Relation between MVRC and ELA Standards: Exploration of One-Year Data from a High-Poverty Urban School District
A data set from an urban Midwestern school district was mined to explore how the technology based reading enrichment known as Mindplay Virtual Reading Coach (MVRC) affects children’s performance on the English Language Arts (ELA) Standards state-wide assessment (N = 6098 students from Grades 3 to 9). Read More…
Important strides have been made in the science of learning to read. Yet, many students still struggle to attain reading proficiency. This calls for sustained efforts to bridge theoretical insights with applied considerations about ideal pedagogy. The current study was designed to contribute to this conversation, namely by looking at the efficacy of an online […]
When MindPlay’s Virtual Reading Coach was used for an average of 10 hours, students increased their grade level nearly five times, from 9 to 44 percent. Students gained nearly half a grade level in just 10 hours of usage, recording a .45 grade level gain.
An incredible 72 percent of second grade students increased their reading levels to third grade after an average of just 44 hours using Mindplay Virtual Reading Coach in the classroom. A study in 2014 investigated the reading growth of 209 second grade students. Approximately half received supplemental instruction with Mindplay Virtual Reading Coach and were […]
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