What is it about?

This is an overview of 17 articles evaluating the effects of providing Latino children in primary grades with phonological awareness interventions. The studies were evaluated to determine the overall quality and effects of these interventions. The studies were divided by type of intervention and language of instruction.

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Why is it important?

This work is important because Latinos are one of the highest growing populations in the United States. They also have the highest rate of high school drop out rate in the nation. This drop out is associated with poor reading skills. Phonological awareness is an important building block to reading. Understanding the best phonological awareness interventions for Latino children can help promote their academic success.

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This page is a summary of: A Systematic Review of Phonological Awareness Interventions for Latino Children in Early and Primary Grades, Journal of Early Intervention, July 2019, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/1053815119856067.
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