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How Valid Is The DIBELS Oral Reading Fluency Test as an Indicator for Identifying At-Risk Readers and Documenting Their Progress?
The passage of the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation in 2001, with its emphases on accountability, quality of instruction, and data-driven decision making, has created a national debate centered around the ...
Using Universal Reading Achievement Data to Study the Effects of a Summer School Reading Program with Elementary Students in a Northern Wisconsin School District
Summer slide in reading creates a substantial, cumulative gap over the school years. Attendance at summer school is an intervention that can help prevent students from summer slide in reading. It was hypothesized that ...
To What Extent Do Teacher Directed Journal Prompts and Other Various Teacher Modeled Writing Exercises Affect the Writing Abilities of Ninth Grade Students at Superior High School?
A ninth-grade general education class at Superior High School, in Superior, Wisconsin, was used to discover to what extent using journal writing and other teacher modeled writing exercises affected the general writing ...
An Analysis of Voyager Passport Reading Intervention Program
This paper is an analysis of the Voyager Passport reading intervention program and how it meets the specific needs of one rural Wisconsin elementary school based on the following criteria:1.The amount of time required ...
A Comparative Study of Literacy Achievement of Kindergarten Students at Pike Lake Elementary School who Enroll in Alternating Full Day Kindergarten Versus Full Day Kindergarten
A Comparative Study of Literacy Achievement of Kindergarten Students at Pike Lake Elementary School who Enroll in Alternating Full Day Kindergarten Versus Full Day Kindergarten.
Connection of Reading Motivation and Comprehension: Elementary Teachers' Beliefs and Perceptions
The purpose of the study is to interview elementary classroom teachers to determine to what extent they believe or perceive there is a connection between increased reading motivation and comprehension growth. The researcher ...
What is the Effect of Interactive Technology on Student Interest in Literacy Activities?
Examining the effects interactive technology may have on the motivation of adolescent students to read, write, and discuss assigned texts in the English classroom may reveal to educators how 21st century technology can be ...
The Effects of Graphic Novels on the Reading Comprehension Scores of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) face several challenges in the academic setting. These students often struggle to comprehend what they have read, which makes learning difficult. The purpose of this study was ...
Spelling Programs: Basal Spelling, StoryTown, As Compared To Developmental Spelling, Words Their Way
This study used historical data from a northern Minnesota first grade classroom that used two instructional programs, StoryTown and Words Their Way. The data, determined as pre- and post- test data, that was collected ...
Superintendent Characteristics and Their Relationship to Student Achievement in Reading and Mathematics
The relationship between superintendent longevity and student achievement has been variably shown in numerous states to have a positive correlation or no correlation. The goal of this study was to provide additional ...