Reading Research

A Report on the Minnesota STudent Achievement in Reading (STAR) Project

2012

STAR is a project of the U.S. Department of Education that provides training and support for teachers of intermediate reading students in effective, evidence-based practices in the four major components of adult reading instruction: alphabeticsfluency,vocabulary, and comprehension.

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What Is Evidence-Based Reading Instruction and How Do You Know It When You See It?

2012

This policy brief, What is Evidence-Based Reading Instruction and How Do You Know It When You See It?, defines and describes evidence-based reading instruction, demonstrates what evidence-based reading instruction looks like in the classroom, and discusses how evidence-based reading instruction has been implemented with the Los Angeles Unified School District.

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Applying Research in Reading Instruction for Adults: First Steps for Teachers

2005

This publication seeks to build adult literacy instructors' knowledge of scientifically based reading research.

Instructional Staff

The Role of Vocabulary Instruction in Adult Basic Education

2006

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