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Borman, Geoffrey D.; Dowling, N. Maritza; Schneck, Carrie – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2008
In this article, the authors report achievement outcomes of a multisite cluster randomized field trial of Open Court Reading 2005 (OCR), a K-6 literacy curriculum published by SRA/McGraw-Hill. The participants are 49 first-grade through fifth-grade classrooms from predominantly minority and poor contexts across the nation. Blocking by grade level…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Academic Achievement, Effect Size, Classrooms
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Borman, Geoffrey D.; Dowling, N. Maritza – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2009
In this article, we report kindergarten student and teacher outcomes from a quasi-experimental evaluation of The Superkids, a systematic, phonics-based, comprehensive K-2 reading program. We recruited 23 kindergarten teachers to implement The Superkids program from a diverse, yet predominantly ethnic minority, group of classrooms from across the…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Achievement, Achievement Tests
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Borman, Geoffrey D.; Goetz, Michael E.; Dowling, N. Maritza – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2009
In this randomized field trial of KindergARTen Camp, a 6-week summer enrichment program in literacy and the fine arts, we analyzed the summer learning outcomes of 93 treatment and 35 control students from high-poverty schools in Baltimore, Maryland. This experiment offers evidence concerning the causal effect of the program on 5 measures of…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Summer Programs, Day Camp Programs, Literacy Education