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Bonnville, Joann K. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore the efficacy of two Response to Intervention (RTI) Tier 2 literacy programs used with sixth graders in a middle school setting to determine if the use of either the SuccessMaker┬« or READ 180┬« Tier 2 RTI literacy program for two marking periods, or eighteen weeks, positively impacted student achievement as…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Literacy, Middle School Students, Grade 6
Falke, Tricia Rae – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of a computer-based reading intervention on the reading achievement of sixth grade students in one elementary school in a suburban school district located in the Midwest region of the United States. Data were collected through two district mandated reading assessments and a computer-based…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Reading Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Reading Achievement
Prescott, Sharon H. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of this study was to explore upper elementary reading classes in a low socio-economic area to determine the effects frequent praise, both academically and socially, have on the zone of proximal development in reading (ZPD[subscript RL], Renaissance Learning, 2006). A causal-comparative study was utilized by observing two groups of…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Beginning Reading