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Nevo, Einat; Vaknin-Nusbaum, Vered – Educational Psychology, 2020
This study examined changes in reading motivation and reading achievement among Hebrew-speaking first graders following an intervention program designed to increase intrinsic reading motivation. The program was delivered by the class teacher and focused on choosing relevant reading materials, providing choices for reading and encouraging social…
Descriptors: Reading Motivation, Reading Achievement, Semitic Languages, Prediction
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Chaparro, Erin A.; Smolkowski, Keith; Jackson, Kathleen Ryan – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2020
Oregon's Effective Behavioral and Instructional Support Systems (EBISS) initiative was implemented in 25 school districts. The initiative trained and coached district leaders and teachers in the use of the EBISS model through the lens of implementation science. The EBISS model integrates school-wide positive behavior intervention and supports…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, State Programs, Coaching (Performance), Professional Development
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Roberts-Tyler, Emily J.; Hughes, John Carl; Hastings, Richard P. – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2020
Increasing evidence indicates that individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ID) might benefit from phonics-based reading instruction. However, research and instruction in this field has predominantly focused on sight word reading. Models for complex interventions recommend that feasibility research be conducted prior to conducting randomised…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Children
Goldenberg, Claude; Glaser, Deborah R.; Kame'enui, Edward J.; Butler, Kelly; Diamond, Linda; Moats, Louisa; Spear-Swerling, Louise; Goldberg, Margaret; Grimes, Sally C. – National Council on Teacher Quality, 2020
Learning how to read is not something that comes naturally. Many children need instruction from their teachers that follows the research on the most effective and efficient methods of teaching reading (often referred to as the "science of reading"). The path to literacy is supported by many actors, but states have a role in these four…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Elementary School Teachers, Reading Teachers, State Government
Ho, Hsiang-Yeh; Smrekar, Mathias – McREL International, 2020
The current study examined the effect of a web-based literacy program, Raz-Plus, that serves as a resource for blended learning instruction in K-5 classrooms. Following a 13-week implementation period at three rural elementary schools, comparisons of the treatment (21 teachers and 249 students) and control (18 teachers and 198 students) groups…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Web Based Instruction, Blended Learning, Educational Technology
Dagen, Allison Swan, Ed.; Bean, Rita M., Ed. – Guilford Press, 2020
This authoritative text and practitioner resource has now been extensively revised and expanded with 70% new material covering new topics and standards in literacy leadership. Prominent experts present research-based methods for improving instruction, assessment, and professional learning experiences in PreK-12. The distinct roles of teachers,…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Preschool Education, Literacy Education, Teaching Methods
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Gilman, Michelle; Norton, Bonny – BC TEAL Journal, 2020
Given the large number of students from immigrant and refugee backgrounds in Canadian schools, our study investigates to what extent an open access multilingual digital platform, Storybooks Canada (, might serve the interests of elementary school English language learners. Our study drew on insights from 13…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Educational Resources, Elementary School Students, English Language Learners
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Mikami, Yuka – Reading in a Foreign Language, 2020
This study applied a qualitative approach and investigated the processes of motivational change through goal setting in extensive reading (ER). The one-year ER program integrating goal setting was introduced in a Japanese university. Interviews were conducted with four selected participants from among 23 students. The results revealed different…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Reading Motivation, Self Efficacy, Reading Programs
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Kennedy, Christopher – School-University Partnerships, 2020
As part of clinical models of teacher preparation, PDS models provide extra adults who are invested in education in the classroom environment. Administrators and school leaders sometimes look for innovative ways to use teacher candidates to provide additional intervention to support students who need extra help. This article analyzes one such PDS…
Descriptors: Professional Development Schools, Partnerships in Education, College School Cooperation, Teacher Education Programs
Cherry-Paul, Sonja; Cruz, Colleen; Ehrenworth, Mary – Educational Leadership, 2020
Reading workshop is a way for students to find what kinds of books they love, practice reading independently, and move up to higher levels of reading with teacher guidance. This type of workshop can develop a lifelong love of reading in children. But several conditions need to be met to make it successful. The authors discuss those conditions,…
Descriptors: Workshops, Reading Programs, Reading Motivation, Reading Instruction
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Green, Charlotte; Nadelson, Louis S.; Miller, Rachelle – SRATE Journal, 2020
Poverty can substantially limit access to books. Access to books is a significant predictor of academic success, and lack of access jeopardizes literacy development and expands academic achievement gaps. We examined an evolving collaborative effort to increase book access in a region in the southern United States. The collaborations involve a…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Books, Poverty, Poverty Areas
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Woods, LaToshia; Graham, Karen Kleppe – SRATE Journal, 2020
Determining what elementary teacher candidates need to know to effectively teach reading will aid in how preparation programs prepare future teachers. To understand state legislation targeting early reading instruction, this study compared the tenets of structured literacy, the reading method used in dyslexia programs, to scientific reading…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Dyslexia, Intervention, Elementary School Teachers
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Dynia, Jaclyn M.; Purtell, Kelly M.; Justice, Laura M.; Pratt, Amy S.; Hijlkema, Maria J. – Early Education and Development, 2020
This study provides a broad, macro-analysis of how the home literacy environment (HLE) manifests among Mayan families with preschool-aged children in Yucatan, Mexico. Despite a substantial body of work showing the significant contribution of the HLE to children's reading achievement in the U.S., little work examines the HLE and children's learning…
Descriptors: Maya (People), Family Literacy, Family Environment, Preschool Children
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Kumsa, Kassahun; Tesfahun, Azmeraw Ayehu; Legas, Habtamu Adane – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to assess the impact of Literacy Boost Project Model implemented by World Vision on reading skills of early grade students in Ethiopia. It intended to examine whether the intervention contributed to improving students' achievement in reading comprehension. Design/methodology/approach: Difference in difference…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Programs, Reading Skills, Reading Achievement
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Gonzalez, Emir; McCraney, Michelle; Panesar-Aguilar, Sunddip; Cale, Chri – World Journal of Education, 2020
Middle school reading scores throughout the state of California have been predominantly less than average in recent years. A school located within this region has struggled to raise reading scores. An unknown problem existed that stemmed from the implementation of the school's reading program. The purpose of this investigation was to (a) determine…
Descriptors: Fidelity, Reading Programs, Reading Achievement, Program Implementation
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