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...]

Are More Intensive Early Intervention Programs More Effective? A Literature Review

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 41 describes the following: Title | Are More Intensive Early Intervention Programs More Effective? A Literature Review Author | Innocenti, M.S., & White, K.R. Source | Exceptionality, 4(1), 31-50. Year Published | 1993 Abstract Examined the intensity hypothesis, which states that more intensive early interventions have better outcomes for children with disabilities. Three sources of evidence are analyzed: (1) previous … [Read more...]

Effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Reducing Classroom Disruptive Behaviors: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 45 describes the following:Title | Effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Reducing Classroom Disruptive Behaviors: A Meta-AnalysisAuthor | Ghafoori, B., & Tracz, S.M.Source | ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 457 182 Year Published | 2001Abstract A meta-analysis was conducted to evaluate the success of cognitive-behavioral therapy in reducing disruptive behaviors exhibited by school-age children … [Read more...]

Joint Book Reading Makes Success in Learning to Read: A Meta-Analysis on Intergenerational Transmission of Literacy

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 44 describes the following: Title | Joint Book Reading Makes Success in Learning to Read: A Meta-Analysis on Intergenerational Transmission of Literacy Author | Bus, A.G., Ijzendoorn van, M.H., & Pellegrini, A.D. Source | Review of Educational Research, 65(1),1-21. Year Published | 1995 Abstract Results of this quantitative analysis of empirical evidence related to parent-preschooler reading support the hypothesis … [Read more...]

Research on Interventions for Adolescents with Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis of Outcomes Related to Higher-Order Processing

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 62 describes the following: Title | Research on Interventions for Adolescents with Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis of Outcomes Related to Higher-Order Processing Author | Swanson, H.L. Source | Elementary School Journal, 101(3), 331-345. Year Published | 2001 Abstract Presents results of a meta-analysis of studies of 58 interventions published during the period 1963-1997 concerning problem-solving … [Read more...]

Educational Environments for the Pupil with Behavioral Disorders: A Best Evidence Synthesis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 63 describes the following: Title | Educational Environments for the Pupil with Behavioral Disorders: A "Best Evidence" Synthesis Author | Schneider, B.H., & Leroux, J. Source | Behavioral Disorders, 19(3), 192-204 Year Published | 1994 Abstract Reviews 25 controlled studies comparing the progress of children with behavioral disorders* in different educational settings. Pupils in self-contained special programs … [Read more...]

Efficacy of Child Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions for Antisocial Behavior: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 65 describes the following: Title | Efficacy of Child Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions for Antisocial Behavior: A Meta-Analysis Author | Bennett, D.S., & Gibbons, T.A. Source | Child and Family Behavior Therapy, 22(1), 1-15. Year Published | 2000 Abstract This meta-analysis reviewed 30 studies comparing child-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for antisocial behavior. Results showed that child-based … [Read more...]

Computer Assisted Instruction in Reading for Students with Learning Disabilities: A Research Synthesis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 46 describes the following: Title | Computer Assisted Instruction in Reading for Students with Learning Disabilities: A Research Synthesis Author | Hall, T.E., Hughes , C.A. , & Filbert, M. Source | Education & Treatment of Children, 23(2), 173-193. Available online at: http://tinyurl.com/389owxh Year Published | 2000 Abstract The essential skill of reading, including decoding and comprehension, has not been … [Read more...]

A Selective Synthesis of Intervention Research for Students with Learning Disabilities

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 64 describes the following: Title | A Selective Synthesis of Intervention Research for Students with Learning Disabilities Author | Swanson, H.L., & Carson, C. Source | School Psychology Review, 25(3), 370-91. Year Published | 1996 Abstract Presents the selective synthesis of instructional research with children and adolescents with learning disabilities, analyzing studies across instructional domains, … [Read more...]

Effective Reading Programs for English Language Learners: A Best-Evidence Synthesis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 47 describes the following: Title | Effective Reading Programs for English Language Learners. A Best-Evidence Synthesis Author | Slavin, R.E., & Cheung, A. Source | Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk (CRESPAR), Report No.66 Available online at: http://www.csos.jhu.edu/crespar/techReports/Report66.pdf Year Published | 2003 Abstract This report reviews experimental studies … [Read more...]

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