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ERIC Number: EJ556899
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0731-9487
The Effectiveness of One-to-One Tutoring by Community Tutors for At-Risk Beginning Readers.
Vadasy, Patricia F.; Jenkins, Joseph R.; Antil, Lawrence R.; Wayne, Susan K.; O'Connor, Rollanda E.
Learning Disability Quarterly, v20 n2 p126-39 Spr 1997
Twenty at-risk first graders received 30 minutes of individual instruction from community tutors four days a week for up to 23 weeks. Subjects outperformed the control group on all reading, decoding, spelling and segmenting, and writing measures. Tutors who implemented the program with a high degree of fidelity achieved significant effect sizes in each reading skill area. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
What Works Clearinghouse Reviewed: Meets Evidence Standards without Reservations
IES Cited: ED502398; ED560820