This project focuses on understanding the relationship between teacher use of EBLPs in six complex areas and how those practices correlate with ELA student achievement. Data for this study includes survey responses about teachers’ use of EBLPs, ELA student achievement scores on the Smarter Balanced Assessment, and other student and teacher demographic characteristics.





D’Amelio, E. (2023, September). Understanding patterns of literacy instruction within six Hawaiʻi Complex Areas. Roundtable presentation at the annual meeting of the Hawaiʻi-Pacific Evaluation Association, Kāneʻohe, Hawaiʻi.


D’Amelio, E. (2024, April). Exploring patterns of literacy instruction and student achievement in Hawaiʻi. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


DOE Partner

Petra Schatz

Comprehensive Literacy State Development Grant Coordinator

Office of Curriculum and Instructional Design

COE Faculty Partner

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Mark Murphy

Assistant Professor

Educational Psychology

HERN Fellow

Erin D’Amelio

Doctoral student

Educational Psychology