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Limbrick, Lisa; Wheldall, Kevin; Madelaine, Alison – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2012
This study examined whether boys and girls in the early school years differed in reading and related skills, and their rates of progress. Gender ratios were calculated to ascertain whether there were more boys than girls who struggle with different facets of reading, and whether the variability of boys' scores resulted in more boys being…
Descriptors: Females, Beginning Reading, Males, Young Children
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Reynolds, Meree; Wheldall, Kevin; Madelaine, Alison – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2011
An analysis of large and influential published reviews of research pertaining to the reading acquisition of young struggling readers in the early years of schooling was undertaken. The reviews were selected on the basis that they either had been commissioned by federal governments or had been conducted by reputable research institutions and had…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Literature Reviews
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Reynolds, Meree; Wheldall, Kevin; Madelaine, Alison – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2009
This rejoinder provides comment on issues raised by Schwartz, Hobsbaum, Briggs and Scull (2009) in their article about evidence-based practice and Reading Recovery (RR), written in response to Reynolds and Wheldall (2007). Particular attention is paid to the processes and findings of the What Works Clearinghouse evaluation of RR. The suggestion…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Intervention, Reading Failure, Student Attitudes
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Reynolds, Meree; Wheldall, Kevin – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2007
Reading Recovery is an intensive literacy programme designed for young students who have been identified as being at-risk of reading failure after 1 year of schooling. The intervention was developed and trialled in New Zealand over 20 years ago and is now implemented in a number of education systems. The focus of this article is on recent research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Failure, Reading Difficulties, Early Intervention
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Madelaine, Alison; Wheldall, Kevin – International Journal of Disability Development and Education, 2005
Identifying low-progress readers easily and quickly is an essential prerequisite for effective literacy intervention in schools. In this study, teacher judgment of reading performance is compared with a curriculum-based measurement procedure. This study involved 33 teachers and their Year 3 to Year 5 classes. Twelve students were randomly selected…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Curriculum Based Assessment, Reading Difficulties, Student Evaluation
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Madelaine, Alison; Wheldall, Kevin – International Journal of Disability Development and Education, 2004
A significant amount of literature has been published on curriculum-based measurement (CBM) in the last decade. Much of the conceptual work on CBM was done in the 1980s and early 1990s. This review concentrates on the large body of research published within the last 10 years on CBM of reading, including further research demonstrating its technical…
Descriptors: Reading Fluency, Oral Reading, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
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Madelaine, Alison; Wheldall, Kevin – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1999
Discusses curriculum-based measurement as an alternative to both standardized and teacher-developed reading tests. Oral Reading Fluency, a curriculum-based measure of reading is presented as an accurate indicator of both general reading ability and reading comprehension, and as a means of monitoring reading progress towards functional literacy.…
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Functional Literacy
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Wheldall, Kevin; Madelaine, Alison – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2000
Results are presented from two studies involving 190 primary and high school students and 146 primary students with reading difficulties. These studies contributed toward the development of five 200 word standardized passages which may be employed interchangeably to monitor the performance of students with reading difficulties towards achieving…
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Functional Literacy
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Wheldall, Kevin – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1991
This paper describes research activities of the Positive Teaching Project, focusing on the nature of classroom behavior problems viewed by teachers as particularly troublesome, teachers' typical responses to classroom behavior, classroom behavior management strategies based on manipulation of antecedents and natural consequences, and training…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Behavioral Science Research, Classroom Techniques