|Title:||WWC Review of the Report "Impact of the Thinking Reader Software Program on Grade 6 Reading Vocabulary, Comprehension, Strategies, and Motivation"|
|Description:||Thinking Reader is a software program that aims to motivate middle school students to read and to make self-directed use of seven target comprehension strategies: a) summarizing, b) clarifying, c) visualizing, d) reflecting, e) questioning, f) predicting, and g) feeling. Students listen to a novel while following highlighted text on a computer screen and then respond to questions about the story. The program applies reciprocal teaching methods through the use of animated coaches and peers to enhance comprehension strategies.|
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|Cover Date:||August 2012|
|Web Release:||August 7, 2012|
|Publication #:||WWC SSRL12
|Type of Product:||Single Study Review|
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