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ERIC Number: ED485352
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Apr
Pages: 35
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 52
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Effective Reading Programs for English Language Learners and Other Language Minority Students
Cheung, Alan; Slavin, Robert E.
Success for All Foundation
This article systematically reviews research on elementary reading programs for English language learners and other language minority students. It focuses on studies that compared experimental and control groups on quantitative reading measures. Among beginning reading models, research supported structured, phonetic programs emphasizing language development, in both native-language and English instruction. Tutoring programs were also supported. For upper-elementary reading, research supported a broad range of programs, but particularly effective were programs using cooperative learning, extensive vocabulary instruction, and use of literature.
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Institute of Education Sciences (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Success for All Foundation, Baltimore, MD.