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goodereader.com: E-Readers Engage Middle School Male Students

The popular e-reader news site goodereader.com covered the research of Dara Williams-Rossi, clinical assistant professor and director of undergraduate programs in the Department of Teaching and Learning, Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education & Human Development. The article by Mercy Pilkington, Digital Books Engage Young Readers, published April 24. The research found that middle school boys who are reluctant readers rated reading more valuable as an activity after two months of using an e-reader.

April 25, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|

digitalshift.com: Boys Value Reading More with Ereaders

The digitalshift.com, the blog site of the School Library Journal has covered the research of Dara Williams-Rossi, clinical assistant professor and director of undergraduate programs in the Department of Teaching and Learning, Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education & Human Development. The article by Lauren Barack, Boys Value Reading More with Ereaders, published April 6.

April 10, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|

Daily Mail Online: Can’t get your boy to read? Buy him a Kindle, say researchers

London's Daily Mail Online covered the research of Dara Williams-Rossi, clinical assistant professor and director of undergraduate programs in the Department of Teaching and Learning, Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education & Human Development. The article by Ted Thornhill, Can't get your boy to read? Buy him a Kindle, say researchers, published March 29.

March 30, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|

Middle school boys who are reluctant readers value reading more after using e-readers

Middle school boys rated reading more valuable as an activity after two months of using an e-reader, according to SMU research. The findings come from a study of 199 middle school students who struggle with reading and who participated in a reading improvement class with Amazon’s Kindle e-reader, says Dara Williams-Rossi, SMU.

March 21, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|

Landmark education research aims to prepare nation’s middle school students for high school

DSC_0067.jpgDavid Chard, Dean of the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, and two leading SMU faculty investigators, Reid Lyon and Leanne Ketterlin-Geller, are part of the national research team working on the George W. Bush Institute's newest education initiative, Middle School Matters.

The program focuses on using proven practices to prepare middle school students to successfully enter high school.

March 7, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|
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