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Jozwik, Sara L.; Cuenca-Carlino, Yojanna; Mustian, April L.; Douglas, Karen H. – Preventing School Failure, 2019
Simultaneous development of academic language and reading comprehension is critical for emerging bilingual students' academic success. With a focus on reading comprehension, this study extends the research on self-regulated strategy development (SRSD) to include emerging bilingual students with learning disabilities. Through a multiple probe…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Bilingualism, Academic Language, Reading Comprehension
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Council, Morris R., III; Gardner, Ralph, III; Cartledge, Gwendolyn; Telesman, Alana O. – Preventing School Failure, 2019
Reading RACES--Relevant and Culturally Engaging Stories (RR) is a repeated reading intervention using culturally relevant literature that is delivered through computer software. This study extends previous research with RR intended to further evaluate the effects of RR on the fluency and comprehension growth of second-grade students with reading…
Descriptors: Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Urban Schools, Culturally Relevant Education
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Anderson, Kimberly L. – Preventing School Failure, 2019
Response to Intervention (RtI) has brought about significant changes in the way schools provide educational support for students at risk for reading difficulty. Much of the research on RtI has focused on evidence-based interventions that are typically offered outside of the regular classroom, with less attention given to instruction that is part…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Reading Strategies, Response to Intervention, At Risk Students
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Hammerschmidt-Snidarich, Stephanie M.; McComas, Jennifer J.; Simonson, Gregory R. – Preventing School Failure, 2019
Goal setting, in combination with evidence-based interventions, may be a viable intervention component to improve oral reading fluency for struggling readers. The present study examined the efficacy of individualized goal setting on the oral reading fluency rates of upper elementary students who were reading below grade level. Visual analysis of a…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Intervention, Oral Reading, Reading Fluency
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Rouse-Billman, Christina; Alber-Morgan, Sheila – Preventing School Failure, 2019
Teaching students to generate questions to monitor their reading comprehension is an evidence-based practice demonstrated to be effective across grade levels for students with and without disabilities. As self-questioning is a complex skill, many students can benefit from additional instructional supports, especially when they are first learning…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods, Cues
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Stover, Katie; Sparrow, Amanda; Siefert, Bobbi – Preventing School Failure, 2017
Despite sound instructional practices to develop foundational reading skills with young learners, numerous learners continue to lag behind in literacy learning. Many do not view themselves as readers, lack motivation, and become disengaged with learning in general. This article shares a research-based instructional framework developed by one of…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Reading Instruction, Reading Difficulties, Evidence Based Practice
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Snyder, Elizabeth; Witmer, Sara E.; Schmitt, Heather – Preventing School Failure, 2017
The growing English language learner (ELL) population in the United States warrants an examination of reading intervention effectiveness with this population. The reading achievement of ELLs is of particular concern due to the importance of reading skills and the innate language barriers that exist for ELLs. This article reviews existing…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Reading Instruction, Literature Reviews, Reading Achievement
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Kim, Min Kyung; Bryant, Diane Pedrotty; Bryant, Brian R.; Park, Yujeong – Preventing School Failure, 2017
A synthesis of the research literature was conducted from 2004 to 2014 on interventions designed to build oral reading fluency for elementary students with learning disabilities (LD). An extensive search yielded a total of 12 intervention studies. Among the 12 studies, the majority (n = 9) implemented repeated reading with or without a model.…
Descriptors: Intervention, Reading Fluency, Oral Reading, Learning Disabilities
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King, Diane; Coughlin, Patricia Kathleen – Preventing School Failure, 2016
There are two approaches for providing Tier 2 interventions within Response to Intervention (RtI): standard treatment protocol (STP) and the problem-solving approach (PSA). This article describes the multi-tiered RtI prevention model being implemented across the United States through an analysis of these two approaches in reading instruction. It…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Problem Solving, Models, Reading Instruction
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Wall, Candace A.; Rafferty, Lisa A.; Camizzi, Mariya A.; Max, Caroline A.; Van Blargan, David M. – Preventing School Failure, 2016
Many students who struggle to obtain the alphabetic principle are at risk for being identified as having a reading disability and would benefit from additional explicit phonics instruction as a remedial measure. In this action research case study, the research team conducted two experiments to investigate the effects of a color-coded, onset-rime,…
Descriptors: Action Research, Decoding (Reading), Intervention, Elementary School Students
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Hagaman, Jessica L.; Casey, Kathryn J.; Reid, Robert – Preventing School Failure, 2016
Reading comprehension is important for academic success and is a skill required for many activities in school and beyond. This study investigated the effects of the TRAP (Think before you read, Read a paragraph, Ask myself, "What was this paragraph mostly about?" and Put it into my own words) paraphrasing strategy taught using the…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Rural Schools, Reading Difficulties, Reading Comprehension
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Whitney, Todd; Cooper, Justin T.; Lingo, Amy S. – Preventing School Failure, 2015
The evidence for providing sufficient opportunities for students to respond has been established in terms of student engagement and achievement in reading and mathematics. Although supported by research, the question remains whether teachers are incorporating this effective practice in their classroom instruction. This study examines the analysis…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Reading Instruction, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation
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Helf, Shawnna; Cooke, Nancy L.; Konrad, Moira – Preventing School Failure, 2014
This study compared the reading gains of Kindergarten students who were at risk for reading failure who were taught with either a structured supplemental reading program or with teacher-designed or teacher-selected instruction. The authors used a quasi-experimental design with preexisting groups to examine changes from pretest to posttest.…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Supplementary Education, Reading Instruction, Reading Difficulties
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Mahdavi, Jennifer N.; Tensfeldt, Lael – Preventing School Failure, 2013
Although early reading instruction focuses on phonemic awareness and the alphabetic principle, research indicates that reading comprehension strategies can be effectively taught to young students. Peer-reviewed studies that employed experimental or quasi-experimental designs and included children between the ages of five and nine, some of whom had…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Strategies, Reading Instruction, At Risk Students
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Whalon, Kelly; Delano, Monica; Hanline, Mary Frances – Preventing School Failure, 2013
As the number of children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) continues to rise, more children with ASD are accessing early childhood services. Early childhood educators need strategies that benefit a variety of learners served in these settings including those diagnosed with ASD. Shared reading is one routine that is typically used…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Early Childhood Education, Reading Instruction
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