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Direct Instruction in the preschool

Weisberg, P.
Abstract:
This article describes the effects of implementing DISTAR Reading with low-income preschoolers. Children received 1-2 years of instruction with DISTAR Reading, with children who received two years of instruction demonstrating greater gains than children who only participated in one year of instruction. Additionally, children’s achievement was compared to same-aged peers in other preschools that were not implementing DI programs. Children who received Direct Instruction, for one or two years, made greater gains than children in non-DI programs. (Copyright © 2011, National Institute for Direct Instruction (NIFDI). All rights reserved).
Research areas:
Year:
1988
Main publication type:
Program Effectiveness
Subtype:
Article
Keywords:
DISTAR Reading, Head Start, reading
Source:
Education and Treatment of Children
Volume:
11
Number:
4
Pages:
349-363
Design type:
Non-matched Comparison
Fidelity monitored:
Yes
Students included:
Preschool Students, Kindergarten Students, At-risk Students
Other tags:
DISTAR Reading, Head Start, reading, Slosson IQ Test, Wide Range Achievement Test (WRAT), Gates-MacGinitie Test, Metropolitan Achievement Test (MAT), Stanford Achievement Test (SAT), Continuous Progress Tests
Location/Setting:
Early Childhood Day Care Center (ECDCC), Preschool
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