), Vol. 27, No. 6, pp. 9-12.


“Series: Powerful Best Reading Practices for Struggling Readers — Part 7. The Reading Gamble: Improving the Odds for Struggling Readers” (September 2014). Instructional Leader (Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association), Vol. 27, No. 5, pp. 10-12.


“Series: Powerful Best Reading Practices for Struggling Readers — Part 6. Provide Opportunities for Active Learning” (May 2014). Instructional Leader (Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association), Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 6-8.


“Series: Powerful Best Reading Practices for Struggling Readers — Part 5. How to Reduce Visual Dyslexia” (March 2014). Instructional Leader (Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association), Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 7-9.


“Series: Powerful Best Reading Practices for Struggling Readers — Part 4. Creating Remarkable Reading Gains with "Talking Stories” (January 2014). Instructional Leader (Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association), Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 8-12.


“Series: Powerful Best Reading Practices for Struggling Readers — Part 3. A Three-Step Plan for Increasing Reading Achievement” (November 2013). Instructional Leader (Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association), Vol. 26, No. 6, pp. 3-5.


“Series: Powerful Best Reading Practices for Struggling Readers — Part 2. Methods That Teach Reading the Way the Brain Learns” (September 2013). Instructional Leader (Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association), Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 1-3.


“Series: Powerful Best Reading Practices for Struggling Readers — Part 1. Teaching Reading the Way the Brain Learns” (July 2013). Instructional Leader (Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association), Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 7-9.


“What Helps At-Risk Adolescent Readers?” (March 2010). Educational Leadership, Vol. 67, No. 6.


“Match the Style of Instruction to the Style of Reading.” (January 2009). Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 90, No. 5, pp. 373-378.


“Strategies for Increasing Achievement in Reading.” In Educating Everybody’s Children: Diverse Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners, Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition (2008). Robert W. Cole, Ed. Alexandria, Virginia: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Chapter 3, pp. 98-122


“Best Practices for Achieving High, Rapid Reading Gains.” (March 2008). The Education Digest, Vol. 73, No. 7, pp. 57-60.


“Developing Great Teachers of Reading—Part 3, Teach to Natural Learning Strengths.” (January 2008). Instructional Leader (Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association), Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 6-11.


“Developing Great Teachers of Reading—Part 2, Focus on Comprehension and Enjoyment.” (November 2007). Instructional Leader (Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association), Vol. 20. No. 6, pp. 6-9.


“Best Practices for Achieving High, Rapid Reading Gains.” (November/December 2007). Principal, Vol. 87, No. 2, pp. 42-45.


“Developing Great Teachers of Reading—Part 1, Correct Misleading Perceptions of At-Risk Readers.” (September 2007). Instructional Leader (Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association), Vol. 20, No. 5, pp. 1-3, 11-12.


Becoming a Great Teacher of Reading: Achieving High Rapid Reading Gains with Powerful, Differentiated Strategies. (2007). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press and National Association of Elementary School Principals.


“What Principals Need to Know About Reading Instruction.” (September/October 2005). Principal, Vol. 85, No. 1, pp. 46-49.


“Achieving with Struggling Readers.” (November/December 2003). Principal, Vol. 83, No. 2, pp. 20-24.


“The Power of Reading Styles: Accommodating Students’ Strengths.” (1998). In Perspectives on Reading Instruction. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, pp. 23-26.


“Learning Styles Strategies That Help At-Risk Students Read and Succeed.” (Winter 1997). Reaching Today’s Youth (published by the National Educational Service), Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 37-42.


“What Secondary Principals Should Know About Teaching Reading.” (Fall 1997). Texas Study of Secondary Education, Vol. VII, No. 1, pp. 22-25.


“Focus on Reading: Turn Learning Around.” (September 1997). Family Education Today, p. 2.


“Reading with Style.” (May 1997). Principal, Vol. 76, No. 5, pp. 12-14.


“Reading Styles Times Twenty.” (March 1997). Educational Leadership (special issue on how children learn), Vol. 54, No. 6, pp. 38-42. Reprinted in Query (journal of the Saskatchewan Reading Council—1998), Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 39-44, and in Prime Areas (journal of the British Columbia Primary Teachers’ Association—1997/98), Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 20-25.


“Every Child a Reader.” (February 1997). The American School Board Journal, Vol. 184, No. 2, pp. 33-35. Reprinted in School Leader (official publication of the New Jersey School Boards Association—March/April 1997), Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 22-25.


“4 Key Questions to Evaluate Reading Programs.” (January 1997). The Education Digest, Vol. 62, No. 5, pp. 64-67.


What Every Principal Should Know About Teaching Reading. (1997). Syosset, NY: National Reading Styles Institute.


“Active Learning Promotes Reading Skills.” (October 1996). The Education Digest, Vol. 62, No. 2, pp. 64-67.


