Reading Comprehension and iPod Touch Technology

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Reading Comprehension and iPod Touch Technology
Presented by Marilyn Williams at NCCE 2011

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Reading Comprehension and iPod Touch Technology

  1. 1. Using iPod Touches for Reading Comprehension <br />CEC conference<br />April 24, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Personal Background <br />Special Education teacher<br />Reading Specialist<br />Middle School Language Arts <br />
  3. 3. 2 Problems<br />Never finished a story<br />Asked, “What was the story about? <br />Answer, “I don’t know.”<br />
  4. 4. Elementary iPod Project<br />Elementary school<br />Shuffles <br />Record the week of stories, activities, songs, etc.<br />Students took home the materials and listened to them<br />Results – increased DIBELs scores<br />
  5. 5. Middle School<br />Not doing beginning reading<br />Needed a way to help students learn strategies<br />By middle school – learned comprehension strategies or they haven’t<br />
  6. 6. Background – pilot project <br />Pilot project<br />3 teachers<br />7 iPods each<br />Reading comprehension strategy<br />Results<br />Increased completion<br />Increased participation<br />
  7. 7. Reasons<br />Achievement levels<br />Need for reading comprehension skills<br />National Reading Panel<br />Reading Next report<br />
  8. 8. Summarization Strategy<br />Had to be simple<br />Had to be ‘memorable’<br />Easily learned<br />Transferable across subject areas<br />1-2 Summarization Strategy<br />Write down 1 idea about what you just read<br />Write down 2 details about what happened<br />
  9. 9. Supported Text<br />Background – research base<br />11 types<br />This study incorporated:<br />Notational <br />Instructional <br />Translational<br />
  10. 10. iPod Touch <br />Socially acceptable<br />Mobile <br />Personal<br />Individualized <br />
  11. 11. Design<br />155 students<br />5 sections<br />AM sections randomly assigned to treatment<br />PM sections – intact comparison group<br />
  12. 12. Sample<br />155 6th graders<br />6-8 grade middle school<br />
  13. 13. Method<br />Instructional and practice phases<br />All students receive instruction via iPod Touch<br />Practice phase has 3 levels of support<br />Notational Only<br />Notational + Instructional<br />Notational + Instructional + Translational<br />3 weeks of intervention – 15 sessions<br />Pearson Literature text – 6th grade<br />
  14. 14. Results – standardized assessment<br />2 standardized assessments<br />easyCBM<br />Benchmarking<br />No increase in scores<br />Scholastic Reading Inventory (SRI)<br />Slight increase in scores<br />
  15. 15. Results – probe measures<br />Researcher developed multiple-choice probe measures<br />Based on the stories<br />10 multiple-choice questions per story<br />Students in treatment groups scored better on multiple-choice measures over the comparison group<br />Students in NIT completed more stories than other groups<br />
  16. 16. Results – student survey<br />How easy was it to learn the summarization strategy?<br />
  17. 17. Student Survey Results<br />How much did the summarization strategy help you remember the story?<br />
  18. 18. Student Survey Results<br />How much did the note-taking sheet help you remember the story?<br />
  19. 19. Student Survey Results<br />How often did you use the note-taking sheet?<br />
  20. 20. Student Survey Results<br />How much did you like reading stories on an iPod Touch?<br />
  21. 21. Student Ideas to use iPod Touches<br />Math<br />Research<br />Reading<br />Accessibility<br />Writing<br />Educational Games<br />Organization<br />Note taking<br />Share information<br />Textbook<br />Watch video<br />Science<br />Music<br />
  22. 22. Process<br />Upload audio CD of the story to iTunes<br />Import from iTunes to Garage Band<br />Split track and insert audio prompts<br />Copy text to Lyrics<br />Sync ‘song’ to iPods<br />
  23. 23. Split Tracks in GarageBand<br />
  24. 24. Export to iTunes<br />
  25. 25. Add lyrics<br />
  26. 26. Add lyrics<br />
  27. 27. Adding Lyrics in iTunes<br />
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  31. 31. Recommendations<br />Targeted instruction<br />Specific students with specific needs<br />Below <br />At level<br />Exceeding <br />Extended learning<br />Create library of interventions<br />
  32. 32. Benefits <br />Portable <br />Mobile <br />Anytime – anywhere<br />Student controlled<br />Differentiated instruction<br />
  33. 33. Future Research<br />Secondary RtI<br />Tier II and III<br />Potential for differentiation in general education classes<br />Extended learning and practice<br />

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