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Ross, Kelsey M.; Joseph, Laurice M. – Preventing School Failure, 2019
Word boxes (also referred to as Elkonin or sound boxes) are used to teach basic literacy skills to children. However, there has not been a review of studies reporting on the effects of word boxes on students' reading achievement. The purpose of this review was to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the effects of word boxes on students' reading…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Teaching Methods, Reading Achievement, Databases
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Ireland, Danyelle T.; Freeman, Kimberley Edelin; Winston-Proctor, Cynthia E.; DeLaine, Kendra D.; McDonald Lowe, Stacey; Woodson, Kamilah M. – Review of Research in Education, 2018
In this chapter, we argue that intersectionality is a theoretical and methodological framework by which education researchers can critically examine why and how students in STEM fields who are members of intersecting marginalized groups have distinctive experiences related to their social identities, other psychological processes, and educational…
Descriptors: African Americans, Females, African American Students, STEM Education
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Essien, Anthony A. – African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to provide a systematic review of research that has been carried out between 2006 and 2016 on the role of language in early grade (Grades 1-4) mathematics teaching and learning in three countries--Kenya, Malawi and South Africa. These countries were selected because they have similar characteristics: teaching and…
Descriptors: Language Role, Language of Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Students
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Roien, Line Anne; Graugaard, Christian; Simovska, Venka – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to map and discuss the overall characteristics of international research on school-based sexuality education, published in academic journals, with a particular focus on the framing of non-conservative approaches including sexuality education research targeting young pupils 6-12 years of age.…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexuality, Educational Research, Periodicals
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Ok, Min Wook; Ratliffe, Katherine T. – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2018
Mobile devices have become widely used in K-12 education settings for teaching diverse students. We comprehensively reviewed 11 studies published between 2005 and 2016 that examined the use of mobile devices for teaching K-12th grade English language learner students in the United States. We also examined the methodological quality of the studies.…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Teaching Methods
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Hava, Kevser; Cakir, Hasan – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2018
This study presents the findings of a systematic literature review on educational computer game development activity utilized in learning environments. The main aim of this review is to investigate the effects of game design activity on learning outcomes of students. Additionally, there are other factors examined in the review such as participant…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, College Students, Student Developed Materials
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Beneville, Margaret A.; Li, Chieh – Journal for Multicultural Education, 2018
Purpose: There is a notable dearth of interventions that have been specifically designed for Asian English Language Learner (ELL) students, and the existing research on ELL students often lacks population validity and sample diversity. In response to this need, this paper aims to review current research on literacy interventions for East/Southeast…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Intervention, Educational Research, Qualitative Research
Filges, Trine; Sonne-Schmidt, Christoffer Scavenius; Nielsen, Bjørn Christian Viinholt – Campbell Collaboration, 2018
Increasing class size is one of the key variables that policy makers can use to control spending on education. But the consensus among many education researchers is that smaller classes are effective in improving student achievement. This view has led to a policy of class size reductions in a number of US states, the UK, and the Netherlands. This…
Descriptors: Class Size, Small Classes, Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students
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Wanzek, Jeanne; Stevens, Elizabeth A.; Williams, Kelly J.; Scammacca, Nancy; Vaughn, Sharon; Sargent, Katherine – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2018
Many students at risk for or identified with reading disabilities need intensive reading interventions. This meta-analysis provides an update to the Wanzek and Vaughn synthesis on intensive early reading interventions. Effects from 25 reading intervention studies are analyzed to examine the overall effect of intensive early reading interventions…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Early Intervention, Reading Difficulties, At Risk Students