ERIC Number: EJ670549
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Do Volunteers in Schools Help Children Learn To Read? A Systematic Review of Randomised Controlled Trials.
Torgerson, Carole J.; King, Sarah E.; Sowden, Amanda J.
Educational Studies, v28 n4 p433-44 Dec 2002
States that volunteers are often used in the classroom to help children learn to read, but their impact on reading skills is unknown. Examines randomized controlled trials (RCT) in an effort to determine whether using volunteers improves children's reading. Finds that volunteering had a small effect on children's reading. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom