Program boosts reading skills, standardized test scores, as well as student and teacher perspectives on literacy instruction
Friday, March 02, 2012
Now implemented in 300 schools nationwide, the research is in - showing major boosts to student reading skills, writing skills and big leaps in standardized test scores. Run jointly by Lesley University and Ohio State, co-founder Irene Fountas stresses that the Literacy Collaborative’s success is due to its linking professional development directly to instruction.
Education Week’s Anthony Rebora explored the findings, how the program works, and its implications for other teacher professional development programs.
Read the full story HERE: Education Week
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