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    Reading and Comprehension: A Longitudinal Study of Ex‐Reading Recovery Students.Maggie Moore & Barrie Wade - 1998 - Educational Studies 24 (2):195-203.
    Summary The paper reports the results of a longitudinal case study conducted in Australia and New Zealand. The study compares the reading and comprehension age of children in their fifth and sixth years in school. Reading and comprehension ages of 121 children who had Reading Recovery intervention at age 6 were compared with those of a Comparison group of 121 children, drawn from the same classes who, at age 6 years, had been better performers in literacy. Reading and comprehension assessment (...)
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    Poetry in the Curriculum: A Crisis of Confidence.Barrie Wade & Sue Sidaway - 1990 - Educational Studies 16 (1):75-83.
    Summary Attitudes to poetry teaching in schools are investigated and relevant studies are shown to highlight reluctance to teach poetry. The study reports an exploratory questionnaire of middle school teachers which reaffirms teachers? lack of confidence in encouraging classroom work on poetry. A sample of 100 middle school pupils, on the other hand, indicate interest and receptiveness towards poetry despite its neglect by their schools. Implications are raised for in?service training and for the implementation of National Curriculum requirements.
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    Pupils' Perceptions of Topics in Educational Broadcasts: A Case Study.Roger Poole & Barrie Wade - 1985 - Educational Studies 11 (2):119-125.