Intervention Report iconIntervention > Evidence Snapshot
Download Intervention Report Icon Download Intervention Report 553 KB

Arthur
English Language Learners

Arthur was found to have potentially positive effects on English language development.

Arthur, is a book-based educational television program designed for children ages 4–8. The program is based on the storybooks by Marc Brown about Arthur, an 8-year-old aardvark. Each show is 30 minutes in length and includes two stories involving characters dealing with moral issues. The show has been used as a listening comprehension and language development intervention for English language learning students.

Findings

1
study that met standards out of
1
eligible study reviewed
Outcome Domain Effectiveness Rating Grades Improvement Index
English language development Potentially positive effects K
 
 
8

Last Updated: September 2006

Gender

Male: 56%
Female: 44%

Free & Reduced-Price Lunch

80%

English Learners

English Learners icon
100%

Delivery Method

whole class icon
Whole Class

Urbanicity

Urban
Note: This summary only includes data from studies that reported sample information. The Intervention Report may include evidence from other studies that met standards, but did not report sample information.


Related Resources

This intervention report was prepared for the WWC by American Institutes for Research under contract ED-02-CO-0022.

Connect With the WWC

loading
back to top