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Bookworms curriculum improves reading skills

Sharon Walpole, University of Delaware, and Mike McKenna, University of Virginia, developed “Bookworms,” a free, open-access, elementary ELA curriculum to increase students’ reading comprehension and vocabulary. Schools in Delaware and Georgia have successfully implemented this program. Read More

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Number Sense Screener to help Pre-K, K and 1st graders

Nancy Jordan has received funding through IES to refine and extend work on a Number Sense Screener for identifying children at risk for mathematical difficulties. Read More

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Classroom Instruction to Enhance 1st Grade Writing

Investigating the Impact of Classroom Instruction and Literacy Skills on Writing Achievement in First Grade In an effort to determine the best methods to teach writing skills for first graders, Read More

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