What We Know About Correlates of Reading

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 11 describes the following: Title | What We Know About Correlates of Reading Author | Hammil, D. Source | Exceptional Children, 70(4), 453-469. Year Published | 2004 Abstract This research analyzed the combined results of 3 meta-analyses that examined the extent to which a variety of measures of specific abilities related to reading. More than 450 studies were reviewed, and almost 11,000 different coefficients were … [Read more...]

Effect of Computer-Assisted Instruction on Reading Achievement: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 12 describes the following: Title | Effect of Computer-Assisted Instruction on Reading Achievement: A Meta-Analysis Authors | Soe, K., Koki, S., & Chang, J. Source | Available from Pacific Resources for Education and Learning Web site: http://www.prel.org/products/Products/effect-cai.htm Year Published | 2000 Abstract Whether computer-assisted instruction (CAI) can improve reading achievement of students … [Read more...]

Reading Differences Between Low-Achieving Students With and Without Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 14 describes the following: Title | Reading Differences Between Low-Achieving Students With and Without Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis Authors | Fuchs, D., Fuchs, L.S., Mathes, PG., & Lipsey, M.W. Source | In R. Gersten, E.P. Schiller, & S. Vaughn (Eds.), Contemporary Special Education Research: Syntheses of the Knowledge Base on Critical Instruction Issues (pp.81 - 105). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. Year Published … [Read more...]

Teaching Expressive Writing to Students with Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 13 describes the following: Title | Teaching Expressive Writing to Students with Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis Authors | Gersten, R., & Baker, S. Source | Elementary School Journal, 97(5), 475-500. Year Published | 2001 Abstract Presents results of a meta-analysis of 13 studies published during the period 1963-1997 concerning writing interventions for students with learning disabilities. All examined studies … [Read more...]

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...]

A Synthesis of Empirical Research on Teaching Mathematics to Low-Achieving Students

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 16 describes the following: Title | A Synthesis of Empirical Research on Teaching Mathematics to Low-Achieving Students Authors | Baker, S., Gersten, R., & Lee, D. Source | Elementary School Journal, 103, 45-74. Year Published | 2002 Abstract The purpose of this study was to synthesize research on the effects of interventions to improve the mathematics achievement of students considered low achieving or at risk … [Read more...]

Do Special Education Interventions Improve Learning of Secondary Content? A Meta-Analysis

Author of this structured abstract: Kyrie Dragoo, NICHCY August 2011 PDF version ____________________________ NICHCY Structured Abstract 80 describes the following research synthesis: Title Do Special Education Interventions Improve Learning of Secondary Content? A Meta-Analysis Authors Scruggs, T. E., Mastropieri, M. A., Berkeley, S., and Graetz, J. E. Source Remedial & Special Education, 31(6), 437-449 Year Published 2010 _____________ Abstract … [Read more...]

Co-Teaching in Inclusive Classrooms: A Metasynthesis of Qualitative Research

Author of this structured abstract: Kyrie Dragoo, NICHCY October 2011 PDF version ____________________________ NICHCY Structured Abstract 81 describes the following research synthesis: Title Co-Teaching in Inclusive Classrooms: A Metasynthesis of Qualitative Research Authors Scruggs, T.A., Mastropieri, M.A., & McDuffie, K.A. Source Exceptional Children, 73(4), 392-416 Year Published 2007 _____________ Abstract … [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...]

Connecting to Evidence-Based Teaching Practices

by Kyrie Dragoo National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities You know what’s hot these days? Data. You may have heard about New York Times blogger Nate Silver’s remarkable 50-for-50 correct predictions of the presidential election this year. Possibly, you’ve been following the monthly “jobs report” on unemployment in the U.S. and seeing the data graphs that accompany it. Or perhaps you’ve just been working in schools … [Read more...]

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