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January, Stacy-Ann A.; Lovelace, Mary E.; Foster, Tori E.; Ardoin, Scott P. – Journal of Behavioral Education, 2017
Strategic Incremental Rehearsal (SIR) is a recently developed flashcard intervention that blends Traditional Drill with Incremental Rehearsal (IR) for teaching sight words. The initial study evaluating SIR found it was more effective than IR for teaching sight words to first-grade students. However, that study failed to assess efficiency, which is…
Descriptors: Intervention, Visual Stimuli, Drills (Practice), Word Recognition
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Larabee, Kaitlyn M.; Burns, Matthew K.; McComas, Jennifer J. – Journal of Behavioral Education, 2014
Despite their recent popularity in schools, there is minimal consensus in the educational literature regarding the use of mobile devices for reading intervention. The word box intervention (Joseph "Read Teach" 52:348-356, 1998) has been consistently associated with improvements in student decoding performance. This early efficacy study…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Grade 1
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Volpe, Robert J.; Mule, Christina M.; Briesch, Amy M.; Joseph, Laurice M.; Burns, Matthew K. – Journal of Behavioral Education, 2011
Traditional drill and practice (TD) and incremental rehearsal (IR) are two flashcard drill instructional methods previously noted to improve word recognition. The current study sought to compare the effectiveness and efficiency of these two methods, as assessed by next day retention assessments, under 2 conditions (i.e., opportunities to respond…
Descriptors: Drills (Practice), Instructional Materials, Sight Method, Reading Instruction