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The bottom line: Parents and children alike view the Internet as a positive new force in children’s lives. They believe the Internet is a powerful tool for learning and communicating within families. children who use the Internet appear to spend less time watching television; more time reading newspapers, magazines and books; more time playing outdoors; and more time doing arts and crafts than they did before they started using the Internet from home.


Topic: Reading
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Scientifically-Based Research Seminar

 | http://www.ed.gov/nclb/methods/whatworks/research/index.html

Scientifically-based research is a fundamental idea in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.” Asst. Secretary for Elementary & Secondary Education, Susan Neuman, hosted a seminar where leading experts in the fields of education and science discussed the meaning of scientifically-based research and its status across various disciplines. This page lists the presentations and presenters at the seminar. There is also a link to a full transcript of the seminar.”


Topic: Reading
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The National Institute for Literacy’s activities to strengthen literacy across the lifespan are authorized by the U.S. Congress under two laws, the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) in the Workforce Investment Act and the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). The AEFLA directs the Institute to provide national leadership regarding literacy, coordinate literacy services and policy, and serve as a national resource for adult education and literacy programs. The NCLB law directs the Institute to disseminate information on scientifically based reading research pertaining to children, youth, and adults as well as information about development and implementation of classroom reading programs based on the research.


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Washington Research Institute

 | http://www.wri-edu.org

WRI is a private, non-profit agency founded in 1987. The Institute’s founders and staff are professionals in the fields of education, psychology, social work, vocational education, and other related fields engaged in basic and applied research, model program development, evaluation and training.


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What Works Clearinghouse

 | http://www.whatworks.ed.gov

On an ongoing bases, the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) gathers studies of the effectiveness of educational interventions (programs, products, practices, and policies). We review the studies that have the strongest design, and report on the strengths and weaknesses of those studies against the WWC Evidence Standards so that you know what the best scientific evidence has to say.


Topic: Reading
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