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What I've Learned About Effective Reading Instruction

Richard Allington


Drawing on a study of first- and fourth-grade teachers in six states, Allington concludes that what matters most is "the capacity of classroom teachers to provide expert, exemplary reading instruction" - instruction that cannot be packaged because it is responsive to individual children's needs.

* Phi Delta Kappan, 83(10), pp. 740-747, 2002.

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