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ERIC Number: ED437629
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Revisiting the First-Grade Studies.
Readence, John E., Ed.; Barone, Diane M., Ed.
Reading Research Quarterly, v32 n4 Oct/Nov/Dec 1997
This collection of articles commemorates the 30th anniversary of an influential study by Guy Bond and Robert Dykstrain reading research, known as the First-Grade Studies. These articles provide a view of the historical implications of the First-Grade Studies and how the Studies continue to provide valuable insights for those who seek answers about effective beginning reading instruction. The articles in the collection are entitled: "Introduction: Revisiting the First-Grade Studies: The Importance of Literary History" (John E. Readence and Diane M. Barone); "Contextualizing the First-Grade Studies: What Is the Best Way To Teach Children To Read?" (Michael F. Graves and Robert Dykstra); "The Cooperative Research Program in First-Grade Reading Instruction" (Guy L. Bond and Robert Dykstra); "The First-Grade Studies: A Personal Reflection" (P. David Pearson); "Connecting the Past with the Present: The Legacy and Spirit of the First-Grade Studies" (Lyndon W. Searfoss); and "Expanding the Boundaries: A Reaction to the First-Grade Studies" (Arlette Ingram Willis and Violet J. Harris). (NKA)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Classroom Techniques, Grade 1, Instructional Effectiveness, Primary Education, Reading Instruction, Reading Research
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