“Selecting the ‘Right’ Reading Method.” (September 1996). Teaching PreK-8, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 84, 86-87.


“Recorded Books Raise Reading Skills.” (May 1996). The Education Digest, Vol. 61, No. 9, pp. 56-59.


“Evaluating Reading Programs.” (March 1996). Instructional Leader (Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association), Vol. IX, No. 2, pp. 6-8.


“Reading Styles: High Gains for the Bottom Third.” (February 1996). Educational Leadership (special issue on students with special needs), Vol. 53, No. 5, pp. 8-13.


“Whole Language or Phonics? Use Both!” (February 1996). The Education Digest, Vol. 61, No. 6, pp. 60-63.


“Whole Language vs. Phonics: The Great Debate.” (January 1996). Principal, Vol. 75, No. 3, pp. 36-38.


“Capitalizing on Students’ Reading Styles.” (1996). Intermediate Staff Development Guide. New York: Harcourt Brace & Company.


“Nurture Love of Reading and Test Scores.” (December 1995). The Education Digest, Vol. 61, No. 4, pp. 62-64, with Robert W. Cole.


“Continuum of Modeling Reading Methods.” (September 1995). Teaching PreK-8, Vol. 26, No. 1, p. 85.


“Hooked On Reading.” (September 1995). The American School Board Journal, Vol. 182, No. 9, pp. 28-30, with Robert W. Cole.


“What Every Principal Should Know About Teaching Reading.” (May 1995). Principal, Vol. 74, No. 5, pp. 28-29, with Robert W. Cole.


“Educating Everybody’s Children.” In Educating Everybody’s Children: Diverse Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners. What Research and Practice Say About Improving Achievement. (1995). Robert W. Cole, Ed. (1995). Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Chapter 1, pp. 1-7.


Reading Style Inventory Manual. (1995). Syosset, NY: National Reading Styles Institute.


“Strategies for Increasing Achievement in Reading.” In Educating Everybody’s Children: Diverse Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners. What Research and Practice Say About Improving Achievement. (1995). Robert W. Cole, Ed. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Chapter 5, pp. 75-98.


“Sharply Increasing the Reading Ability of Potential Dropouts.” (1994). In Using What We Know About At-Risk Youth. Robert C. Morris, Ed. Lancaster, PA: Technomic Publishing Co., Inc.


“Eliminating the Need for Dumbed-Down Textbooks.” (Summer 1992). Educational Horizons, Vol. 70, No. 4, pp. 189-93.


“Structuring Whole Language for Students at Risk.” (May 1992). Teaching K-8, pp. 88-89.


“Giving Unequal Learners an Equal Chance: A Reply to a Biased Critique of Learning Styles.” (January/February 1992). Remedial and Special Education, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 19-29.


“Igniting the Literacy Revolution Through Reading Styles.” (October 1990). Educational Leadership, Vol. 48, No. 2, pp. 26-29.


“An Evaluation of Jeanne Chall’s Response to ‘Debunking the Great Phonics Myth’.” (October 1989). Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 71, No. 2, pp. 152-57.


“Reading Achievement Tests: What Should They Measure?” (Spring 1989). Excellence in Teaching, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 5-8.


How to Record Books for Maximum Reading Gains. (1989). Roslyn Heights, NY: National Reading Styles Institute.


Please Teach Me the Way I Learn. (1989). Roslyn Heights, NY: Learning Research Associates.


Reading Style: Releasing Your Child’s Learning Power. (1989). Roslyn Heights, NY: Learning Research Associates.


Reading Styles: How to Increase Literacy in the U.S. (1989). Yearbook of the Massachusetts Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, pp. 28-30.


“The Evidence Supporting Reading Styles: A Response to Stahl.” (December 1988). Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 70, No. 4, pp. 323-27.


“Debunking the Great Phonics Myth.” (November 1988). Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 70, No. 3, pp. 226-40.


“What Reading Achievement Tests Should Measure to Increase Literacy in the U.S.” (October 1988). Research Bulletin. Phi Delta Kappa Center on Evaluation, Development and Research, Vol. 7, entire issue.


“Reading Styles: Giving Unequal Learners an Equal Chance.” (Fall 1988). Learning Assistance Teachers’ Association (L.A.T.A.) Newsletter, pp. 7-15.


“Learning Styles Strategies Can Help Students at Risk.” (Summer 1988). Teaching Exceptional Children, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 55-58, with Helené Hodges.


“Why Phonics Isn’t ‘What Works’ For Every Student.” (Winter 1987). Editorial, Clearinghouse Bulletin on Learning Styles and Brain Behavior, co-sponsored by the Oklahoma State Education Department and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), Vol. 2, No. 1, with Helené Hodges.


“Deprogramming Reading Failure: Giving Unequal Learners an Equal Chance.” (November 1987). Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 69, No. 3, pp. 197-201.


