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Roesslein, Rachel I.; Codding, Robin S. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Understanding fractions has been a pervasively difficult skill for struggling math learners, yet it is essential for success in secondary level mathematics skills. The present systematic review examined the evidence base of fraction interventions for elementary level students identified as struggling math learners. Twelve studies met inclusion…
Descriptors: Fractions, Intervention, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics
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Boon, Richard T.; Urton, Karolina; Gru¨nke, Matthias; Rux, Thomas A. – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2019
This narrative review provides an overview of the research literature on the effectiveness of mnemonics in mathematics instruction for students with learning disabilities in a K-12 classroom. Eleven studies were identified in refereed journal articles and doctoral dissertations from 1975 to December 2018 that met the inclusion criteria. Overall…
Descriptors: Mnemonics, Mathematics Instruction, Students with Disabilities, Learning Disabilities
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Beck, Dennis – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2019
This Special Issue contains some substantially expanded versions of conference papers that were originally presented at the Immersive Learning Research Network's (iLRN) 2018 conference, along with others outside of the conference. iLRN is an international organization of developers, educators, and research professionals collaborating to develop…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Teaching Methods, Intellectual Disciplines, Computer Games
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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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de Araujo, Zandra; Roberts, Sarah A.; Willey, Craig; Zahner, William – Review of Educational Research, 2018
Alongside the increased presence of students classified as English learners (ELs) in mathematics classrooms exists a persistent pattern of the marginalization of ELs. Educators have sought research to identify how to provide ELs with high-quality mathematics education. Over the past two decades, education researchers have responded with increased…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Bilingual Students, Mathematics Education, Elementary School Students
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Stevens, Elizabeth A.; Rodgers, Melissa A.; Powell, Sarah R. – Remedial and Special Education, 2018
The purpose of this review was to conduct a meta-analysis of 25 years of mathematics interventions for students with mathematics difficulty or disability in Grades 4 through 12. A search of the literature yielded 25 studies that met the inclusion criteria. Studies were coded to extract important study information (e.g., participant information,…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Intervention
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Sitabkhan, Yasmin; Platas, Linda M. – RTI International, 2018
This paper examines common instructional strategies in early grade mathematics interventions through a review of studies in classrooms in low- and middle-income countries. Twenty-four studies met the criteria for inclusion, and analyses reveal four sets of instructional strategies for which there is evidence from multiple contexts. Of the 24…
Descriptors: Low Income Groups, Socioeconomic Influences, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction
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Perger, Pamela; Major, Karen; Trinick, Robyn – Teachers and Curriculum, 2018
This article explores the curriculum integration of two learning areas: mathematics and music. We review the literature around effective integration and describe what integration might look like within a primary classroom. Integrating learning areas provide students with the opportunity to encounter key ideas/concepts in a variety of contexts.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Music Education, Music Activities, Mathematics Activities
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Kul, Ümit; Çelik, Sedef; Aksu, Zeki – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
As a result of rapid development in technology, utilizing materials in education has become important. To date, researchers have often explored the effects of using educational materials in mathematics instruction on academic achievement. The purpose of this study was to combine the empirical evidence regarding the effectiveness of educational…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Materials, Mathematics Achievement, Meta Analysis