A Meta-Analysis of Outdoor Adventure Programming with Adolescents

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 48 describes the following: Title | A Meta-Analysis of Outdoor Adventure Programming with Adolescents Author | Cason, D., & Gillis, H.L. Source | Journal of Experiential Education, 17(1), 40-47. Year Published | 1994 Abstract Meta-analysis of 143 effect sizes in 43 studies of adventure programming for adolescents found an overall effect size of 0.31. Summary effect sizes of outcome categories differed … [Read more...]

Helping At-Risk Students Meet Standards: A Synthesis of Evidence-Based Classroom Practices

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 6 describes the following: Title | Helping At-Risk Students Meet Standards: A Synthesis of Evidence-Based Classroom Practices Authors | Barley, Z., Lauer, P.A., Arens, S.A., Apthorp, H.S., Englert, K.S., Snow, D., & Akiba, M. Source | Mid-Continent Research for Education and Learning Year Published | 2002 Abstract Teachers need access to research-based practices that target children who are low performing … [Read more...]

Meta-Analytic Review of Responsiveness-To-Intervention Research: Examining Field-Based and Research Implemented Models

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 70 describes the following: Title | Meta-Analytic Review of Responsiveness-to-Intervention Research: Examining Field-Based and Research Implemented Models Authors | Burns, M.K., Appleton, J.J., & Stehouwer, J.D. Source | Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 23(4), 381-394. Year Published | 2005 Abstract This meta-analysis considered the relationship between Response-to-Intervention (RTI) and systemic … [Read more...]

How Effective Are One-to-One Tutoring Programs in Reading for Elementary Students at Risk for Reading Failure? A Meta-Analysis of the Intervention Research

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 3 describes the following: Title | How Effective Are One-to-One Tutoring Programs in Reading for Elementary Students at Risk for Reading Failure? A Meta-Analysis of the Intervention Research Authors | Elbaum, B., Vaughn, S., Hughes, M.T., & Moody, S.W. Source | Journal of Educational Psychology, 92(4), 605-619. Year Published | 2000 Abstract A meta-analysis of supplemental, adult-instructed, one-to-one … [Read more...]

Response To Intervention (RTI)

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of RTI at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/rti/_________________________________ Updated August 2012 | Links checked May 2013Response to intervention—hereafter … [Read more...]

The “Action Signs” toolkit

This toolkit is meant to help parents, educators, and health professionals identify children at behavioral and emotional risk. The action signs (originally called “warning signs”) are research-based but worded in common-sense, non-stigmatizing ways and indicate that a child or youth may need evaluation or intervention by a mental health professional. The toolkit includes dissemination materials, information handouts, and links to related resources. Developed … [Read more...]

NOTICE: NICHCY is going away, but its resources are not. Find hundreds of legacy NICHCY publications, as well as our training curriculum on IDEA 2004, in the Center for Parent Information and Resources' Library at http://www.parentcenterhub.org/resources. This website will remain available until September 30, 2014. After that date, web visitors will be automatically redirected to http://www.parentcenterhub.org.