The Effects of Parental Involvement on Reading Success in Kindergarten
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SubjectsEducation -- Research papers (Graduate)
Kindergarten -- Parent participation -- Research.
Reading comprehension -- Research.
Academic achievement -- Research.
Education -- Research papers (Graduate)
A study was conducted to research if there is an improvement in kindergarten students reading fluency, if they read daily at home with an adult. A small sample was used to conduct the research. The students reported their reading on a daily reading log. The data was then broken down into two groups, the number of days read and the number of books read. The researcher observed, a low participation in parental involvement in the daily reading program. As a result, there was a wide range of data. Children who read more days and more books did show a larger gain in reading fluency, however, there was not a significant gain over children who did not read books or many days. More research with a more specific sample is required for concise results.