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Silberberg, Norman; And Others – The Elementary School Journal, 1968
A study was conducted to determine which subtests of the Gates Reading Readiness Tests have greatest predictive efficiency. An experiment to assess the effect of training in reading readiness on 222 kindergarten children (107 girls and 115 boys) provided the data for the research. The experimental group received 2 months' reading readiness…
Descriptors: Grade 1, Kindergarten, Predictive Measurement, Predictive Validity
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Hodges, Richard E. – The Elementary School Journal, 1966
In an attempt to resolve the controversy about the nature of our spelling system, researchers conducted a study of American English orthography which reaffirmed the case for teaching spelling on the basis of patterns of sound-to-letter correspondences. The controversy involved the Paul Hanna-James Moore study and Ernest Horn's critique of their…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Education, English Instruction, Graphemes
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Johnson, Norman C.; Knight, Octavia B. – The Elementary School Journal, 1965
An instructional enrichment program in a Murfreesboro, N.C., school was designed to help academically retarded students in grades 3 to 8 (I.Q. 72-85). The participating students, who were retarded from 1 to 5 years, were grouped homogeneously to receive individual and small group instruction, and were encouraged to develop good listening and study…
Descriptors: Academically Handicapped, Achievement Gains, Elementary School Students, Enrichment Activities