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Fives, Allyn – Reading Psychology, 2016
The current article examines what factors explained the success of a reading program delivered by older adult volunteers to at-risk early readers. The article also examines the direction of the relationship over time (both direct and mediated) between reading achievement, frequency of reading at home, and academic self-beliefs. Two hundred and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Programs, Program Effectiveness, Early Reading
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Akrofi, Amma K.; Swafford, Jeanne; Janisch, Carole – Reading Psychology, 2010
The purpose of this study was to determine what types of texts would best support the at-home reading for a first grader who struggled with reading. Results of running records for 12 books of varying text types indicated he used visual cues, picture cues, and his schema as he attempted to read. Ten of 12 of the texts were hard for him to read.…
Descriptors: Cues, Protocol Analysis, Reading Instruction, Parent Participation