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Sanderson, Donna R. – Reading Improvement, 2003
Notes that the Title I Program at the Upper Darby School District (located on the western boarder of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) created the T.O.A.S.T. (Title One After School Tutorial) program from the need for extended learning time and opportunities to assist struggling young readers. Concludes that students increased their sight word…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Comprehension, Elementary Education, Parent Participation
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Dermody, Margaret – Reading Improvement, 2001
Explores the effect of engagement of language abilities through motivational "real literature" material along with embedding of strategy lessons for literacy development. Considers specific embedded literacy methodologies that engage second grade learners and develop their abilities in literacy areas within a real classroom situation in…
Descriptors: Grade 2, Inner City, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Strategies