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Vostal, Brooks R.; Lee, David L. – Reading Improvement, 2015
Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (EBD) present deficits in literacy skills, in part because their disruptive behaviors interfere with task engagement. Antecedent manipulations, such as those based on behavioral momentum theory, can increase students' contact with reinforcement, leading to greater task engagement. This study…
Descriptors: Reading Fluency, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders, Reinforcement
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Gençer, Yusuf; ÇetiInkaya, Gökhan – Reading Improvement, 2015
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between connectives in Turkish texts and readers' reading comprehension. Research was conducted with a total of 50 teachers. In the study group, readers' reading comprehension was determined through 10 descriptive texts by using open-ended questions. The results of the analysis revealed…
Descriptors: Reading, Reading Instruction, Reading Comprehension, Relationship
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Bennett, Susan V.; Calderone, Cynthia; Dedrick, Robert F.; Gunn, AnnMarie Alberton – Reading Improvement, 2015
In this mixed method research, we examined the effects of reading and singing software program (RSSP) as a reading intervention on struggling readers' reading achievement as measured by the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, the high stakes state test administered in the state of Florida, at one elementary school. Our team defined struggling…
Descriptors: Reading, Reading Motivation, Reading Difficulties, Singing
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Richards, Janet C. – Reading Improvement, 2015
Teachers who meet Common Core recommendations about teaching with multicultural literature need to recognize the traditions, values, and customs of various cultures so they can make sound decisions about the authenticity of the books they select for their students. Furthermore, teachers who support students' literacy achievements with exemplary…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Literature, Common Core State Standards, Books
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Meyers, Shelly; Cydis, Susan; Haria, Priti – Reading Improvement, 2015
This study examines the value of a professional collaborative partnership between college faculty and middle school teachers in improving students' literacy skills and teachers' instructional practice. Three college faculty and two middle school teachers engaged in a collaborative effort to design and implement evidence-based strategies to promote…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Middle School Teachers, College Faculty, College School Cooperation
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Simplicio, Joseph – Reading Improvement, 2015
Every day all across America teachers assign their students stories to read and summarize. Unfortunately, many of these students find this to be an exercise in futility. Lacking the skills to effectively analyze the material, these students often struggle to properly summarize what they have read because they have never mastered the correct…
Descriptors: Social Media, Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Coulter, Gail; Lambert, Michael C. – Reading Improvement, 2015
The effects of preteaching key words on fluency in connected text were examined with three third-grade general education participants. Researchers used a multiple base-line design (i.e., Baseline and Wordlist Intervention) and found that preteaching increased fluency in connected text written above the participant's instructional level of reading…
Descriptors: Expository Writing, Grade 3, Content Area Writing, Teaching Methods
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Asici, Murat – Reading Improvement, 2015
Literacy concept has changed and become different as a result of researches carried out in the field of educational sciences, and social and technological developments in the world. Particularly after the 1990s, literacy concept included not a single fact, but multiple facts. The word literacy has started being used along with different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literacy, Concept Formation, Educational Development
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Lin, Show Mei; Griffith, Priscilla – Reading Improvement, 2014
This article reviews the literature on computer-supported collaborative learning in second language and foreign language writing. While research has been conducted on the effects of online technology in first language reading and writing, this article explores how online technology affects second and foreign language writing. The goal of this…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Second Language Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Ediger, Marlow – Reading Improvement, 2014
An integrated science curriculum assists pupils to retain learnings better than to separate academic disciplines. Too frequently, science teachers teach each academic discipline as separate entities. However, there is much correlating of science with language, for example which might well be implemented in teaching and learning situations. Thus,…
Descriptors: Science Education, Language Arts, Integrated Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Morgan, Hani – Reading Improvement, 2014
Today's students live in a world that has been transformed by technology, and they are often referred to as "digital natives" because their exposure to digital resources begins at birth. The increased exposure to technology has changed the way students respond to instruction and has led to a new need for teachers to integrate…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Educational Technology, Reading Improvement, Writing Improvement
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Miller, Harry – Reading Improvement, 2014
In this article, teachers are reminded that their content subject areas require acquainting children with special words or symbols related to that subject area (e.g. mathematics or social studies). Because children can read well does not mean they would be understanding of any special reading skill required in a content subject area; that the…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Vocabulary Development, Vocabulary, Content Area Reading
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Wangsgard, Nichole – Reading Improvement, 2014
Current reading assessments put emphasis in the five components of reading competency, neglecting the self-efficacy needs of students. When students struggle with one of or all five components of reading competency, they could have negative feelings about themselves as a reader. This article offers teachers an effective user friendly assessment…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Reading Achievement, Self Efficacy, Self Concept
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Laverick, DeAnna M. – Reading Improvement, 2014
The purpose of this research was to determine if reading specialist candidates improve the reading proficiency of their students through the use of digital, technology-based teaching techniques and materials. The candidates were certified teachers who provided individualized and small-group instruction to K-6 children while the candidates were…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Gove, Mary K.; Still, Kristine L. – Reading Improvement, 2014
Two university professors and 11 urban school faculty collaborated on a professional development (PD) effort focused on critical literacy to explore literacy practices aimed to reshape definitions of literacy that involved questioning power relationships concerning the environment and social justice. We examined the journey of a veteran teacher,…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Teacher Collaboration, College Faculty, Urban Schools
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