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A study of the impact of Direct Instruction on Jefferson County Public Schools' Reading Curriculum

Buschemeyer, S. R. Q.
This study compares the effect of two reading programs, Reading Mastery (RM) and the Five Block program, on the reading achievement of elementary students in one school district over four years. Three schools within the district had implemented RM, while the other seven had implemented the Five Block program. The Commonwealth Accountability Testing Scores and the Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills were administered for pre- and posttest measures. Results indicate no statistically significant differences between the two groups of students on all of the variables over the four-year period. Multiple statistically significant differences on individual variables were identified between individual schools favoring each of the programs. (Copyright © 2011, National Institute for Direct Instruction (NIFDI). All rights reserved).
Research areas:
Main publication type:
Program Effectiveness
Reading Mastery; Five Block reading program; Commonwealth Accountability Testing Scores; Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills
Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, Spalding University
Design type:
Pretest posttest control group design
Fidelity monitored:
Students included:
Elementary students
Louisville, Kentucky, elementary school

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