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Sibieta, Luke; Kotecha, Mehul; Skipp, Amy – Education Endowment Foundation, 2016
The Nuffield Early Language Intervention is designed to improve the spoken language ability of children during the transition from nursery to primary school. It is targeted at children with relatively poor spoken language skills. Three sessions per week are delivered to groups of two to four children starting in the final term of nursery and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Language Skills, Young Children, Language Acquisition
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Husain, Fatima; Jabin, Nico; Haywood, Sarah; Kasim, Adetayo; Paylor, Jonathan – Education Endowment Foundation, 2016
The Parent Academy was a series of classes for pupils' parents, designed to improve the English and mathematics attainment of pupils in Years 3 to 6 in English primary schools. Parents were offered the opportunity to participate in 12 Parent Academy classes, 6 on English and 6 on mathematics, delivered fortnightly by tutors with teaching…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Elementary School Students, English Instruction, Mathematics Instruction
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Crawford, Claire; Edwards, Amy; Farquharson, Christine; Greaves, Ellen; Trevelyan, Grace; Wallace, Emma; White, Clarissa – Education Endowment Foundation, 2016
The Magic Breakfast project provided 106 schools with support and resources to offer a free, universal, before-school breakfast club, including to all Year 2 and Year 6 pupils. The aim of the project was to improve attainment outcomes by increasing the number of children who ate a healthy breakfast. The schools in the project were schools in…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Elementary School Students, Breakfast Programs, Intervention
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Menzies, Victoria; Hewitt, Catherine; Kokotsaki, Dimitra; Collyer, Clare; Wiggins, Andy – Education Endowment Foundation, 2016
Project Based Learning (PBL) is a pedagogical approach that seeks to provide Year 7 pupils with independent and group learning skills to meet both the needs of the Year 7 curriculum as well as support their learning in future stages of their education. It particularly aims to improve their engagement in learning as well as practical literacy…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Questionnaires, Attitude Measures
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Motteram, Gary; Choudry, Sophina; Kalambouka, Afroditi; Hutcheson, Graeme; Barton, Hutcheson – Education Endowment Foundation, 2016
The ReflectED programme was developed by Rosendale Primary School to improve pupils' metacognition--their ability to think about and manage their own learning. This includes the skills of setting and monitoring goals, assessing progress, and identifying personal strengths and challenges. ReflectED consists of 28, weekly, half-hour lessons, which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Metacognition, Thinking Skills
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Rienzo, Cinzia; Rolfe, Heather; Wilkinson, David – Education Endowment Foundation, 2016
Powerful Learning Conversations (PLC) sought to improve the feedback that teachers give to pupils in Year 9, by training them to apply techniques used in sports coaching. It is based on the idea that feedback in sports coaching is often provided immediately after a task is performed, and delivered in a way that children are more likely to respond…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Secondary School Students, Coaching (Performance), Athletics
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Sibieta, Luke – Education Endowment Foundation, 2016
REACH is a targeted reading support programme designed to improve reading accuracy and comprehension in pupils with reading difficulties in Years 7 and 8. It is based on research by the Centre for Reading and Language at York and is delivered by specially trained teaching assistants (TAs). This evaluation tested two REACH interventions, one based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Randomized Controlled Trials, Comparative Analysis, Secondary School Students
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Speight, Sveltlana; Callanan, Meg; Griggs, Julia; Farias, Javiera Cartagena; Fry, Alexandra – Education Endowment Foundation, 2016
Research into Practice--Evidence-informed Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in Rochdale (UK) was a pilot intervention aimed at supporting teachers to use evidence-based teaching and learning strategies to improve pupil progress. The project ran for one year (2014/2015) in ten primary schools in the Rochdale area, all of which are members…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Evidence Based Practice, Teaching Methods
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Tracey, Louise; Chambers, Bette; Bywater, Tracey; Elliott, Louise – Education Endowment Foundation, 2016
The SPOKES (Supporting Parents on Kids Education in Schools) programme is a ten-week intervention for parents designed to help struggling readers in Year 1. The programme teaches parents strategies to support their children's reading such as listening to children read, pausing to let them work out words, and praising them when they concentrate and…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Parents as Teachers, Reading Instruction, Reading Difficulties
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Thurston, Allen – Education Endowment Foundation, 2016
"Talk of the Town" is a community led approach to supporting the speech, language and communication (SLC) skills of children and young people, aged 0-19, living in areas of social disadvantage. It is delivered by the Communication Trust. This evaluation reports on a randomised controlled trial undertaken with 2696 pupils in 64 primary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged Youth, Infants, Children
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Sheard, Mary; Chambers, Bette; Elliott, Louise – Education Endowment Foundation, 2015
Units of Sound (UofS) is a computer-based program designed to help struggling readers with their reading and spelling skills. It is a structured, multisensory program that covers reading and spelling from simple phonics skills through to adult reading levels. It involves a high level of independent work by the student, with small groups of…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, Reading Difficulties
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Gorard, Stephen; Siddiqui, Nadia; See, Beng Huat – Education Endowment Foundation, 2015
Accelerated Reader (AR) is a whole-group reading management and monitoring program that aims to foster the habit of independent reading among primary and early secondary age pupils. The internet-based software initially screens pupils according to their reading levels, and suggests books that match their reading age and reading interest. Pupils…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Computer Software, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Skipp, Amy; Tanner, Emily – Education Endowment Foundation, 2015
The Visible Classroom project aimed to use lesson transcripts to promote effective teaching practice and improve the attainment of pupils in primary school. The approach used "real-time captioning" technology to generate a live transcript of teachers' speech in lessons and was developed by the University of Melbourne and technology…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Transcripts (Written Records), Elementary School Teachers
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See, Beng Huat; Gorard, Stephen; Siddiqui, Nadia – Education Endowment Foundation, 2015
The Word and World Reading programme aimed to improve the reading comprehension and wider literacy skills of children aged 7-9 from low income families. The programme focused on improving the vocabulary and background knowledge (sometimes labelled "core knowledge") of pupils, through the use of specially designed "knowledge…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Programs, Low Income Students, Elementary School Students
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Merrell, Christine; Kasim, Adetayo – Education Endowment Foundation, 2015
Butterfly Phonics aims to improve the reading of struggling pupils through phonics instruction and a formal teaching style where pupils sit at desks in rows facing the teacher. It is based on a course book created by Irina Tyk, and was delivered in this evaluation by Real Action, a charity based in London. Real Action staff recruited and trained…
Descriptors: Phonics, Reading Instruction, Reading Difficulties, Teaching Methods
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