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Paquette, Kelli R.; Laverick, DeAnna M. – Reading Improvement, 2017
This qualitative study explores preservice teachers' experiences in a service-learning literacy tutoring program offered at a university with children in grades one through eight. This study examines briefly the history of literacy centers and service-learning, the specific instructional tutoring methods employed by preservice teachers connected…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Professionalism, Tutoring, Literacy
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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
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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
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Richards, Janet C. – Reading Improvement, 2015
Teachers who meet Common Core recommendations about teaching with multicultural literature need to recognize the traditions, values, and customs of various cultures so they can make sound decisions about the authenticity of the books they select for their students. Furthermore, teachers who support students' literacy achievements with exemplary…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Literature, Common Core State Standards, Books
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Meyers, Shelly; Cydis, Susan; Haria, Priti – Reading Improvement, 2015
This study examines the value of a professional collaborative partnership between college faculty and middle school teachers in improving students' literacy skills and teachers' instructional practice. Three college faculty and two middle school teachers engaged in a collaborative effort to design and implement evidence-based strategies to promote…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Middle School Teachers, College Faculty, College School Cooperation
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Asici, Murat – Reading Improvement, 2015
Literacy concept has changed and become different as a result of researches carried out in the field of educational sciences, and social and technological developments in the world. Particularly after the 1990s, literacy concept included not a single fact, but multiple facts. The word literacy has started being used along with different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literacy, Concept Formation, Educational Development
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Mixan, Marisa – Reading Improvement, 2013
Vocabulary development is a crucial aspect of literacy. It is our duty as teachers to enrich the language of our students to better prepare them for a successful lifetime of communication. This paper offers several methods to enhance levels of speech in the classroom. Some of the techniques included are the use of repetitive reading, reading…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Literacy, Speech Improvement, Speech Skills
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Warren-Kring, Bonnie Z.; Warren, Grace A. – Reading Improvement, 2013
The purpose of this research was to study the impact of an adolescent literacy education course on content area education students' attitudes toward implementing adolescent literacy strategies within their content lessons. Longitudinal data were gathered over five years and then analyzed. The researcher documented changes in the attitudes of the…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Preservice Teachers, Literacy, Adolescent Literature
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Pomerantz, Francesca; Pierce, Michelle – Reading Improvement, 2013
From 2005-2009, the state determined that the Williams School had made no progress in raising its poor performance on the state English language arts test. In the fall of 2009, the state awarded literacy partnership grants to provide professional development to low-performing schools, and the Williams School partnered with our institution of…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Low Achievement, Reading Instruction, Literacy
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Dean, Milanda Jackson; Dyal, Allen; Wright, James V.; Carpenter, Laura Bowden; Austin, Sheila – Reading Improvement, 2012
Reading coaches have become a strategic tool to impact student achievement in elementary schools. Understanding the effectiveness and the necessity of coaches is critical as schools are facing greater accountability. Are reading coaches impacting student achievement scores effectively and are they necessary within today's elementary school? This…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Schools, Principals, Urban Schools
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Al-Hazza, Tami Craft; Lucking, Robert – Reading Improvement, 2012
This research study examined the values and perceptions of prospective teachers relative to a series of issues in what has become known as the New Literacies, the way youngsters read, seek information, and react to it through use of new technologies. The findings of this research reveal significant differences between female and male prospective…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Educational Change, Teacher Attitudes, Multiple Literacies
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Gallagher, Tiffany L.; Fazio, Xavier; Gunning, Thomas G. – Reading Improvement, 2012
This investigation compared readability formulae to publishers' identified reading levels in science-based elementary readers. Nine well-established readability indices were calculated and comparisons were made with the publishers' identified grade designations and between different genres of text. Results revealed considerable variance among the…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Readability, Correlation, Comparative Analysis
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Richards, Janet – Reading Improvement, 2011
For five years I have supervised a summer literacy camp that connects graduate education majors with students from diverse ethnicities. Each summer I noted I inadequately challenged the education majors to extend their knowledge, examine their attitudes, and expand their abilities to offer culturally responsive literacy instruction to students in…
Descriptors: Education Majors, Graduate Study, Literacy, Teacher Educators
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Burgess, Stephen R.; Sargent, Stephan; Smith, Melinda; Hill, Nancy; Morrison, Susan – Reading Improvement, 2011
Several authors have suggested that a teacher's ability to encourage a disposition to read may be linked to their personal reading habits and views of literacy. This study examined the relationship between elementary school teachers' reading habits, knowledge of children's literature, and their use of literacy best practices in the classroom. One…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Reading Habits, Literacy, Elementary School Teachers
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Fello, Susan E. – Reading Improvement, 2010
The International Reading Association (2003) has recently established new guidelines for graduate students enrolled in reading and literacy programs. These guidelines require graduate students to maintain direct contact with students during their coursework for advanced degrees. Field experiences support best practices in bridging the gap between…
Descriptors: Reading Consultants, Theory Practice Relationship, Field Experience Programs, Guidelines
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