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Sustaining content through literacy instruction to improve reading comprehension outcomes in the early grades

Sustaining content through literacy instruction to improve reading comprehension outcomes in the early grades Best Evidence in Brief (BEiB) from Johns Hopkins University provides a twice-monthly roundup of articles related to education research. This week one of the articles is a longitudinal randomized controlled trial (RCT) where J.S Kim and colleagues evaluated the effect of the …

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Are computer-supported literacy interventions effective for young children?

Computer-assisted learning (CAL) is gaining popularity due to its promise of cost-effectiveness, individualized approach, and enhanced engagement. However, recent research, published by Ludo Verhoeven and colleagues in Educational Research Review, shows that the effect size of CAL was smaller than those found in previous meta-analyses that investigated teacher-supported early literacy interventions. This lends evidence to a …

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