IRA Dina Feitelson Research Award
Submission deadline: September 1, 2014
Eligibility for the 2015 Award Year
The competition is open for publications in English that have appeared in a refereed journal between January 2013 and December 2013.
Eligible works include reports on an investigation of aspects of literacy acquisition such as phonemic awareness, the alphabetic principle, bilingualism, home influences on literacy development, or cross-cultural studies of beginning reading. The results of the study should have clear implications for instruction.
Michael J. Kieffer
"Converging Trajectories: Reading Growth in Language Minority Learners and Their Classmates, Kindergarten to Grade 8," published in American Educational Research Journal, 48(5), 1187-1225, October 2011
Sheila W. Valencia
Antony T. Smith
Anne M. Reece
Karen K. Wixson
"Oral Reading Fluency Assessment: Issues of Construct, Criterion, and Consequential Validity" published in Reading Research Quarterly in 2010, Volume 4.
Lisa Hammett Price
Anne van Kleec
Carl J. Huberty
"Talk During Book Sharing Between Parents and Preschool Children: A Comparison Between Storybook and Expository Book Conditions" Reading Research Quarterly Vol. 44, No 2, pp. 171-194 (2009, April/May/June)
Deborah Wells Rowe
"The Social Construction of Intentionality: Two-Year-Olds' and Adults' Participation at a Preschool Writing Center,"
Research in the Teaching of English(vol. 42, no. 4)
"Comparing Four Literacy Reform Models in High-Poverty Stricken Schools: Patterns of First-Grade Achievement"
The Elementary School Journal (vol. 105)
Carol McDonald Connor
Frederick J. Morrison
Leslie E. Katch
"Beyond the Reading Wars: Exploring the Effect of Child-Instruction Interactions on Growth in Early Reading"
Scientific Studies of Reading (vol. 8)
Anne McGill Franzen
"Learning to be Literate: A Comparison of Five Urban Early Childhood Programs"
Journal of Educational Psychology (vol. 94, no. 3)
Barbara A. Wasik
Mary Alice Bond
"Beyond the Pages of a Book: Interactive Book Reading and Language Development in Preschool Classrooms"
Journal of Educational Psychology (vol. 93)
George W. Noblit
"About Hopes, Aspirations, and Uncertainty: First-Grade English-Language Learners' Emergent Reading"
Journal of Literacy Research (vol. 31, no. 2)
William E. Tunmer
James W. Chapman
"A Longitudinal Study of Beginning Reading Achievement and Reading Self-Concept"
British Journal of Educational Psychology (vol. 67)
Peter J. Hatcher
Andrew W. Ellis
"Ameliorating Early Reading Failure by Integrating the Teaching of Reading and Phonological Skills: The Phonological Linkage Hypothesis"
Child Development (vol. 65)
Darlene M. Tangel
Benita A. Blachman
"Effect of Phoneme Awareness Instruction on the Invented Spelling of First-Grade Children: A One-Year Follow-Up"
Journal of Reading Behavior (vol. 27, no. 2)