Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Read Naturally®: potentially positive effects on general reading achievement for beginning readers
Read Naturally® is a supplemental reading program that aims to improve the reading fluency, accuracy, and comprehension skills of elementary and middle school students using a combination of texts, audio CDs, and computer software.
What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) found that the Read Naturally® program has no discernible effects on alphabetics and comprehension, mixed effects on reading fluency, and potentially positive effects on general reading achievement for beginning readers. The intervention report includes studies of Read Naturally® Masters Edition and Read Naturally® Software Edition.
Read the full report now and learn more about the studies that contributed to these ratings.