Lexia Preso TRI

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  • Lexia Preso TRI

    1. 2. Lexia Company History <ul><li>Founded in 1984 by a Team of Reading and Technology Specialists </li></ul><ul><li>Funded by two Federal Grants from National Institute of Health (NICHD) </li></ul><ul><li>Pioneered the Use of Technology to Deliver Explicit, Systematic Skills Based Instruction for Reading </li></ul>
    2. 3. SUPPORT - Support core reading programs for on-level and advanced students through accelerated independent practice REMEDIATE - Remediate reading disabilities by providing extended practice to develop foundational reading strategies PREVENT – Prevent reading failure by strengthening reading skills for students who need additional practice in essential reading skills Goals of Lexia Reading V5 and the 3-Tier Model Builds Mastery of Essential Reading Skills TIER I TIER III TIER II
    3. 4. Tier Use 20 – 30 Minutes G R A D E ER Primary Reading Strategies for Older Students Early Reading Primary Reading Strategies … Early Reading Primary Reading Strategies … Lexia Reading V5 – Target Population 4 5+ 3 2 1 K I On Level or Above Core II At Risk Supplemental III SPED Intensive 2 times Per Week Support 3-4 times Per Week Prevent 5 times Per Week Remediate
    4. 5. <ul><li>Systematic, Structured and Sequential </li></ul><ul><li>Addresses the five Components of Reading as Defined by the National Reading Panel </li></ul><ul><li>Correlated to Core Reading Curricula, Selected State Standards and DIBELS </li></ul>Overall Program Design – Content
    5. 6. <ul><li>Intrinsically Motivating with Immediate Feedback and Reinforcement </li></ul><ul><li>A Focused Learning Environment to Maximize Time on Task </li></ul><ul><li>Differentiated, Age-Appropriate, Independent Practice with Targeted Review </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligent Branching with Carefully Scaffolded Activities based on Performance </li></ul>Overall Program Design – Students
    6. 7. <ul><li>Web-enabled – Access from Anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Reports Identify and Group Students for Targeted Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing Progress Monitoring Capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Management Access for Class, School, and District </li></ul><ul><li>Home-to-school Connection </li></ul>Overall Program Design – Teachers/Administrators
    7. 8. Lexia Reading Scope and Sequence
    8. 9. Scope and Sequence SOS Ages 9-Adult Primary Reading Ages 5-8 Early Reading Ages 4-6 SKILLS DEVELOPED x x x Blending sounds x Segmenting sounds x Blending compound words and syllables x Segmenting compound words and syllables x Identifying beginning and ending sounds x Rhyming PHONOLOGICAL AWARENESS
    9. 10. Scope and Sequence x x Identifying medial sounds and letters, short and long vowels SOS Ages 9-Adult Primary Reading Ages 5-8 Early Reading Ages 4-6 SKILLS DEVELOPED x x x x x x x x x Three-syllable words x Two-syllable words x Vowel combination words x Vowel –r words x Silent -e words x Short vowel words x Segmenting, blending and manipulating sounds with letters x x Identifying beginning and ending sounds and letters x x Letter-sound correspondence for consonants, short vowels and consonant diagraphs PHONOLOGICAL AWARENESS / PHONICS
    10. 11. Scope and Sequence x Automatic recognition of words with vowel digraphs x Automatic identification of irregular words x Modeled paragraph reading x x Automatic recognition of short vowel words x x Timed identification of simple and complex words and syllables SOS Ages 9-Adult Primary Reading Ages 5-8 Early Reading Ages 4-6 SKILLS DEVELOPED x Phoneme intervals for blending and segmenting x x Timed discrimination of easily reversible letters x x Timed medial vowel discrimination with letters FLUENCY
    11. 12. Scope and Sequence x Categorical sorting Oral Vocabulary Structural Analysis Reading Vocabulary x Picture-word matching x x Picture-word matching x Greek combining forms x Anglo-Saxon prefixes and suffixes x x Pre-primer through third grade sight words x Latin prefixes, roots and suffixes SOS Ages 9-Adult Primary Reading Ages 5-8 Early Reading Ages 4-6 SKILLS DEVELOPED VOCABULARY
    12. 13. Scope and Sequence x x Word construction from syllables and prefixes, stems and suffixes x x x Use of picture support to enhance comprehension of words, phrases, sentences and paragraphs x x Systematic cloze procedure comprehension of sentences, paragraphs and stories SOS Ages 9-Adult Primary Reading Ages 5-8 Early Reading Ages 4-6 SKILLS DEVELOPED x x Categorical and associative thinking x x Comprehension of words and word parts COMPREHENSION
    13. 14. Lexia Learning Systems Research
