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Some Former Reading Recovery Students Are Reading, But Some Are Not

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About the webcast
Summer reading activity must be a focus for maintaining former Reading Recovery students’ reading achievement. Almost all (80%) of the rich/poor reading achievement gap that exists in the U.S. stems from summer reading loss. However, we have good evidence that the summer reading loss is largely the result of engaging in little summer reading. Children from low-income families have limited access to books during the summer months. By enhancing that access you can eliminate summer reading loss. 

About the presenter
Richard Allington is a professor of education at the University of Tennessee. He was an elementary school classroom teacher and a Title I director in poor rural schools prior to beginning his career as a teacher educator and instructional researcher. His research interests include reading/learning disabilities and effective instruction, especially in classroom settings. His publications include over 100 articles, chapters, monographs, and books. He served or serves on the editorial advisory boards of Reading Research Quarterly, Review of Educational Research, Journal of Educational Psychology, Reading Teacher, Elementary School Journal, Journal of Literacy Research, and Remedial and Special Education


Length of Session
Approximately 90 minutes
 

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