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Mokhtari, Kouider; Neel, Joanna L.; Kaiser, Forrest; Le, Hong-Hai – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2015
In this exploratory quasi-experimental case study, we assessed the promise of a yearlong supplemental reading intervention with a small pilot group of at-risk first grade readers in an elementary school setting. Using standardized measures of reading proficiency, we found that after 47 hours of one-on-one tutoring instruction, students read…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Reading Instruction, Elementary School Teachers, Grade 1
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Gottfried, Michael A. – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2014
The increasing trend of placing students with disabilities in general education classrooms has raised questions among researchers, policymakers, practitioners, and parents about classmate peer effects on all students. However, little is known about the peer effects of classmates with disabilities on the outcomes of other students in the classroom;…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Mainstreaming, Peer Influence, Peer Relationship
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Breidenbach, Daniel H.; French, Brian F. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2012
The Brigance Comprehensive Inventory of Basic Skills-II (CIBS-II) is the newest version of a long-standing instrument that is useful for identifying student achievement, identifying and monitoring academic strengths and weaknesses, obtaining data to support referrals, and reporting progress for individual educational plans. Since the CIBS-II is…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Test Validity, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation
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Riney, Summer Sides; Bullock, Lyndal M. – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2012
This study examined program outcomes of student problem behavior and social skills, based on teachers' perspectives, before and after early behavioral intervention services. The study targeted students in kindergarten through grade 5 who were identified by the school system as being at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders. Students…
Descriptors: Student Problems, Early Intervention, Behavior Disorders, Functional Behavioral Assessment
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Mire, Stephen P.; Montgomery, Judy K. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2009
The concept of early intervening services was introduced into public school systems with the implementation of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) of 2004. This article describes a program developed for students with speech sound disorders that incorporated concepts of early intervening services, response to…
Descriptors: Intervention, Disabilities, School Districts, Early Intervention
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Mesmer, Eric M.; Mesmer, Heidi Anne E. – Reading Teacher, 2008
Since the reauthorization of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (2004), the use of Response to Intervention (RTI) in the identification of students suspected of having learning disabilities has been legitimized. Several professional organizations, including the International Reading Association (IRA), have recognized the importance of…
Descriptors: Intervention, Learning Disabilities, Reading Teachers, Disability Identification
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Gilbertson, Donna; Witt, Joseph C.; Duhon, Gary; Dufrene, Brad – Education and Treatment of Children, 2008
This study examined the utility of a brief assessment approach for identifying a potentially effective intervention to improve math performance and on-task behavior. Participants included four elementary students referred for intervention services in the general education classroom. A brief individual assessment was conducted with each participant…
Descriptors: Intervention, Academic Achievement, Behavior Modification, Rewards
Peterson-Karlan, George; Hourcade, Jack J.; Parette, Phil – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2008
In recent years effective instruction in reading for learners with physical and educational disabilities has received great attention in the schools. However, instruction in the corollary skill of writing has received considerably less emphasis. This review paper notes that through the use of assistive technology, students with a variety of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Writing Skills, Assistive Technology, Expository Writing
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Harry, Beth; Klingner,Janette – Educational Leadership, 2007
The main criterion for eligibility for special education services in schools has been proof of intrinsic deficit. There are two problems with this focus: First, defining and identifying high-incidence disabilities are ambiguous and subjective processes. Second, the focus on disability has become so intertwined with the historical devaluing of…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Minority Groups, Special Education, African American Students
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O'Connor, Evelyn A.; Yasik, Anastasia E. – Reading Psychology, 2007
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act requires that an Individualized Education Program (IEP) be developed for each child that receives special education services. To develop the most effective IEP, information is gathered from everyone who has worked with the child. In many schools the child receives early intervention services prior to…
Descriptors: Grade 1, Disabilities, Special Education, Reading Failure
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Cusumano, Dale Lynn – Behavior Analyst Today, 2007
Presented here is an overview of Curriculum Based Measurement (CBM)--a standardized process of obtaining data regarding a student's acquisition of skills in reading, writing, math, and spelling. A review of research that has utilized CBM in its efforts to define effective teaching strategies also is offered. Overall, the goal of this discussion is…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Curriculum Based Assessment, Program Effectiveness, Teaching Methods
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Holt, Emily W.; McGrath, Daniel J.; Herring, William L. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2007
This Issue Brief reports the timing of entry into special education and the number of grades in which students receive special education across the primary grades. About 12 percent of students receive special education in at least one of the grades: kindergarten, first, and third grade, including 16 percent of boys, 8 percent of girls, 18 percent…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Student Participation, Kindergarten, Poverty
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Batsche, George M.; Kavale, Kenneth A.; Kovaleski, Joseph F. – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2006
The provision for allowing local education agencies to use an assessment of a student's response to intervention (RTI) in lieu of a consideration of an ability--achievement discrepancy has been a controversial aspect of the 2004 Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act. To address issues that have arisen about RTI, a series of…
Descriptors: Intervention, Disabilities, School Districts, Student Evaluation
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Stage, Scott A.; Jackson, Hal G.; Moscovitz, Kara; Erickson, Marcia Jensen; Thurman, Stacy Ogier; Jessee, Wyeth; Olson, Erin M. – School Psychology Review, 2006
Using multimethod-multisource functional behavioral assessment (FBA), 3 students (in kindergarten, first grade, and ninth grade) with behavioral disabilities at risk for change of placement received interventions. Indirect assessments included the Functional Assessment Checklist for Teachers and Staff--Part A & B, the Student-Directed…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Grade 9, Grade 1