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Education and Human Development Master's Theses

1998

Reading intervention

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First And Second Grade, Bilingual (Spanish/English-Speaking) And Monolingual (English-Speaking) Teachers’ Evaluations Of What They Consider Basic Elements Of An Adequate Early Intervention Reading Program For The Population They Serve, Michelle Karam Dec 1998

First And Second Grade, Bilingual (Spanish/English-Speaking) And Monolingual (English-Speaking) Teachers’ Evaluations Of What They Consider Basic Elements Of An Adequate Early Intervention Reading Program For The Population They Serve, Michelle Karam

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to examine the evaluated elements of an adequate early intervention reading program for bilingual (Spanish/English-speaking) and monolingual (English-speaking) students, as viewed by their first or second grade, bilingual or monolingual teacher. Fifteen bilingual and fifteen monolingual, first and second grade teachers (N=30) from three area urban school districts constituted the subjects of this study. An anonymous survey was sent to each of the thirty teachers. From a listing of key components of a reading program, teachers rated each of the fifteen elements they felt as being most important to the population they ...


An Investigation Into A Reading Intervention Modeled After Reading Recovery, Angela R. Horvath Jul 1998

An Investigation Into A Reading Intervention Modeled After Reading Recovery, Angela R. Horvath

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

How does Reading Recovery program effect the ability and attitudes of the participating students? In this explanatory study, eight students, participating in an intervention program modeled after Reading Recovery, were examined based on skills and attitudes. All but one student showed marked improvement in attitude toward reading and writing by the end of the study. All students showed some growth in skill level, as well the study was limited in scope as well as in implementation of the Reading Recovery Program. On an individual level, Reading Recovery was successful in improving both skill and attitude of students in need of ...