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Carbo Reading Styles (Reading)

Beginning Reading

There are no qualifying studies of Carbo Reading Styles for beginning reading.

Upper Elementary School

Carbo Reading Styles has limited evidence of effectiveness for upper elementary school reading. The one qualifying study included in this review showed a mean effect size of +0.27.

Middle/High School

Carbo Reading Styles has not been assessed at the middle/high school level.

Struggling Readers

Carbo Reading Styles has limited evidence of effectiveness for struggling readers. The two qualifying studies included in this review showed effect sizes of +0.79 and +0.36.

About Carbo Reading Styles

Carbo Reading Styles’ approach involves assessing children with a Reading Styles Inventory and then training teachers to use a variety of teaching methods appropriate to different styles. The methods include phonic, linguistic, whole-word, individualized, language experience, and recorded books, among others.

More on these reviews

For more on the reviews of Carbo Reading Styles, read the BEE reviews of upper elementary reading and struggling readers.

More on Carbo Reading Styles

For more information on Carbo Reading Styles, visit www.nrsi.com or e-mail readingstyle@nrsi.com.

The Best Evidence Encyclopedia (BEE)

For other reviews of research on education programs, see the Best Evidence Encyclopedia homepage at www.bestevidence.org.

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