“Matching Reading Styles: Correcting Ineffective Instruction.” (October 1987). Educational Leadership, Vol. 45, No. 2, pp. 55-62.


“Increasing Reading Achievement.” (August 1987). Streamlined Seminar, National Association of Elementary School Principals, Vol. 5, No. 6, entire issue.


“Ten Myths About Teaching Reading.” (March 1987). Teaching PreK-8, Vol. 17, No. 6, pp. 77-80.


“Reading Styles Research: ‘What Works’ Isn’t Always Phonics.” (February 1987). Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 68, No. 6, pp. 431-35.


“Five Reading Styles Programs Report Extraordinary Reading Gains.” (Spring 1986). The Learner in the Process Vol. VI, No. 1, pp. 1-17.


“Global/Tactual Learners: How to Teach Them Reading Skills.” (April 1986). Early Years K/8, Vol. 16, No. 8, pp. 47-50.


Teaching Students to Read Through Their Individual Learning Styles. (1986). Reston, VA: Reston Division of Prentice-Hall (co-authored with Rita and Kenneth Dunn).


“What Kinds of Programs Do Districts Need to Develop to Meet the Needs of At-Risk Student Populations?” (1986). ASCD Update, official newsletter of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Vol. 28, No. 5.


“Advanced Book Recording: Turning It Around for Poor Readers.” (January 1985). EarlyYears PreK/8, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 46-48.


“Research in Learning Style and Reading: Implications for Instruction.” (Winter 1984). Theory Into Practice, Vol. XXIII, No. 1, pp. 72-81.


“Recorded Books = Remarkable Reading Gains.” (November 1984). Early Years PreK/8, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 44-47.


“How to Start Your Own Super Reading Styles Programs.” (October 1984). Early Years K/8, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 53-56.


“Reading Styles: How Principals Can Make a Difference.” (September 1984). Principal, Vol. 64, No. 1, pp. 20-26.


“Five Schools Try Reading Styles Programs…and See How Their Kids Have Grown!” (August/September 1984). Early Years PreK/8, Vol. 15, No. 1, pp. 52-60.


“Why Most Reading Tests Aren’t Fair.” (May 1984). Early Years, Vol. 14, No. 9, pp. 73-75.


“You Can Identify Reading Styles…and Then Design a Super Reading Styles Program.” (April 1984). Early Years PreK/8, Vol. 14, No. 8, pp. 80-83.


“Reading Style: Help a Fairy Tale Come True.” (November 1983). Early Years, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 10-16.


“Research in Reading and Learning Style: Implications for Exceptional Children.” (April 1983). Exceptional Children, Vol. 49, No. 6, pp. 486-93.


“Reading Styles Change from Second to Eighth Grade.” (February 1983). Educational Leadership, Vol. 40, No. 5, pp. 56-59.


Reading Style Inventory Research Supplement. (1983). Roslyn Heights, NY: Learning Research Associates.


“Reading Styles: Key to Preventing Reading Failure.” (1982). In Student Learning Styles and Brain Behavior. James W. Keefe, Ed. Reston, VA: National Association of Secondary School Principals, Chapter 13.


“Making Books Talk to Children.” (November 1981). The Reading Teacher, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp. 186-89.


“Breakthrough: How to Improve Early Reading Instruction.” (May 1981). Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 62, No. 9, p. 675 (with Rita Dunn and Elizabeth Burton).


Reading Style Inventory Manual. (1981). Roslyn Heights, NY: Learning Research Associates.


“Reading Style: Diagnosis, Evaluation, Prescription.” (September 1980). Academic Therapy, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 45-52. Abstracted in Perceptions, Vol. 3, No. 6, p. 7.


An Analysis of the Relationships Between the Modality Preferences of Kindergartners and Selected Reading Treatments as They Affect the Learning of Basic Sight-Word Vocabulary. (1980). Doctoral Dissertation, St. John’s University, New York.


Reading Style Inventory®. (1980). Roslyn Heights, NY: Learning Research Associates.


“The Reading Game: How to Improve the Odds For Every Youngster.” (August/September 1979). Learnimg, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 34-43 (with Rita Dunn).


“How to Play with a Book.” (February 1979). Early Years, Vol. 9, No. 6, pp. 68-75.


“Learning Style: Application to Reading Instruction for the Gifted.” (December 1978). Gifted/Talented Education, Vol. 3, No. 6, p. 4b.


“Teaching Reading with Talking Books.” (December 1978). The Reading Teacher, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 267-73. Reprinted in Education Digest, Vol. 44, No. 8, pp. 60-63, and in Meeting the Needs of the Handicapped. C.H. Thomas and J.L. Thomas, Eds. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, pp. 96-103.


“A Word Imprinting Technique for Children with Severe Memory Disorders.” (Fall 1978). Teaching Exceptional Children, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 3-5.