ERIC Number: ED079710
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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"Flex-Ed" Reading Readiness Program for First Grade Students.
Central Arkansas Education Center, Little Rock.
This project evaluated the effectiveness of the "Flex-Ed" Reading Readiness Program with nineteen first grade students. Most of the nineteen students had scored below or near the tenth percentile of the MacMillan Readiness Test. Four behavioral objectives were written for the students in the areas of space, quantity, time, and basic concepts. The teacher worked daily with the students in groups of four using the "Flex-Ed" program. Following formal instruction in the group, individual students practiced at their own pace with the "Flex-Ed" materials. The Boehm Test of Basic Concepts, Form A, was administered in October and again in May to obtain pre- and post-test measures. The results indicated that the experimental group of nineteen students performed better than the control group. The experimental group's growth, however, was far short of expectations when the mean gain score of 8.6 was considered. It was recommended that fundamental concepts could be better developed with the use of resources such as the "Flex-Ed" curricular materials. (WR)
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Authoring Institution: Central Arkansas Education Center, Little Rock.