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What Does the Research Say?

Michael Pressley

Michael Pressley  

Beginning Reading Instruction: The Rest of the Story from Research

National Education Association (2004)

Comprehension Instruction: What Makes Sense Now, What Might Make Sense Soon

Handbook of Reading Research: Volume III, 2000
Articles in the Summary Series in Reading Online

Comprehension Instruction: What Works

Reading Rockets (2000)

Effective Beginning Reading Instruction

Executive summary and paper commissioned by the National Reading Conference. Chicago, IL: NRC.(2001)

What The Future of Reading Research Could Be: Keynote presentation at the International Reading Association’s Reading Research 2006

(April 29, 2006) Chicago IL

Other Relevant Research  

On Reading, Learning to Read, and Effective Reading Instruction: An Overview of What We Know and How We Know It

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Guideline

Put Reading First - The Research Building Blocks for Teaching Children to Read

Definitions, Teaching Approaches and Examples of Classroom Instruction

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (2000)

Reading for Understanding: Toward a R&D Program in Reading Comprehension (RAND Report)

Report of the National Reading Panel (Summary): Teaching Children to Read - An Evidence-Based Assessment of the Scientific Research Literature on Reading and Its Implications for Reading Instruction

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (2000)

Synthesis of Research: Reading Comprehension Instruction: What Works

Linda G. Fielding and P. David Pearson

Educational Leadership, Vol. 51, No. 5, February 1994