The brief, research summary, and research report go on to explain that through a quasi-experimental method known as propensity score matching (Rosenbaum & Rubin 1983), even the short-term impacts of using Wit & Wisdom could be associated with increases in Text Reading and Comprehension scores in first through third grade and increases in students’ ELA state test scores in grades 4 and 5, on average.
The research makes clear that implementing a high-quality, knowledge-rich curriculum, Wit & Wisdom, with fidelity improves student achievement.
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