Commentary: So was it worth it? A commentary on Fricke et al. and Hagen et al. (2017).

@article{McCartney2017CommentarySW,
  title={Commentary: So was it worth it? A commentary on Fricke et al. and Hagen et al. (2017).},
  author={Elspeth McCartney},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2017},
  volume={58 10},
  pages={1152-1154}
}
Fricke et al. and Hagen et al. (2017) each report on large-scale pragmatic randomised controlled trials delivered in schools or nurseries, investigating language interventions for vulnerable children and showing moderate positive effect sizes. Such research is part of a recent development of 'what works' research in England, and the number of 'what works… CONTINUE READING