Research

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Research

We’re firm believers that research and data are key to achieving success.

This is why we’ve conducted studies on the effectiveness of our programs. We’ve incorporated data as well as feedback from our partner schools to assess our impact and sustainability.

You can read the outcomes of these studies here:

Using Music- and Drama-based Instruction to Teach Students to Read: An Evaluation of Reading In Motion’s K-3 Grade Program 2004-2008

This four-year study concluded that Reading In Motion programs significantly improved student’s reading scores over time. Students with Reading In Motion were reading at or above grade level three times more than students without Reading In Motion. The study was published in The Journal of Educational Research. Executive Summary.

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An Evaluation of Reading In Motion’s Kindergarten Program: Teachers Teaching Students 2010-2011

Here we measured the effectiveness of Reading In Motion instruction for kindergarten teachers. It compares the percentages of students reading at or above grade level with and without Reading In Motion instruction. Executive Summary.

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Reading In Motion Sustainability Outcomes Evaluation 2016

This study supports Reading In Motion’s Peer Coach initiative. With this initiative, experienced Reading In Motion teachers become Reading In Motion coaches for teachers at their school. Executive Study.

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Reading In Motion Sustainability Assessment Report 2014-15 (Executive Summary)

Our programs were assessed by the teachers and principals we work with, asking them to compare their experiences before and after using Reading In Motion for the first time.

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