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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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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
Hodges, Jaret; Tay, Juliana; Maeda, Yukiko; Gentry, Marcia – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2018
Researchers consider the underrepresentation of Black, Hispanic, and Native American students is largely due to the use of traditional methods of identification (i.e., IQ and standardized achievement tests). To address this concern, researchers created novel nontraditional identification methods (e.g., nonverbal tests, student portfolios,…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Academically Gifted, Talent Identification, Disproportionate Representation
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Monei, Thato; Pedro, Athena – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2017
The acquisition of numerical competency is regarded as imperative for quality of life and economic well-being. Many children have significant mathematical learning difficulties known as dyscalculia. The aim of this research was to systematically review the available literature for interventions with children presenting with dyscalculia in primary…
Descriptors: Intervention, Literature Reviews, Learning Problems, Best Practices
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Evans, Rhiannon; Brown, Rachel; Rees, Gwyther; Smith, Philip – British Educational Research Journal, 2017
Looked-after children and young people (LACYP) are educationally disadvantaged compared to the general population. A systematic review was conducted of randomised controlled trials evaluating interventions aimed at LACYP aged =18 years. Restrictions were not placed on delivery setting or delivery agent. Intervention outcomes were: academic skills;…
Descriptors: Educationally Disadvantaged, Intervention, Randomized Controlled Trials, Youth
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Lee, Jiyeon; Yoon, So Yoon – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2017
The purpose of this research was to systematically review the effects of repeated reading (RR) interventions on reading fluency to provide instructional strategies for students with reading disabilities (RD). Correct words per minute were coded as an outcome variable in a search that yielded 34 RR intervention studies from 1990 to 2014 for…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Reading Instruction, Reading Fluency, Repetition
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Kim, Min Kyung; Bryant, Diane Pedrotty; Bryant, Brian R.; Park, Yujeong – Preventing School Failure, 2017
A synthesis of the research literature was conducted from 2004 to 2014 on interventions designed to build oral reading fluency for elementary students with learning disabilities (LD). An extensive search yielded a total of 12 intervention studies. Among the 12 studies, the majority (n = 9) implemented repeated reading with or without a model.…
Descriptors: Intervention, Reading Fluency, Oral Reading, Learning Disabilities
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Dietrichson, Jens; Bøg, Martin; Filges, Trine; Klint Jørgensen, Anne-Marie – Review of Educational Research, 2017
Socioeconomic status is a major predictor of educational achievement. This systematic review and meta-analysis seeks to identify effective academic interventions for elementary and middle school students with low socioeconomic status. Included studies have used a treatment-control group design, were performed in OECD and EU countries, and measured…
Descriptors: Intervention, Tutoring, Middle School Students, Elementary School Students
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Dent, Amy L.; Koenka, Alison C. – Educational Psychology Review, 2016
This research synthesis explores how academic achievement relates to two main components of self-regulated learning for students in elementary and secondary school. Two meta-analyses integrated previous findings on (1) the defining metacognitive processes of self-regulated learning and (2) students' use of cognitive strategies. Overall…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Independent Study, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Jitendra, Asha K.; Nelson, Gena; Pulles, Sandra M.; Kiss, Allyson J.; Houseworth, James – Exceptional Children, 2016
The purpose of the present review was to evaluate the quality of the research and evidence base for representation of problems as a strategy to enhance the mathematical performance of students with learning disabilities and those at risk for mathematics difficulties. The authors evaluated 25 experimental and quasiexperimental studies according to…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Mathematics Achievement, Learning Problems
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Korpershoek, Hanke; Harms, Truus; de Boer, Hester; van Kuijk, Mechteld; Doolaard, Simone – Review of Educational Research, 2016
This meta-analysis examined which classroom management strategies and programs enhanced students' academic, behavioral, social-emotional, and motivational outcomes in primary education. The analysis included 54 random and nonrandom controlled intervention studies published in the past decade (2003-2013). Results showed small but significant…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Classroom Techniques, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Ciullo, Stephen; Lo, Yu-Ling Sabrina; Wanzek, Jeanne; Reed, Deborah K. – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2016
This research synthesis was conducted to understand the effectiveness of interventions designed to improve learning from informational text for students with learning disabilities in elementary school (K-5). The authors identified 18 studies through a comprehensive search. The interventions were evaluated to determine treatment effects and to…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Learning Disabilities, Effect Size, Intervention
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Dogan, Murat; Hasanoglu, Gülcihan – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
Memory plays a profound role in explaining language development, academic learning, and learning disabilities. Even though there is a large body of research on language development, literacy skills, other academic skills, and intellectual characteristics of children with hearing loss, there is no holistic study on their memory processes.…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Memory, Hearing Impairments, Causal Models
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de Hoop, Thomas; Klochikin, Evgeny; Stone, Rebecca – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2016
Improvements in students' learning achievement have lagged behind in low-and middle-income countries despite significant progress in school enrollment numbers. Large-scale early grade reading assessments (e.g., "Annual Status of Education Report" [ASER], 2013; EdData II, n.d.) have shown low reading rates and worryingly high…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Latin Americans, Elementary School Students, Reading Research
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Purdy, Noel; Smith, Peter K. – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2016
This original study presents a content analysis of 100 primary and post-primary school anti-bullying policies in Northern Ireland using a 36-item scoring scheme. Overall schools had 52% of the items in their policies. Most schools included reference to physical, verbal, relational, material and cyberbullying but a minority mentioned racist,…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Bullying, Foreign Countries, Computer Mediated Communication
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