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Cornu, Véronique; Schiltz, Christine; Pazouki, Tahereh; Martin, Romain – Applied Developmental Science, 2019
Visuo-spatial training is considered a promising approach to provide young children with a sound foundation for later mathematical learning. We developed and implemented a tablet-based visuo-spatial intervention in kindergarten classrooms aiming to foster the development of children's visuo-spatial and numerical abilities. A sample of N = 125…
Descriptors: Visual Perception, Spatial Ability, Training, Young Children
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Inge, Zweers; Bijstra, Jan O.; de Castro, Bram Orobio; Tick, Nouchka T.; van de Schoot, Rens A. G. J. – School Psychology Review, 2019
This study examined which factors were related to placement choices for inclusive regular education or exclusive special education for Dutch students with social, emotional, and behavioral difficulties (SEBD). Students aged 6-11 in three subgroups participated: 45 included and 17 excluded students with SEBD (i.e., educated in regular education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education, Inclusion, Regular and Special Education Relationship
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Nation, Kate – Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, 2019
Reading comprehension is a complex task which depends on a range of cognitive and linguistic processes. According to the Simple View of Reading, this complexity can be captured as the product of two sets of skills: decoding and linguistic comprehension. The Simple View explains variance in reading comprehension and provides a good framework to…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Beginning Reading, Decoding (Reading), Preschool Children
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Engevik, L. I.; Naess, K. -A. B.; Berntsen, L. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The aims of this study were to gain insight into the quality of inclusion in mainstream classrooms involving students with Down syndrome and to reveal underlying predictors. A total of 39 8-year-olds with Down syndrome and their teachers participated. Via a survey, the teachers were asked to rate key indicators of inclusion. Their average rating…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion, Mainstreaming, Down Syndrome
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Lan, Yu-Ju; Hsian, Indy Y. T.; Shih, Mei-Feng – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
This current study aimed at creating a 3D virtual environment on Second Life particularly for special education students to enhance their first language, Mandarin, learning in vocabulary and sentence structures. Four students aged between 8 and 9 participated in this research. In addition to their inherent disabilities (mild autism spectrum…
Descriptors: Simulated Environment, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Mandarin Chinese
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Caravolas, Markéta – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2018
Word and pseudoword reading are related abilities fundamental to reading development in alphabetic orthographies. They are respectively assumed to index children's orthographic representations of words, which are in turn acquired through the underlying "self-teaching mechanism" of alphabetic pseudoword decoding. Little is known about…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Reading Fluency, Reading Comprehension, Decoding (Reading)
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Llanes, Elizabeth; Blacher, Jan; Stavropolous, Katherine; Eisenhower, Abbey – Grantee Submission, 2018
This study examined the prevalence of ADHD symptoms and anxiety as reported by parents and teachers for 180 preschool children (ages 4-5) and school-aged children (ages 6-7) with ASD using the Child Behavior Checklist--Parent and Teacher Report Forms (Achenbach and Rescorla, Manual for ASEBA school-age forms & profiles, Research Center for…
Descriptors: Incidence, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Anxiety