Achievement Effects of Ability Grouping in Secondary Schools: A Best-Evidence Synthesis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 73 describes the following: Title | Achievement Effects of Ability Grouping in Secondary Schools: A Best-Evidence Synthesis Author | Slavin, R.E. Source | Review of Educational Research, 60(3), 471-499 Year Published | 1990 Abstract A "best evidence" review synthesis, which incorporates features of meta-analytic and traditional literature reviews, is used in this review of studies on the effects of ability grouping … [Read more...]

The Effects of Test Accommodation on Test Performance: A Review of the Literature

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 74 describes the following: Title | The Effects of Test Accommodation on Test Performance: A Review of the Literature Authors | Sireci, S.G., Li, S., & Scarpati, S. Source | Center for Educational Assessment, Research Report No. 485.  Amherst, MA:  School of Education, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Year Published | 2006 Abstract Over 150 studies pertaining to test accommodations were identified … [Read more...]

A Meta-Analysis on Teaching Mathematics to Students With Significant Cognitive Disabilities

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 79 describes the following: Title | A Meta-Analysis on Teaching Mathematics to Students With Significant Cognitive Disabilities Authors | Browder, D. M., Spooner, F., Ahlgrim-Delzell, L., Harris, A., & Wakeman, S. Y. Source | Exceptional Children, 74(4), 407-432. Year Published | 2008 Abstract This article reports on a comprehensive literature review and meta-analysis of 68 experiments on teaching mathematics to … [Read more...]

Making the Most of Summer School: A Meta-Analytic and Narrative Review

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 78 describes the following: Title | Making the Most of Summer School: A Meta-Analytic and Narrative Review Authors | Cooper, H., Charlton, K., Valentine, J.C., & Muhlenbruck, L. Source | Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 65(1), 1-118. Year Published | 2000 Abstract Summer schools serve multiple purposes for students, families, educators, and communities. The current need for summer programs … [Read more...]

Rational Emotive Therapy with Children and Adolescents

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 8 describes the following: Title | Rational Emotive Therapy with Children and Adolescents Authors | Gonzalez, J.E., Nelson, R.J.,Gutkin, T.B., Saunders, A., Galloway, A. & Shwery, C.S. Source | Journal of Emotional & Behavioral Disorders, 12(4), 222. Year Published | 2004 Abstract This article systematically reviews the available research on rational emotive behavioral therapy (REBT) with children … [Read more...]

The Effects of Instruction in Solving Mathematical Word Problems for Students with Learning Problems: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 9 describes the following: Title | The Effects of Instruction in Solving Mathematical Word Problems for Students with Learning Problems: A Meta-Analysis Authors | Xin, Y.P., & Jitendra, A.K. Source | Journal of Special Education, 32(4), 207-225. Year Published | 1999 Abstract Provides a synthesis of word-problem-solving intervention research with samples of students with learning problems. The effectiveness … [Read more...]

The Effects of School-Based Interventions for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 2 describes the following: Title | The Effects of School-Based Interventions for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Meta-Analysis Authors | DuPaul, G.J., & Eckert, T.L. Source | School Psychology Review, 26, 5-27. Year Published | 1997 Abstract A meta-analysis examining effects of school-based interventions for children and adolescents with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) was … [Read more...]

Direct Instruction

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 1 describes the following: Title | Direct Instruction Authors | Adams, G., & Carnine, D. Source | In H.L. Swanson, K.R. Harris, & S. Graham (Eds.), Handbook of Learning Disabilities (pp. 403-416). New York, NY: Guilford Press. Year Published | 2003 Abstract The 2003 Handbook of Learning Disabilities is an edited compendium of contributions from over 55 of the leading scholars involved in learning disabilities … [Read more...]

Substance Over Style: Assessing the Efficacy of Modality Testing and Teaching

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 4 describes the following: Title | Substance Over Style: Assessing the Efficacy of Modality Testing and Teaching Authors | Kavale, K.A., & Forness, S.R. Source | Exceptional Children, 54(3), 228-39. Year Published | 1987 Abstract A literature search identified 39 studies assessing modality preferences and modality teaching. The studies, involving 3,087 disabled and nondisabled elementary/secondary level … [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...]

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