D. M. M Willows's research while affiliated with University of Toronto and other places

Publication (1)

Article
A quantitative meta-analysis evaluating the effects of systematic phonics instruction compared to unsystematic or no-phonics instruction on learning to read was conducted using 66 treatment-control comparisons derived from 38 experiments. The overall effect of phonics instruction on reading was moderate, d = 0.41. Effects persisted after instructio...

Citations

... A foundational meta-analysis on the area of phonics was conducted by Ehri et al. in 2001. Ehri et al. (2001 found phonics instruction had a moderate effect, but was more effective when instruction took place with younger students. ...