Research & Impact

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Getting Personal with Reading Histories

When Melissa Devlin tried out Reading Apprenticeship in her grade 9 reading class, one of her students showed her why it’s worth the time to have students explore their personal reading histories — to think about where they find themselves as readers and where they may want to go.

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Touches on the Text

Pat Kovalan teaches biology and is learning about Reading Apprenticeship routines and the value of SSR. As a weekend-league soccer player, whose son plays soccer, he found himself making connections between the benefits of "touches on the ball" and "touches on the text."

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AP Scores Over the Moon

Pennsylvania AP teachers report bringing Reading Apprenticeship to their AP courses—with outstanding results. Teachers Sandra Jameson (Nazareth Area High School), Barbara Moss (Abington Heights High School), and Alicia Ross (Blue Ridge High School) all credit Reading Apprenticeship with giving their students a full point or more advantage on the AP exams. Here are some details from Blue Ridge.

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Manitoba Teachers Feel the Change

I am three weeks behind in my course, but my students have never learned so much.

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Personally, I Wasn’t Sure the Results Would Be This Dramatic

Pennsylvania educators cite Reading Apprenticeship as a powerful support for addressing the Common Core State Standards in a forum for state-level educators and policy makers.

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Backward Planning Leads Rural District to Reading Apprenticeship

Leaders of local industries and universities noted a weakness in strategic thinking and problem solving among recent high school graduates, so local school administrators worked backward to fill that need.

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Educator Panel Reports Reading Apprenticeship Impacts

At a national policy forum, teachers and administrators describe Reading Apprenticeship impacts in their classrooms and schools.

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Read Science Diagrams? Oh, We Do That in Football Practice

When the whole school takes up Reading Apprenticeship, there’s no reason to excuse the gym teachers!

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A Biology Department Where Evidence Mounts Up

In a large urban high school, why did 9 of 10 biology teachers sign on for Reading Apprenticeship?

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Caught by Surprise

Lilit Haroyan is one of a dozen faculty advisors working with Reading Apprenticeship staff members on a program for STEM instructors. She is an experienced community college teacher, yet when she first encountered Reading Apprenticeship, it caught her by surprise. She has a considered bit of advice should it happen to you!

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Boring or Engaging? Bring Your Brain!

I was surprised by how grateful these transfer-level university students were to have me teach reading strategies.

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“Unorthodox” College Physics Class Wins Praise

Lilit Haroyan teaches physics in a way that some of her community college students find unorthodox.

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How Did That Go?

In the online Reading Apprenticeship 101 course, community college faculty try out key practices and report back. Their reflections are instructive for everyone.

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Pasadena City College Shows Impact with Reading Apprenticeship

New data from Pasadena City College show that an optional program for first-year students at this California campus is making a big difference, and Reading Apprenticeship is part of it.

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Faculty Colleagues Share Coaching Expertise

Learning how to be an effective Reading Apprenticeship coach on a community college campus can mean calling on colleagues in an online course.

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