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“Shared Book Reading Interventions With English Learners: A Meta-Analysis”
By Corey Mitchell — August 21, 2018 1 min read
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Many forms of shared reading can boost language growth for English-learners, who are overrepresented among students who read at below-basic levels in U.S. schools.

A new analysis of more than 50 studies and 4,000 students finds shared book reading allowed adults to model the skills of a proficient reader, focusing on fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. English-learners benefited from shared reading of texts in both English and their native languages.

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A version of this article appeared in the August 22, 2018 edition of Education Week as English-Language Learners

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