Ability Grouping and Student Achievement in Elementary Schools: A Best-Evidence Synthesis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 40 describes the following: Title | Ability Grouping and Student Achievement in Elementary Schools: A Best-Evidence Synthesis Author | Slavin, R. E. Source | Review of Educational Research, 57 (3), 293-336 Year Published | 1987 Abstract Review of research of between-class and within-class ability grouping on the achievement of elementary students. The review technique--best-evidence synthesis--combines features of … [Read more...]

Approaches to Parental Involvement for Improving the Academic Performance of Elementary School Age Children

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 68 describes the following: Title | Approaches to Parental Involvement for Improving the Academic Performance of Elementary School Age Children Authors | Nye, C., Turner, H. M., & Schwartz, J. B. Source | The Campbell Collaboration Library Available online at http://www.sfi.dk/graphics/Campbell/reviews/parental_involvement_review.pdf Year Published | 2006 Abstract Parent involvement programs have been assumed to … [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...]

Reducing behavior problems in the elementary school classroom

Designed for elementary school educators and school- and district-level administrators, this Practice Guide from the Doing What Works Clearinghouse offers prevention, implementation, and schoolwide strategies that can be used to reduce behavior problems that prevent students from engaging in instruction. (link updated, October 2012) http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/practiceguide.aspx?sid=4 … [Read more...]

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