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Vaughn, Sharon; And Others – Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 1991
Ten learning-disabled elementary students experiencing peer rejection participated in a 20-week intervention with a contextualist training model. Five of the 10 students' social status was classified as unrejected at the postintervention measure, and there were significant increases in positive peer nominations for males at posttest and 6-month…
Descriptors: Context Effect, Elementary Education, Interpersonal Competence, Intervention
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Vaughn, Sharon; And Others – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 1988
Observation of 26 initial placement/individual education plan (IEP) conferences for elementary age learning-disabled children found minimal parent participation during the conferences, but parents reported, in postconference interviews, satisfaction with the conferences. Results are related to the intent of P.L. 94-142, the Education for All…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Legislation, Elementary Education, Individualized Education Programs
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Bos, Candace S.; Vaughn, Sharon – Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 1998
This tribute to Samuel Kirk, an early leader in the field of learning disabilities, describes his prominent achievements in reading instruction, including research in remedial reading and identification of reading instruction principles such as stages of reading development, importance of prereading abilities, and the need for explicit, systematic…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities, Learning Processes
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Klingner, Janette K.; Vaughn, Sharon – Reading Teacher, 1999
Describes procedures for teaching Collaborative Strategic Reading (CSR), in which students of mixed reading and achievement levels work in small, cooperative groups to assist one another in applying reading strategies to facilitate their comprehension of content-area text. Discusses whole-class instruction of CSR strategies, implementing CSR in…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Cooperative Learning, Elementary Education, English (Second Language)
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Klingner, Janette Kettmann; Vaughn, Sharon – Elementary School Journal, 1996
Investigated the efficacy of two related reciprocal teaching interventions--with cooperative grouping or with cross-age tutoring--on the reading comprehension of learning disabled English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) students. Found no significant difference between the two groups: both made comprehension gains and continued to improved when…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Cross Age Teaching, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
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