The Institute of Education Sciences recently announced a four-year grant to the Florida Center for Reading Research to explore effective instructional practices for 4 year-old Spanish-speaking English learners in Florida PreK classrooms. The grant was was awarded to Drs. Chris Lonigan, Beth Phillips, and Chris Schatschneider.
FCRR researchers evaluated the extent to which students who took a computer adaptive test of reading comprehension with a function that accounted for their estimated ability scores were administered fewer passages and had a more precise estimate of their reading comprehension ability.
The goal of this report is to provide administrators, school psychologists, counselors, special educators, and reading specialists with a summary and analysis of the evidence that supports the use of reading interventions in grades 1–3.
Florida State University's Florida Center for Reading Research and Opening Nights Performing Arts have developed the "Summer Arts Adventure" activity booklet to encourage elementary school-age students to read and engage with the arts during the summer break.
Learn more about recently completed and ongoing research projects undertaken by FCRR and the faculty involved. Discover how FCRR improves reading instruction, intervention and assessment in Florida and beyond.
The Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) is a multidisciplinary research center at Florida State University. FCRR explores all aspects of reading research—basic research into literacy-related skills for typically developing readers and those who struggle, studies of effective prevention and intervention, and psychometric work on formative assessment.