Joint Book Reading Makes Success in Learning to Read: A Meta-Analysis on Intergenerational Transmission of Literacy

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 44 describes the following: Title | Joint Book Reading Makes Success in Learning to Read: A Meta-Analysis on Intergenerational Transmission of Literacy Author | Bus, A.G., Ijzendoorn van, M.H., & Pellegrini, A.D. Source | Review of Educational Research, 65(1),1-21. Year Published | 1995 Abstract Results of this quantitative analysis of empirical evidence related to parent-preschooler reading support the hypothesis … [Read more...]

Phonological Awareness and Early Reading: A Meta-Analysis of Experimental Training Studies

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 53 describes the following: Title | Phonological Awareness and Early Reading: A Meta-Analysis of Experimental Training Studies Author | Bus, A.G., & Van Ijzendoorn, M.H. Source | Journal of Educational Psychology, 91, 403-414. Year Published | 1999 Abstract In a quantitative meta-analysis, the effects of phonological awareness training on reading were shown. In a homogeneous set of U.S. studies with a randomized … [Read more...]

Whole Language and Language Experience Approaches for Beginning Reading: A Quantitative Research Synthesis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 54 describes the following: Title | Whole Language and Language Experience Approaches for Beginning Reading: A Quantitative Research Synthesis Author | Stahl, S.A., & Miller, P.D. Source | Review of Educational Research, 59(1), 87-116. Year Published | 1989 Abstract To examine the effects of whole language and language experience approaches on beginning reading achievement, a quantitative synthesis was performed … [Read more...]

Need resources for early learning?

In August 2011, the Center on Instruction added a new category of content resources to its website: Early Learning. Highlighted are resources that have been reviewed by COI experts for quality, relevance, and usefulness in this content area. (posted September 1, 2011) http://centeroninstruction.org/topic.cfm?k=EL … [Read more...]

Early education findings of research

Eager to learn: Educating our Preschoolers is a comprehensive report from the National Research Council that synthesizes the findings on early childhood education, language acquisition, and emergent skills in reading, writing, mathematics, and science. Read about the science of learning (cognitive development), the impact of cultural variations, preschool program quality, curriculum and pedagogy, assessment, preparation of early childhood professionals, … [Read more...]

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