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evaluation of a paired reading programme using parents as tutors.

Claire Gallagher

evaluation of a paired reading programme using parents as tutors.

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Published by The author] in [S.l .
Written in English


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Thesis (M. Ed.(Professional Development)) - University of Ulster, 1997.

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Successful reading requires many skills that children may struggle with or give up on. Although phonics, word reading, and reading fluency are building blocks of literacy, reading comprehension is, of course, the ultimate goal for readers. Without comprehension, reading for pleasure and knowledge is impossible (Vaughn & Linan-Thompson, ). Wizards of Words is an evidence-based reading programme for children in first and second class in primary school who are 12 months behind their age group in their reading. It aims to improve the children’s reading ability, as well as their enjoyment and love of reading. Paired Reading: Positive Reading Practice - through the use of simulated tutoring demonstrations, this video describes the paired reading technique and demonstrates ways in which teachers can teach or remediate reading skills through consistent, positive reading experiences. The video may also be helpful for showing parents how they can support their children's oral reading practice at home.


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evaluation of a paired reading programme using parents as tutors. by Claire Gallagher Download PDF EPUB FB2

Paired Reading is a peer tutoring programme in secondary schools which trains teachers to support and encourage the regular tutoring of Year 7 pupils (aged years) by Year 9 pupils (aged Peer tutoring using Paired Reading is yielding benefits for both members of the pair.

This is an important point to make when talking to parents about the benefits of well-organized. Paired Reading and Related Methods for Improving Fluency / Topping 59 Paired Reading – otherwise they might think that the tutor was getting no benefit and was File Size: KB.

1) Training of the tutors by a specialist. Two research assistants who were completing their final year in a remedial teaching program acted as reading specialists for this research project. They received thorough instructions on how to train parents on using the paired reading technique and on how to supervise them.

Paired reading is a good way for parents/ carers to help improve their children's reading skills and is also ideal as part of a peer tutoring scheme.

These evaluations encourage pupils, parents, teachers and tutors to reflect on the paired reading exercise and the progress that has been made/5(2). The Paired Reading programme in Kirklees matched children with adult 'tutors.' The study (Topping and Lindsay, ) found large effect sizes for accuracy () and comprehension ().

The. Paired Reading - Before You Get Started Paired (Shared) Reading is a very good way for parents to help with their children's reading. It works really well with most children, and their reading gets a lot better. Also, paired reading fits in very well with the teaching at school, so children do not get mixed up.

engagement in the reading process (Topping, ). A mixed methods design measuring reading across three time points was used to assess the impact of a Paired Reading intervention with looked after children and their carers on the children’s reading levels.

Although a significant difference was found for two of the measures of reading progress, aFile Size: 2MB. Paired reading is a highly structured but simple strategy that can easily be taught to others-including to school-age children and youth.

If you have a pool of responsible older students available you may want to create a cross-age peer tutoring program that uses paired reading as its central intervention. The purpose of this chapter is to describe the ‘Tales of Jud the Rat’ reading fluency programme and its logic, and to present preliminary results from its use as a form of e-learning.

The first section of the chapter provides an overview of the development of the ‘The Tales Jud the Rat’ series. Literature relevant to the neurolinguistic basis of the materials is then by: 3.

Reading Rockets is a national multimedia project that offers a wealth of research-based reading strategies, lessons, and activities designed to help young children learn how to read and read better. Our reading resources assist parents, teachers, and other educators in helping struggling readers build fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills.

Educational Psychology Services - Paired Reading What is Paired Reading. Paired reading is a simple yet very effective way of improving a child’s reading. It helps to improve their basic reading ability (i.e.

the ability to read words quickly and accurately) and their ability to understand whatever is being read. Many of these reports describe the use of Paired Reading with parents rather than peers as tutors. Here we will confine ourselves to reporting the main evaluation results from the 13 Read On pilot schools, firstly from Phase 1 (Paired Reading) and secondly from Phase 2 (Paired Reading and Thinking).

NEPS, Report Writing Group, Reading-Shared-Home Shared/Paired Reading At Home Guidelines: Make sure the atmosphere is happy and relaxed as well as quiet. Sit together so that you can both see the book. Give lots of praise for effort.

Do not make your child read when they really want to. Paired reading is a practice strategy that combines two effective techniques: a tutor and child reading together; and the tutor listening to the child.

parents, % siblings), % of all the pupils. They all undertook the role of reading tutors for their children or siblings. Finally, 12 teachers of the language area put the programme into practice with their respective groups. Measures ACL (Evaluation of reading comprehension), was administered in pre.

A paired reading scheme involves one pupil (the tutor) supporting another pupil (the tutee) with their reading. Traditionally, the most effective schemes are where the tutor is older than the tutee (two years’ difference being the optimal gap) – this is often referred to as cross-age tutoring Paired reading works successfully in primary and File Size: 2MB.

A reading activity allows the child to practice reading something of his or her own choice or something the tutor selected. The reading material should be at an appropriate level so the child can read it with ease.

Tutors might select a book on a topic of interest to the child or introduce a new book. Paired Reading What is Paired Reading. Paired Reading is a technique that parents can use to help their own child with reading practice. The method involves the parent who is a skilled reader and the child who is learning, reading a book together.

Who is it for. Every child will benefit from using Paired Reading. It is File Size: 17KB. The Paired Reading strategy encourages peer teaching and learning.

Students are divided into pairs and read along together or take turns reading aloud to each other. Pairs can have the same reading ability or can include a more fluent reader with a less fluent reader. Each student reads and provides feedback about their own and their partner's.

