On average, students who received Seeing Stars® instruction achieved significant improvements in reading. They made large (significant) standard score changes on all measures. Additionally, the 22-point percentile increase in Word Recognition put these students within the normal range (25th–75th percentile). Although while the largest average standard score change can be seen on the Symbol Imagery measure, it’s important to note the large average standard score change on the Comprehension measure. Students’ gains in decoding resulted in a great improvement in comprehension, the only reason to decode.
Results of Students Who Received Decoding Instruction
Number of Students: 7,796
Average Age: 9.6
Average Hours of Instruction: 103.3
Lindamood-Bell Instruction Implemented: Seeing Stars