Hawker Brownlow Education

Students using STARS instruction showed significant improvement on foundational reading skills. The CARS & STARS treatment group for year 3 scored 40% higher on the post-test than did the control group. Struggling learners showed especially strong growth, with scores that jumped 40–79% in just 18 weeks.

1   Lessons begin with open-ended questions that prompt students to explore what they know.
2   Engaging peer learning activities get students talking and thinking about the strategies.
3   Students are shown step by step how to apply a particular strategy to a reading passage.
CARS & STARS Plus: An Overview
About the Program Step 1: Placement
Why use CARS Plus? Downloads & Tools
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