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Kamps, Debra; Abbott, Mary; Greenwood, Charles; Wills, Howard; Veerkamp, Mary; Kaufman, Jorun – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2008
This article describes the implementation of small-group reading instruction as secondary- and tertiary-level components of a three-tier model of prevention and intervention. The study consisted of 83 students who were targeted in the winter of kindergarten as being at high risk for reading failure. Intervention consisted of evidence-based…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Prevention, Reading Failure, Kindergarten
Eaves, Ronald C. – Diagnostique, 1992
This study, with 66 regular classroom children and 52 children with learning disabilities, found high correlations among the Cognitive Levels Test, the KeyMath-Revised measure, and the Woodcock Reading Mastery Tests-Revised. Overall, 81 percent of subjects were correctly classified using the three-instrument battery. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Classification, Cognitive Tests, Diagnostic Tests, Educational Diagnosis
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Slate, John R. – Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, 1996
The interrelation of 4 achievement tests was investigated with 202 students (mean age 11) with specific learning disabilities. Although, in general, achievement subtests claiming to measure the same academic construct were moderately to strongly related, significant mean differences were present on several measures claiming to measure the same…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Elementary Education, Learning Disabilities
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Carlson, Jerry S.; Das, J. P. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1997
Two studies evaluated the Process-Based Reading Enhancement Program (PREP) with 150 grade 4 economically disadvantaged children. Pre- and posttesting with the Word Attack and Word Identification subtests of the Woodcock Reading Mastery Tests-Revised found significant group-by-time interactions. Results support the efficacy of the PREP to improve…
Descriptors: Decoding (Reading), Economically Disadvantaged, Educationally Disadvantaged, Grade 4