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ERIC Number: EJ843604
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISSN: ISSN-0827-3383
Programs and Methods to Improve Reading Comprehension Levels of Reading Resource Special Needs Students at Austin Road Middle School
Stenson, Brenton A.
International Journal of Special Education, v21 n2 p37-46 2006
This action research project made an attempt to increase the reading comprehension levels of special education reading resource students by raising academic efficacy through public acknowledgement of improvement, scaffolded instruction through the use of differentiated teacher created matrices, and graphic organizers to solidify the relationships between events in the reading passages. Academic efficacy increased 21% P less than 0.001. The mean reading increased 0.88 grade equivalents and 6% NCE score on the STAR reading test. (Contains 4 tables and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Junior High Schools; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Georgia