Paired reading is when a student reads a text with another student in order to develop his or her reading skills. The two students may have the same reading ability or one may be higher than the other. The purpose and methodology will differ based on who the student is being paired with.

Paired Reading: A powerful technique for parent use If you would like to see an improvement in parents' effectiveness and involvement with your students9 reading, this technique may be the answer.

Keith Topping More and more parents are wanting to be closely involved in the education of their children. This desire has been re. Parent-Assisted Reading 3 Parent-Assisted Reading Using A Paired-Reading Model One of the most beneficial skills children can acquire during their lifetime is that of learning how to read.

Children are able to apply this skill to all other areas of the curriculum including math. When students encounter reading difficulties, tutors may facilitate the reading process by giving feedback, which could include: (a) identifying the inadequate use of reading strategies; (b) relating failure to insufficient effort; and (c) reinforcing the notion the reader has sufficient ability to do the task (Chapman & Tunmer, ).

Dec 8, - This board contains both free and paid reading assessments. If you know of a site that should be added, please email me at thetutorhouse{at} See more ideas about Reading assessment, Reading and Reading tutoring pins.

Continue reading aloud with the student until he or she again signals to read alone. Tips: Con sider Using Paired Reading for Peer Tutoring or as a Parent Strategy.

Paired reading is a highly structured but simple strategy that can easily be taught to others — including to school -age children and youth. If you have a pool of responsible olderFile Size: KB. Using Peer Tutoring to Improve Reading Skills is a very practical guide, offering a straightforward framework and easy-to-implement strategies to help teachers help pupils progress in reading.

A succinct introduction, it shows how schools can make positive use of differences between pupils and turn them into effective learning opportunities. Gordon Diaper, A comparative study of paired-reading techniques using parents as tutors to second-year junior school children, Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 6, 1, (13), ().

Crossref Doris R. Entwisle and Karl L. Alexander, Beginning School Math Competence: Minority and Majority Comparisons, Child Development, 61, 2, (), ().Cited by: Paired reading: evaluation and progress Paired reading: evaluation and progress Morgan, Roger; Gavin, Pam Introduction Paired Reading was introduced in the mid s as a remedial reading procedure suitable for a wide variety of children with reading problems and capable of being used, with minimum specialised instruction and supervision, by parents and others working with.

repeated reading, paired reading, and demonstration on the reading fluency of regular education students. Results suggest that integrating these strategies into the context of the regular education curriculum has a positive effect on students' reading fluency and comprehension.

Practical. Online Reading Lesson Plans: Easy to Use. Many websites provide teachers with teaching resources like reading lesson plans. These teaching resources remove a lot of work for the teacher, who can concentrate on having a good time with the students. For ease of use, many of the reading lesson plans available on the internet are free and printable.

[(Paired Reading, Spelling and Writing: Handbook for Parent and Peer Tutoring in Literacy)] [Author: Keith J. Topping] [Nov] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.

As parents are the tutors of their children and they are taught how to use the paired reading strategies, the paired reading program does not only have an impact on children but also on parents.

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Paired reading Paired reading is a very powerful technique, particularly with children who have lost confidence. The pair comprises a skilled reader and a learner; they read the text together. When the learner wants to take over reading they give a signal, usually by tapping on the page.

The parents are very supportive of the school’s paired-reading programme, its involvement with Cumann na nBunscol, its participation in the Green-Schools initiative and in competitions such as Write-a-Book, K’nex, and Tidy Towns. Along with members of the local community, parents assist with the maintenance of the premises and support.

This hundred plus-page curriculum guide is designed to give 12th grade students the experience of being literacy tutors to students between grade levels 2 – 9.

Tutors receive course credit while tutees receive reading assistance. The guide contains sample forms and materials, book lists and other relevant resources.

Peer Tutoring Program Proposal. About paired reading and the buddy programs for peer discuss the book to develop enthusi-asm and ensure that the tutee really does understand the content. Lastly, tutors (Topping et al., ). Paired Reading (PR) is a structured method for peer tutoring in reading.

“Paired Reading: Effects of a Parent Involvement Programme in a Disadvantaged Community in South Africa” British Journal of Educational Psychology Vol Number 3, September pp. Published in ERN December /January Volume 12 Number 1.

A LITERACY GUIDE FOR PARENTS / CARERS 7 Paired Reading Pupils are taken to the Library for half a period per week where they read with their 6th year Paired Reading Tutors. The seniors undergo training at the start of the programme where they learn about reading together and readingFile Size: 3MB. Paired Reading and Hearing Reading were found to be equally effective in enhancing children’s beginning English reading skills, reading accuracy and comprehension, relative to controls.

Parents engaged in a variety of mediation behaviours to Cited by: 7. SLD Read has shown Pete ways to help him read and turn around his dyslexia, which in turn has helped him in school and with his quest of being a pilot. I remember the first day that we went to SLD Read for an evaluation.

We were in the car on the way home and he said, “Mom, Amy gets it!”.In this study, an extracurricular program was implemented using an established fluency training method, paired reading (PR; Topping, ; ), to evaluate the effectiveness of non-professional tutors.

By means of a randomized controlled field trial, the study investigated the effects of PR training given by parent tutors and volunteer tutors Cited by: 1.Thinking Reading and Writing: A Practical Guide to Paired Learning With Peers, Parents and Volunteers [Topping, Keith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Thinking Reading and Writing: A Practical Guide to Paired Learning With Peers, Parents and Volunteers5/5(1).