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 Pub Number  Title  Date
WWC IRALCI10 Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition
Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition is a reading and writing program for students in grades 2 through 6. It has three principal elements: story-related activities, direct instruction in reading comprehension, and integrated language arts/writing. Based on its review of the research, the WWC found Cooperative Integrated Reading and Composition to have potentially positive effects on comprehension and general literacy achievement for adolescent learners.
8/31/2010
WWC IRALFF10 Fast ForWord
Fast ForWord is a computer-based reading program intended to help students develop and strengthen the cognitive skills necessary for successful reading and learning. The program includes two components, Fast ForWord Language and Literacy and Fast ForWord to Reading. Based on its review of the research, the WWC found the program to have no discernible effects on alphabetics and general literacy achievement and potentially positive effects on reading fluency and comprehension for adolescent learners.
8/31/2010
WWC IRALCORI Concept-Oriented Reading Instruction
Concept-Oriented Reading Instruction is a reading comprehension instructional program for grades 3–9 that integrates reading and science through activities and the use of science books during reading instruction. The program intends to improve reading comprehension and increase reading engagement. The WWC identified 48 studies of Concept-Oriented Reading Instruction for adolescent learners. All of the 48 either do not meet WWC evidence standards or are outside of the review protocol for adolescent literacy.
8/10/2010
WWC IRALACC Accelerated Reader
Accelerated Reader is a guided reading intervention used to supplement regular reading instruction in K–12 classrooms. The program aims to improve students’ reading skills through reading practice and quizzes on the books students read. Based on its review of the research, WWC found the intervention to have no discernible effects on reading fluency or comprehension for adolescent learners.
8/10/2010
WWC IRALRM Reading Mastery
Reading Mastery, one of several curriculum components that constitute the Direct Instruction curriculum from SRA/McGraw-Hill, is designed to provide systematic instruction in reading to students in grades K–6. Based on its review of the research, WWC found Reading Mastery to have potentially positive effects on reading fluency and no discernible effects on comprehension for adolescent learners.
8/10/2010
WWC IRALRA10 Reading Apprenticeship
Reading Apprenticeship is an instructional approach targeted to middle, high school, and community college students that aims to improve reading fluency and comprehension through the use of professional development activities for teachers and an emphasis on peer interaction, problem-solving, and knowledge-building for students. Based on the research evidence, the WWC found the approach to have potentially positive effects on comprehension for adolescent learners.
7/13/2010
WWC IRALRE09 READ 180
READ 180 is a reading program designed for students in elementary through high school whose reading achievement is below the proficient level. The goal of READ 180 is to address gaps in students’ skills through the use of a computer program, literature, and direct instruction in reading skills. The software component of the program aims to track and adapt to each student’s progress. In addition to the computer program, the READ 180 program includes workbooks designed to address reading comprehension skills, paperback books for independent reading, and audiobooks with corresponding CDs for modeled reading.
10/20/2009
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