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Education News Archive - October 30, 2005

By Burns, Matthew K Abstract Previous research suggested that Incremental Rehearsal (IR; Tucker, 1989) led to better retention than other drill practices models.

By Swanson, Teri J; Hodson, Barbara W; Schommer-Aikins, Marlene ABSTRACT: Purpose: The goal of this study was to examine posttreatment outcomes following direct, systematic phonological awareness instruction for seventh-grade poor readers, most of whom had English as their second language.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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