Closing the Gap between Research and Practice: Foundations by Marion M. De Lemos, Australian Council for Educational

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The results of this second evaluation at 18 months indicated that the children in the experimental group continued to score at a higher level than the control group on all the measures used, and that these differences were statistically significant on all tests except the Passage Reading Test. 52 on the Developmental Spelling Test. While this study was based on a relatively small sample of schools and students, and encountered some difficulties in implementation, the results are nevertheless consistent with the overseas research evidence which indicates that explicit instruction in the alphabetic code leads to improved outcomes in reading achievement, with the effect sizes obtained in this study generally comparable to those reported in the United States literature.

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