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
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'