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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
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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