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Next Steps: Measuring Reading Progress, Ross Turner Jan 2016

Next Steps: Measuring Reading Progress, Ross Turner

Ross Turner

Monitoring progress in literacy requires the international cooperation of the education community, as Ross Turner explains.


Mothering And Literacies, Amanda Richey, Linda Evans Dec 2013

Mothering And Literacies, Amanda Richey, Linda Evans

Linda S. Evans

This collection explores the connections between mothering/motherhood and literacy as it is broadly defined. Literacy, in this case, encompasses reading/writing literacy as well as multimodal, new or digital, and contested multiliteracies that are socioculturally situated and contextually defined. Mothers are often the object of cultural and popular discourses on family literacy, as well as targets in international campaigns to increase literacy learning. There has been little scholarly attention paid to how mothers in diverse sociocultural contexts do literacy, or how literacies have been mediated or challenged by mothers and motherhood. By critically examining the connections between mothers and ...


Gains In Reading Comprehension And Attitudes Toward Reading Among Gifted And General Education Students In Title I Schools, Elizabeth Shaunessy-Dedrick, Linda Evans, Susan Homan, John Ferron, Myriam Lindo, Chunhua Cao, Eun Kyeng Baek Mar 2013

Gains In Reading Comprehension And Attitudes Toward Reading Among Gifted And General Education Students In Title I Schools, Elizabeth Shaunessy-Dedrick, Linda Evans, Susan Homan, John Ferron, Myriam Lindo, Chunhua Cao, Eun Kyeng Baek

Linda S. Evans

The purpose of this investigation was to determine the effects of a differentiated reading approach, the Schoolwide Enrichment Model-Reading (SEM-R) on reading comprehension and attitudes toward reading with heterogeneously-grouped grade four classes in urban Title I schools. The analyses were carried out in a multilevel modeling framework, so that the nesting of the students within schools could be taken into account. Findings indicate statistically different positive effects on both reading comprehension as assessed on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) and attitudes toward reading as measured by the Elementary Reading Attitude Survey (ERAS). Implications for research with Title I ...