    14. 15. Research Methods <ul><li>Random Assignment by Class to Treatment and Control Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Representative Samples of Students </li></ul><ul><li>Pre- and Post-testing using Standardized Measures </li></ul><ul><li>(Gates MacGinitie, Woodcock-Johnson III, GRADE) </li></ul><ul><li>Research Consultants Affiliated with Established Research Institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Sufficient Implementation </li></ul><ul><li>Peer-Reviewed Publications </li></ul>Efficacy and Outcomes Research
    15. 16. Kindergarten Results <ul><li>All children </li></ul><ul><li>Low performers </li></ul>Efficacy and Outcomes Research
    16. 17. Peer-Reviewed Publication The Kindergarten Manuscript has been Published in Reading Psychology Efficacy and Outcomes Research
    17. 18. First Grade Results <ul><li>Title I Students </li></ul><ul><li>Lexia Students </li></ul>Efficacy and Outcomes Research
    18. 19. Peer-Reviewed Publication Title 1 findings appear in the Journal of Research in Reading v29 (2), May 2006 “ The efficacy of computer-based supplementary phonics programs for advancing reading skills in at-risk elementary students” Efficacy and Outcomes Research
    19. 20. Second Grade Study <ul><li>7 Treatment, 4 Control Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Students (41 students in each group) Matched Pretest Scores </li></ul>Decoding Subtest Findings published in International Dyslexia Association’s Perspectives on Language and Literacy Summer 2007 issue Efficacy and Outcomes Research
    20. 21. Third Grade Study <ul><li>13 Treatment, 5 Control Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Lower Performers </li></ul><ul><li>46 Students in Treatment Group, 65 Students in Control Group </li></ul>Reading Comprehension Subtest Findings published in International Dyslexia Association’s Perspectives on Language and Literacy Summer 2007 issue Efficacy and Outcomes Research
    21. 22. Lexia Middle School Study <ul><li>Remedial Reading Classes: </li></ul><ul><li>47 Subjects (31 SPED students) </li></ul><ul><li>Identical Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Treatment Students Averaged 50 Sessions using Lexia SOS </li></ul><ul><li>Woodcock Johnson III Assessment Tool </li></ul>Efficacy and Outcomes Research
    22. 23. Middle School Results Efficacy and Outcomes Research
    23. 24. Middle School Study <ul><li>Accepted for publication in </li></ul><ul><li>European Journal of Special Needs Education </li></ul>
    24. 25. Teacher Survey Results Efficacy and Outcomes Research
    25. 26. Ongoing Research Efficacy and Outcomes Research <ul><li>Data Analyses in Progress for Pre-K, Kindergarten and Sixth Grade Data Collected During the 2006-2007 School Year </li></ul><ul><li>Significant Findings and Manuscripts in Preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Large-Scale Study Underway in Ennis, TX </li></ul><ul><ul><li>K (N=425) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 st (N=252) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 nd (N=257) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subgroups of Bilingual Students </li></ul></ul>
    26. 27. Ennis, TX <ul><li>Kindergarten: </li></ul><ul><li>22 classes (14 using Lexia) </li></ul><ul><li>Treatment N = 236 </li></ul><ul><li>Control N = 124 </li></ul><ul><li>1 st Grade: </li></ul><ul><li>13 classes (8 using Lexia) </li></ul><ul><li>Treatment N = 95 </li></ul><ul><li>Control N = 86 </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd Grade: </li></ul><ul><li>13 classes (8 using Lexia) </li></ul><ul><li>Treatment N = 103 </li></ul><ul><li>Control N = 86 </li></ul>
    27. 28. Why Ennis? <ul><li>14% of students in the District are LEP </li></ul><ul><li>Students in Elementary School Bilingual Classes using the same curriculum as English-only Classes </li></ul>
    28. 29. What Did We Find?
    29. 30. Kindergarten ELL
    30. 31. Kindergarten ELL
    31. 32. First Grade High-Benefit Students* * non-SPED, non-ELL students with pretest Total Test scores below 100 and high Lexia Use Total Test Gains
    32. 33. First Grade High-Benefit Students* * non-SPED, non-ELL students with pretest Total Test scores below 100 and high Lexia Use Reading Comprehension Gains
    33. 34. What Comes Next? <ul><li>Preliminary Analyses </li></ul><ul><li>Anticipate Additional Test Data (TAKS) </li></ul><ul><li>Summary of Findings for Distribution </li></ul><ul><li>Manuscript Preparation </li></ul>
    34. 35. NEW Manuscript in Progress <ul><li>Pre-K Revere, MA 2006-2007 </li></ul>
    35. 36. NEW Manuscript in Progress <ul><li>Kindergarten Revere, MA 2006-2007 </li></ul>
    36. 37. Research Summary <ul><li>Lexia Contributed to Reading Gains in Grades PreK - 3 and Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Gains Most Evident for Low Performers </li></ul><ul><li>Results are Consistent with other Published Data </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers Support the Use of the Programs </li></ul>Efficacy and Outcomes Research

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