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Hill, K. Dara – Reading Improvement, 2017
The current climate of reading instruction calls for fluency strategies that stress automaticity, accuracy, and prosody, within the scope of prescribed reading programs that compromise teacher autonomy, with texts that are often irrelevant to the students' experiences. Consequently, accuracy and speed are developed, but deep comprehension is…
Descriptors: Reading Materials, Instructional Materials, Reading Strategies, Beginning Reading
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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
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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
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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)
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McCown, Margaret Averill; Thomason, Gina B. – Reading Improvement, 2014
With the increased emphasis on informational text with Common Core State Standards and the difficulty many students have with this type of text, this study examined the effects of Collaborative Strategic Reading (CSR) on informational text comprehension and metacognitive awareness of fifth grade students. Participating students included a…
Descriptors: State Standards, Reading Comprehension, Metacognition, Reading Strategies
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Kindle, Karen J.; Schmidt, Cynthia M. – Reading Improvement, 2013
In this collaborative self-study, two teacher educators examined transcripts of preservice teachers' inquiry groups focused on assessment and tutoring of struggling readers as part of a reading methods course. The analysis identified instances of scaffolding by the course instructor that influenced preservice teachers' development. Types…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Transcripts (Written Records), Methods Courses
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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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LaCour, Misty M.; McDonald, Connie; Tissington, Laura D.; Thomason, Gina – Reading Improvement, 2013
This study sought to determine if, by providing parents with a workshop on the use of dialogic reading techniques during the storybook reading event in the home, Pre-Kindergarten children's attitude and interest in reading would improve. Parents completed a survey prior to the workshop and two months following completion of the workshop. Through…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Preschool Children, Reading Improvement, Reading Attitudes
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Duran, Erol – Reading Improvement, 2013
This research is a case study which is a qualitative study model and named as example event as well. The purpose of this research is determining the effect of word repetitive reading method supported with neurological affecting model on fluent reading. In this study, False Analysis Inventory was used in order to determine the student's oral…
Descriptors: Reading Fluency, Case Studies, Repetition, Word Study Skills
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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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Sobolak, Michelle J. – Reading Improvement, 2011
Researchers have long acknowledged the important role that vocabulary plays in assisting reading comprehension. Because of the importance of vocabulary, it is necessary to determine how to ensure that all students are making adequate vocabulary gains. The research base for the best ways to instruct students in robust vocabulary is strong. The…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Vocabulary Development, Socioeconomic Influences
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Ediger, Marlow – Reading Improvement, 2011
Pupil/teacher interaction provides opportunities for many kinds of learning experiences. Within the reading curriculum, there are a plethora of activities in oral communication and working together harmoniously. Thus from every day experiences, the teacher may communicate verbally what he/she has read in an interesting, informative manner on the…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Reading Instruction, Learning Experience, Aptitude Treatment Interaction
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Prado, Ludivina; Plourde, Lee A. – Reading Improvement, 2011
The relationship between the intentional teaching of reading strategies and the increase in reading comprehension was studied. The Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) reading pretest and posttest scores of 57 subjects were analyzed to see if there was a significant increase in performance after the reading strategies were taught. The study…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Strategies, Scores, Gender Differences
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Wilawan, Sujunya – Reading Improvement, 2011
This study investigated the effects of an instructional procedure which incorporated lexical cohesion and macrorules to promote main idea comprehension of Thai EFL students. One hundred and six undergraduate students taking a reading module were randomly assigned to one of three teaching conditions: the combined use of lexical cohesion and…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Undergraduate Students, Rhetoric, Student Attitudes
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Wangsgard, Nichole – Reading Improvement, 2010
There are several reading strategies necessary for students to read and comprehend test. This article introduces an informal teacher evaluation of before, during, and after reading strategy use called the Before, During, and After Reading Scale (BDARS). Two scales have been designed. The teacher version will help teachers determine which reading…
Descriptors: Reading Strategies, Measures (Individuals), Reading Comprehension, Informal Assessment
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