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Pokorni, Judith L.; Worthington, Colleen K.; Jamison, Patricia J. – Journal of Educational Research, 2004
Researchers have found that training in phonemic awareness (PA), a fundamental element for reading acquisition, is effective in varying degrees, depending on characteristics of the audience. In this study, the authors explored the relative effectiveness of 3 programs--Fast ForWord, Earobics, and LiPS. The authors randomly assigned 60 students with…
Descriptors: Phonemic Awareness, Phonemics, Phonological Awareness, Intervention
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Jamison, Patricia J.; Shevitz, Linda A. – Teaching Exceptional Children, 1985
RATE (Read and Then Evaluate) provides opportunities for learning disabled students to self-select appropriate reading materials, form and communicate opinions about their reading, and gain confidence in themselves as readers. Teachers' observations confirmed the effectiveness of the program, which was expanded to involve students sharing the…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Learning Disabilities, Reading Instruction, Student Motivation