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The paper examines data from nine statewide administrations of the Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Assessment (ICLA) over three-years. The purpose of this paper was first to examine pre-service candidates' performance on areas of literacy knowledge. A second purpose of this paper was to highlight the challenges and benefits for faculty and programs interested in adopting a similar testing model. The article also points out the organizational and political constraints that can delay adoption and use.
Updated: Mar. 25, 2009
This study links professional development through teacher practices to investigate their separate and combined effects on student achievement. The study uses students nested within teachers. The results indicate that professional development has moderate effects on teacher practice. There are also very small but sometimes significant effects on student achievement when the effects of professional development are mediated by teacher practice.
Updated: Mar. 16, 2009
I'M Prepared for Anything Now”: Student Teacher and Cooperating Teacher Interaction as A Critical Factor in Determining the Preparation of “Quality” Elementary Reading Teachers
This study is an examination of the interactions between 19 pairs of student teachers and cooperating teachers engaged in guided reading instruction in Grades 1 through 3. Through a theoretical lens of imitation, guidance, and scaffolding based on Granott's (1993) work, the authors analyzed interview transcripts to identify perceptions of behavior patterns between the student teachers and cooperating teachers.
Updated: Mar. 12, 2009
Implementing a Structured Reading Program in an Afterschool Setting: Problems and Potential Solutions
In this article, the authors present results from their implementation study of a structured reading program for fourth, fifth, and sixth graders in an afterschool setting. As the authors explain, schools and districts often view an extended school day as a promising way to address the literacy needs of their lowest-performing students by devoting more time to reading instruction.
Updated: Jun. 26, 2008