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The Effect of Family Literacy Interventions on Children's Acquisition of Reading From Kindergarten to Grade 3: A Meta-Analytic Review
The review focuses on intervention studies that tested whether parent-child reading activities would enhance children's acquisition of reading from kindergarten to Grade 3.The combined results for the 16 intervention studies, representing 1,340 families, showed that parent involvement has a positive effect on children's reading acquisition.
Updated: Mar. 05, 2009
This study investigated how middle school students’ comprehension was impacted by reading social studies texts online with a pop-up dictionary function for every word in the text. A quantitative counterbalance design was used to determine how 129 middle school students’ reading comprehension test scores for the pop-up dictionary reading differed from test scores for reading hard-copy texts or an online text without the dictionary.
Updated: Mar. 09, 2008
What We Know about Integrating Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education Teacher Preparation Programs: A Review, a Reminder and a Request
In response to the dramatic changes in programs serving young children with all abilities and children with disabilities, the author has presented a review of research and rationale behind the decision to integrate Early Childhood Education (ECE) and Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE).
Updated: Jan. 24, 2008
The article examined the dynamics and complexities of collaborative learning, Preservice teachers were asked to explore the complexities of pedagogy, working with others from different year levels on an interdisciplinary assessment tasks. Their resistance provided an opportunity to learn about tensions around intervening and ignoring students' resistance, when engaging in new pedagogy.
Updated: Jan. 14, 2008
Action Research and Collaborative Research: Their Specific Contributions to Professional Development
This article claims that participative types of research contribute differently to professional development. Its intent is to explore the different contributions action research and collaborative research bring. One action research and one collaborative research have been conducted involving school personnel. The results show that participants' individual competencies are strengthened, as well as collective competencies emerging such as the development of a common vocabulary and a shared vision about the school's mission and mathematics curriculum.
Updated: Dec. 30, 2007
The Cooperating Teacher I's : Effective Mid-Lesson Responses to Student Teachers' Critical Teaching Incidents
Ignore, intervene, interject, interact, interrupt and intercept are the 6 alternative I's used by experienced teachers as strategies, when lesson implementation becomes difficult. The strategies can be taught or made more explicit by cooperating teachers. The article includes a summary of research about cooperating teachers and their feedback practices, as well as a description of behaviors that have proven to be ineffective in response to difficult situations.
Updated: Dec. 18, 2007