NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing 1 to 15 of 656 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hodapp, Albert Fed – Reading Improvement, 2016
Aaron (2005) described the "family as the nation's smallest school" and "the home as the first school." Furthermore, studies document that 90% of the differences in academic achievement can be explained by five factors: (a) two-parent households; (b) school absenteeism; (c) amount read for homework; (d) quality and quantity of…
Descriptors: Television Viewing, Home Study, Reading Habits, Recreational Reading
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bradley, Maria – Reading Improvement, 2016
Have you ever felt like there are days where you are not sure if anything you taught went into any of your student's heads? With the amount of research that is being done across the world on reading, it is time to analyze what strategies would benefit my students the most and help them grow as readers. Reading is a key foundational skill not only…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Strategies, Teaching Methods, Best Practices
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hilsmer, Amanda Strong; Wehby, Joseph H.; Falk, Katherine B. – Reading Improvement, 2016
The research base on how to effectively intervene to improve the reading fluency of students with academic and behavioral disabilities at the middle school level does not provide a strong support for evidence- based practices with this age group. The purpose of this study was to extend the body of research on reading fluency interventions to…
Descriptors: Reading Fluency, Middle School Students, Disabilities, Evidence Based Practice
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Neumann, Crystal – Reading Improvement, 2016
Technology must be used as a teaching and learning tool to help students succeed. However, educators must be proactive in identifying some of the pitfalls of technology, such as information illiteracy. The phenomenological study covers how English instructors from Indianapolis, who teach first year students, address information literacy and the…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Teaching Methods, Barriers, Phenomenology
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hastings, Kathryn – Reading Improvement, 2016
The benefits of engaging with age-appropriate reading materials in classroom settings are numerous. For example, students' comprehension is developed as they acquire new vocabulary and concepts. The Common Core requires all students have daily opportunities to engage with "complex text" regardless of students' decoding levels. However,…
Descriptors: Reading Materials, Learner Engagement, Common Core State Standards, Decoding (Reading)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Robinson, LeAnne; Lambert, M. Chuck; Towner, John; Caros, Jennifer – Reading Improvement, 2016
Literacy instruction is once again at the forefront of school reform throughout North America. Numerous federal and state initiatives in the United States, such as Reading First and Response to Intervention, have either recommended or required that educators use research based curricular materials and instructional practices. This study is reports…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Direct Instruction, Teaching Methods, Quasiexperimental Design
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lombardi, Daniel; Behrman, Edward H. – Reading Improvement, 2016
Balanced literacy has been proposed as a compromise or middle ground between philosophical approaches to reading instruction that stress teaching of word recognition and those that stress construction of meaning. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of the READ 180 balanced literacy supplementary instruction program on…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Word Recognition, Teaching Methods, Literacy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hodapp, Albert F. – Reading Improvement, 2016
Think about your favorite children's book. What impact did it have on you? Besides the immediate enjoyment of the book, did it have any long-term impact?
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Books, Recreational Reading, Conservation (Environment)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bruster, Benita – Reading Improvement, 2015
Struggling readers often lack fluency and motivation and many exhibit dyslexic characteristics. Often these children sit undiagnosed in regular education classroom with interventions that are limited in scope and fail to have the motivational element which will encourage these struggling readers to actively engage in reading and writing. Students…
Descriptors: Poetry, Writing (Composition), Reading Fluency, Reading Improvement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ediger, Marlow – Reading Improvement, 2015
The process of acquiring language is often depicted as a tiered process of oral development: listening and speaking; and, literacy development: reading, and writing. As infants we first learn language by listening, then speaking. That is, regardless of culture, or dialect we are first immersed in language in this oral context. It is only after one…
Descriptors: Listening Skills, Language Arts, Learning Processes, Workshops
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ediger, Marlow – Reading Improvement, 2015
Teachers and supervisors of reading instruction need to stay abreast of trends and concerns when assisting pupils to achieve more optimally. Reading which meets high expectations is needed in school and in society. Thus, professionals involved in teaching reading in different academic and curriculum areas need to utilize the best methods of…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Reading Programs, Educational Practices
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Morgan, Hani – Reading Improvement, 2015
Today an increasing number of teachers have successfully implemented blogging with students ranging from kindergarten through high school (Hungerford-Kresser, Wiggins, & Amaro-Jimenez, 2012). Although research on blogging is scant, existing studies suggest it can benefit students in various ways (Meinecke, Smith, & Lehmann-Willenbrock,…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Social Media, Cooperative Learning, Technology Integration
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Camahalan, Faye Marsha G.; Wyraz, Amanda – Reading Improvement, 2015
The purpose of this project was to find out if additional literacy time and using a variety of programs such as Burst, Daily 5 and other teacher-initiated reading activities were beneficial to struggling readers. The time frame of this intervention was over five lessons that focused on the needs of four students. The lessons targeted the…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, Reading Difficulties, Intervention, Student Centered Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bay, Dondu Neslihan – Reading Improvement, 2015
This study investigated the participation of children at the writing center in their classroom during free choice time. For this study, four and five year-old children in the classroom were observed during 20 free choice times, each one of which was one hour. I developed a coding system related to the activities that were intended to develop the…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Student Participation, Writing (Composition), Time Factors (Learning)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sencibaugh, Joseph M.; Sencibaugh, Angela M. – Reading Improvement, 2015
The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of systematic explicit instruction of a questioning strategy for improving the text comprehension of middle school students. Specifically, the reading comprehension of six 8th grade students was investigated to determine whether the questioning strategy, QtA, lead to an increase in the…
Descriptors: Reading, Reading Comprehension, Middle School Students, Questioning Techniques
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  44