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Title: Reading Edge
Description: The WWC's report on Reading Edge reviews the research on this middle school literacy program that emphasizes cooperative learning, goal setting, feedback, classroom management techniques, and the use of metacognitive strategy. The program is a component of the Success for All whole-school reform model. The WWC reviewed 37 studies that investigated the effects of Reading Edge on adolescent readers. One study is a randomized controlled trial that meets WWC evidence standards without reservations. The study included 405 sixth-grade students from two middle schools, one in Florida and one in West Virginia. Based on this study, the WWC found Reading Edge to have no discernible effects on comprehension for adolescent readers.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: June 2012
Web Release: June 26, 2012
Publication #: WWC IRL572
Center/Program: WWC
Associated Centers: NCEE
Authors:
Type of Product: Intervention Report
Keywords:
Curriculum
Literacy
Reading
Questions: For questions about the content of this Intervention Report, please contact:
Erin Pollard.