How Reading Outcomes of Students with Disabilities Are Related to Instructional Grouping Formats: A Meta-Analytic Review

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 15 describes the following: Title | How Reading Outcomes of Students with Disabilities Are Related to Instructional Grouping Formats: A Meta-Analytic Review Authors | Elbaum, B., Vaughn , S., Hughes, M.T. , Moody, S.W., & Schumm , J.S. Source | In R. Gersten, E.P. Schiller, & S. Vaughn (Eds.), Contemporary special education research: Syntheses of the knowledge base on critical instruction issues (pp.105-135). … [Read more...]

Improving reading comprehension: What works

This guide from the U.S. Department of Education recommends five specific steps that teachers, reading coaches, and principals can take to successfully improve reading comprehension for children K-3.http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/pdf/practiceguides/readingcomp_pg_092810.pdf … [Read more...]

Reciprocal Teaching

Reciprocal teaching refers to an instructional activity in which students become the teacher in small group reading sessions. It’s been shown to be an effective approach to increasing student learning. Now, this resource page at Reading Rockets explains it step by step, provides worksheets and templates to download, and includes a clip from the PBS show Reading for Meaning in which a Seattle school uses reciprocal teaching to guide students in … [Read more...]

Effective reading interventions for students with LD

Many a teacher, parent, and student with learning disabilities will want to visit this LDonline page. http://www.ldonline.org/article/33084 … [Read more...]

Dialogic reading practices

Project CONNECT offers this free online module for early childhood practitioners. Meet Tenisha, a pre-K teacher who notices that some children are not paying attention during storybook reading, and learn how she implements dialogic reading practices to engage the children and help them develop language and literacy skills. http://community.fpg.unc.edu/connect-modules/learners/module-6 … [Read more...]

Top 10 resources on dyslexia

Whether you're just looking to learn the basics on reading disabilities or are delving into the wide world of assistive technology, these articles on dyslexia will help you find the information you need. From LD Online. (Posted December 28, 2011)http://www.ldonline.org/article/42331  … [Read more...]

America’s literacy directory

America’s Literacy Directory is an online data directory to help learners find local literacy programs that provide help with reading, writing and math skills, GED preparation and testing, English as a second language programs, and citizenship or civics education. (posted December 28, 2011)http://literacydirectory.org/  … [Read more...]

Reading Comprehension Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities, 1995–2006: A Meta-Analysis

Author of this structured abstract: Kyrie Dragoo, NICHCY March 2012 PDF version ____________________________ NICHCY Structured Abstract 82 describes the following research synthesis: Title Reading Comprehension Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities, 1995–2006: A Meta-Analysis Authors Berkeley, S., Scruggs, T.E., & Mastropieri, M.A Source Remedial & Special Education, 31(6), 423-436 Year Published 2010 _____________ Abstract This … [Read more...]

Using instructional routines to differentiate instruction: A guide for teachers

This publication from the Center on Instruction helps educators plan differentiated instruction using 72 formatted activities called Instructional Routines, which provide a structure for teaching specific foundational reading skills. Included is a table that displays the alignment between the Instructional Routines and the Common Core State Standards organized by the five reading components (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension). … [Read more...]

Intensive interventions for students struggling in reading and math

This publication provides research-based guidance that reflects "best practices" for intensifying instruction in reading and mathematics for students with significant learning difficulties in K-12, including students with disabilities. It can also be used as a resource for instructional specialists and special education teachers who are searching for broad guidelines on the design and delivery of intensive interventions. From the Center on Instruction. … [Read more...]

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