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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
Center/Program: WWC
Type of Product: Single Study Review
Questions: For questions about the content of this Single Study Review, please contact:
Erin Pollard.