Teaching Younger Learners Teaching Children Research-Oriented Short Presentation

Developing an Effective Literacy Program for Elementary School Children

Sat, Nov 13, 12:45-13:10 Asia/Tokyo

Location: Room 08

The presenter will report on the effectiveness of the literacy program she developed for 5th and 6th graders of public elementary schools in Tokyo. She worked with the school board and compared the students in experimental schools and those in control schools (N = 3085). The ANOVA results suggested that the students developed their reading ability and its subset abilities significantly, and the effectiveness of the program was verified.