Reading Recovery

Carolyn Denton and Patricia Mathes, Center for Academic and Reading Skills, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston.
Alert Issue 7, Summer 2002

Reading Recovery is an early literacy intervention that provides one-to-one tutoring to children who perform at the lowest levels in their class after one year of school reading instruction (Pinnell, 1989). From the available research, it is evident that Reading Recovery works well for some students, but not all. There are also questions about how successful Reading Recovery students maintain their gains.

Reading Recovery - Alert Issue 7

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