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ERIC Number: EJ579227
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0886-0246
The Effectiveness of Adult Volunteer Tutoring on Reading among "At Risk" First Grade Children.
Rimm-Kaufman, Sara E.; Kagan, Jerome; Byers, Happie
Reading Research and Instruction, v38 n2 p143-52 Win 1999
Examines effectiveness of a reading tutoring program for at-risk first-grade students. Notes that students in the tutoring group met one-on-one with a trained community volunteer who tutored the child three times a week for 45 minutes each session. Finds that students who were tutored performed higher on measures of letter identification and overall reading compared to a control group. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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