The MORE Study
The MORE Study is the result of a long-standing relationship between a large Southeastern school district and the READS Lab. We are currently conducting a randomized control trial (RCT) in 30 SE schools (n=5800 students) to determine the efficacy of the MORE curriculum in grades 1-3 classrooms. Currently, we are in year two of the study. Data collection will wrap up in the summer of 2020 and we anticipate early results in the winter of 2020-21.
The primary goal of the MORE study is to support educators and families in applying diagnoses and interventions that ensure every child, especially struggling learners, can read and comprehend content-rich text.
To meet this goal, we have developed a rich, diverse, rigorous curriculum --a set of 20 MORE lessons (90 activities)-- for teachers to implement in grades 1-2 (Year 1) and grades 2-3 (Year 2).
We also have developed a mobile app, MORE@School and MORE@Home that is personalized to individual students' reading levels to encourage reading and support students'developing literacy skills. The app includes over 1700 activities directly related to the books MORE students read in school and and home.
Currently, the MORE curriculum is available only for study participants. However, you might be interested in our summer learning article.