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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

The Common Core State Standards

Updated, November 2012  Links checked, April 2013 _________________________________ 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 Common Core State Standards at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/commoncore/ _________________________________   You’ve … [Read more...]

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