New Zealand Students' Engagement with the PIRLS 2006 Reading Passages

@inproceedings{Chamberlain2008NewZS,
  title={New Zealand Students' Engagement with the PIRLS 2006 Reading Passages},
  author={Megan Chamberlain and Robyn Caygill},
  year={2008}
}
Results from the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2001 and 2006 show New Zealand to have one of the largest differences, in favor of girls, between Grade 4 boys’ and girls’ mean reading literacy achievement. This paper summarizes the findings from an “enjoyment” survey administered to approximately 6,300 New Zealand Grade 4 children who participated in the PIRLS 2006 main survey. The purpose of the research was to investigate whether or not the students engaged with the… CONTINUE READING

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