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ERIC Number: EJ1079250
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0270-2711
Effects of Fourth and Second Graders' Cross-Age Tutoring on Students' Spelling
Mitchell, Rebekkah J.; Morrison, Timothy G.; Feinauer, Erika; Wilcox, Brad; Black, Sharon
Reading Psychology, v37 n1 p147-166 2016
A quasi-experimental study examined some effects of cross-age tutoring on fourth grade tutors' and second grade tutees' ability to spell accurately and correct errors on their own rough drafts. Half of the participating tutors were trained in tutoring skills; half were not. All participants were given pre- and post-assessments. On dictated writing assessments, second graders improved significantly, although fourth graders did not. On a free writing assessment, both second and fourth graders had significant gain scores. Observations during tutoring sessions showed benefits for both tutors and tutees.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 4; Elementary Education; Grade 2; Primary Education; Early Childhood Education
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Language: English
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