Reading PALS and Reading Recovery by 74Qqr67h

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									      Peer Assisted
Learning Strategies
             (PALS)
       Laura Jennings
        Jackie Martin
         Conny Melvin
      Colleen Mullane
        Andrea Purvis
 Peer AssistedLearning Strategies
 Increase reading and math skills

 Approved by the U.S. Dept of Education
  Program Effectiveness Panel
 Three main components
   Partner Reading
   Paragraph Shrinking
   Prediction Relay
 Curriculum-Based Measurement                compliments
  PALS
 PALS implemented
    K-8th grade
        3-4 times a week
        http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/pals/teachmat/2-6VPMPR.html
    High school
        5 times every two weeks
        http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/pals/teachmat/HSPS.html
 Students   are paired up
  Higher achieving with lower achieving
  Rotate every 4 weeks

 Opportunity   to be player (reader)
 Coach
  Listens
  Provides feedback

 Allows teacher to circulate
 Intended to supplement current curricula
•   No special reading material needs to be purchased
•   Title 1 funds will cover the cost
•   Videos
    • $15.00
•   Manuals
    • $35.00
•   Manuals for Grades
    • K-PALS (Kindergarten)
    • Beginning
    • 2-6
    • High School
•   Large print lessons for Kindergarten
   http://www.promisingpractices.net/program.asp?programid=143
    (review of 14 studies on PALS)
   http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/kennedy/pals/outreach.html#workshops
    (information on upcoming workshops)
   http://www.whatworks.ed.gov/InterventionReportLinks.asp?iid=7
    &tid=10 (intervention reports on PALS)
   http://kc.vanderbilt.edu/pals/teachmat/ReadingVideos.html
    Video of PALS reading in action.
   Fitzgerald, J., Ramsbotham, A. (2004). First-graders’ cognitive and
       strategic development in reading recovery reading and writing.
       Reading Research and Instruction 44 (1), 1-31.

   Fuchs, D. Fuchs, L.S., Burish, P. (2000). Peer-assisted learning strategies:
      An evidence-based practice to promote reading achievement. Learning
      Disabilities Research and Practice, 15 (2), 85-91.

   Fuchs, D., Fuchs, L.S. (2005). Peer-assisted learning strategies:
       Promoting word recognition, fluency, and reading comprehension in
       young children. The Journal of Special Education 39 (1), 34-44.

   Promising Practices Network. (2005). Programs That Work: Peer Assisted
      Learning Strategies. Retrieved August 26, 2007 from
      http://www.promisingpractices.net/program.asp?programid=143.

								
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